Dr. Caroline Close, MD

Dr. Caroline Close, MD

Family MedicineFemaleAge 67

Family Medicine

Dr. Caroline Close, MD is a Family Medicine Specialist in Santa Monica, CA. She is affiliated with medical facilities Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center. Her office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments.

Locations

UCLA Health 15th Street Plaza Family Medicine

UCLA Health 15th Street Plaza Family Medicine1260 15th St Ste 1501 Santa Monica, CA 90404
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  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ See hospitals

Dr. Close's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Close

4.1

Based on 7 ratings

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Dr. Close is the best doctor we ever had. She is caring, compassionate, and honest. She knows her profession very well. She is our family doctor for 7 years. If there is a score of more than 10, we give her 11 out of 10. She is fantastic. We love her so much.
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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Close's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acne
  • ACTH (Cosyntropin) Stimulation Test
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Animal Allergies
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anxiety
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Back Pain
  • Bacteriuria Screening
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood Allergy Testing
  • Bone Density Scan
  • Breast Cancer Screening
  • Bronchitis
  • Bursitis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer Screening
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Pain Evaluation
  • Chlamydia Infection Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Dementia Evaluation
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Dermatitis
  • Detoxification Evaluation
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Evaluation
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dipstick Urinalysis
  • Disability Evaluation
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Down Syndrome
  • Drug Allergy Testing
  • Dry Skin
  • Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) Scan
  • Dysentery
  • Dyslexia Assessment
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Enteritis
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
  • Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
  • Fetal Cardiac Screening
  • Fever
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastroparesis
  • Genetic Screening for Breast Cancer
  • Geriatric Assessment
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gout
  • Hair Loss
  • Headache
  • Health Screening
  • Heart Disease
  • HeartAware Online Risk Screening
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hernia
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Home Sleep Study
  • Hydrocele
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization Administration
  • Impairment Rating Evaluation
  • Independent Educational Evaluation
  • Insomnia
  • Intertrigo
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Joint Fluid Test
  • Joint Pain
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lyme Disease Evaluation
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Mammography
  • Mastodynia
  • McMurray's Test
  • Melanoma Screening
  • Memory Evaluation
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menopause Evaluation and Treatment
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Mole Evaluation
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Nausea
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Obesity
  • Oral Glucose Tolerance Test
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Ovarian Cancer Screening
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Patch Testing
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Perimenopause
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pre-Operative Evaluation
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening Exam (DRE)
  • Proteinuria
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Evaluation - Child and Adolescent
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Screenings
  • Skin Testing and Screening
  • Skin Ulcer
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
  • Spinal and Postural Screening
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • STD Screening
  • Strep Test
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Goiter
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Tuberculosis Screening
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Urine Pregnancy Test
  • Vaccination
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vaginosis Screening
  • VAP Lipid Testing
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheelchair Evaluation
  • Wheezing
  • Worker's Compensation Evaluations
  • Wrist Sprain or Strain

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(310) 878-3645

Dr. Close accepts the following insurance:

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Anthem
Advantage-CA HMO
Advantage-CA PPO
Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Individual-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Large Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Small Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Individual-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Large Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Small Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Student Health-CA PPO
Blue Cross-CA HMO-POS
Bronze (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Bronze Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Dignity Health Custom Advantage-CA HMO
Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
Dignity Health PHC EPO & HDP/HSA-CA
Dignity Health Ventura EPO/PPO-CA
EPO-CA
Gold (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Gold (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold Advantage-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Gold Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) - Prudent Buyer-CA PPO
MemorialCare Custom-CA PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
PERS Choice / PERSCare Providers-CA PPO
PERS Select-CA HMO
PERS Traditional-CA HMO
Platinum (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Platinum (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Platinum Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Select (PERS Select Providers)-CA PPO
Select Plus-CA HMO
Select PPO (Select Network)-CA PPO
Select-CA PPO
Silver (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Silver (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Advantage-CA PPO
Silver EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Silver EPO w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Tenet Network-CA PPO
Traditional
Traditional PPO
UC Care-CA PPO
UC CORE-CA PPO
UC Health Savings Plan-CA
UC High Option Supplement to Medicare-CA
UC Medicare with Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Medicare without Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Resident and Fellows-CA PPO
UCSHIP-CA PPO
USC Plan (Two Tiered Network)-CA HMO
Vivity-CA HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO

About Me

Biography

Dr. Caroline Close, MD is a Family Medicine Specialist in Santa Monica, CA. She is affiliated with medical facilities Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center...Read more

Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

Ca Hospital Med Center
Residency Hospital
L A Co Usc Med Center
Residency Hospital

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Caroline Close, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (310) 878-3645.

Does Dr. Caroline Close, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Close has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Caroline Close, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Caroline Close, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Close's profile to make an appointment.

Does Dr. Caroline Close, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Caroline Close, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Close frequently treats Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status, Osteopenia, and Hernia. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Close treats.

Where is Dr. Caroline Close, MD's office located?

Dr. Close's office is located at 1260 15th St Ste 1501, Santa Monica, CA 90404. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Close is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

Los Angeles, CA

85% Patients that would definitely recommend, 15% higher than the national average

29 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center

Santa Monica, CA

84% Patients that would definitely recommend, 14% higher than the national average

15 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)