UC San Diego Division of Hospital Medicine Faculty


Hui Xue, MD
Dr. Xue


Hui Xue, MD, MSc
Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor


Telephone (619) 471-9186

Mail Code 8485



Academic Profile

Dr. Hui Xue joined earned her MD degree from the Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, North Carolina, where she was also a recipient of the Howard Hughes Fellowship in cell biology. She completed her residency in internal medicine at Duke University Hospital, and her fellowship training in nephrology at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital combined nephrology fellowship program at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts.

Dr. Xue received her Master of Medical Sciences degree from the Harvard Medical School in June 2012.

She is board certified in internal medicine and nephrology, and is also an assistant clinical professor in the Division of Nephrology-Hypertension at UC San Diego.

Dr. Xue is conducting research in renal diseases, hemodialysis and quality improvement in hospital medicine.

She is a member of the anticoagulation committee at UCSD Medical Center, and is actively involved in the teaching of medical students and residents.


Highlighted Publications

  • Mohler PJ, Healy JA, Xue H, Puca AA, Kline CF, Allingham RR, Kranias EG, Rockman HA, Bennett V. Ankyrin-B syndrome: enhanced cardiac function balanced by risk of cardiac death and premature senescence. PLoS ONE. 2007 Oct17;2(10):e1051.
  • Xue H, Lacson E, Wang W, Curhan GC, Brunelli SM. Choice of vascular access among incident hemodialysis patients: a decision and cost-utility analysis. CJASN. 2010 Dec;5(12):2289-96.
  • Xue H, Ix JH, Wang W, Brunelli SM, Lazarus M, Hakim R, Lacson E. Hemodialysis Access Usage Patterns in the Incident Dialysis Year and Associated Catheter-Related Complications. AJKD. 2013 Jan;61(1):123-30
  • Ho KJ, Xue H, Mauro CR, Nguyen B, Yu P, Tao M, Seidman MA, Brunelli SM, Ozaki CK. Impact of uremia on human adipose tissue phenotype. J Surg Res. 2013 Jan;179(1):175-82.