Dr. Alexander Kuo, MD

Gastroenterology     -  California,  La Jolla


Dr. Alexander Kuo, MD works in La Jolla, California is a specialist in Gastroenterology and graduated Massachusetts General Hospital in 2004. Dr. Kuo is affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla and practicing for 22 years


  • Gastroenterology


• Acupuncture Meridian Therapy
• Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
• Ascites
• Blindness
• Bronchiolitis
• Chronic Pain Management
• Cirrhosis
• da Vinci® Prostate Surgery
• Diabetic Retinopathy
• Duodenitis
• Dystonia 7, Torsion
• Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
• Endophthalmitis
• Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
• Exercise Management
• Fatty Liver Disease
• Female Pelvic Disorders
• Guar Gum Allergy
• Heart Disease
• Herpes Simplex Virus Antenatal Infection
• Inflammatory Bowel Disease
• Islet Cell Adenoma
• Juvéderm® Injection
• Laparoscopic Salpingectomy
• Lens Disorders
• Lower Back Injuries
• Maxillary and Malar Fractures
• Minimally Invasive Resection of Mediastinal Tumor
• Non-Surgical Treatment of Hemorrhoids
• Optic Ataxia
• Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
• Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis
• Pulmonary Disease
• Radical Retropubic Prostate Removal
• Radiesse® Injections
• Renal Artery Stenosis (RAS)
• Restylane® Injections
• Retinal Testing
• Retinohepatoendocrinologic Syndrome
• Rheumatoid Lung Disease
• Scrambler Therapy (ST5)
• Screening Colonoscopy
• Shoulder Arthroscopy
• Skin Lesion
• Splinting
• Stomach Surgery
• Throat Culture
• Throat Swab
• Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
• Vaginal Cancer
• Vulvar Cancer
• Wood Tar Allergy
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• Abdominal Pain
• Acute Liver Failure
• Anemia
• Ascites
• Autoimmune Hepatitis
• Barrett's Esophagus
• Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
• Biliary Atresia
• Cholecystitis and Gallstones
• Cirrhosis
• Colonoscopy
• Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
• Colorectal Cancer
• Copper Metabolism Disorders
• Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
• Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
• Diverticulosis, Intestinal
• Duodenal Ulcer
• Duodenitis
• Dysphagia
• End-Stage Liver Failure
• Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
• Enteritis
• Esophageal Ulcer
• Esophageal Varices
• Esophagitis
• Fatty Liver Disease
• Gas-Bloat Syndrome
• Gastric Ulcer
• Gastritis
• Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
• Gastrointestinal Bleeding
• Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
• Heartburn
• Hemochromatosis
• Hemorrhoids
• Hepatic Encephalopathy
• Hepatitis
• Hepatitis B
• Hepatitis B - Immune Response
• Hepatitis C
• Hepatitis D
• Hepatorenal Syndrome
• Intestinal Obstruction
• Liver Biopsy
• Liver Cancer
• Malnutrition
• Medical Aspects of Liver Transplantation
• Non-Neonatal Jaundice
• Pancreatitis
• Primary Biliary Cirrhosis (PBC)
• Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
• Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
• Stomach Cancer
• Ulcerative Colitis
• Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
• Vomiting Disorders
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 Years Since Graduation

  • 22

 State License

  • California

 Spoken Languages

  • Spanish

 Education & Training

Residency Hospital

Massachusetts General Hospital

Boston, MA, USA

Year completed: 2004

Fellowship Hospital

Ucsf Med Center

San Francisco, CA, USA

Year completed: 2007

Medical School

University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine

San Francisco, CA, United States

Graduated: 2001


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 Office Locations

Primary location

 UCSD Gastroenterology
9300 Campus Point Drive Suite 8413
California (CA)
La Jolla
 Phone:(619) 543-6222
Additional data:
Free Standing Surgery Center?    No
Performs Procedures On Site?    No

Accepting New Patients

  • Yes
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 Map & Directions

UCSD Gastroenterology, 9300 Campus Point Drive Suite 8413, La Jolla, California (CA), 92037

 Insurances Accepted (check insurance plans)

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • PacifiCare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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 Affiliated Hospitals

Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla photo

Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

9888 Genesee Avenue California CA, La Jolla, 92037

Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla is a hospital located in La Jolla, CA. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 14 of 14 procedures. Length of Stay is at the state average in 12 of 14 procedures.

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