Dr. Louie is an otolaryngologist in private practice in Chinatown, San Francisco, since 1977, and was Associate Medical Director of the Chinese Community Health Plan, a community-based HMO, for 15 years.
He was born in San Francisco and received his BA from Stanford University and his MD and residency training from Tulane University. Dr. Louie then received his JD and MPA degrees from Golden Gate University, San Francisco.
Dr. Louie served on the Governing Board of the Moraga School District, Moraga, California for 14 years. He is a Past President of the San Francisco Medical Society. He has been on the Board of Directors of the California Medical Association (CMA) Foundation for 8 years and was Chair of the Board for 4 years
He served on the California Wellness Taskforce and is a consultant to the CMA Foundation’s Obesity and Type II Diabetes Prevention Project. The project focuses on obesity prevention at a grassroots, community level, including a physician champion model for community leadership in obesity/diabetes prevention.
Dr. Louie is on the Steering Committee of the Network of Ethnic Physicians Organizations, a project of the CMA Foundation, past Chair of the Board of the National Council of Asian Pacific Islander Physicians, and Past-Chair of the Board of the Asian Pacific Islander American Health Forum. These organizations focus on issues of minority health and healthcare disparities, healthcare access, and meaningful and effective patient engagement.
Most recently, Dr. Louie was appointed to the Advisory Committee of the Office of Health Equity, California Dept. of Public Health.