Dr. Caroline Hwang, MD

Dr. Caroline Hwang, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 41
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Dr. Caroline Hwang, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 7 years. She graduated from University Of California At Los Angeles in 2005 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

1520 San Pablo St Ste 1000

Los Angeles, CA 90033

Contact Information

(323) 442-5100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Elderplan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Background Check

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. Hwang's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hwang treats Inflammatory Bowel Disease more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Hwang treats this condition more than 98% of her peers

Crohn's Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hwang treats Crohn's Disease more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Hwang treats this condition more than 97% of her peers

Abdominal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hwang treats Abdominal Disorders more than 95% of her peers

Dr. Hwang treats this condition more than 95% of her peers

Dr. Hwang's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anemia
Autoimmune Diseases
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Benign Tumor
Blood Disorders
Cancer
Cancer Counseling
Capsule Endoscopy
Celiac Disease
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Cirrhosis
Colitis
Colon Cancer Screening
Colonoscopy
Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Dehydration
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Diarrhea
Diverticulitis, Intestinal
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Duodenal Ulcer
Duodenitis
Dysentery
Dysphagia
Endoscopic Endonasal Surgery
Endoscopic Polypectomy
Endoscopy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Enteritis
Eosinophilic Enteropathy, Pattern I
Eosinophilic Enteropathy, Pattern II
Eosinophilic Enteropathy, Pattern III
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Ulcer
Esophageal Varices
Esophagitis
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastric Ulcer
Gastritis
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Gastroparesis
Heartburn
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hernia
Ileus
Indigestion
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Interventional Endoscopy
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Ischemia
Intestinal Obstruction
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Lymphocytic Colitis
Malnutrition
Microscopic Collagenous Colitis
Microscopic Lymphocytic Colitis
Microscopic Ulcerative Colitis
Nausea
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Nutritional Counseling
Pancreatitis
Peptic Ulcer
Pouchitis
Reflux Esophagitis
Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomal Ulcer
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Ultrasound, Endoanal
Unexplained Weight Loss
Viral Enteritis
Viral Hepatitis
Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Care Philosophy

I am a gastroenterologist with specialized training in the care of patients with inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's and colitis) and celiac disease. In addition to medical therapy, I am interested in promoting and studying nutritional therapy and outcomes in GI diseases.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

2012
University Of California At San Francisco
Fellowship Hospital
2008
Columbia University / College Of Physicians and Surgeons
Residency Hospital
2006
Columbia University / College Of Physicians and Surgeons
Internship Hospital
2005
University Of California At Los Angeles
Medical School
1999
University Of California At Berkeley
Undergraduate School
2012
2008
2006
2005
1999

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Hwang's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Hwang

4.6

Based on 8 reviews

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Dr. Hwang and her entire team at USC are the best! They provide the most compassionate, thorough, and kind care and genuinely care about their patients' overall health and quality of life. A family member of mine has inflammatory bowel disease and we found Dr. Hwang in desperate times, after having...Read More
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She needs to control her temper, needs to encourage and support patients. She needs more life experience. She is knowledgeable.
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Elderplan
Medicare HMO
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty

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Keck Hospital of USC

Los Angeles, CA