Dr. Esther Park-Hwang, MD

Dr. Esther Park-Hwang, MD

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Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Female  |  
50 y/o
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Dr. Esther Park-Hwang, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Tacoma, WA. She graduated from Loma Linda Medical School and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology and gynecology.

MultiCare OB/GYN Associates

521 Martin Luther King Jr Way

Tacoma, WA 98405
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Accepted insurance

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

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Top Care Areas

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Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
very high
more than 89% of peers
Hysteroscopy
high
more than 88% of peers
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
high
more than 86% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Park-Hwang "Dr. Park-Hwang has special interest and expertise in menopause.. She shares a commitment to preventive care, building a relationship with you, and serving as your partner in good health. Above all, she's dedicated to providing the kind of care you deserve. Personalized health care that puts your health first - day and night.Dr. Park-Hwang grew up in Kent Washington, speaks fluent Korean and enjoys music."
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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Gynecology
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Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Breech Position
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Chlamydia Infections
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hemorrhage from Placenta Previa
  • Hemorrhoids
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Low Back Pain During Pregnancy
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Miscarriages
  • Multiple Gestation
  • Nausea
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Placenta Previa
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Thrombosis
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Venous Thrombosis and Phlebitis in Pregnancy
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Yeast Infections

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Procedures

  • Birth Control
  • C-Section
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colpopexy
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery

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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Loma Linda Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University of Illinois
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Park-Hwang has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Park-Hwang's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Park-Hwang to family and friends
5.0
based on 6 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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Dr. Park-Hwang'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
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Tacoma, WA |
Dr.Park has really givin me the utmost care anyone could ask for. I've jad bad experiences in the past and she has been so kind and very thourough on explaining things. I for one honestly feel she's be best doctor I've seen and really appreciate her time to respond to messages. I'd give her a 10 if...more
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Dr. Park took her time with me at each pregnancy appointment. She was that kind caring side almost like a Midwife. She was on call when I went into labor with my subsequent baby (after a infant loss). She was supportive of my attempt for a VBAC but would give me solid advice and took excellent...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Park-Hwang accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Preferred Provider Network PPN

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Hospitals where Dr. Park-Hwang has admitting privileges

MultiCare Allenmore Hospital
1901 S Union Ave
Tacoma, WA 98405
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Mary Bridge Children's Hospital
317 Martin Luther King Jr Way
Tacoma, WA 98405
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MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital
315 Martin Luther King Jr Way
Tacoma, WA 98405
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Morton General Hospital
521 Adams St
Morton, WA 98356
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