Dr. Sarah Hwang, MD

Dr. Sarah Hwang, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Female  |  
Age 60
(9)
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Dr. Sarah Hwang, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in La Palma, CA. She is 60 years old and has been practicing for 31 years. Dr. Hwang is affiliated with Alhambra Hospital Medical Center and Ahmc Anaheim Regional Medical Center.

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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Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 93% of peers
Arthritis
very high
more than 93% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine
2

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis

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Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hwang has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hwang's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hwang to family and friends
1.8
based on 9 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Hwang's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well
    FAIR
  • Answers Questions
    FAIR
  • Time well spent
    FAIR
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    FAIR
  • Office environment
    FAIR
  • Staff friendliness
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  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Houston mo |
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.
horrible wait time everytime time!!!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Hwang accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Basic HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Vitalidad Plus California Con Aetna
  • 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 Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Hwang has admitting privileges

Ahmc Anaheim Regional Medical Center
1111 W La Palma Ave
Anaheim, CA 92801
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Alhambra Hospital Medical Center
100 S Raymond Ave
Alhambra, CA 91801
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