Dr. Olivia C. Gomez, MD

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Specializes in Rheumatology • Female

5220 Clark Ave Ste 400
Lakewood, CA 90712
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Dr. Gomez:

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Dr. Gomez's Experience

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Dr. Gomez's Care Philosophy

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

St. Mary Medical Center
1050 Linden Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90813
Long Beach Memorial Medical Center
2801 Atlantic Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90806

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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

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Gomez

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Lakewood Rheumatology
Lakewood Rheumatology
5220 Clark Ave Ste 400
Lakewood, CA 90712
LAKEWOOD RHEUMATOLOGY
LAKEWOOD RHEUMATOLOGY
5220 Clark Ave Ste 400
Lakewood, CA 90712
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    Dr. Gomez's Experience

    Dr. Gomez's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Rheumatology
    • Inflammatory Disorders
    • Rheumatologic Immunology
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    • Arthrocentesis
    • Joint Drainage
    • Joint Injection
    • Soft Tissue Injections
    • Steroid Injections
    2
    • Ankylosing Spondylitis
    • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
    • Arthritis
    • Arthritis of the Ankle
    • Arthritis of the Elbow
    • Arthritis of the Finger
    • Arthritis of the Foot
    • Arthritis of the Hand
    • Arthritis of the Midfoot
    • Arthritis of the Neck
    • Arthritis of the Shoulder
    • Arthritis of the Spine
    • Arthritis of the Toe
    • Arthritis of the Wrist
    • Arthropathy
    • Calcium Pyrophosphate Dihydrate Deposition Disease (CPPD)
    • Cervical Spondylitis
    • Crystal Arthropathy
    • Crystalline Arthritis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Giant Cell Arteritis
    • Gout
    • Gouty Arthropathy
    • Hip Arthritis
    • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
    • Knee Arthritis
    • Low Back Pain
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
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    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteoarthropathy
    • Osteoporosis
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Polyarthropathy
    • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
    • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
    • Psoriatic Arthritis
    • Rash
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Scleroderma
    • Seronegative Spondyloarthropathy
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spondylarthritis
    • Spondylarthropathy
    • Spondylitis
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Vasculitis
    • Wear & Tear Arthritis
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    Background Check for Dr. Gomez

    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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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    D Geffen Sch Of Med-Ucla
    Graduated in 1991

    Residency Hospital

    University Of California At Los Angeles

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Of Southern California / Keck School Of Medicine
    Complete in 2003

    Undergraduate Schools

    University Of California At Irvine / California College Of Medicine & Surgery
    Graduated in 1986

    Other Education

    National Institute Of Health
    Complete in 2003
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Gomez & 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. Gomez's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 3 hospitals where Dr. Gomez has admitting privileges:

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    • Lakewood Regional Medical Center

    • Long Beach Memorial Medical Center

    • St. Mary 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. Gomez

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gomez to family and friends

    13 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Gomez's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    13 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    13 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    13 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 12 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Gomez
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    12 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    12 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    12 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    12 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Gomez accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Lakewood Rheumatology
    5220 Clark Ave Ste 400
    Lakewood, CA 90712
    (562) 867-4700 (Office)
    (562) 867-3400 (Fax)
    B
    LAKEWOOD RHEUMATOLOGY
    5220 Clark Ave Ste 400
    Lakewood, CA 90712
    (562) 867-4700 (Office)
    (562) 867-3700 (Fax)
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Experience with Dr. Gomez
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
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