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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 48

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Dr. Ahn's Specialties

  • General Surgery

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Kaiser Permanente Downey Medical Center
9333 Imperial Hwy
Downey, CA 90242

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Kaiser Permanente A Orchard Medical Offices U 80
Kaiser Permanente A Orchard Medical Offices U 80
9449 Imperial Hwy
Downey, CA 90242
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    Dr. Ahn's Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Colectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Stomach Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Thoracentesis
    • Tracheal Surgery
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    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Atelectasis
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Rib Fracture
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
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    • Stomach Cancer
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Ahn

    1 Malpractice Claim

    • Arbitration Award  (8/23/2013)
    • Amount or Range: $62,650.00
    • Nature of Complaint: Arbitrator: HON. CHRIS R. CONWAY (RET.)
    • State: 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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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1990
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Ahn & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Ahn'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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    Dr. Ahn's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.7 out of 5

    3 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    3.7 out of 5

    3 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.7 out of 5

    3 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    Over 45 minutes

    1 response

    Experience with Dr. Ahn

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.7 out of 5

    3 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.7 out of 5

    3 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.7 out of 5

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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.7 out of 5

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    Kaiser Permanente A Orchard Medical Offices U 80
    9449 Imperial Hwy
    Downey, CA 90242
    (562) 461-3000 (Office)
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