Hua Chen Wei, MD

Hua Chen Wei, MD


Dr. Wei is the Founder of WW Groups and DR WW Dermatology PLLC.
Huachen Wei, MD, PhD, MPH, FAAD is a board certified dermatologist and a full professor of Dermatology at the Mount Sinai Medical Center. He was the only overseas endowed professor of dermatology with title of “Yang Tze River Scholar Professorship” by the Education Ministry, PRC. His contributions to society and dermatology have been extensively covered in a variety of journals, magazines, and TV programs. Dr. Wei was featured in the cover stories by the Journals of China Fortune and Duowei Times.

Education & Experience

Dr. Wei received his medical degree in Shandong Medical College in 1982.

Dr. Wei received his Master in Public Health in Beijing Medical University, PRC in 1985.

He came to the United States in 1987 and obtained his PhD in Biochemistry and Environmental Oncology at the NYU Medical Center in 1992.

Briefly serving as a tenure-track assistant professor at University of Alabama at Birmingham, he was recruited as an associated professor and the research director of dermatology by the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in 1995.

Honors & Awards

Ranked as High Performing Hospital

Dr. Wei completed his residency training in Internal Medicine and Dermatology at the Mount Sinai Hospital in 2000. His research focuses on: “Synergistic impacts of environmental factors and UV light on skin cancer and immunity; Effect of oxygen-free radicals on DNA damage and skin aging, and Chemoprevention of skin carcinogenesis and photoaging by naturally occurring ingredients like soy isoflavones, tomato lycopene, sandal wood oil and other herbal medicines”
Dr. Wei has published over 200 publications in peer-reviewed journals in the field of dermatology and Esthetic Medicine. In the past 20 years, he has been awarded over 30 research grants including five (5) NIH R01 grants as the Principal Investigator. He was the recipient of the 1996 and 1998 Dermatology Foundation Research Awards, 1998’s Outstanding Young Dermatologist by American Academy of Dermatology, and 1999’s Nelson Paul Anderson Memorial Award.
Due to his outstanding performance, Dr. Wei was promoted to a tenured full professor of dermatology by the Mount Sinai Board of Trustee in 2002. He has been consecutively listed as one of the country’s “Top Physicians in Dermatology” since 2004 by American Consumer Committee and received the “Patient Choice Award” since 2008 by American Registry.