James Hwang, MD

  • Emergency Medicine
Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
9888 Genesee Ave
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Hospital Affiliations


  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English


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


Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego, Internship-Medicine, 2003


University of California, San Diego, Emergency Medicine, 2006


Yale New Haven Medical Center, Emergency Medicine, 2007

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