Wei Zhao, MD
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Wei Zhao, MD, PhD: Biography


Dr. Wei Zhao received his medical training from Wenzhou Medical University in China. He received his PhD in Immunology from West Virginia University. He then completed his pediatric residency in West Virginia University and his fellowship in Allergy and Immunology in Virginia Commonwealth University. He has been on faculty with VCU since 2003. Currently he is a professor in Pediatrics and division Chief of Allergy and Immunology. He is also the Vice Chair in Clinical Operation of Department of Pediatrics.


Dr. Zhao is board certified in American Board of Pediatrics and American Board of Allergy and Immunology. He is also fellow of American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology and American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. He served as the president of Allergy and Asthma Society of Virginia from 2012-2014 and committee member of both AAAAI skin disease and Cells and Mediators of Allergic Inflammation.


His clinical interests are allergic rhinitis, asthma, food and drug allergy, urticarial, immunodeficiency. His current research focus is the immune mechanism of Enterovirus D68 infection.