Dr. Claudia Eppele, MD

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Specializes in Family Medicine • Female • Age 43

5750 Downey Ave Ste 100
Lakewood, CA 90712
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Dr. Eppele:

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Dr. Eppele's Experience

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Dr. Eppele's Care Philosophy

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Lakewood Regional Medical Center
3700 East South Street
Lakewood, CA 90712

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Lakewood Primary Care Medical Grp
Lakewood Office
5750 Downey Ave Ste 100
Lakewood, CA 90712
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    Dr. Eppele's Experience

    Dr. Eppele's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Family Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Family Practice
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    • Abscess Incision and Drainage
    • Acne Surgery
    • Allergy Shots
    • Allergy Testing
    • Allergy Treatment
    • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
    • Anoscopy
    • Arterial Blood Gas Testing
    • Arthrocentesis
    • Arthrodesis Surgery
    • Biopsy
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Blood Allergy Testing
    • Blood Sugar Monitoring
    • Botox® Injection
    • Breast Exam
    • Breastfeeding Counseling
    • Captique™ Injection
    • Casting
    • Central Line Insertion (for Chemotherapy)
    • Chest X-Ray
    • Circumcision
    • Circumcision, Infant
    • Collagen Injection
    • Colon Cancer Screening
    • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
    • Colorectal Cancer Screening
    • Deep Brain Stimulation
    • Depo-Provera® Birth Control Shot
    • Dermabrasion
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    • Detailed Stool Analysis
    • Diabetic Foot Care
    • Diet Counseling
    • Disability Evaluation
    • Drug Allergy Testing
    • Earwax Removal
    • Echocardiography
    • Environmental Allergy Testing
    • Exercise Counseling
    • Family Contraceptive Care
    • Family Counseling
    • Family Planning Services
    • Gynecological Examination
    • House Call
    • Hylaform Injection
    • Immigration Physical Examination
    • Immunization
    • Infant Care
    • Injection of Tendon
    • Insurance Physical Examination
    • Irrigation of Ear
    • Joint Injection
    • Low Back Procedure
    • Mammography Services
    • Menopause Evaluation & Treatment
    • Mole Removal
    • Nebulizer Treatment
    • Neck Pain Procedure
    • Newborn Care
    • Non-Cosmetic Botox® Injection
    • Occupational Therapy
    • Pain Management
    • Pap Smear
    • Pelvic Exams
    • Pelvic Fistula Repair
    • Physical Examination
    • Premature Infant Care
    • Primary Care for Adolescents
    • Radiofrequency Ablation for Barrett's Esophagus
    • Range of Motion Testing
    • Restylane® Injections
    • Routine Gynecological Care
    • Sculptra™ Injection
    • Skin Biopsy
    • Skin Resurfacing
    • Soft Tissue Injections
    • Splinting
    • Steroid Injection
    • Stitches
    • Stress Echocardiogram
    • Stress Test
    • Stroke Prevention
    • Suture Soft Tissue Wound
    • Suture Uncomplicated Lacerations
    • Telemedicine
    • Tendon and Bursa Injection
    • Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection
    • Thoracic Facet Joint Injection
    • Treatment for Nose Bleeds
    • Treatment of Fibroid Tumors
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Urinalysis
    • Vaccination
    • Venous Sclerotherapy
    • Wart Removal
    • Well Baby Care
    • Worker's Compensation Evaluations
    • Wound Care & Management
    • Wrinkle Removal
    • X-Ray
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    • Acid Reflux
    • Acne
    • AIDS
    • Allergic Disorders
    • Allergies
    • Alzheimer's Disease
    • Anxiety
    • Asthma
    • Benign Tumor
    • Breast Tumor
    • Bursitis
    • Callus
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Depression
    • Chronic Diseases
    • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    • Corn
    • Depression
    • Dermatological Disorders
    • Diabetes
    • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
    • Difficult-to-Control Hypertension
    • Ear Infection
    • Eating Disorders
    • Epilepsy
    • Female Incontinence
    • Headache
    • Hernia
    • High-Risk Hypertension
    • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
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    • Hypertension
    • Incontinence
    • Infections
    • Kidney Disease
    • Knee Injuries
    • Kyphosis
    • Male Impotence
    • Male Infertility
    • Menopause
    • Muscle Conditions
    • Nerve Diseases & Disorders
    • Occupational Injuries
    • Pediatric Attention Deficit (ADD)
    • Pelvic Pain
    • Psoriasis
    • Scleroderma
    • Scoliosis
    • Sexual Dysfunction
    • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Sickle Cell Disease
    • Simple Fractures
    • Skin Lesion
    • Sports Injuries
    • Sprain
    • Strains
    • Stress Incontinence
    • Tendon Disorders
    • Tendonitis
    • Varicose Veins
    • Weight Loss
    • Work-Related Injuries
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    Background Check for Dr. Eppele

    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

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • Stanislaus Medical Society, Resident Leader Fellowship, 2008
    • Cancer Prevention at Any Age., 02/28/11
    • Sequential Compression Devices for Venous Thromboembolism in High-Risk Colorectal Surgery Patients: Reconsidering ASCRS Practice Parameters., 2003
    • Prolongued postoperative ileus-definition, risk factors, and predictors after surgery, 2008 Jul
    • HGR1 Queretaro, Qro. Surgical Treatment of Gastroaesophageal Reflux., 1999
    • Anorectal Pathology in HIV Infected Patients has not been Impacted by Highly Effective Antiretroviral Therapy., 2004 Sep
    • C. Diff Colitis. Predictors of fatal outcome
    • Colorectal Cancer in HIV-infected patients: a case control study., 2007 Feb 2
    • The Management of Complicated Diverticulitis and the Role of Computed Tomography., 2005 Apr;
    • Fistula-in-Ano: Do Antibiotics make a Difference?, 2005 Aug
    • Intraoperative and Physical Diagnosis in the Management of Fistula in Ano. Am Surg., 2006 Jan
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    School Of Medicine Univ. Autonoma De Slp
    Graduated in 1998

    Residency Hospital

    National Medical Center Xxi Century Mexico, City
    Complete in 2002
    University Of California Davis (Ucd) Stanislaus Family Medicine Residency Program
    Complete in 2010

    Other Education

    University Of Southern California (Usc), Department Of Colorectal Surgery
    Complete in 2006
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Eppele & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Eppele's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Lakewood Regional Medical Center where Dr. Eppele has admitting privileges:

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    • Lakewood Regional Medical Center

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Eppele

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Eppele to family and friends

    19 responses
    above
    national average

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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    19 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    18 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    19 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 16 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Eppele
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    19 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    19 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    19 responses
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    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    19 responses
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    Is Dr. Eppele accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does she accept?*

    • Aetna
    • Anthem Blue Cross
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    • Blue Shield of California
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Delta Health System
    • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    • Health Net
    • Humana
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    • Medicare
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    Office Locations

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    Lakewood Primary Care Medical Grp
    Lakewood Office
    5750 Downey Ave Ste 100
    Lakewood, CA 90712
    (562) 630-3105 (Office)
    (562) 633-4600 (Fax)
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
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    Under 10 minutes
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