Dr. Divya Koura, MD

Dr. Divya Koura, MD

Hematology  |  
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Dr. Divya Koura, MD is a hematology doctor who practices in La Jolla, CA. She has been practicing for 12 years.Read her story

3855 Health Sciences Drive

La Jolla, CA 92093

Contact Information

(858) 657-7000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Pancytopenia
high
more than 85% of peers
Bone Cancer
normal
more than 64% of peers
Multiple Myeloma
normal
more than 64% of peers

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Dr. Koura's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Koura "Divya T. Koura, MD is a board-certified hematologist and medical oncologist who specializes in treating people with cancers of the blood and lymph system, including leukemia, lymphoma and multiple myeloma. She is part of the joint UC San Diego Health / Sharp Blood and Marrow Transplantation (BMT) Program, which provides patients with the unique opportunity to receive care from the same physician throughout all phases of blood cancer treatment. This includes initial diagnosis, treatment to help achieve remission, care during stem cell transplant procedures, and follow-up survivorship care. As an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine, Dr. Koura instructs medical students, residents and fellows at UC San Diego School of Medicine. Her clinical research focuses on graft versus host disease in stem cell transplantation patients. She has coauthored numerous abstracts and peer reviewed articles, and her work has appeared in Blood and Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation, among others. Prior to joining UC San Diego Health, Dr. Koura was a hospitalist at The Queen’s Medical Center and a clinical instructor in the Department of Medicine at University of Hawaii at Manoa in Honolulu. She completed a fellowship in hematology and medical oncology with a focus in bone marrow transplant at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta. Dr. Koura completed a residency in internal medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, where she also earned her medical degree. She is board-certified in internal medicine, hematology and medical oncology. Dr. Koura is a member of the American Society of Hematology, the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation. "

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Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology
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Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Pancytopenia
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

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Procedures

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • HPC Transplantation (Stem Cell Transplant)
  • Plasmapheresis

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

  • Washington Univ Sch of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Koura has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Koura's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Koura to family and friends
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Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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Dr. Koura'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

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Koura accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Koura has admitting privileges

UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest
200 W Arbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92103
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