Dr. Caroline Close, MD

Dr. Caroline Close, MD

Family MedicineFemaleAge 66

Accepting new patients

Dr. Caroline Close, MD is a Family Medicine Specialist in Santa Monica, CA. She is affiliated with medical facilities UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica and Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Close to book an appointment.

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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Review Highlight

"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..."

- John and VangieSee more reviews

At a Glance

  • 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

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Dr. Close's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Close

4.1

Based on 7 ratings

5 Stars
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3 Stars
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1 Star
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What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (5)
  • Explained conditions well (5)
  • Listened & answered questions (5)
What could be improved
  • Long wait times (3)
  • Appointment was rushed (1)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (1)
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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
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Close's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Animal Allergies
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Back Pain
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bronchitis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Down Syndrome
  • Dry Skin
  • Dysentery
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Enteritis
  • Esophagitis
  • Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
  • Fever
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastroparesis
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization Administration
  • Insomnia
  • Intertrigo
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Joint Pain
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Mastodynia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Nausea
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Perimenopause
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Proteinuria
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Thyroid Goiter
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheezing

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(866) 385-5738

Dr. Close accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
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 of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

About Me

Biography

Dr. Caroline Close, MD is a Family Medicine Specialist in Santa Monica, CA. She is affiliated with medical facilities UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica...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 (866) 385-5738.

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.

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UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica

Santa Monica, CA

83% Patient experience rating, 14% higher than the national average

20 Awards Received

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

Los Angeles, CA

82% Patient experience rating, 13% higher than the national average

31 Awards Received