Dr. Claudia Eppele, MD

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Specializes in Family Medicine • Female • Age 44

5750 Downey Ave Ste 100
Lakewood, CA 90712
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Hospital Quality

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

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Lakewood Primary Care Med Grp
Lakewood Primary Care /ProHealth Partners
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 Test (ABG)
    • Arthrocentesis
    • Biopsy
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Blood Allergy Testing
    • Blood Sugar Monitoring
    • Botox® Injection
    • Breast Exam
    • Breastfeeding Counseling
    • Captique™ Injection
    • Casting
    • Central Line Insertion
    • 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
    • Detailed Stool Analysis
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    • Diabetic Foot Care
    • Diet Counseling
    • Disability Evaluation
    • Drug Allergy Testing
    • Earwax Removal
    • Echocardiography
    • Environmental Allergy Testing
    • Exercise Counseling
    • 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 Fusion
    • Joint Injection
    • Low Back Procedure
    • Mammography Services
    • Menopause Evaluation and Treatment
    • Mole Removal
    • Nebulizer Treatment
    • Neck Pain Procedure
    • Neonatal 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 and 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
    • Erectile Dysfunction
    • Female Incontinence
    • Headache
    • Hernia
    • High-Risk Hypertension
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    • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
    • Hypertension
    • Incontinence
    • Infections
    • Kidney Disease
    • Knee Injuries
    • Kyphosis
    • Male Infertility
    • Menopause
    • Muscle Diseases
    • Nerve Diseases
    • Occupational Injuries
    • Pediatric Attention Deficit (ADD)
    • Pelvic Pain
    • Psoriasis
    • Pulled Muscles
    • Scleroderma
    • Scoliosis
    • Sexual Dysfunction
    • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Sickle Cell Disease
    • Simple Fractures
    • Skin Lesion
    • Sports Injuries
    • Sprain
    • 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

    • 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
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    Dr. Eppele's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.6
    • 21 responses

    4.6 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Eppele to family and friends

    4.6 out of 5

    21 responses

    Dr. Eppele's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.5 out of 5

    21 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.5 out of 5

    20 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.5 out of 5

    21 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    18 responses

    Experience with Dr. Eppele

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.6 out of 5

    21 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.6 out of 5

    21 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.6 out of 5

    21 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.6 out of 5

    21 responses

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    Lakewood Primary Care Med Grp
    Lakewood Primary Care /ProHealth Partners
    5750 Downey Ave Ste 100
    Lakewood, CA 90712
    (888) 885-9555 (Office)
    (562) 633-4600 (Fax)
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