We found 3 immunologists who accept Medicaid near Los Angeles, CA.
Dr. Victor Pedroza is an adult allergy & immunology specialist. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Pedroza graduated from Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine. He is conversant in Spanish.
Dr. Chung Kim practices pediatric allergy & immunology in Los Angeles, CA. Dr. Kim (or staff) is conversant in Korean and Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Adventist Health System. Dr. Kim attended medical school at Seoul National University College of Medicine. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kim honors.
Dr. Edward Hu is an allergist and immunologist in Panorama City, CA and Los Angeles, CA. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. Dr. Hu is a graduate of Boston University School of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Southern California Rising Stars. Dr. Hu (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin and Spanish.
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- HIV / AIDS
- Organ transplants, where the immune system must be suppressed to prevent infection
- Primary immunodeficiencies, a number of rare disorders that make patients unusually susceptible to infections
- If the immune system is overreacting and attacking one’s own body instead of foreign material, the result can be inflammation and autoimmune disorders. Some diseases caused by an overactive immune system include rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and fibromyalgia. Overactive immune disorders are most often treated by a rheumatologist.
- If the immune system is misfiring and reacting to harmless material, the result is allergies or asthma. Sometimes these immune responses are so extreme that they can be life-threatening. Severe allergies can be treated by an allergist-immunologist.
- Sometimes infections overwhelm the immune system. A physician who studies how the immune system responds to infection and how infections spread is called an infectious disease specialist. Infectious disease specialists may treat such serious illnesses as MRSA, lyme disease, or tuberculosis. Of all the immunology-related specialties, there is the most overlap between infectious disease management and clinical immunology because patients with weakened immune systems are more likely to catch diseases.