Obstetricians & Gynecologists
26 years of experience

Accepting new patients
La Cañada Flintridge
John J Fox MD Inc Group
1818 Verdugo Blvd
Ste 401
Glendale, CA 91208
818-790-2944
Locations and availability (2)

Patient Reviews ?

Overall Rating:
2.5
  • Currently 2.5 of 4 stars
Total Ratings

18

Total Reviews

14

Ratings
4 stars
3 stars
2 stars
1 star
Ease of Appointment:
  • Currently 3.375 of 4 stars
Promptness:
  • Currently 2.8571428571429 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff:
  • Currently 3.125 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis:
  • Currently 3.1111111111111 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner:
  • Currently 2.5555555555556 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me:
  • Currently 2.5555555555556 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit:
  • Currently 2.7142857142857 of 4 stars
Average Wait: 18 minutes
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  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
 |  Confident, Wwrm, caring, good sense of humor  |  show details
Jan 22nd, 2012

Dr. Iwata cared for me during my two pregnancies. I found her to be very competent, reassuring (to a rather neurotic patient) and willing to take the time to answer all of my questions. She has a dry sense of humor, which helped put me at ease and made the appointments enjoyable. Both of my children were delivered at Verdugo Hills Hospital. I had very positive experiences there with Dr. Iwata and the entire maternity ward staff. While I was in labor, Dr. Iwata checked on me frequently and stayed with me all night during my first delivery. All in all, I found her to be a friendly, reliable and, above all, competent doctor and have and continue to recommend her to others.

  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
 |  Director, Human Resources  |  show details
Feb 8th, 2011

I think Dr. Iwata is top notch. Very knowledgeable and understanding. Even my 17 year old found very approachable and supportive of a breast reduction. Several of my colleagues all go to Dr. Iwata and we all think she's very sharp.

  • Currently 1 of 4 stars
 |  Mom  |  show details
by Kim J at Insider Pages on Sep 23rd, 2010 on insiderpages.com

Don`t see her if you are looking for a good doctor. My daughter was diagnosed by Dr. Iwata with cancer cells and had to have a coposcopy to...

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  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
 |  Great Doctor!  |  show details
by Teresa P at Insider Pages on Aug 17th, 2010 on insiderpages.com

I`ve been using Dr. Iwata for quite some time. She is very gentle with her exams and takes the time to answer my questions. The office and s...

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  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
 |  Great doctor  |  show details
Jul 22nd, 2010

Dr. Iwata can be fast-paced at times, but that just means she doesn't waste my time either. The waiting time is great and she gets the job done.

  • Currently 1 of 4 stars
 |  Please stay away!  |  show details
Jun 9th, 2010

If I could give negative stars I would. Iwata is the coldest, most insulting doctor I have ever encountered. She made me feel like the biggest idiot with every question I asked. She reprimanded me for being married so young (I'm 29), and even had the audacity to roll her eyes at me when I said I was in a monogamous relationship with my husband. I tried talking to her about multiple issues I had going on with my body. She had absolutely no interest in helping me. She just said no, that I was just trying to get drugs from her, and IF I even had these other problems I should go back to the doctor I was with before. Trust me lady, if she wasn't in another state, I WOULD! The most medication I take is my birth control and the occasional allergy pill. I don't even like taking advil if I have a headache... yea, I'm a threat. I hope you realized how much of a huge mistake you made, because the people at the pharmacy will not recommend you anymore after this.

  • Currently 2 of 4 stars
 |  Not a very good bedside manner  |  show details
by Citysearch User on Jul 2nd, 2009 on insiderpages.com

I went to her only once for a routine gynecological exam and was also looking for an ob-gyn because I was planning to try getting pregnant. ...

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  • Currently 1 of 4 stars
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May 11th, 2009

She was telling around my diagnosis to her staffs outside of the room so loud. I would never recommend the doctor who cannot keep the diagnosis confidential.

  • Currently 2 of 4 stars
 |  Made us feel stupid  |  show details
by Citysearch User on Jul 28th, 2008 on insiderpages.com

I used Dr. Iwata for years as my gynecologist but when it came time for my domestic partner to begin artificial insemination for pregnancy s...

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  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
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by Citysearch User on Jun 16th, 2008 on insiderpages.com

I had both babies with Dr. Iwata. She`s very straightforward and to the point when answering questions and exploring options. Gentle exam...

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  • Currently 1 of 4 stars
 |  My delivery was horrid  |  show details
by Citysearch User on Apr 22nd, 2008 on insiderpages.com

I was referred to Dr. Iwata, but found her very cold my entire pregnancy. It was my first, I was in my twenties, and she made me feel stupi...

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  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
 |  caring gynecologist who listens  |  show details
by Citysearch User on Apr 11th, 2008 on insiderpages.com

Dr. Iwata is a rarity she listens to her patients.Instead of pushing Fosamax for bone density, which they all do as the pharmaceutical ...

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  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
 |  Good doctor  |  show details
by Jerry G. at Judy`sBook on Aug 5th, 2005 on judysbook.com

Dr. Kathryn Iwata is a really good clinic. They always offer different type of procedures. I have saved a lot of money with this doctor. They do a great job here and the prices are reasonable. They have plenty of parking. The doctor makes y...

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  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
 |  A great OBGYN right next to the hospital.  |  show details
by Citysearch User on Jul 25th, 2005 on insiderpages.com

I stumbled onto Dr. Iwata by accident when I first moved here 5 years ago. I`ve been going there ever since. She`s personal and friendly. Sh...

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