Dr. Henry Hwu, MD

Dr. Henry Hwu, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 66
(1)
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Dr. Henry Hwu, MD is a colon & rectal surgery doctor who practices in Irvine, CA. He is 66 years old and has been practicing for 32 years.

6670 Alton Pkwy

Irvine, CA 92618

Contact Information

(949) 932-5000

Insurance Accepted

  • Kaiser Permanente

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Hemorrhoids
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more than 66% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
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more than 28% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
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more than 15% of peers

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Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Ulcerative Colitis
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Procedures

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement

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

  • National Taiwan University, College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • St Joseph Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Ferguson Clin
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • St Joseph Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Ferguson Clinic Grand Rapids
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hwu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Min Nan

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hwu's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hwu to family and friends
5.0
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Dr. Hwu's Performance

Trustworthiness
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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

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