Program Leadership

Gregory Hong, MD, PhD (Associate Professor of Medicine)
Program Director, Endocrinology and Metabolism Fellowship Training Program

Photo Dr. Gregory Hong

Dr. Hong completed undergraduate studies at the University of California San Diego and then joined the Medical Scientist Training Program at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, where he pursued graduate studies examining the role of Epstein-Barr virus in driving tumorigenesis of lymphoid cells. Upon completion of his medical degree, he then came to the University of Virginia where he completed residency training in Internal Medicine followed by an Endocrinology & Metabolism fellowship. He joined the Division of Endocrinology as an Assistant Professor in 2013 and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2020. His primary clinical interest is pituitary disease, and he is a member of UVA’s nationally recognized Multidisciplinary Pituitary Tumor Program. He is the recipient of the Department of Medicine’s Excellence in Clinical Care award. In addition to his work in the Pituitary Tumor Program, Dr. Hong has demonstrated an outstanding commitment to trainee education. He has been involved with the creation of numerous educational materials at both the local and national level while spending a significant amount of time precepting medical student, resident, and fellow trainees in various settings. He received the Department of Medicine Inpatient Attending of the Year award in 2017, followed by the Department of Medicine Excellence in Teaching award in 2018. He was subsequently inducted into the Academy of Distinguished Educators in 2019.

Dr. Hong has been heavily involved in fellow education since joining the Division, and he formally assumed the role of Associate Program Director in 2019. He assumed the position of Program Director in July 2020.


Javanov Barksdale
Fellowship Program Coordinator

Contact information:

Box 801406, UVAHS, Charlottesville, VA 22908
Phone: 434.243.8482