Dr. Sarah Hwang, MD

Dr. Sarah Hwang, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. Sarah Hwang, MD is a rheumatology specialist in La Palma, CA and has been practicing for 33 years. She graduated from University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.

5451 La Palma Ave Ste 25

La Palma, CA 90623

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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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. Hwang's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hwang treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 99% of her peers

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

Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hwang treats Arthritis more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Hwang treats this condition more than 99% 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
Osteoporosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hwang treats Osteoporosis more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Hwang treats this condition more than 98% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deficiency-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Disuse Osteoporosis
  • Drug-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Hyperthyroid Osteoporosis
  • Idiopathic Osteoporosis
  • Juvenile Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Related to Cancer
  • Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  • Pregnancy-Associated Osteoporosis
  • Primary Osteoporosis
  • Secondary Osteoporosis
  • Senile Osteoporosis
  • Transient Osteoporosis of Hip

Dr. Hwang's conditions and procedures:

Achilles Tendinitis
Adhesive Capsulitis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Arthritis
Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
Autoimmune Diseases
Behçet's Disease
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
De Quervain's Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dermatomyositis
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Gout
Hand Conditions
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Malaise and Fatigue
Muscle Weakness
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
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
Plantar Fasciitis
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polymyositis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Raynaud's Disease
Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sarcoidosis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylosis
Steroid Injection
Still's Disease
Systemic Chondromalacia
Systemic Sclerosis
Temporal Arteritis
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injection
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Biography

Dr. Sarah Hwang, MD is a rheumatology specialist in La Palma, CA and has been practicing for 33 years. She graduated from University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

Vet Affairs Med Center
Residency Hospital
1986
University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine
Medical School
1986

Languages

  • Korean
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Hwang's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Hwang

1.7

Based on 10 reviews

5 Stars
10%
(1)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
10%
(1)
2 Stars
10%
(1)
1 Star
70%
(7)

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Don't listen ,but after therapy of pelvic pain and third time explaining what is going on with chronic muscle pain all over . She referred me to Remerologiest . We patient have to go throw bad doctors ,test ,and medicine to get what we need.
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horrible wait time everytime time!!!
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Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
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Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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LACare
Molina Healthcare
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MultiPlan PPO
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