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Dr. Carolyn Kaloostian, MD

Primary Care Doctor

Professional statement

Dr. Kaloostian treats patients with respect dignity and an open-mind. She offers evidence-based medical recommendations and weighs the risks and benefits with her patients before any decision is made. She is understanding in regards to patients' preferences of treating different diagnoses. She encourages family members to join in discussions on difficult decisions and values a multi-disciplined approach to most problems. She attempts to provide timely responses to patient concerns as well as updates on lab tests quickly.

In-network insurances

  • Aetna
  • American Republic Insurance Company
  • Anthem Blue Cross

Specialties

  • Primary Care Doctor

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Keck Hospital of USC

Education and training

  • Medical School - University of California, Los Angeles, Doctor of Medicine
  • California Hospital Medical Center, Internship in Family Medicine
  • California Hospital Medical Center, Residency in Family Medicine
  • Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • University of California, Los Angeles, Fellowship in Geriatrics

Professional memberships

  • American Medical Association

Awards and publications

  • Case report: senile-onset amyloidosis presenting with painful lower extremity neuropathy J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014 Oct; 62(10):2017-8.
  • Effects of vitamin D on muscle strength and mobility in older women J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011 Apr; 59(4):771; author reply 771-2.
  • Making a difference Fam Med. 2010 Sep; 42(8):585-6.
  • The Surgical Care Improvement project (SCIP) initiative to reduce infection in elective colorectal surgery: which performance measures affect outcome? Am Surg. 2008 Oct; 74(10):1012-6.

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Armenian

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1023300019

Office locations

Keck Medicine of USC - Family Medicine

Keck Medicine of USC - Pasadena

625 S Fair Oaks Ave, Ste 400

Pasadena, CA 91105

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She ordered my translator That part is very helpful and I could explain so many things
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Dr. Kaloostian helps me to understand my health status, and gives me information to improve my health. She is a caring Doctor, I am glad to have her to help me. Thank you.
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Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful.
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Excellent! Very thorough informative, nurse/doctor listened well, hugely helpful.
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Very good advise. Friendly, and detail. Careful.
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Wonderful doctor.
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Very informative, I think Dr. Kaloostian is a very wonderful doctor who is helping me w/ my health issues. Would recommend Dr. K as a great doctor to others.
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