Dr. John Issa, MD

Dr. John Issa, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
58 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. John Issa, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Long Beach, CA and has been practicing for 30 years. He specializes in internal medicine.

5150 E Pacific Coast Hwy Ste 500

Long Beach, CA 90804
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare

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Dr. Issa's Experience

Dr. Issa's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

261  Conditions Treated


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24  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Chlamydia Infection Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Function Test
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening

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.


  • Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Issa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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St. Mary Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Patient Safety Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Issa is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Issa's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Issa to family and friends
8 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Issa's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr Issa does not return phone calls. After being paged by his hospital supervisor, I got to speak to him and he was rude and when I said that I wanted my mom transfer my mom to another hospital, instead of explaining my mom's diagnosis, and showing any care or interest in my mom, he told me to go...more
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I would not recommend Dr. Issa to my worst enemy! I met him at Community Hospital. He was treating my 90 year old dimentia friend two years ago. As we were headed off to rehab care, Dr. Issa took my friend off of most of her medication. Why I asked. He had said that she doesn't need all that...more
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Dr Issa was assigned to my 36 yo daughter who was admitted from the ER for CRPS pain. Neuro + pain management consults were called. He spent < 30 sec a day at her bedside. He discharged her after 7d without seeing her that day or consulting with the pain doc who was in the middle of trying a new...more
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DR Issa cared for my Mother when she was admitted with pneumonia. Though marked improvement was noted over night from the treatment given her in the ER, her condition went downhill quickly after DR Issa took over. Calling my own DR in due to the lack of care being given he said her care was...more
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Dr. Issa would arrive at my 85 year old mother's hospital room at 5pm or later during the week. He never introduced himself, or asked who I was. He literally spent less than 30 seconds in the room, and would start to walk out, I would have to start asking him questions immediately to find out...more
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