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Dr. Caroline Hwang, MD

Gastroenterology*
4.4 (17)
Map Pin Small Irvine, CA
Accepting new patients
19 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Caroline Hwang, MD

Dr. Caroline Hwang, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Irvine, CA. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 19 years of experience. They graduated from University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine and is affiliated with Keck Hospital of USC, Hoag Hospital Newport Beach and USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Hwang, completed a residency at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons. Patients rated Dr. Hwang an average 4.4 star rating.

Dr. Hwang works at Hoag Health Center Irvine - Sand Canyon in Irvine, CA with other offices in Newport Beach, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Ulcerative Colitis and Constipation along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Hwang's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Hoag Health Center Irvine - Sand Canyon
    16405 Sand Canyon Ave Ste 280, Irvine, CA 92618 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (949) 557-0251
  2. 2
    Hoag Medical Group Newport Beach - Superior Avenue
    520 Superior Ave Ste 150, Newport Beach, CA 92663 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (949) 557-0251

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Keck Hospital of USC
  • Hoag Hospital Newport Beach
  • USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Ulcerative Colitis
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Diarrhea
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Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Intestinal Ulcer
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Abdominal Pain
Anemia
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Barrett's Esophagus
Chronic Gastritis
Colorectal Polyp
Dehydration
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Duodenal Ulcer
Dysphagia
Esophagitis
Gastric Ulcer
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Hemorrhoids
Ileus
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Intestinal Diverticulitis
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Obstruction
Malnutrition
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Obesity
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Pancreatitis
Reflux Esophagitis
Vomiting Disorders
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Manometry
Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy
Acidosis
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Actinic Keratosis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Alcoholic Cirrhosis
Alkalosis
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anxiety
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Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Ascites
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Asthma
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Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Atherosclerosis
Atrophic Vaginitis
Back Pain
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Bladder Infection
Bronchiectasis
Bronchitis
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Celiac Disease
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Depression (Dysthymia)
Chronic Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Cirrhosis
Colitis
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Congenital Achalasia
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Cough
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Cystic Fibrosis
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Diabetes
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Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
Diverticulitis
Diverticulosis
Dizziness
Dry Eyes
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Duodenitis
Dysentery
Dyslipidemia
Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Esophageal Ulcer
Esophageal Varices
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Fibromyalgia
Food Allergy
Gallstones
Ganglion Cyst
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Gastrojejunal Ulcer
Gastroparesis
Gastroptosis
Gout
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Hair Loss
Headache
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Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Heartburn
Hemochromatosis
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hepatitis C
Hepatorenal Syndrome
Hernia
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Herpes Zoster Without Complication
Hiatal Hernia
Hidradenitis
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypogonadism
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Impetigo
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Indigestion
Infectious Diarrheal Disease
Insomnia
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Intertrigo
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Ischemic Colitis
Itchy Skin
Joint Pain
Lactose Intolerance
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Lymphocytic Colitis
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Mesenteric Panniculitis
Microscopic Collagenous Colitis
Microscopic Lymphocytic Colitis
Microscopic Ulcerative Colitis
Migraine
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Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Mood Disorders (Dysthymia and Cyclothymia)
Muscle Cramping
Nasopharyngitis
Nausea
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Neurogenic Bowel
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Overactive Bladder
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Pelvic Abscess
Peptic Ulcer
Pericardial Disease
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Pinched Nerve in Back
Plantar Fasciitis
Pneumonia
Polyneuropathy
Polyuria
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Potassium Deficiency
Pouchitis
Primary Biliary Cholangitis
Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
Proctoptosis
Purpura
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Pyloric Stenosis
Rash
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Rectal Prolapse
Rectal Ulcer
Restless Leg Syndrome
Retroperitoneum Cancer
Sarcoidosis
Scabies
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Secondary Diabetes Mellitus
Secondary Hypertension
Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Shingles
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Shortness of Breath
Sickle Cell Disease
Sinus Bradycardia
Sinus Tachycardia
Sinusitis
Sleep Apnea
Splenomegaly
Stomal Ulcer
Testicular Dysfunction
Tinnitus
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Tobacco Use Disorder
Tremor
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Unexplained Weight Loss
Upper Digestive Tract Cancer
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vaginitis or Vaginosis
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Vertigo
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Viral Enteritis
Viral Hepatitis
Vitamin B Deficiency
Vitamin B12 Anemia
Vitamin B12 Deficiency
Vitamin D Deficiency
Vitamin_Deficiency
Wheezing
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Yeast Infections
Bile Duct Procedure
Cancer Counseling
Colon Cancer Screening
Colonoscopy
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Endoscopic Endonasal Surgery
Endoscopy
Gallbladder Scan
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Immunization Administration
Impedance Testing
Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
Interventional Endoscopy
Liver Function Test
Nutritional Counseling
pH Probe
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Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Screening Colonoscopy
Ultrasound
VAP Lipid Testing
Wireless pH Testing
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    4.4
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    Based on 17 ratings
    Patient Ratings (17)
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    Specialties*
    • Gastroenterology

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    Years of Experience
    • 19 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1003090085
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University of California at San Francisco
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
    Residency
    Internship
    • Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine
    Medical Education

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    Dr. Caroline Hwang, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Hwang is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Hwang has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Hwang has seen patients for Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Ulcerative Colitis and Constipation, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Hwang on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    17 patients have reviewed Dr. Hwang. The overall rating for this provider is 4.4. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Hwang.

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