Wendelin Slusser, MD

Wendelin Slusser, MD

Pediatrics Los Angeles, CA

HS Clinical Professor, UCLA Schools of Medicine and Public Health

Office Address

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

Wendelin Slusser, MD

Pediatrics Los Angeles, CA

HS Clinical Professor, UCLA Schools of Medicine and Public Health

Clinical Specialties & Interests

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

Education & Medical Training

  • Columbia University College of Physicians & SurgeonsColumbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
  • Columbia University, Institute of Human Nutrition
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia CampusNew York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia Campus
  • Princeton University

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical LicenseCA State Medical License1991 - 2015
  • American Board of PediatricsPediatrics, 1989, Current

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 CertificationEpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2013
  • Top Doctors:LA AreaCastle Connolly, 2013
  • Top Doctors:Southern CaliforniaCastle Connolly, 2012

Publications & Presentations


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

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatrics - AAPFellow

Other Languages

  • Spanish

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Minnesota Blue Cross Accord
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • 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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