Dr. Sarah Larson, MD

HematologyFemaleAge 39

Dr. Larson
Telehealth services available

Santa Monica UCLA Hematolgy/Onc

2020 Santa Monica Blvd Ste 600 Santa Monica, CA 90404

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(310) 829-5471

Dr. Sarah Larson, MD is a Hematology Specialist in Santa Monica, CA and has over 42 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Larson has more experience with Skeletal System Neoplasms and Blood Cancers than other specialists in her area. She graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago medical school in 1979. She is affiliated with medical facilities Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica. She has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Larson to book an appointment.

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Dr. Larson is affiliated with Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center Los Angeles, a highly rated hospital.

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  • Offers Telehealth
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Larson

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Larson treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Larson treats other conditions, please contact the office at (310) 829-5471.

Skeletal System Neoplasms

Oncologists diagnose and treat cancers in the bone, both primary, such as sarcoma, and those that have spread from other parts of the body.Compare with other Skeletal System Neoplasms specialists.

Dr. Larson treats at a

very high

frequency compared to similar providers

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Larson
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Osteosarcoma
Bone Cancer
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Blood Cancers

Blood cancer specialists diagnose and treat cancers such as leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma that affect the blood cells, bone marrow, or lymphatic system.Compare with other Blood Cancers specialists.

Dr. Larson treats at a

high

frequency compared to similar providers

Based on claims data for 17 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Larson
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Myeloma
Acute Leukemia
Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Check Dr. Larson's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Larson's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Chordoma
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Eye Cancer
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemophilia
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • HPC Transplantation (Stem Cell Transplant)
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Melanoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Thalassemia
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Vitamin B Deficiency

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Dr. Larson accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Advantage-CA PPO
Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
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
Bronze (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Bronze Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
Dignity Health PHC EPO & HDP/HSA-CA
Dignity Health Ventura EPO/PPO-CA
EPO-CA
Gold (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold Advantage-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Gold Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) - Prudent Buyer-CA PPO
MemorialCare Custom-CA PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
PERS Choice / PERSCare Providers-CA PPO
PERS Select-CA HMO
Platinum (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Platinum Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Select (PERS Select Providers)-CA PPO
Select PPO (Select Network)-CA PPO
Select-CA PPO
Silver (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
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 Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
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
Vivity-CA HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Dr. Larson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Larson

4.0

Based on 7 ratings

5 Stars
71.42857142857143%
(5)
4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
14.285714285714286%
(1)
1 Star
14.285714285714286%
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What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (4)
  • Explained conditions well (4)
  • Listened & answered questions (4)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (2)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (2)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (2)
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She organized my stem cell transplant. Her staff was competent and caring. I’m extremely satisfied with my treatment. I’m now in remission with a good prognosis. I’d highly recommend her to anyone considering a stem cell transplant.
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What could be improved
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Armed with the comments below I met Dr Larson w anticipated concern. But she rapidly disproved those concerns. Now in my 3rd cycle of care and having started reading up on my disease, MM, my list of ?s gets longer & she answers them all patiently, honestly and in language I understand. She spends whatever time I require, and since I’ve had some negative reactions to some of the meds, she sees me almost every week before the next infusion I see no evidence that she would prefer a computer to me
What went well
  • 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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Multiple Myeloma Patient in Los Angeles, CA – Sep 10, 2018
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Found her aloof and uninterested in patients’ specific questions or condition. She does not give you information- she knows it all and that is enough, in her mind! Has very poor follow up on procedures and test results. Does not discuss treatment plans, options, patient needs. Wants to manage cancer from a computer screen! Very disappointed!
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Feb 06, 2018
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This is a doctor who rounded on my wife at UCLA oncology when she had cancer and was experiencing some side effects. This person couldn't even diagnose my wife when she was in a seizure state and left her in this state all day. Larson doesn't have a good attitude about taking care of a patients and when I was at the hospital I spoke with other who complained about her attitude.. She has the typical doctor god complex and acts as if she has all the answers but she doesn't. No bedside manner.
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What could be improved
No results
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Los Angeles, CA – Oct 06, 2017
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Sarah Larson, MD is a Hematology Specialist in Santa Monica, CA and has over 42 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Larson has more experience...Read more

Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

Education

1979
University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Sarah Larson, MD offer telehealth services?

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

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What are Dr. Sarah Larson, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Larson frequently treats Skeletal System Neoplasms and Blood Cancers. See all practice areas where Dr. Larson specializes.

Where is Dr. Sarah Larson, MD's office located?

Dr. Larson's office is located at 2020 Santa Monica Blvd Ste 600, Santa Monica, CA 90404. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Santa Monica UCLA Hematolgy/Onc

UCLA Health Santa Monica - Cancer Care2020 Santa Monica Blvd Ste 600 Santa Monica, CA 90404
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Larson is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

Los Angeles, CA

83% Patient experience rating, 14% higher than the national average

31 Awards Received

UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica

Santa Monica, CA

80% Patient experience rating, 11% higher than the national average

20 Awards Received