Dr. Lawrence Hwong, MD

Dr. Lawrence Hwong, MD

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Urology  |  
Male  |  
67 y/o
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Dr. Lawrence Hwong, MD is an urology doctor who practices in San Jose, CA. He is 67 years old and has been practicing for 34 years.

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

Learn about Dr. Hwong

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Hwong performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Urinary Disorders
very high
more than 91% of peers
Urinary Stones
very high
more than 87% of peers

Dr. Hwong's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hwong "I treat all of my patients with a sincere heart."
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Specialties

  • Urology
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Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bladder Stones
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Interstitial Cystitis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Peyronie's Disease
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostatitis
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spermatocele
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Kidney Stone Removal
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Orchiectomy
  • Penile Implants
  • Prostate Removal
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Ureteroneocystostomy
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
  • Vasectomy

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

  • Stritch Sch Med-Loyola U
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Stritch School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hwong has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Cantonese
  • Japanese
  • Mandarin

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Hwong does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Hwong and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Regional Medical Center - San Jose

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Hwong is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Hwong's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hwong to family and friends
1.6
based on 5 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Hwong's Performance

Trustworthiness
FAIR
Explains condition(s) well
POOR
Answers Questions
POOR
Time well spent
POOR

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
FAIR
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Milpitas, CA |
Good, solid Doctor. Straight forward and honest. Caring and conscientious.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Hwong accepts 7 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
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Hwong has admitting privileges

Regional Medical Center - San Jose
225 N Jackson Ave
San Jose, CA 95116
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El Camino Hospital Los Gatos
815 Pollard Rd
Los Gatos, CA 95032
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O'Connor Hospital
2105 Forest Ave
San Jose, CA 95128
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