, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition


3020 Children's Way
MC 5030
San Diego, CA 92123


Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition


Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego

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Albert Einstein College of Medicine


UC San Diego


UC San Diego


UC San Diego

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Pediatric Gastroenterology




Dr. Sherry Huang is a gastroenterologist at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and a clinical professor in pediatrics at UC San Diego. Dr. Huang serves as the Associate Dean and Designated Institutional Official for UC San Diego School of Medicine.

Dr. Huang graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with an S.B. Degree in Chemistry and received her medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City. She completed a residency in general pediatrics and a fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition at UC San Diego, then joined the UC San Diego Pediatrics Department in the Division of Gastroenterology in 2000. She is board certified in pediatric gastroenterology.

Dr. Huang is a noted research scientist, having received numerous industry and extramural grants for her work in early risk colon cancer. In 1998, she received a Fellow to Faculty Transition Award from the American Gastroenterology Association, followed by a Research Scholar Award in 2000. In 2001, she was awarded a NIH grant for her work on hamartomatous polyposis syndrome and was recognized by the NIH as a young translational scientist. She has authored numerous chapters and manuscripts on pediatric colon cancer genetics and its pathogenesis, her primary research focus, and is an invited lecturer on this topic.

In addition to her research projects, Dr. Huang continues to practice clinical pediatric GI, serving as a national expert in pediatric colon cancer genetics. She is also passionate about teaching and serves as a mentor to many students, residents, fellows and junior faculty members. In 2013, she received the Rady Children's Hospital Award for Excellence in Teaching. She has been selected by the community as a San Diego Magazine "Best Doctor" for pediatric gastroenterology for the past three years.

Dr. Huang lives in San Diego with her husband and their two teenage children.

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