Dr. Andrew Hwang, MD

Dr. Andrew Hwang, MD

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48 y/o
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Dr. Andrew Hwang, MD is an urology doctor who practices in Las Vegas, NV. He is 48 years old and has been practicing for 23 years. Read his story

Las Vegas Pediatric Urology

653 N Town Center Dr Ste 407

Las Vegas, NV 89144
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Culinary Health Fund
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Teachers Retirement System (TRS)
  • Teamsters or other Unions
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Bedwetting
very high
more than 94% of peers
Bladder Diseases
high
more than 89% of peers
Urinary Incontinence
high
more than 87% of peers

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Dr. Hwang's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hwang "Dr. Andrew Hwang is a Diplomate of the American Board of Urology certified in General Urology with subspecialty certification in Pediatric Urology. Dr. Hwang has been listed among the Top Doctors in Las Vegas for several years, and is recognized in 2012 by the International Association of Healthcare Professionals as among The Leading Physicians of the World.Dr. Hwang also treats adults with urological conditions, as he is board-certified in General Urology as well. Dr. Hwang and his office staff speak Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, and Taiwanese fluently. Dr. Hwang specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of urinary and male genital conditions and sub-specializes in the management of such conditions in children. Dr. Hwang has special interest and expertise in the reconstructive surgeries of the urinary tract and the male genitalia, including congenital and acquired abnormalities of the kidneys, ureters, penis, testicles, and urethra. He is committed to providing the highest standard of care in treating urological conditions. Dr. Hwang has extensive clinical and surgical experience. He has published scientific papers and presented lectures at local, regional, national, and international meetings in areas such as obstructive uropathy in children, neurogenic bladder, pediatric kidney transplantation, and undescended testis. Dr. Andrew Hwang emphasizes personalized, affable, accessible and expert care. He personally sees all patients and does not rely on assistants in the diagnosis or treatment of your condition. We accept same or next day appointments. Dr. Hwang has two lovely children (twins) and understands firsthand the challenges and pleasures of being a parent. The Las Vegas Pediatric Urology team strives to provide the high quality service to our patients that we would wish for our children and our families. Educational Credentials: B.A. — University of California, Berkeley M.D. — University of California, Irvine School of Medicine Surgical Internship — Los Angeles County and University of Southern California Medical Center Urology Residency — Department of Urology, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine Pediatric Urology Fellowship — Rady Children's Hospital San Diego, California Kidney Transplantation Fellowship — National Institute of Transplantation, Los Angeles, California Academic Appointments: 2002 – 2006 Assistant Professor of Urology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California 2006 – 2009 Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Urology, Keck School of Medicine 2008 – 2014 Adjunct Assistant Professor of Urology/Renal Transplantation, Touro University Nevada 2009 – 2012 Clinical Instructor, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Dept. of Surgery 2009 – 2014 Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, UNSOM 2013 – 2014 Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Nevada School of Medicine (UNSOM), Dept of Surgery"

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hwang "As father of twins, I strive to treat my patients and their family in the same way that I would want for my family. I, not a PA or NP, will personally see all patients. I explain complex conditions in a way that patients can understand. I strive for the best possible surgical outcome by making the right decisions and always paying attention to details. My staff is courteous and professional. We will schedule patients quickly, often on the same day. Learn more at www.lasvegaspediatricurology.com"
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Specialties

  • Urology
  • Pediatric Urology
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Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*
  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute (or Transient) Urinary Incontinence
  • Ambiguous Genitalia
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Balanitis
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bedwetting
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Incontinence in Pregnancy
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bladder Stones
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Diseases
  • Congenital Obstruction of Ureteropelvic Junction
  • Congenital Obstruction of Ureterovesical Junction
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Hydrocele (Pediatric)
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hydronephrosis (Pediatric)
  • Hypospadias
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Infection, Chronic
  • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
  • Kidney Stones
  • Male Infertility
  • Male Sexual Conditions
  • Male Urethral Diseases
  • Nephritis
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pediatric Bedwetting
  • Pediatric Kidney Stones
  • Pediatric Urinary Incontinence
  • Pediatric Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Penile Cancer
  • Penile Diseases
  • Penis Tourniquet Syndrome
  • Premature Ejaculation
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostatitis
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spermatocele
  • Testicular Atrophy
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Undescended Testicles
  • Ureteral Diseases
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
  • Ureterocele, Congenital
  • Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction
  • Urethral Diverticulum
  • Urethral Obstruction Sequence
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Outflow Obstruction
  • Urinary Retention
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Urinary Urgency
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Varicocele
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux
  • Yeast Infections

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Procedures

  • Bladder Biopsy
  • Bladder Function Test
  • Bladder Reconstruction
  • Bladder Repair Surgery
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Circumcision, Pediatric
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystoscopy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Flexible and Rigid Uretero Renoscopy
  • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
  • Hypospadias Repair
  • Incomplete Circumcision Repair
  • Kidney Stone Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Stones Treatment
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Kidney Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Orchiectomy
  • Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
  • Percutaneous Biopsy of Autologous Kidney
  • Prostate Biopsy
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostate Surgery
  • Pyeloplasty Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Surgical Procedures
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Transurethral Resection of Bladder Tumor (TURBT)
  • Ureteral Reimplantation
  • Ureteroneocystostomy
  • Ureteroscopic Lithotripsy
  • Ureterscopies
  • Urethral Catheterization
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urethral Reconstruction
  • Urethral Sling
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Urology Procedure
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
  • Vasectomy

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • University of California At Berkeley
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • La Cnty Usc Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University of Southern California
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Children's Hospital of San Diego
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • National Institute of Transplantation
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hwang has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Mandarin
  • Hakka
  • Spanish
  • Taiwanese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hwang's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hwang to family and friends
4.0
based on 23 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Hwang's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in Las Vegas NV |
Dr Hwang is amazing , a true professional that is dedicated only to the true needs of a patient. I have visited a different urologist before visiting Dr. Hwang and couldn't describe in words the difference. Dr Hwang I trully wish that the rest of the doctors will have have your values and...more
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in North Las Vegas, NV |
My husband and I were more than pleased with Dr Hwangs care and services!! He is a very skilled surgeon, who pays attention to detail, and is great with followup and patient care. He was great with our son and we would recommend him to any others looking for a great pediatric urologist!!
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Las Vegas, NV |
His office discrimination against me, because of the insurance I have for my son. Doctors supposed to save a life not collectin money and humulatingredients people. He's office workers are very rude.
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He is by far one of the best urologist in Las Vegas, he takes his time and he truly cares about his patients, i saw 2 other urologist before him , they were simply disaster, they came to the room and left in 5 minutes , but doctor Hwang spent about 40 minutes with me , he immediately did a test...more
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Dr. Hwang accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Culinary Health Fund
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Teachers Retirement System (TRS)
  • Teamsters or other Unions
  • UnitedHealthCare
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MountainView Hospital
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Southern Hills Hospital and Medical Center
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Centennial Hills Hospital Medical Center
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Spring Valley Hospital Medical Center
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St. Rose Dominican, San Martin Campus
8280 W Warm Springs Rd
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St. Rose Dominican, Siena Campus
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Summerlin Hospital Medical Center
657 N Town Center Dr
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Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center
3186 S Maryland Pkwy
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University Medical Center of Southern Nevada
1800 W Charleston Blvd
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