Dr. Joy Paul, MD

Dr. Joy Paul, MD

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78 y/o
(24)

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Dr. Joy Paul, MD is an urology specialist in Torrance, CA and has been practicing for 53 years. He specializes in urology.

South Bay Urology, Torrance, CA

20911 Earl St Ste 140

Torrance, CA 90503
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Paul performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Bladder Infection
very high
more than 98% of peers
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Paul's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Urology

1  Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*

46  Conditions Treated

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20  Procedures

  • Bladder Surgery
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystometry
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Lithotripsy
  • Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
  • Penile Implants
  • Prostate Removal
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Testicular Implants
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Ureteroneocystostomy
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Vasectomy

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

  • Christian Medical College, Ludhiana, Baba Farid University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1965
  • Cmc Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Cmc Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Paul has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance

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

Hospital Quality Award

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

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Dr. Paul's Reviews

2.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Paul to family and friends
24 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (15)

Dr. Paul's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Paul was unable or unwilling to answer my questions about a catheter put in at the ER. He interrupted my questions, ignored them or simply left the room. He said that I would need the catheter the rest of my life (but wouldn't answer questions about why or how to maintain the catheter). I...more
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Dr. Paul is totally inept. Several months after my father suffered a stroke, Dr. Paul told him that he would have to use a catheter for the rest of his life. This determination was made without any examination or tests. When questions were asked of Dr. Paul, he had no response and appeared...more
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Diagnosed with two kidney stones by the ER doctor 3 weeks ago (I had a problem with them 2 years ago, the symptoms are the same). Dr. Paul tried to say my pain was from my back and not my kidney stones because I had back surgery 12 years ago.
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