Dr. Caroline Hwang, MD

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Specializes in Gastroenterology • Female • Age 38

1520 San Pablo St Ste 1000
Los Angeles, CA 90033
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Keck Hospital of USC
1500 San Pablo St
Los Angeles, CA 90033
USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
1441 Eastlake Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90089

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USC Gastroenterology
Los Angeles Office
1520 San Pablo St Ste 1000
Los Angeles, CA 90033
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    Dr. Hwang's Experience

    Dr. Hwang's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Gastroenterology
    • Internal Medicine
    • Dietetics

    Board Certifications

    • Gastroenterology
    • Internal Medicine
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    • Cancer Counseling
    • Capsule Endoscopy
    • Colon Cancer Screening
    • Colonoscopy
    • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Endoscopic Endonasal Surgery
    • Endoscopic Polypectomy
    • Endoscopy
    • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Interventional Endoscopy
    • Nutritional Counseling
    • Ultrasound, Endoanal
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    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anemia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Barrett's Esophagus
    • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
    • Benign Tumor
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Blood Disorders
    • Cancer
    • Celiac Disease
    • Cirrhosis
    • Colitis
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
    • Duodenal Ulcer
    • Duodenitis
    • Dysphagia
    • Enteritis
    • Eosinophilic Enteropathy, Pattern I
    • Eosinophilic Enteropathy, Pattern II
    • Eosinophilic Enteropathy, Pattern III
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Esophageal Ulcer
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Esophagitis
    • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
    • Gastric Ulcer
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    • Gastritis
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
    • Heartburn
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
    • Hernia
    • Ileus
    • Indigestion
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Intestinal Ischemia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    • Lymphocytic Colitis
    • Malnutrition
    • Microscopic Collagenous Colitis
    • Microscopic Lymphocytic Colitis
    • Microscopic Ulcerative Colitis
    • Peptic Ulcer
    • Pouchitis
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Unexplained Weight Loss
    • Vomiting Disorders
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    Background Check for Dr. Hwang

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    D GEFFEN SCH OF MED-UCLA
    Graduated in 2005

    Internship Hospital

    Columbia University / College of Physicians And Surgeons
    Complete in 2006

    Residency Hospital

    Columbia University / College of Physicians And Surgeons
    Complete in 2008

    Fellowship Hospital

    University of California At San Francisco
    Complete in 2012

    Undergraduate Schools

    University of California At Berkeley
    Graduated in 1999
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Hwang & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Hwang's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Keck Hospital of USC

    • USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Office Locations

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    USC Gastroenterology
    Los Angeles Office
    1520 San Pablo St Ste 1000
    Los Angeles, CA 90033
    (323) 442-5100 (Office)
    (323) 442-5625 (Fax)
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