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John Kuo, MD Obstetrics & Gynecology

Dr. John Kuo, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology
5.0
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Pasadena, CA 91105 (1 other location)
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Patients’ Perspective

  • Easy scheduling
  • Trusted diagnosis
  • Takes time to answer questions

About John Kuo MD

Dr. John Kuo, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Pasadena, CA, with another office in Beverly Hills, CA. He has 22 years of experience. His specialties include Obstetrics & Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology.

John Kuo has received the following awards:

Locations

Dr. John Kuo has 2 locations

Ivf Fertility Center 10 Congress St Ste 200 Pasadena, CA 91105
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS
Charles Hsu Md Inc 9033 Wilshire Blvd Ste 408 Beverly Hills, CA 90211

Specialties

Dr. John Kuo has the following 2 specialties

Specialty Expertise

Dr. John Kuo has the following 11 areas of expertise

  • Menstruation Disturbances
  • Obstetrics
  • Menopause
  • Nipple Discharge (Galactorrhea)
  • Hysteroscopic Surgery
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
  • Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
  • Hot Flashes
  • Infertility
  • In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
  • Excessive Body Hair in Women (Hirsutism)

Awards

8 Awards

  • Vitals Preferred Provider

    • Vitals Preferred Provider Award
      • Preferred Provider badge recognizes providers that are committed to transparency, responsiveness and great service to patients, and have earned a high patient satisfaction rating.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2020, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012)

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition 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.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2020, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2013, 2012)

    Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)

    Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)

    Top 10 Doctor - State Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2020, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015)

    On-Time Doctor Award Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2020, 2018, 2017, 2016)

    Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree recognizes doctors with the highest scores in bedside manner for five consecutive years. This honor is granted to a few distinct doctors in the United States based on experiences shared by patients.

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2020)

    Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.

Education

22 Years Experience

Keck School Of Medicine Of The University Of Southern California

Graduated in 2000

Dr. John Kuo Accepts the Following Insurance

  • 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
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
  • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
  • Health Net CA PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Options PPO
  • UHC SignatureValue Flex1
  • UHC West SignatureValue HMO

More about Dr. John Kuo

Publications: Kuo J, Micevych P. Neurosteroids, trigger of the LH surge. The Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 2012 Aug;131(1-2):57-65. Kuo J, Hamid N, Bondar G, Dewing P, Clarkson J, Micevych P. Sex differences in hypothalamic astrocyte response to estradiol stimulation. Biology of Sex Differences. 2010 Nov 22;1(1):7(1-9). Kuo J, Hamid N, Bondar G, Prossnitz ER, Micevych P. Membrane estrogen receptors stimulate intracellular calcium release and progesterone synthesis in hypothalamic astrocytes. The Journal of Neuroscience. 2010 Sept 29; 30(39):12950-12957. Micevych P, Bondar G, Kuo J. Estrogen actions on neuroendocrine glia. Neuroendocrinology. 2010 Jun;91(3):211-222. Bondar G, Kuo J, Hamid N, Micevych P. Estradiol-induced estrogen receptor-alpha trafficking. The Journal of Neuroscience. 2009 Dec 2;29(48):15323-15330. Kuo J, Hariri OR, Micevych P. An interaction of oxytocin receptors with metabotropic glutamate receptors in hypothalamic astrocytes. Journal of Neuroendocrinology. 2009 Dec;21(12):1001-1006. Micevych P, Kuo J, Christensen A. Physiology of membrane oestrogen receptor signaling in reproduction. Journal of Neuroendocrinology. 2009 Mar;21(4):249-256. Kuo J, Hariri OR, Bondar G, Ogi J, Micevych P. Membrane estrogen receptor-alpha interacts with metabotropic glutamate receptor 1a to mobilize intracellular calcium in hypothalamic astrocytes. Endocrinology. 2009 Mar;150(3):1369-1376. Jain JK, Kuo J. Pregnancy outcomes with increased clomiphene citrate dose. Gynecological Endocrinology. 2004 Sept;19(3):141-145. Jain JK, Nicosia AF, Nucatola DL, Lu JJ, Kuo J, Felix JC. Mifepristone for the prevention of breakthrough bleeding in new starters of depo-medroxyprogesterone acetate. Steroids. 2003 Nov;68(10-13):1115-1119. Fassett MJ, Bohn Y, Kuo J, Wing DA. Longitudinal evaluation of activated protein C resistance among normal pregnancies of Hispanic women. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology. 2000 Jun;182(6):1433-1436. Jain JK, Kuo J, Mishell DR Jr. A comparison of two dosing regimens of intravaginal misoprostol for second-trimester pregnancy termination. Obstetrics & Gynecology. 1999 Apr;93(4):571-575. PhD Dissertation: Kuo J. Membrane estrogen receptor-alpha interacts with metabotropic glutamate receptor 1a to stimulate intracellular calcium release and progesterone synthesis in female hypothalamic astrocytes. University of California at Los Angeles. May 27, 2011. Book Chapters: Rapkin AJ, Kuo J. Neurotransmitter Physiology: The Basics for Understanding Premenstrual Syndrome. In: O'Brien PMS, Rapkin AJ, Schmidt PJ, eds. The Premenstrual Syndromes: PMS and PMDD. Boca Raton, FL: Taylor & Francis, 2007. Kuo J. Case #7 - Hypothyroidism; Case #12 - Contraception: Depo-Provera; and Case #16 - Menopause: Osteoporosis Prevention and Treatment. In: Azziz R, ed. McGraw-Hill Specialty Review: Obstetrics and Gynecology: Cases, Questions, and Answers. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 2007.

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