Dr. Vivian Huang
Dr. Vivian Huang MD FRCPC is an Assistant Professor and Clinician Investigator in the Division of Gastroenterology at Mount Sinai Hospital & the University of Toronto. She is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Division of Gastroenterology at the University of Alberta.
Dr. Huang is a Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada certified gastroenterologist, recognized nationally and internationally as an expert in the management of IBD in pregnancy.
She completed medical school and internal medicine residency at Queen’s University, and Gastroenterology fellowship at the University of Toronto. Funded by Alberta Innovates Health Solutions clinician research fellowship, she obtained an Advanced IBD clinical research fellowship and Masters of Science (Medicine) at the University of Alberta where she developed the Northern Alberta Preconception and Pregnancy in IBD clinical research program and continues to direct clinical research. After moving back to work at Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto in 2017, she established the Preconception and Pregnancy in IBD clinical research program for Toronto and Ontario.
Dr. Huang’s primary clinical and research interests include using multidisciplinary approaches and e-health strategies to incorporate P4 (predictive, preventive, participatory, personalized) medicine to optimize maternal, fetal, and neonatal outcomes in IBD, and conducting translational studies investigating the impact of maternal IBD and therapies on the fetus and neonate. She also focuses on innovating novel methods of care such as digital and e-health strategies, empowering the patient, and improving care pathways.
Dr. Huang is author or co-author of more than 40 original research articles, two book chapters, and has presented locally, nationally, and internationally on the topics of pregnancy in IBD and e-health strategies. She also developed and directs the novel Multidisciplinary Care in IBD conference series to provide education to multiple disciplines involved in the care of IBD patients.