Dr. Larry Khoo, MD

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Dr. Larry Khoo, MD

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General Surgery | Male

UCLA Orthopaedic Surgery 1245 16th St Ste 220, Santa Monica, CA 90404 Get Directions

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Dr. Khoo specializes in General Surgery and practices in Santa Monica, CA. He practices at 1 location.

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Khoo to family and friends
4.2
based on 15 total surveys (2 with reviews)
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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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Experience with Dr. Khoo
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (15)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Khoo's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (13)
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in north hollywood, ca |
Dr. Khoo is one of the most qualified, caring, and patient physicians I've ever visited and at age 72 I've seen quite a few doctors over the years. First I saw Chris, who is his nurse-practitioner (and wife!) and she recorded a thorough history and performed an initial exam. She's a delightful person with a surprising command of neurology and orthopedics. Shortly thereafter Dr. Khoo came in and spent maybe 30 minutes examining me and then thoroughly explaining my problem and the possible alterna
in Temecula, CA |
Went to Dr Khoo. He sent me to a pain management Dr for cortisone injections and to monitor me! I have a few disks that are out. After having 6 cortisone shots my back was better for about 3 weeks then pow another disk was pushing into my spinal cord to the point it was affecting my bowels and I could not walk or stand straight. My legs swoll and had to go to the er. I called to get an urgent appointment because my pain Dr said I need surgery. They refused to schedule me any sooner than 11 week
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Neurostimulation
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for California.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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Education

  • Medical School
    Yale University

    Graduated in 1995

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors

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  • Media & Publications

    Dr. Khoo has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Spanish

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Dr. Khoo's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Khoo's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Khoo

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients