Internal Medicine


Jian Huang, MD, FACP

HS Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSF 
UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program













  Medical School: Zhejiang Medical University, China
  Residency: Zhejiang Medical University, China
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Gastroenterology, Zhejiang Medical Univ., Hangzhou, China Department of Medicine

Gastroenterology (WHO fellow), GI Research Lab, VA Medical Center UC San Francisco

  Post-grad Training: GI Research Lab, VA, UCSF- WHO fellow
University of Kansas Medical Center- Researcher, Dept. of Microbiology
  Board Certified: American Board of Internal Medicine
  Research Interests : Multiple risk factors (obesity, type 2 Diabetes, hypertension, Dyslipidemia) and cardiovascular disease
  Awards and Recognition:

1980: Outstanding Student Award , Zhejiang Medical University, China
1989:  Research Fellowship, World Health Organization
2005:  Fellow, American College of Physician
2005:   J Woodfin Wilson Professorship,.Louisiana State University Health
Sciences Center 
2007:  Significant Contribution to Research and Academic Mission
2007:  Summer Research Mentorship, UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program

2009:    CARE (Customer Service, Action, Respect, Excellence) Award, VA Central California Health Care System
2009:    Recognition for Contribution to the Research Program, VA Central California Health Care System

2011: Who is Who in America

2014: Nomination for Kaiser Award of Excellence in Teaching UCSF-Fresno Medical Education Program

Mansi I, Shi R, Khan M, Huang J, Carden D. Effect of compliance with quality performance measures for heart failure on clinical outcomes in high-risk patients. J Natl Med Assoc 2010;102:898-905. PubMed PMID: 21060286.

Parish, RC, Huang, J, Mansi, I. Screening for the metabolic syndrome in a public care hospital clinic population: a simple measurement of waist circumference. J Invest Med 2011;59(1):22-26.

Gu, W, Mallios, R, Baylor, B, Cohen, A, Pall, V, Huang, J. Evidence-based management of diabetic dyslipidemia in a VA population: beyond the LDL target. Federal Practitioner 2011;28:24-29

Mansj I, Shi R, Altenburg R, Mukoosa S, Huang J. Effect of health insurance coverage on outcomes for heart failure in high-risk patients. J La State Med Soc 2011;163:268-75. PubMed PMID: 22272549.

Tringali S, Oberer C, Huang J. Low Diastolic Blood Pressure as a Risk for All-Cause Mortality in VA Patients. Int J Hypertension Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 178780, 5 pages. PubMed PMID:23606946; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3623464.

Acharya T, Acharya S, Tringali S, Huang J. Antidepressant and Atypical Antipsychotic Use Associated with Mortality and Cardiovascular Events in a Veteran Population. Pharmacotherapy. 2013 Jun 17 PubMed PMID: 23776095.


Acharya T, Tringali S, Singh M, Huang J. Resistant hypertension and associated co-morbidities in a VA population. J Clin Hypertens 2014;16:741-5.


Huang J. Commentary on " Relation between BMI and diabetes mellitus and its complications among US older adults". South Med J 2015;108(1):37-8 PubMed PMID: 25580755.


Acharya T, Huang J, Tringali S, Frei CR, Mortensen EM, Mansi I. Statin use and the risk of kidney disease with long term follow-up (8.4-years study). AM J Cardiol 2016;117:647-55. PubMed PMID: 26742473.

  1. Kyaw T, Naing S, McFarland S, Mallios R, Huang J. Osteoporosis in Men with Congestive Heart Failure. JGIM 2011; 26(Suppl.1):S
  2. Huang J,Singh M, Gu W, Mallios R, McFarland S, Fong J. Resistant hypertension in a VA population: need for further study, better treatment and prevention of cardiovascular events. JGIM 2011; 26(Suppl.1):S90.
  3. Singh, M, Gu, W, Mallios, R. McFarland, S, Fong, J, Huang, J. Impact of Metabolic Syndrome on Cardiovascular and Mental Diseases in a VA population. J Invest Med 2011;59(1):100.
  4. Acharya T, Tringali S, Sandhu S, Singh M, Huang J. Antidepressant use associated with mortality and cardiovascular outcomes in a veteran population. J Invest Med 2012;60(1):229-230.
  5. Tringali S, Oberer CW, Soon A, Fong J, Huang J. How low is too low? Diastolic blood pressure and all-cause mortality in VA patients. J Invest Med 2012;60(1):228-229.
  6. Gu W, Mallios R, McFarland S, Huang J. Prevalence of low HDL and its association with BMI in a non-diabetic VA population. J Invest Med 2012;60(1):137.
  7. Gu W, McFarland S, Gu C, Gu S, Huang J. Prevalence of obesity, tobacco use and dyslipidemia in VA geriatric patients stratified by age group. J Invest Med 2013;61(1):202-203.
  8. Happawana M, Hematillake G, Schaefer C, Huang J. Frequently prescribed medications: implication on bone mineral density in a VA population. J Invest Med 2013;61(1):211.
  9. Acharya T, Huang J, Tringali S, Frei CR, Mortensen EM, Mansi I. Statins for secondary and primary prevention and the risk of kidney disease. JACC 2015;65(10S):A1442.