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Bernadette Uy Laxa, MD

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My specialty:
Surgery: General

My provider affiliation:
Kaiser Permanente provider

I speak: English

My gender: Female

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About me

Welcome to my Web page! I appreciate the opportunity to introduce myself to you. I believe it is extremely important for you to know your physician so that you feel comfortable with your care.

Biography

I decided to pursue a career in medicine after suffering the loss of my grandmother to end-stage renal failure. After graduating from UCLA, I worked in cancer research, and then attended medical school at UC Davis. I completed a surgical residency at the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona, followed by a research fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. I also completed a minimally invasive surgery/bariatric fellowship at Mount Sinai Hospital, New York.

About my practice

I feel very fortunate to have joined a practice where we all work as a team. We all have a commitment to putting your needs first. I strive to keep you actively involved in your care, encouraging you to ask questions and to participate in the decision-making process. Your empowerment is important to your well-being.

How I thrive

I like to spend time outdoors, exercise, and travel. I am also a bit of a foodie and love discovering new cuisines. Staying active is very important to me, as is keeping a work-life balance.

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My office

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My Provider type

Physicians and Surgeons

Medical groups and plans

Southern California Permanente Medical Group

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  • Exclusive Provider Organization (EPO)
  • HMO
  • Medi-Cal Managed Care
  • Point-of-Service Plan (POS)
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General Surgery Department
9449 E Imperial Hwy, Downey, CA 90242

Contact information

  • Advice/appointments/cancellations/messages
  • 1-833-574-2273 (1-833-KP4CARE) (toll free)
  • Appointments/information
  • 1-800-800-7990 (toll free)

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My training, certifications and licensing

Medical school

UC Davis School of Medicine
Davis , CA

Board certification

Surgery-General

American Board of Surgery

Medical training

Internship

General Surgery

Mayo Clinic-Arizona
Phoenix , AZ

Residency

General Surgery

Mayo Clinic-Arizona
Phoenix , AZ

Fellowship

Laparoscopic & Bariatric Surgery

Mount Sinai Hospital
NY , NY

Joined Permanente Medical Group

2012

Active license information

License number

A121181

License type

PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON

License issuing state

CALIFORNIA

National Provider Identifier (NPI)

1316910177
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My hospitals

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9400 E Rosecrans Ave, Bellflower, CA 90706

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3440 E. La Palma Avenue, Anaheim, CA 92806

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6640 Alton Pkwy, Irvine, CA 92618

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This page was last updated on:

12/10/2018