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Wendelin Slusser, MD

Wendelin Slusser, MD

Pediatrics Los Angeles, CA

HS Clinical Professor, UCLA Schools of Medicine and Public Health

Office Address

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  • 200 UCLA Medical Plaza
    Suite 265
    Los Angeles, CA 90095
    Phone: (310) 825-2348

Dr. Slusser's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Pediatrics: General Pediatrics, Pediatric Nutrition, Obesity and Eating Disorders

Dr. Slusser's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Attending PhysicianVenice Family Clinic
  • Medical Director, UCLA Fit for Health ProgramMattel Children's Hospital at UCLA
    Director, UCLA Breastfeeding Resource Program (1996-Present)
  • Clinical ProfessorUCLA School of Medicine
    Assistant Clinical Professor (1996-2009); Associate Clinical Professor (2009-2013)
  • Professor (Adjunct), Community Health SciencesUCLA School of Public Health
    Assistant Professor-Adjunct (1999-2009); Associate Professor-Adjunct (2009-2013)
  • Associate Program DirectorUCLA Pediatric Residency
    Co-Director of the UCLA Community Health and Advocacy Training Program for Pediatric Residents (2001-2012)
  • Director, Professional ServicesWellstart International
  • Clinical InstructorUCSD School of Medicine
  • Adjunct FacultyWellstart International
    San Diego, CA
    Physician and Clinical Faculty Member (1991-1995)
  • Primary Health Care CoordinatorSave the Children Federation
  • Clinical InstructorColumbia University
  • Attending PhysicianColumbia Presbyterian Hospital

Dr. Slusser's Education & Medical Training

  • New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia CampusNew York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia CampusResidency, Pediatrics
  • Columbia Univ Coll of Phys & SurgColumbia University College of Physicians and SurgeonsMedical School
  • Columbia University, Institute of Human NutritionColumbia University, Institute of Human NutritionOther Training, MS, Nutrition
  • Princeton UniversityPrinceton UniversityOther Training, BA, Biology, Cum Laude

Dr. Slusser's Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical LicenseCA State Medical License1991 - 2015
  • American Board of PediatricsPediatrics

Dr. Slusser's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Graduation speakerInstitute of Human Nutrition, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, 2011
  • Keynote speakerAntelope Valley Partners for Health Annual Gala to raise funds for the Wellness Homes, 2011
  • Keynote speaker2011 CDC California and Beyond Conference, REACHing for Health Equity, 2011
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Dr. Slusser's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • Detailed description of the nutrition component of a pediatric overweight prevention program: reply to Anchondo  Slusser W, Child Obes, 2/1/2013
  • Associations between Obesity and Comorbid Mental Health, Developmental and Physical Health Conditions in a Nationally Representative Sample of US Children Ages 10-17  Halfon N, Larson, K, Slusser W, Academic Pediatrics, 1/1/2013
  • Improving overweight among at-risk minority youth: results of a pilot intervention in after-school programs  Slusser W, Sharif MZ, Tolller Erausquin J, Kinsler JJ, Collin D, Prelip M, J Health Care Poor Underserved, 1/1/2013
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Dr. Slusser's Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatrics - AAPFellow

Other Languages

  • Spanish

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Minnesota Blue Cross Accord
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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