Dr. Lauren Choi, MD

Dr. Lauren Choi, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  |  
Female  |  
Age 47
(16)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Lauren Choi, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Torrance, CA and has been practicing for 18 years. She graduated from Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard in 2000 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.Read her story

2841 Lomita Blvd Ste 200

Torrance, CA 90505

Contact Information

(310) 517-8952

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Thyroid Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers
Diabetes Counseling
very high
more than 95% of peers
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Choi'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.

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Dr. Choi's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Choi "Dr. Lauren Choi, a board certified endocrinologist, obtained her BA in Molecular Cell Biology at UC-Berkeley and her MD from Wake Forest University Medical School. She completed both her internship and residence at Loma Linda University Medical Center, finishing with fellowship training at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center/UCLA in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism. An active member of the Endocrine Society, Dr. Choi is an experienced lead principal investigator for diabetes-related clinical trials and has also managed the Weight Loss Clinic at Cedars-Sinai. Dr. Choi lives in the South Bay with her family, enjoying both the opportunity to serve her community. She is fluent in both English and Korean."
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Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
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Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

Less

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Procedures

  • Aspiration or Injection of Thyroid Cyst
  • Diabetes Counseling

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

  • Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Loma Linda University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Choi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Choi's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Choi to family and friends
3.3
based on 16 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Choi's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Torrance, CA
She is a good doctor but does not have kind people skills. She is direct and to the point. No fluff.
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in Torrance, CA
The worst bedside manner. Did not feel like I received any meaningful advice or concern from her, Never went back after one visit.
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