Dr. Huawei Dong is a board-certified UCI Health pulmonologist who specialize in critical care medicine and the diagnosis and treatment of lung diseases.

Huawei Dong, MD


Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease

Clinical Interests

inherited lung diseases, interstitial lung disease

Nickname: Katie
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  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease
  • English
  • Mandarin
Medical School
Dartmouth University Geisel School of Medicine
Cedars-Sinai Medical CenterInternal Medicine
Brigham and Women's HospitalPulmonary and Critical Care
Professional Positions
  • Assistant Professor — Division of Pulmonary Diseases & Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, UCI School of Medicine
  • Member —  American Thoracic Society
  • Member — American College of Chest Physicians
More Information

Dr. Huawei Dong is a board-certified UCI Health pulmonologist and critical care physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of interstitial lung diseases.

As the leader of the interstitial lung disease team, her clinical focus includes the management of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and interstitial lung disease with other causes, such as autoimmune diseases. She works closely with specialists in pulmonary hypertension, rheumatology, cardiology and thoracic surgery to provide the most comprehensive care for patients with interstitial lung disease. 

Dong earned her medical degree at Dartmouth University's Geisel School of Medicine in Hanover, N.H. She completed an internal medicine residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, where she served as chief resident. She received fellowship training in pulmonary and critical care medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Mass.

She is actively involved in clinical trials to study novel treatments for pulmonary fibrosis. Her research has been published in peer-reviewed scientific journals and she has made presentations at national conferences.

Dong, who also speaks Mandarin, sees patients in Orange.

Pavilion 1
UCI Medical Center
Pavilion 1, Building 30
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-7720
Fax: 855-209-8413