Aihua Hu, M.S., NP-C
Nurse Practitioner, Concierge Medicine
- Medical Affiliations
Palo Alto Medical Foundation
- Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group
Sutter Medical Network
Credentials & Notables
University of California, San Francisco School of Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing; University of California, Berkeley, Bachelor of Arts in Molecular and Cell Biology
- Licensure and Special Certification:
AANP Certified Nurse Practitioner, Certified Specialist in Obesity and Weight Management (CSOWM)
- Primary Language(s)
- Additional Language(s)
Special Areas of Interest
Cognitive-behavioral therapy, Fitness, Medical weight management, Nutrition, Obesity medicine, Sleep wellness
American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Obesity Medicine Association, American College of Sports Medicine
Aihua enjoys kitchen experiments with her children, fitness challenges with her husband, and early morning jogs.
Philosophy of Care
At the Encina Practice, Aihua directs the Four Pillars of Wellness Program. The Four Pillars of Wellness consist of Nutrition, Activity, Sleep, and Mindset. Through personalized care, evidence-based medicine, and trusting relationship, Aihua works with patients to understand their unique medical needs and life circumstances that challenge their efforts to achieve optimal health. She provides medical evaluation and management with behavioral counseling and coaching, in addition to collaborating with patients' physicians and specialists.
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