Dr. Dan La, MD

Dr. Dan La, MD

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Rheumatology  |  
Male  |  
42 y/o
(25)

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Dr. Dan La, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Tujunga, CA. He is 42 years old and has been practicing for 16 years.

Dan T La MD

6673 Foothill Blvd

Tujunga, CA 91042
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Accepted insurance

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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Osteoporosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Arthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Rheumatology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis

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Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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

  • American University of The Caribbean / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • La Co Usc Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • La Co Usc Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • La Co Usc Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. La has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. La's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. La to family and friends
3.1
based on 25 total reviews (5 with comments)
Dr. La's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (5)
I have called multiple times and no one answers the phone. I have left voice messages with my phone number but no one calls me back. I have been waiting over a month just for them to call me back. Luckily 911 works in case of emergencies. Do not expect to reach anyone from this office because you will die before they get back to you.
Stanton, CA |
This review is for the administrative office. My surgent referred me to see Dr.La after an orthopedic surgery. I called to make an appointment, they asked for my insurance ID, I got an appointment in 2 month. I called at least 3 times more to see if somebody cancelled as I was in pain. Finally after 2 month I came to see Dr.La, filled out all the papers in the office only to discover Dr.La does not take my insurance (PPO Blue Shield)! All this time waisted! They knew what my ins was frombeginnin
in Tujunga, CA |
Dr. La is one of these hard to find physicians who are not only knowledgeable but also extremely caring. I suffer from a couple of autoimmune conditions and Dr. La has been a blessing to have as my rheumatologist. Not only does he help me manage my conditions, but when I got really sick and had to be admitted to the hospital, he came in every day to check on my condition and worked tirelessly with other physicians to get me back on me feet. I give Dr. La the highest recommendation possible.
in Glendale, CA |
Dr. La and his associate Jessica St. Jules are outstanding. They are both very knowledgeable and attentive. I highly recommend either one of them in the practice. Wait times
in La Canada Flintridge, CA |
Office is chaotic and frustrating. Oftentimes, can't get through and are told to leave a voicemail. Requests left on the voicemail will not be addressed. Othertimes, are put on hold and then disconnected. Sometimes are dealt with in a dismissive manner. I was bringing my disabled wife in for an appointment but was told not until a prescribed procedure had been performed. She ran out of a pain medicine. When called for a refill, was told not until he sees her again in a month. Withdrawals
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. La accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    CaliforniaCare HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Health Net of California
    Large Group HMO
    Large Group PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare HMO
  • WellPoint

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Hospitals where Dr. La has admitting privileges

Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center
1420 S Central Ave
Glendale, CA 91204
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Adventist Health Glendale
1509 Wilson Ter
Glendale, CA 91206
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USC Verdugo Hills Hospital
1812 Verdugo Blvd
Glendale, CA 91208
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