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Dr. Jim-Jer Hwu, MD

Nephrology*
4.5 (8)
Map Pin Small Monterey Park, CA
Accepting new patients
44 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Jim-Jer Hwu, MD

Dr. Jim-Jer Hwu, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Monterey Park, CA. They specialize in Nephrology, has 44 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from The Johns Hopkins University and is affiliated with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Alhambra Hospital Medical Center, Garfield Medical Center and USC Arcadia Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Hwu an average 4.5 star rating.

Dr. Hwu works at Practice in Monterey Park, CA with other offices in El Monte, CA and Alhambra, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Chronic Kidney Disease Stage II and Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross 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. Hwu's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Pacific Nephrology Medical Group Inc.
    120 E Emerson Ave, Monterey Park, CA 91755 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (626) 280-0676
  2. 2
    Rosemead Springs Dialysis Center
    3212 Rosemead Blvd, El Monte, CA 91731 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (626) 280-2080
  3. 3
    Alhambra Kidney Care
    1237 E MAIN ST, Alhambra, CA 91801 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (626) 741-0707
  4. 4
    Garfield Hemodialysis Center
    118 Hilliard Ave, Monterey Park, CA 91754 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (626) 288-5796

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Admitting Hospitals

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  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • Alhambra Hospital Medical Center
  • Garfield Medical Center
  • USC Arcadia Hospital

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Chronic Kidney Disease Stage II
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Chronic Kidney Disease Stage II
Immunization Administration
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Chronic Kidney Disease Stage II
Immunization Administration
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Chronic Kidney Diseases
Proteinuria
Acute Kidney Failure
Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD)
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Chronic Kidney Disease Stage III
Chronic Kidney Disease Stage IV
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Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
End-Stage Renal Disease
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Kidney Stones
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Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Vitamin D Deficiency
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
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Acute Pharyngitis
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Bronchitis
Cellulitis
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Chronic Glomerulonephritis
Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
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Diabetes Type 1
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Folic Acid Deficiency
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Migraine
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Nail and Nail Bed Infection
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Osteoarthritis
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Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
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Tobacco Use Disorder
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Viral Hepatitis
Vitamin B Deficiency
Vitamin B12 Deficiency
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Yeast Infections
Hemodialysis
Kidney Transplant Evaluation
Living Kidney Donor Evaluation
Peritoneal Dialysis
Renal Scan
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    About Dr. Jim-Jer Hwu, MD

    Specialties*
    • Nephrology

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    Years of Experience
    • 44 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Chinese and Mandarin
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    NPI Number
    • 1275634248
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Cedars Sinai Medical Center
    Fellowship
    Internship
    • Maryland General Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • The Johns Hopkins University
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine and Nephrology
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Jim-Jer Hwu, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Hwu is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

    Dr. Hwu has seen patients for Chronic Kidney Disease Stage II and Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Hwu on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    Dr. Hwu speaks Chinese and Mandarin.

    8 patients have reviewed Dr. Hwu. The overall rating for this provider is 4.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Hwu.

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