Dr. Leila Yoonessi, MD

Pediatric PulmonologyFemale

Dr. Leila Yoonessi, MD is a Pediatric Pulmonology Specialist in Long Beach, CA. She is affiliated with medical facilities Dignity Health - St. Mary Medical Center and Miller Children's & Women's Hospital - Long Beach. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Yoonessi to book an appointment.

Dr. Yoonessi

Roger Y Takla MD Inc

1040 Elm Ave Ste 301 Long Beach, CA 90813
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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Care Philosophy

"Above all, she remains committed to patient advocacy, research, integrative work, medicine, preventive medicine, holistic health, and non-profit work.  Dr Yoonessi enjoys horseback riding, hiking with her 2 Sh..."

- Dr. Leila Yoonessi, MD

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth
    This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Trustworthy
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Experience and Background Checks

Experience
Background

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Yoonessi's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Ultrasound, Endobronchial
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yoonessi performs Ultrasound, Endobronchial more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Yoonessi performs this procedure more than 80% of her peers

Respirator Fit Evaluations
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yoonessi performs Respirator Fit Evaluations more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Yoonessi performs this procedure more than 80% of her peers

Lung Diffusion Capacity Test
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yoonessi performs Lung Diffusion Capacity Test more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Yoonessi performs this procedure more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Yoonessi's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Anemia
  • Animal Allergies
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Asthma in Children
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Back Pain
  • Breath Testing
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoprovocation Test
  • Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Lung Diseases
  • Circumcision
  • Congenital Lung Diseases
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Hernia
  • Home Sleep Study
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Immunization Administration
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Diffusion Capacity Test
  • Newborn Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pediatric Obesity
  • Pediatric Overweight
  • PET-CT Scan
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rash
  • Respirator Fit Evaluations
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep Study
  • Spirometry
  • Tremor
  • Tuberculosis Screening
  • Ultrasound, Endobronchial
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheezing

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(562) 491-9001

Dr. Yoonessi accepts the following insurance:

1st Medical Network
Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
$0 Cost Share AI-AN (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual Via Exchange)-CA HMO
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 60 (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Bronze 60 AI-AN (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Bronze 60 D (Pathway - HMO/ Individual)-CA HMO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
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 80 (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Gold 80 AI-AN (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Gold 80 D (Pathway - HMO/ Individual)-CA HMO
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
Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) - Prudent Buyer-CA PPO
MemorialCare Custom-CA PPO
Minimum Coverage-CA HMO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway X - Network-CA HMO
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 90 (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Platinum 90 AI-AN (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Platinum 90 D (Pathway - HMO/ Individual)-CA HMO
Platinum Priority Select-CA HMO
Platinum Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Priority Select-CA HMO
Select Plus-CA HMO
Select-CA HMO
Silver (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Silver (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver 70 (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Silver 70 AI-AN (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Silver 70 Off Exchange (Pathway - HMO/ Individual)-CA HMO
Silver 73 (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Silver 87 (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
Silver 94 (Pathway X - HMO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA HMO
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 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
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
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
Priority Select HMO
Select PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate POS

Dr. Yoonessi's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Yoonessi

4.5

Based on 31 ratings

5 Stars
83.87096774193549%
(26)
4 Stars
3.225806451612903%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
3.225806451612903%
(1)
1 Star
9.67741935483871%
(3)
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Dr. Yoonessi is one of the best doctors I have known I’m so happy with the service she provides for my daughter she always knowns how to answer my questions and helps me understand that I’m not alone and her team is the best Joanna is always helpful with everything there just the best I’m so happy with them ??
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Yulissa in Los Ángeles , CA – Jun 02, 2019
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She is such a friendly doctor, she always has a smile on her face. She's professional and attentive, I am very happy that she's my doctor, I couldn't ask for a better doctor. I highly recommend her to anyone that is looking for a good pediatrician.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Abbas Abdulhasan in Long beach, California – Dec 24, 2017
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She always has a smile on her face and is filled with a positive attitude. She is so sweet with my son Adrian. Also, her staff is the best !Such a great team. Totally recommend to bring your children here!
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Brittany Hernandez in Lakewood, California – Dec 21, 2017
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Me gusta mucho la atención que le da la doctora ????? Yoonessi a mis 3 niños, ya que les hace todo los chequeos y exámenes que necesitan para estar segura que no tienen nada malo
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Karen Gram in Long Beach ?? CA – Dec 19, 2017
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Dr.Yoonessi is all for finding the right plan for your child she works with you and explains things thoroughly. Joanna at the front desk is very nice I leave messages for the doctor and I get a response quick. And Nancy the office manager is very understanding and helpful.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Shavonne in Paramount, CA – Dec 19, 2017
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THE NURSES AND FRONT DESK ARE VERY WELCOMING AND NICE ALL THE TIME. I LOVE DR. YOONESSI IS VERY SWEET AND TKES CARE OF KIERA. DR YOONESI DOESNT LEAVE THE ROOM UNTIL ALL QUESTRIONS AND CONCERNS ARE ANSWERED . I WOULD HAVE TO SAY I HAVE TO WAIT AWHILE TO SEE HER . THATS JUST THE ONLY DOWN FALL.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
1 person found this helpful
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Long Beach, CA – Nov 02, 2017
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Marlene and Nancy have such a sweet attitude. They were very helpful when my daughter was crying. Dr Yoonessi always goes out of her way for my medical needs.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Kassandra N. in Long Beach, Ca – Mar 18, 2017
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She is a very caring doctor. Gives my son the appropriate amount of time and attention. She has new pa's and they are awesome! Definitely recommend!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Long Beach, CA – Mar 17, 2017
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I love this clinic. The staff is nice and caring.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Francis in Longbeach, ca – Mar 12, 2017
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Dr.Yoonessi helped my child and I a lot. She cares about my family.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Luz Montoya in Wilmington, CA – Mar 11, 2017
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she is awesome!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
1 person found this helpful
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Niki in Los Angeles, CA – Aug 04, 2016
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Above all, she remains committed to patient advocacy, research, integrative work, medicine, preventive medicine, holistic health, and non-profit work....Read more

Biography

Dr. Leila Yoonessi is a pediatric pulmonologist practicing in Long Beach, CA.  She practices pediatric pulmonology and general pediatrics.  Dr....Read more

Specialties

  • Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Pediatrics

Board Certifications

Education

University Of California Irvine
Fellowship Hospital

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Leila Yoonessi, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Yoonessi has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

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What are Dr. Leila Yoonessi, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Yoonessi frequently treats Ultrasound, Endobronchial, Respirator Fit Evaluations, and Lung Diffusion Capacity Test. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Yoonessi treats.

Where is Dr. Leila Yoonessi, MD's office located?

Dr. Yoonessi's office is located at 1040 Elm Ave Ste 301, Long Beach, CA 90813. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Leila Yoonessi, MD speak?

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Locations

Roger Y Takla MD Inc

Roger Y Takla MD Inc1040 Elm Ave Ste 301 Long Beach, CA 90813
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Dignity Health - St. Mary Medical Center

Long Beach, CA

65% Patient Experience Rating, 4% lower than the national average

1 Award Received

Miller Children's & Women's Hospital - Long Beach

Long Beach, CA