Dr. John Kuo, MD

Dr. John Kuo, MD

Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility  |  
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Age 46
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Dr. John Kuo, MD is a reproductive endocrinology & infertility doctor who practices in Los Angeles, CA. He is 46 years old and has been practicing for 18 years.

200 Ucla Medical Plaza

Los Angeles, CA 90095

Contact Information

(310) 794-7274

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Dr. Kuo's Experience

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Dr. Kuo's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility
  • Board certified in Fertility & Reproductive Endocrinology and Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kuo "Dr. John Kuo graduated from the Keck school of medicine at the University of Southern California (USC) in 2000. Dr. Kuo continued his medical training with an internship and residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology (Ob/Gyn) at the David Geffen school of medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), followed by a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI) at UCLA. He then joined the UCLA faculty specializing in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. Dr. Kuo has been recognized for his clinical ability in "America's Top Obstetricians and Gynecologists" (2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012), "Southern California Super Doctors" (2010, 2011 and 2012), and and "Superb Doctor - Rated 10 out of 10" (2011 and 2012). In addition to providing top quality medical care to patients, he is also committed to excellence in teaching of medical students and rigorous training of interns, residents and fellows. Websites: http://DrKuo.com/Home, http://uclahealth.org/johnkuo"

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Specialties

  • Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Fallopian Tube Disorders
  • Female Infertility
  • Infertility
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Ovarian Diseases
  • Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
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Procedures

  • Assisted Hatching
  • Assisted Reproductive Technique
  • Cryopreservation
  • Donor Egg Collection
  • Donor Sperm Collection
  • Fallopian Tube and Ovarian Surgery
  • Family Planning Services
  • Fibroid Tumor Surgery
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Hysteroscopy
  • In Vitro Fertilization
  • Infertility Treatment
  • Intra Uterine Insemination
  • Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopy
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound, Pelvic

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

  • Columbia University / College of Physicians And Surgeons
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • University of California At Los Angeles
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University of California At Los Angeles
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • University of California At Los Angeles
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Ph.D. degree from University of California at Los Angeles
    Other Education | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • America's Top Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Reproductive Endocrinology, Consumer's Research Council of America, 2009
  • Superb Doctor - Rated 10 out of 10, Avvo Inc., 2011
  • Reproductive Scientist Development Program (RSDP) K12 Grant, National Institutes of Health and Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceutic, 2010-2012
  • Southern California Super Doctors, Los Angeles Magazine, 2011
  • America's Top Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Reproductive Endocrinology, Consumer's Research Council of America, 2010
  • America's Top Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Reproductive Endocrinology, Consumer's Research Council of America, 2012
  • Southern California Super Doctors, Los Angeles Magazine, 2012
  • Southern California Super Doctors, Los Angeles Magazine, 2010
  • America's Top Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Reproductive Endocrinology, Consumer's Research Council of America, 2011
  • Women's Reproductive Health Research (WRHR) K12 Grant, National Institutes of Health, 2007-2010
  • Superb Doctor - Rated 10 out of 10, Avvo Inc., 2012
Media & Publications
  • Kuo J. Case #7 - Hypothyroidism; Case #12 - Contraception: Depo-Provera; and Case #16 - Menopause: Osteoporosis Prevention and Treatment., 2007
  • Rapkin AJ, Kuo J. Neurotransmitter Physiology: The Basics for Understanding Premenstrual Syndrome., 2007
  • Micevych P, Kuo J, Christensen A. Physiology of membrane oestrogen receptor signaling in reproduction., 2009
  • Jain JK, Nicosia AF, Nucatola DL, Lu JJ, Kuo J, Felix JC. Mifepristone for the prevention of breakthrough bleeding in new starters of depo-medroxyprogesterone acetate., 2003
  • Fassett MJ, Bohn Y, Kuo J, Wing DA. Longitudinal evaluation of activated protein C resistance among normal pregnancies of Hispanic women., 2000
  • Jain JK, Kuo J, Mishell DR Jr. A comparison of two dosing regimens of intravaginal misoprostol for second-trimester pregnancy termination., 1999
  • Kuo J, Micevych P. Neurosteroids, trigger of the LH surge., 2012
  • Kuo J, Hamid N, Bondar G, Prossnitz ER, Micevych P. Membrane estrogen receptors stimulate intracellular calcium release and progesterone synthesis in hypothalamic astrocytes., 2010
  • Kuo J, Hariri OR, Micevych P. An interaction of oxytocin receptors with metabotropic glutamate receptors in hypothalamic astrocytes., 2009
  • Jain JK, Kuo J. Pregnancy outcomes with increased clomiphene citrate dose., 2004
  • Kuo J, Hamid N, Bondar G, Dewing P, Clarkson J, Micevych P. Sex differences in hypothalamic astrocyte response to estradiol stimulation., 2010
  • Micevych P, Bondar G, Kuo J. Estrogen actions on neuroendocrine glia., 2010
  • Kuo J, Hariri OR, Bondar G, Ogi J, Micevych P. Membrane estrogen receptor-alpha interacts with metabotropic glutamate receptor 1a to mobilize intracellular calcium in hypothalamic astrocytes., 2009
  • Kuo J. Membrane estrogen receptor-alpha interacts with metabotropic glutamate receptor 1a to stimulate intracellular calcium release and progesterone synthesis in female hypothalamic astrocytes., 2011
  • Bondar G, Kuo J, Hamid N, Micevych P. Estradiol-induced estrogen receptor-alpha trafficking., 2009

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kuo's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kuo to family and friends
5.0
based on 52 total reviews (12 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (52)

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Dr. Kuo'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 (12)

South Pasadena, CA |
Dr. Kuo is hands down the best doctor I've ever had. He completely exceeded my expectations in every way. I had consults with ten REs before choosing Dr. Kuo, and it was the best decision I made all year. He is like a concierge doctor with reasonable prices. He goes above and beyond to make sure...more
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in CA |
Dr. Kuo is a great doctor. He is very kind and very knowledgeable in this profession. He is great at responding to emails and even text messages. I am 13 weeks pregnant and seeing my own OB at this time and he still responds to any questions I have. His office staff is also very nice and...more
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in Rosemead.CA |
Dr. Kuo is a very good doctor. He is so nice ,professional and knowledgeble. I just have one cycle of ivf treatment and now i am pregnant with twins. Thank you so much Dr.kuo ,without your help i won't pregnant so fast.
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in Las Vegas, NV |
Dr. Kuo was the most caring and attentive doctor I have ever had. I gave birth to a healthy baby boy 2 weeks ago and that would have not been possible with out his help. Everyone who was with me for this journey was amazed at how much time he spent explaining things and how hands on he was. At my...more
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in Los Angeles, CA |
Dr. Kuo is truly an outstanding doctor in so many ways. I was diagnosed with PCOS, making my pregnancy particularly challenging. After years of seeing other fertility doctors, a friend recommended Dr. Kuo and it was one of the best things that happened in my life. I've come to realize that not all...more
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Los Angeles, CA 90095
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