Katherine Hwu, MD

Department or Service


  • Specialty Care/Health Center


Diabetes and Endocrinology

Phone: 281-282-1900
Fax: 281-282-1991

Contact Information

Texas Children's Health Center - Clear Lake
940 Clear Lake City Blvd., Suite 200
Houston, TX 77598
United States

Attending Physician

Texas Children's Hospital


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine fellowship 1993
Baylor College of Medicine residency Pediatrics 1990
Baylor College of Medicine internship Pediatrics 1988
University of Pennsylvania Health System medical school Doctor of Medicine 1987


Dr. Hwu's primary interests involve clinical care with a focus on Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes and associated issues such as PCOS. In addition, she serves as the Fellowship Program Director and has a strong interest in the education of medical students, residents and fellows and mentoring of youth interested in science and medical careers. Dr. Hwu is currently enrolled in the Masters Teachers Fellowship Program and is pursuing a certification in medical education.


Organization Name Role
Asian Pacific Islander American Medical Student Association Faculty Sponsor
Association of Pediatric Program Directors Member
Chinese American Doctors Association Board Member
Harris County Medical Society Member
Texas Medical Society Member

Selected Publications