Dr. Stephen Copen, MD

Dr. Stephen Copen, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 49
(8)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Stephen Copen, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Los Angeles, CA. He is 49 years old and has been practicing for 20 years.

8631 W 3rd St Ste 1030E

Los Angeles, CA 90048

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net of California
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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Bone Disorders
normal
more than 69% of peers
Vitamin D Deficiency
normal
more than 66% of peers
Brain Disorders
normal
more than 64% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Failure
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD)
  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

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

  • Harvard Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • Rush Medical College Of Rush University
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Los Angeles County University So Calif
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Los Angeles County University So Calif
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Harvard University, Ab Cum Laude, Biochemical Sciences
    Other Education | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Copen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Copen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Copen to family and friends
3.1
based on 8 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Copen's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
Over 45 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Beverly Hills, CA |
Never on time. Sometimes you have to wait hours past your actual appointment time to see him. Staff is great but the doctor doesn't care about being considerate. Not recommended if you like to be respected as a patient.
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Dr. Copen accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    CaliforniaCare HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
  • Centene
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net of California
    Large Group HMO
    Large Group PPO
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare HMO
    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

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