- Fellowship - Grant Medical Center (1997-1998), Colon & Rectal Surgery
- Residency - Ohio State University Hospital (1989-1997), General Surgery
- Research Fellowship - Ohio State University Hospital (1992-1995), Transplant Surgery
- Medical School - Stanford University School of Medicine (1985-1989)
Emina Huang, M.D.
- Doyle L. Sharp, M.D. Distinguished Chair in Surgical Research
- Anorectal Disease
- Colon Cancer Screening
Emina Huang, M.D., is a Professor and Distinguished Chair in Surgical Research in the Department of Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She specializes in colon cancer screening, colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, and anorectal disease.
Dr. Huang earned her medical degree at the Stanford University School of Medicine. She completed a residency in general surgery at Ohio State University and gained advanced training in colorectal surgery through a fellowship at Grant Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. She also holds a master’s degree in business administration from the Case Western Reserve University Weatherhead School of Management.
Certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery, she joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2021.
Among her other roles at UTSW, Dr. Huang serves as Executive Vice Chair of Research for the Department of Surgery, overseeing intramural- and extramural-funded research that spans the clinical, health services, and basic and translational science domains. In addition, as a faculty member in the Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, she provides cutting-edge colorectal care for the Parkland Health & Hospital System.
A nationally and internationally renowned surgical scientist, Dr. Huang has had consistent National Institutes of Health funding for her research over the past two decades. She is a prolific author and presenter and has published her findings in myriad peer-reviewed publications and contributed to seven books. She also holds two patents.
Dr. Huang is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. She is also a member of the Association for Academic Surgery, the American Medical Association, the North American Taiwanese Medical Association, the Association of Women Surgeons, the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, the Society of Asian American Surgeons, and the Society of University Surgeons.
Education & Training
Professional Associations & Affiliations
- American College of Surgeons
- American Medical Association
- American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
- Association for Academic Surgery
- Association of Women Surgeons
- North American Taiwanese Medical Association
- Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
- Society of Asian American Surgeons
- Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
- Society of University Surgeons
Honors & Awards
- Inaugural recipient of the endowed distinguished Doyle L. Sharp Chair 2021, UT Southwestern Medical Center
- First Presidential award for basic science 2020, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
- Next Level Leadership 2011-2012, University of Florida
- Teacher of the Year 2000, Columbia University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery
Books & Publications
Tumors of the Colon and Rectum in Conn’s Current Therapy, 2000
Huang EH, Whelan RL (2000), Philadelphia, W.B. Saunders Company
Tumors of the Colon and Rectum in Conn’s Current Therapy, 2001
Huang EH, Whelan RL (2001), W. B. Saunders Company
Ulcerative Colitis in ACS Surgery: Principles and Practice
Huang EH (2006), B.C. Decker
Complications of Appendectomy and Colon and Rectal Surgery in Complications in Surgery
Huang EH (2006), Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Colon and Rectal Cancer in Surgical Oncology
Tsai S, Huang EH (2006), Elsevier Press
ALDH as a marker for enriching tumorigenic human colonic stem cells in Emerging Methods in Progenitor Cell Biology: Methods and Protocol
Shenoy A, Butterworth EA, Huang EH (2012), Humana Press
Colon Cancer: Inflammation-associated Cancer in Surgical Clinics of North America
Shawki S, Ashburn J, Signs SA, Huang EH (2018), Elsevier Press
- Tumors of the Colon and Rectum in Conn’s Current Therapy, 2000
- Colorectal cancer oncogenesis
- Relationship between inflammation and cancer
- Early onset colorectal cancer
- Anorectal Disease
- Colon Cancer Screening
- Colorectal Cancer
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease