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 6 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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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Hwang performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Enteritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Crohn's Disease
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Hwang's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hwang "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."

2  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

75  Conditions Treated

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14  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hwang has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hwang's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hwang to family and friends
8 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Hwang's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

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...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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