Wei Hao MD, PhD

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Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine; American Board of Endocrinology and Metabolism

Education

Dr. Wei Hao received his medical degree from Beijing Medical University in Beijing, China. He completed an internship in internal medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and a residency in Internal Medicine at the East Carolina University School of Medicine. He then completed a fellowship in endocrinology at the National Institutes of Health.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Hao specializes in diabetes and endocrinology, and sees patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, hyperlipidemia, thyroid disorders, calcium and metabolic bone diseases, gonadal disorders, adrenal and pituitary disorders, and multiple endocrine neoplasia syndromes. He has a special interest in the management of type 1 diabetes with insulin pump therapy.

Personal Interests

When not at work, Dr. Hao enjoys reading, outdoor activities, and traveling.

Practice Philosophy

“I am fully committed to providing the highest quality healthcare to each of my patients. I believe that every patient is unique; therefore, their care should be tailored to their individual needs.As a healthcare provider, my role is to educate my patients and empower them to become active participants in their care, provide them with all possible therapeutic options, and work together to choose the best treatment plan for each.”

Languages

English and Mandarin

Professional Involvement

Member of the Endocrine Society and the American Diabetes Association; Editorial Board Member of the Journal of Endocrine Disorders and the Journal of Diabetes and Clinical Endocrinology

Clinical Research

Dr. Hao has a long-standing research interest in the autoimmune pathogenesis, prevention and intervention of type 1 diabetes. In addition to his clinical role at The Polyclinic, he is also a clinical investigator at the Benaroya Research Institute, participating in NIH-sponsored Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet and Immune Tolerance Network (ITN) for clinical trials of type 1 diabetes.

Hospital Affiliations

Swedish Medical Center