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James Hwang, MD

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Dr. James Hwang, MD

Contact

Office
9888 Genesee Ave
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Specialties

  • Emergency Medicine

Biography

James Hwang, MD, is an emergency medicine physician. He has a clinical interest in acute care and resuscitation medicine. Integrated into his clinical practice, Dr. Hwang has a special interest in point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) and in particular, in focused cardiac ultrasound (FoCUS).


In his spare time, Dr. Hwang is an avid surfer and runner.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine, 2007

Medical Education

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, MD, 2002

Internships

  • Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego, Internship-Medicine, 2003

Residencies

  • University of California, San Diego, Emergency Medicine, 2006

Fellowships

  • Yale New Haven Medical Center, Emergency Medicine, 2007
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