Dr. Cheng-Wei Huang

Cheng-Wei Huang, MD

Clinician Investigator

Hospital Medicine

Los Angeles


Dr. Cheng-Wei “Charlie” Huang is a hospitalist and clinical researcher at the Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center and an assistant clinical professor at the Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine. He is also a fellow of the American College of Physicians.

Dr. Huang began a 2-year appointment in the Southern California Permanente Medical Group Clinician Investigator Program in 2024. His research in the program aims to evaluate whether guideline-directed medical therapy, as well as other parameters or interventions, such as heart rate and coronary artery disease testing, are associated with improved outcomes for patients with heart failure and preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF). In addition, he is evaluating the initiation of guideline-directed, medical therapy during hospitalization for congestive heart failure patients and its impact on post-discharge outcomes. Dr. Huang also serves as the associate program director of the Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center Internal Medicine Residency program and as the co-director of the Internal Medicine Research Track.

Areas of Focus

  • Hospital medicine
  • Peri-discharge decision-making
  • Post-discharge outcomes
  • Heart failure


Residency, Internal Medicine
Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center
Los Angeles, California
University of Vermont College of Medicine
Burlington, Vermont

Honors and Awards

  • Fellow, American College of Physicians
  • Q2 2020 Star Award for Collaboration, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center
  • Most Outstanding Graduate Award, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, Internal Medicine Residency
  • Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center 19th Annual House Staff Abstract Competition, Second Place Award