Dr. Caroline Hwang, MD

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Dr. Caroline Hwang, MD

Gastroenterology | Female

USC Gastroenterology 1450 San Pablo St Ste 1000, Los Angeles, CA 90033 Get Directions
(323) 442-5100

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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.Read more

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

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 and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Vomiting Disorders

Procedures Performed

  • 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.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of California At Los Angeles

    Graduated in 2005

  • Internship Hospital
    Columbia University / College Of Physicians and Surgeons

    Completed in 2006

  • Residency Hospital
    Columbia University / College Of Physicians and Surgeons

    Completed in 2008

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of California At San Francisco

    Completed in 2012

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of California At Berkeley

    Graduated in 1999

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • 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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Dr. Hwang's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Experience with Dr. Hwang

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Hwang's 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.