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Dr. Akemi L Kawaguchi, MD
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Dr. Akemi L Kawaguchi, MD

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    Overview

    Dr. Akemi Kawaguchi, MD is a Surgeon, who primarily practices in Los Angeles, CA. She is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and American Board of Dermatology. Dr. Kawaguchi completed her residency at Mass Gen Hospital. She is a member of the American College of Surgeons, American Association of Pediatrics, application in process, and MemorialCare Physician Society. Dr. Kawaguchi is fluent in English and is currently seeing new patients. Dr. Kawaguchi’s practice accepts Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS), Cigna, UnitedHealthcare and other major insurance plans. To book an appointment or to confirm insurance options, please call Dr. Kawaguchi’s office at (323) 361-2111.
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    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Surgeon

    Education & Training

    Mass Gen Hospital (Residency)

    UMass Memorial Medical Center (Residency)

    Massachusetts General Hospital (Residency)

    Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard (Internship)

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Surgery

    American Board of Dermatology

    Medical Conditions Treated

    conditions treated by a Surgeon, like Dr. Akemi Kawaguchi, may include:

    Please contact Dr. Kawaguchi's office for more information or to schedule a consultation.

    Medical Procedures Performed

    procedures performed by a Surgeon, like Dr. Akemi Kawaguchi, may include:

    Surgical Consultation, Surgery, Neurosurgery Consultation, Pre-Surgery Consultation, Surgery Consultation, Pediatric Pre-Surgery Consultation, Pre-Surgery Consultation, Laparoscopic Surgery Consultation, Gallbladder Removal / Cholecystectomy, Appendicitis / Appendectomy, Eyelid Surgery / Blepharoplasty, Brain Tumor Evaluation, Brain Aneurysm Treatment, Stroke Treatment (Acute), Refractive Lens Exchange, Brain Surgery, Skull Base Surgery, Surgery Follow Up, Neurosurgery Follow Up, Pre-Surgery Follow Up, Surgical Follow Up, Pediatric Pre-Surgery Follow Up, Laparoscopic Surgery Follow Up, Neuro-Oncology Consultation, Surgery Second Opinion, Wrist Arthroscopy, Endoscopic Eyebrow Elevation, Forehead Correction, Hand & Microsurgery Specialist Consultation, Hand & Microsurgery Specialist Follow Up, Head & Neck Surgery, Pelvic Surgery, Ptosis Repair, Central Line Placement, Gender Confirmation Surgery, Cerebral Shunt, Surgical Infections, Tube Thoracotomy, Laparoscopic Colectomy, Amputation, Limb Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Mastectomy, Upper Extremity Tendon Repair, Toe-to-Thumb Transplant, Upper Extremity Nerve Repair, Upper Extremity Joint Replacement, Upper Extremity Amputation, Reflux Surgery, Spleen Surgery, Implantable Contact Lens (ICL) Surgery, YAG Laser Procedure, Colon Surgery, Distal Pancreatectomy, Splenectomy, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Orthopedic Follow Up (Hand), Orthopedic Consultation (Hand), Cranial Bypass, Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD), Esophageal Surgery, Gastrectomy, Laparoscopy, Lymph Node Biopsy, Pancreatic Surgery, Paraesophageal Surgery, Parathyroid Surgery, Head and Neck Cancer Screening, Whipple Procedure, Hepatic Surgery, Complex Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laparoscopy Consultation, Minimally Invasive Surgery Consultation, Magnetic Sphincter Augmentation (MSA), Abdominal Wall Reconstruction, Gastric Bypass Surgery, Pyloromyotomy, Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) and Small Bowel Resection

    For detailed information, please contact Dr. Kawaguchi's office.

    Insurances

    Top Insurances

    • Aetna

    • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)

    • Cigna

    • UnitedHealthcare

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    Locations

    Dr. Akemi Kawaguchi, MD

    4650 W Sunset Blvd # 100

    Childrens Hospital Los Angeles

    Los Angeles, CA 90027

    (323) 361-2111

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    Recognitions

    Memberships & Associations

    American College of Surgeons

    Member

    American Association of Pediatrics, application in process

    Member

    MemorialCare Physician Society

    Member

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Dr. Akemi Kawaguchi accepting new patients?

    Yes, Dr. Akemi Kawaguchi is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does Dr. Akemi Kawaguchi offer online booking?

    Please contact Dr. Kawaguchi's office at (323) 361-2111 for information about online booking, telehealth, or to schedule an appointment.

    Does Dr. Akemi Kawaguchi offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Kawaguchi's office at (323) 361-2111 for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does Dr. Akemi Kawaguchi speak?

    Dr. Akemi Kawaguchi speaks English.

    Which board certifications does Dr. Akemi Kawaguchi have?

    Dr. Akemi Kawaguchi is certified by the American Board of Surgery and American Board of Dermatology.

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