Tony Kuo, MD, MSHS

Tony Kuo, M.D., M.S.H.S.

Deputy Director, Division of Chronic Diseases & Injury Prevention, LA County Department of Public Health, Office of Senior Health, LA County

Tony Kuo, M.D., M.S.H.S. directs the Division of Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention in the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. He also serves as the Director of the Office of Senior Health for the County of Los Angeles. Dr. Kuo has more than 15 years of clinical practice experience in continuity, urgent/emergency and homeless shelter care. His professional interests span the continuum of medicine and public health. They include undergraduate and graduate medical education; nutrition and physical activity promotion; tobacco control policy; cardiovascular health promotion; diabetes prevention; patient-centered care; and social programs that affect health.

Dr. Kuo received his Medical Degree from the University of Utah School of Medicine and his Master’s in Health Services from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Fielding School of Public Health. He is boarded in Family Medicine and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. He has joint appointments in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Dr. Kuo is also Co-Program Leader for the Population Health Program at the UCLA Clinical and Translational Science Institute.