Julia Wegge, M.D., M.S.
Director, Patient Care Assignment and Hospitalist, SHMG
Dr. Wegge first attended medical school in Moscow Russia from 1990 to 1993. After marrying a Southern California native, she immigrated to the US in 1994. Due to incompatible education systems, she restarted her medical education by getting an undergraduate degree at UCLA in Physiological Sciences. While at UCLA, she was accepted to the Golden Key National Honors Society, won the Dean’s Prize in 1998 for achievement in undergraduate research, was added to the National Dean’s List in 1999, received Vice Provost’s Recognition Award for Annual Science Poster Day, and accomplished Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude in 2000.
Dr. Wegge also received a master’s degree in Physiological Science at UCLA by 2002 where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. She has several scientific publications. As a Graduate student researcher in the laboratory of Professor R. James Barnard she studied inflammatory markers for atherosclerosis in postmenopausal women, 2000-2002.
In 2006, Dr. Wegge completed her medical degree at the George Washington University School of Medicine.
Thereafter, she went on to complete Internal Medicine residency at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in 2010. Along the way, she distinguished herself with the Leo Riger residency award nomination for top intern in 2007.
After residency, Dr. Wegge joined Stanford Hospitalist Medical Group in 2010 and is now the second longest active physician. For her patient care, Dr. Wegge continues to receive the highest remarks from patients and colleagues alike.