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Dr. Lindsy Forbess, MD

Rheumatology ·  Female

Dr. Forbess

Dr. Lindsy Forbess, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 7 years. She graduated from Northwestern U, School Of Medicine in 2006 and specializes in rheumatology.


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(310) 854-3539

Dr. Forbess accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
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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. Forbess' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lupus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Forbess treats Lupus more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Forbess treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Forbess treats Arthritis more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Forbess treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Gout
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Forbess treats Gout more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Forbess treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Juvenile Gout

Dr. Forbess' conditions and procedures:

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Kawasaki Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Lindsy Forbess, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 7 years. She graduated from Northwestern U, School Of Medicine in 2006 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

2012
Hospital For Special Surgery
Fellowship Hospital
2009
Columbia University
Residency Hospital
2009
Weill Cornell Medical
Medical School
2007
UCLA
Internship Hospital
2006
Northwestern U, School Of Medicine
Medical School
2012
2009
2009
2007
2006

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Dr. Forbess' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Forbess

3.4

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5 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Forbess is a wonderfully rare doctor whose primary concern is to help the patient feel well. She is thorough, kind, empathetic, and literally everything that you’d want in a doctor: an extraordinarily capable and thorough physician, who doesn’t treat you like an object, and instead treats you...Read More
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I have been Dr. Forbess' patient for over a year now and since my very first visit, Dr. Forbess has always been warm, attentive, thorough and compassionate. She was recommended to me by a leading New York City Rheumatologist and I feel so fortunate and blessed to have found her. She's been by my...Read More
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Not that thorough, doesn't remember details about medical issues (and is so rushed that she doesn't consult her notes before coming in the room) and asks her mother, who works in the same practice, her opinion before making decisions. Do not recommend Dr. Forbess.
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