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Dr. Rena Ahuja, MD

Internist, Primary Care Doctor

Professional statement

Dr. Ahuja is Board Certified in Internal Medicine. She is located in Newport Beach, California and is affiliated with Hoag Hospital Presbyterian. She has prior experience working as a Hospital based physician. She completed her Internal Medicine training at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, an affiliate of the University of Illinois. She has a special interest in Integrative Medicine and is currently a Fellow at the University of Arizona, and training under the renowned Dr. Andrew Weil. Dr. Ahuja also has an interest in Functional Medicine and is a member of The Institute of Functional Medicine. Functional Medicine seeks to identify and address the root cause of disease and views the body as one integrated system. She has been on staff at Hoag Memorial Hospital in Newport Beach, CA since 2008. Dr. Ahuja welcomes you to her practice and looks forward to creating optimal health together.

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Specialties

  • Primary Care Doctor
  • Internist

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian

Board certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Education and training

  • University of California, Los Angeles (Bachelor’s)
  • Medical School - American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine
  • University of Arizona, Fellowship in Integrative Medicine
  • University of Illinois, Chicago, Mercy Hospital & Medical Center, Residency in Internal Medicine
  • Medical College of Wisconsin, Residency in Family Practice

Professional memberships

  • American College of Physicians, California Chapter
  • Indian Medical Association
  • Institute for Functional Medicine
  • Society of Hospital Medicine

Awards and publications

  • ACP, October 2004 An Unusual Presentation of Myxedema Coma
  • Doctor of the Month - Hoag Hospital Sub ICU

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1710054127

Office locations

BeWell Medical And Wellness Sanctuary

355 Placentia Ave, Ste 209

Newport Beach, CA 92663

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Dr. Rena Ahuja, MD .is a professional, knowledgeable and caring doctor. She has an exceptional and useful bedside manner with her patients, taking her time, is listening and responding in a clear manner. The office stuff is a pleasant and veryhelpful. I would highly recommend Dr. Rene Ahuja to my family and friends without reservation
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Very good!! Listen to my health cocerns, and referred to specialist. Dr. Ahuja is very knowledgable/courtesy! Highly recommend her!
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Good visit all around. We reviewed what was going on with my conditions and needs were addressed. Test results were reviewed the next visit, which was very quick and thorough. Referrals were given for other practitioners that I was interestedin obtaining care from. I liked the thoroughness of the visits with this doctor and would go back without hesitation, and would also consider having this doctor as my GP.
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So happy I found her!
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Dr. Ahuja is wonderful. I got there 5 mins late due to weather and traffic. The visit went great. I was able to talk to her about all my concerns and she listened carefully and gave me her expert advice. Wewere able to figure out a plan to get things going to take care of my health. She also didn't rush me and I felt I was able to get all my concerns across to her.
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Dr. Ahuja is very professional and personable! I had some issues with my white blood cell count and she got me back on track to being normal. I like her front office staff as well. Took care of a billing issuewithout me having to make serveral calls to the insurance company. I have had only two visits as a new customer but I am very happy with the service from Dr. Ahuja.
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The doctor was very caring, listening patient and I felt comfortable. The office is small but very clean. The nurse were very professional and office staff was nice, too. Great MD office!
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Dr. Ahuja was patient, listened to my concerns and took her time with me. I never once felt rushed and I feel like I can count on her to be my primary care doctor.
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Very professional, yeat warm and open bedside manner. She was very thorough, and detail oriented.
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The office was nicely kept, the doctor and staff were professional and polite. I would recommend this practice to anyone seeking a primary care doctor.
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She's a good listener and takes her time to diagnose and give proper medication for the symptoms. She's very caring and sweet.
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I haven't seen a doctor in three years, so I didn't really know where to start. She started asking the right questions and really took her time with me and all of my concerns. Worked great with my insurance and evenmade sure the suggested tests were covered. Left the office with the proper paperwork and feeling confident.
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Very thorough and pleasant to talk to. She did not rush and took time to record and understand my history. She is a good doctor and I am going to continue with her.
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Very pleasant demeanor.
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Although the wait was about 60 minutes, I would say it was worth it because she took her time with me, which I'm sure she probably does with all her patients, hence the wait. Dr. Ahuja really took her time tounderstand my concerns and issues. Her bedside manners were great and it felt as if she really wanted to help. I would highly recommend her, which I haven't said about any other doctor I've met with in the last 26 years.
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I've never had a better experience than with Dr Rena Ahuja. I recently relocated to Irvine CA and needed a new all in one doctor. She was super understanding and compassionate. She helped assess pre existing conditions and provide insight
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Great office staff; excellent provider
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She was extremely thorough, understanding and caring.
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I was a new patient and she took time to review my intake and reviewed all my medical and Family history and ordered all appropriate tests and follow up for s complete physical. Kelley the MA was Wonderful from intake toback office and has a passion for her profession! I felt very fortunate to find a wonderful Dr. Who didnt view me as a mumber but as a person and made sure all my question s or concerns were answered. As being in the medical field for years ive worked with various Drs and personalities and her bedside manner and time spent on my firsr visit made me feel secure in the knowledge that I'd be well taken care of. Ive already passed on her number to 4 other people who have been discouraged by HMOs or the lack of time their old dr spent with them, so instead of NOT going to the Drs there's a great chance they now will.
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Very caring, friendly and intellegent....glad to have her as new primary care doctor!
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This was a beautiful doctor's office, very calming. Dr. Ahuja was so pleasant to speak to and knowledgeable in her field. She was confident which made me trust and be comfortable with her diagnosis and treatment suggestions. All other staffmember in the office were so very kind and helpful. I am a first time patient and I plan to stay.
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Wonderful!
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she is an very good doctor she really cares about her patients
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Personable, soft-spoken, thoughtful; makes you feel as if you are the only patient and all her time is for you.
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She had a great bedside manner. She took her time and I did t feel rushed
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She did exceedingly well. She was very attentive to all of my concerns and questions. Very friendly as well. I definitely walked away satisfied with my visit and I'll be visiting her for all my future check ups!
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Fantastic, Dr Anuja and her staff are very attentive and helpful in every way. Very nice office and overall great atmosphere.
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The physician was very careful to get all of the details of my visit, like she was concerned with my health. I'm wary to give 5 stars bc it was only one visit, but so far my experience has been fantastic.
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I have many medical issues and have been to numerous doctors that mis diagnosed me until Dr Ahuja . She spent all her time no rush going over all my problems and bloodwork . She gave me numerous answers that madesense as to why I feel the way I do ! She did an evenore detailed bloodwork and was so resourceful ! I have found my new Doctor ! Everyone there including the staff is amazing !
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Rena is very thorough in her discussions and understanding of your health, concerns, and overall well-being. She has a nice bedside manner and is clearly knowledgeable. Her staff is also very supportive and easy to talk to and work with.
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Enjoyed the visit. The sanctuary is just that and the energy of the office is quiet and efficient. Dr Ahuja is caring, kind and knowledgeable ,
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She is an excellent doctor who patiently listens to your issues and makes sure to address and follow up on each and every issue. Under her treatment, I was able to control my blood pressure to a great extent!
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Dr. Ahuja is wonderful! Extremely thorough and knowledgable about modern medicines/treatments. I know I am in great hands, and I trust her completely.
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She was so nice and seemed to truly care
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Great listener and thorough doctor.
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She spent a lot of time listening to my questions and took the time to explain the answers. Very good bedside manner. Friendly office staff as well.
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Very professional, caring, took lots of time with me. Extremely happy with Dr. Ahuja and I will return in the future!
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I changed insurances this month and had to find a Dr. Without much notice. I found Dr. Ahuja on ZocDoc and liked what I saw and read on her website. I was very impressed with Dr. Ahuja and her staff. Shespent a lot of time really getting to know my medical history and asked great questions. I'm actually looking forward to the annual physical that I scheduled with her for next month. She seems very interested in helping me make some life changes. She was very encouraging!
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She is wonderful. I have never had a doctor take so.much time making sure all my concerns were addressed. She is a breath of fresh air!
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great!!
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