Dr. Elaine Ku, MD

Nephrology •  Female

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Dr. Ku

LAC USC Md Ctr Internal Med

1200 N State St Los Angeles, CA 90033

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(323) 226-7556

Dr. Elaine Ku, MD is a nephrology specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 12 years. She graduated from University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine in 2007 and specializes in nephrology and pediatric nephrology.

At a Glance

  • Hospital satisfaction Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals
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Dr. Ku accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Basic HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Select PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Western Health Advantage

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Ku's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ku treats Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease more than 45% of her peers

Dr. Ku treats this condition more than 45% of her peers

Chronic Kidney Diseases
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ku treats Chronic Kidney Diseases more than 35% of her peers

Dr. Ku treats this condition more than 35% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Acidosis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ku treats Acidosis more than 31% of her peers

Dr. Ku treats this condition more than 31% of her peers

Dr. Ku's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Gout
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Elaine Ku, MD is a nephrology specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 12 years. She graduated from University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine in 2007 and specializes in nephrology and pediatric nephrology.

Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Pediatric Nephrology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology
  • Pediatric Nephrology
  • Pediatrics

Education

2007
University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

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84% Patient experience rating, 15% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)