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About Dr. Gerald Y Ho

Dr. Gerald Y Ho, MD is a Doctor primarily located in La Palma, CA, with another office in Monterey Park, CA. He has 30 years of experience. His specialties include Internal Medicine and Rheumatology. Dr. Ho has received 1 award. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

30 Ratings with 4 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Gerald Y Ho is Great. Dr. Gerald Y Ho has been rated by 30 patients. From those 30 patients 4 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Gerald Y Ho is 4.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Arthritis Osteoporosis Medical Center

5451 La Palma Ave Ste 25
La Palma, CA 90623
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Arthritis And Osteoporosis Medical Centers

2063 S Atlantic Blvd Ste 300
Monterey Park, CA 91754
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Specialties

Dr. Gerald Y Ho has the following 2 specialties

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Rheumatology

    A rheumatologist is a physician who has received extensive training in diagnosing and treating rheumatic conditions. Rheumatic conditions involve the joints, soft tissues, autoimmune system, vascular system, and connective tissues.
    Some of the conditions that rheumatologists treat are rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout, sarcoidosis, vasculitis, and lupus. These are all conditions that involve a lot of pain and make mobility difficult. Rheumatologists use medications, such as analgesics, NSAIDs, steroids, DMARDs, infliximab, and adalimumab, as well as occupational therapy, in order to decrease pain and improve a patient's quality of life.

  • Expertise

    9 Expertise

  • Lupus
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Arthritis
  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Tendinitis
  • Gout

Reviews

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This is THE Worst Doctor STAY AWAY!

I am sorry I have to give one star to write a review. They should allow us to leave negative stars. You will wait at least 30 to 60 minutes before seeing the doctor. You can never reach anyone on the phone. I have to fax my questions or problems and even then they receive very little attention. They messed up one of my regular prescriptions. After sending two faxes I finally reached the office on the phone and they had ignored my faxes and done nothing. The boy could not find records of the medication I have been taking for years so he said no one could do anything he had to contact the doctor. I could not wait on the phone he would just send him a message in another office. It took over a week for me to get my correct prescription. This is NOT unusual for this office and this is NOT the first problem I have had with them, this is the way they do things all the time. Read his negative reviews on Y E L P.com. This doctor runs an understaffed factory. His staff does everything and he comes in at the end for about two minutes, says as little as possible and then leaves. He only bothers to come in at all so he can bill the office visit to the insurance company. He has not adequately addressed my severe pain issues and he refuses to give me a referral to a pain management doctor. When they finally did prescribe a strong pain medicine, they gave me one that severely aggravated my COPD and I wound up in the emergency room. If my insurance company had another Rheumatologist that would work for me in my area I would NOT be seeing this one! Beware!

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Excellent Care

This RA specialist provides excellent care. They really make an effort to minimize a patient's waiting time as well as the time of the entire visit. I never feel like they waste my time and they always address my concerns.

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Go somewhere else. the worst

went to see him twice, pawned off on physician's assistant both times. lost my test results. no diagnosis. never called. terrible experience.

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Five Stars

I was pleased with this doctor and staff.

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  • Awards

    1 Award

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Education

    30 Years Experience

  • University Of California Los Angeles David Geffen School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1988

  • U S Department Of Veterans Affairs

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Gerald Y Ho accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Basic HMO
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA only
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Savings Plus of CA
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
    • Aetna Vitalidad Plus CA con Aetna
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross California
    • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
    • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
    • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
    • Blue Cross CA Pathway X HMO
    • Blue Cross CA Pathway X PPO
    • Blue Cross CA Priority Select HMO
    • Blue Cross CA Select HMO
    • Blue Cross CA Select PPO
    • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California
    • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield CA Access Plus Savenet
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
    • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield CA PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Local Access + HMO 25
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
    • CIGNA Southern CA Value
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Health Net
    • Health Net CA CommunityCare Network HMO
    • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
    • Health Net CA HMO SmartCare
    • Health Net CA HMO Whole Care Network
    • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
    • Health Net CA PPO
    • Health Net EPO - PureCare One Small Business
    • Health Net PureCare HSP Individual and Family Plans
    • Health Net Salud EPO
    • Health Net SmartCare Large Group
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
  • LA Care Health
    • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare
    • Molina Mrktplace CA
  • UHC West
    • UHC SignatureValue Flex1
    • UHC SignatureValue Flex2
    • UHC SignatureValue Flex3
    • UHC SignatureValue Focus
    • UHC West SignatureValue Alliance
    • UHC West SignatureValue HMO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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