Dr. Edgar Kwan, MD

Dr. Edgar Kwan, MD

Geriatric Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
(6)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Edgar Kwan, MD is a geriatric medicine doctor who practices in Walnut Creek, CA. He is 63 years old and has been practicing for 37 years. Dr. Kwan is affiliated with John Muir Medical Center - Walnut Creek.

1210 Rossmoor Pkwy

Walnut Creek, CA 94595

Contact Information

(925) 933-1210

Insurance Accepted

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
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more than 97% of peers
Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Shingles
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
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Board Certifications

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

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Blood Disorders
  • Boil
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Bronchitis
  • Bursitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Common Cold
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dizziness
  • Dry Skin
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fever-Induced Seizure
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Glaucoma
  • Gout
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Insomnia
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Mastodynia
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Obesity
  • 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
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pneumonia
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ringworm
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Skin Infections
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tremor
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vertigo
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wheezing

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Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Immunization Administration
  • In-Office Skin Procedure
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Suture Uncomplicated Lacerations
  • Wellness Examination

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

  • Univ Of Ca
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Martinez Va Hosp-U Ca Davis
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Martinez Va Hosp-U Ca Davis
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kwan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Cantonese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Kwan does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Kwan and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Kwan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kwan to family and friends
4.0
based on 6 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Kwan's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
in Walnut Creek, CA |
The staff couldn't have more friendly and efficient. The facility is spacious and sparkling clean plus I was seen by the doctor almost immediately without having to wait. Dr. Kwan was extremely thorough and went the extra distance to make sure my medical needs were properly met.
Concord, CA |
I am so happy I found Dr. Kwan when I moved to Walnut Creek one year ago. He is thoughtful, patient, thorough and responsive. He has recommended every other Doctor I see and they too seem very good. In short, he is an excellent primary care physician.
in Danville, CA |
Dr Kwan is highly recommended for: Understanding my needs. Addressing my concerns Providing workable action plans to treat my health issues.
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Dr. Kwan accepts 6 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
    Select PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Kwan has admitting privileges

John Muir Medical Center - Walnut Creek
1601 Ygnacio Valley Rd
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
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