Dr. Karl Fukunaga, MD

Gastroenterology •  Male • Age 57
  
Dr. Fukunaga
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Cor Healthcare Medical Associates

855 Manhattan Beach Blvd Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

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(310) 375-1246

Dr. Karl Fukunaga, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Manhattan Beach, CA and has over 31 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Fukunaga has more experience with Esophageal Disorders and Gastrointestinal Disorders than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine medical school in 1989. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro and Providence Little Company Of Mary Medical Center Torrance. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Fukunaga to book an appointment.


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(310) 375-1246

Dr. Fukunaga accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Advantage-CA HMO
Advantage-CA PPO
Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Individual-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Large Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Small Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Individual-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Large Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Small Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Student Health-CA PPO
Blue Cross-CA HMO-POS
Bronze (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Bronze Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Dignity Health Custom Advantage-CA HMO
Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
Dignity Health PHC EPO & HDP/HSA-CA
Dignity Health Ventura EPO/PPO-CA
EPO-CA
Gold (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Gold (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold Advantage-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Gold Priority Select-CA HMO
Gold Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Gold Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) - Prudent Buyer-CA PPO
MemorialCare Custom-CA PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
PERS Choice / PERSCare Providers-CA PPO
PERS Traditional-CA HMO
Platinum (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Platinum (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Platinum Priority Select-CA HMO
Platinum Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Platinum Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Priority Select-CA HMO
Select (PERS Select Providers)-CA PPO
Select Plus-CA HMO
Select PPO (Select Network)-CA PPO
Select-CA HMO
Select-CA PPO
Silver (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Silver (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Advantage-CA PPO
Silver EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Silver EPO w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Priority Select-CA HMO
Silver Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Silver Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Tenet Network-CA PPO
Traditional
Traditional PPO
UC Care-CA PPO
UC CORE-CA PPO
UC Health Savings Plan-CA
UC High Option Supplement to Medicare-CA
UC Medicare with Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Medicare without Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Resident and Fellows-CA PPO
UCSHIP-CA PPO
USC Plan (Two Tiered Network)-CA HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
LACare
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

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Practice Areas

Esophageal Disorders

Esophageal disorder specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the esophagus, such as reflux esophagitis, indigestion, and esophageal ulcers through procedures including medication, surgery, and swallowing therapy.Compare with other Esophageal Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 58% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 7 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Dysphagia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fukunaga treats Dysphagia more than 91% of their peers

Dr. Fukunaga treats this condition more than 91% of their peers

Nausea
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fukunaga treats Nausea more than 86% of their peers

Dr. Fukunaga treats this condition more than 86% of their peers

Esophageal Diseases
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fukunaga treats Esophageal Diseases more than 83% of their peers

Dr. Fukunaga treats this condition more than 83% of their peers

Gastrointestinal Disorders

Gastrointestinal disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions that affect the gastrointestinal tract, including Crohn's disease, ulcers, hernias, and food poisoning.Compare with other Gastrointestinal Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 61% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 23 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Abdominal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fukunaga treats Abdominal Disorders more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Fukunaga treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fukunaga treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Fukunaga treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Hemorrhoids
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fukunaga treats Hemorrhoids more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Fukunaga treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

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Dr. Fukunaga's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Mesenteric Panniculitis
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pouchitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Karl Fukunaga, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Manhattan Beach, CA and has over 31 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Fukunaga has more experience with Esophageal Disorders and Gastrointestinal Disorders than other specialists ...

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

Education

1989
University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine
Medical School

Languages

  • Japanese
  • English

Awards

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Locations

Cor Healthcare Medical Associates

Digestive Care Consultants855 Manhattan Beach Blvd Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro

San Pedro, CA

69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2020)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

Providence Little Company Of Mary Medical Center Torrance

Torrance, CA

78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Torrance Memorial Medical Center

Torrance, CA

82% Patient experience rating, 13% higher than the national average

  • Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2020, 2018)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)