Dr. Caroline Hwang, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Female  |  
Age 40
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Dr. Caroline Hwang, MD
Dr. Caroline Hwang, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Los Angeles, CA. She is 40 years old and has been practicing for 12 years. Dr. Hwang is affiliated with USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Keck Hospital of USC.

1450 San Pablo St Ste 1000

Los Angeles, CA 90033

Contact Information
Dr. Caroline Hwang, MD

Dr. Caroline Hwang, MD

Accepted insurance

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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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.
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Dr. Hwang's Experience

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Dr. Hwang's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Gastroenterology
  • Board certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
2

Board Certifications

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

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colitis
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • 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
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lymphocytic Colitis
  • Malnutrition
  • Microscopic Collagenous Colitis
  • Microscopic Lymphocytic Colitis
  • Microscopic Ulcerative Colitis
  • Nausea
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pouchitis
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Cancer Counseling
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopic Endonasal Surgery
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Interventional Endoscopy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Ultrasound, Endoanal

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hwang to family and friends
4.6
based on 8 total reviews (2 with comments)
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
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
Los Angeles, CA |
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 seen doctors all throughout California, including at Cedars and UCLA. I can confidently say that Dr. Hwang is the kindest, smartest gastroenterologist that we have encountered!
in San Gabriel, CA |
She needs to control her temper, needs to encourage and support patients. She needs more life experience. She is knowledgeable.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Hwang accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • 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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Hospitals where Dr. Hwang has admitting privileges

Keck Hospital of USC
1500 San Pablo St
Los Angeles, CA 90033
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USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
1441 Eastlake Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90089
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