Arthur Hong, M.D., M.P.H., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center and a member of the Division of General Internal Medicine.

Originally from Seoul, South Korea, Dr. Hong holds a bachelor's degree with honors in economics from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, where he also earned his medical degree. He completed internal medicine residency training at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and then obtained advanced training through a fellowship in general internal medicine at the Harvard Medical School Department of Population Medicine. He also holds a master's degree in public health from the Harvard School of Public Health.

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. Hong joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2017.

Dr. Hong is a member of the Society of General Internal Medicine, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, and the Academy Health.


Medical School
University of Michigan Medical School (2012)
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine (2015), Internal Medicine
Other Post Graduate Training
Harvard School of Public Health (2017)
Graduate School
Harvard School of Public Health (2017)
Research Fellowship
Harvard Medical School (2017), Internal Medicine

Research Interest

  • Care Delivery Innovation and Evaluation
  • Clinical Value of Care
  • Health Economics
  • Health Policy
  • Quality Measurement


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Characteristics of Emergency Department Visits and Select Predictors of Hospitalization for Adults With Newly Diagnosed Cancer in a Safety-Net Health System.
Hong AS, Sadeghi N, Harvey V, Lee SC, Halm EA, J Oncol Pract 2019 Apr JOP1800614
Small Decline In Low-Value Back Imaging Associated With The 'Choosing Wisely' Campaign, 2012-14.
Hong AS, Ross-Degnan D, Zhang F, Wharam JF Health Aff (Millwood) 2017 Apr 36 4 671-679
Depressive symptoms among patients receiving varenicline and bupropion for smoking cessation.
Hong AS, Elrashidi MY, Schroeder DR, Ebbert JO J Subst Abuse Treat 2015 May 52 78-81
Health policy update: making sense of accountable care organizations.
Hong AS, Dimick JB Arch Surg 2012 Apr 147 4 305-7

Honors & Awards

  • Texas Health Resources Clinical Scholar Award
    Southwestern Health Resources (2017)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Academy Health (2015)
  • Society of General Internal Medicine (2015)