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Verna Chenwa Guo, MD

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My specialty:
Internal Medicine

My provider affiliation:
Kaiser Permanente provider

I speak: English

My gender: Female

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About me

Welcome to my Web page. I am happy to have this chance to introduce myself to you and tell you about my practice. I feel very fortunate to work at Kaiser Permanente with wonderful colleagues and patients, and I look forward to working with you to care for your health.

Biography

I was born and raised in the South Bay and love the area. After living in Chicago during my college and medical school years, I returned to Southern California for residency training and have been working at Kaiser Permanente South Bay since September 2004. I decided to pursue a career in medicine because I wanted my work to be meaningful. I wanted to be able to make a real difference in people's lives, and practicing medicine gives me that opportunity.

About my practice

I feel that healthy living and preventive care are the best ways to stay healthy, but I am also here to help you when you are sick. I want to be your partner in health, and it helps me better care for you when you are actively involved in taking care of your health. I work in both the clinic and hospital setting. About eight times per year, I spend five days working in the hospital taking care of hospitalized patients. This means that I am not in clinic as much as many other doctors, but I believe that continuing to care for sick, hospitalized patient enhances my ability to care for patients in the clinic setting.

How I thrive

I firmly believe in a healthy lifestyle and try to live it in my daily life. My family is most important to me. I work part time and generally see patients in my clinic three and a half days per week, allowing me time to spend with my family. I greatly enjoy the splendor of nature and being outdoors. I especially love hiking along the bluffs of Palos Verdes, and jogging and rollerblading by the beach.

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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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Internal Medicine Department
25965 S Normandie Ave, Harbor City, CA 90710

Contact information

  • Advice/appointments/cancellations/messages
  • 1-833-574-2273 (1-833-KP4CARE) (toll free)
  • California Relay Service
  • 711 (TTY for the hearing/speech impaired)
  • Hospital patients information
  • 310-325-5111

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My training, certifications and licensing

Medical school

Northwestern University
Chicago , IL

Board certification

Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine

Medical training

Internship

Internal Medicine

University of California: Los Angeles Medical Center
Los Angeles , CA

Residency

Internal Medicine

University of California: Los Angeles Medical Center
Los Angeles , CA

Joined Permanente Medical Group

2004

Active license information

License number

A81134

License type

PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON

License issuing state

CALIFORNIA

National Provider Identifier (NPI)

1942358833
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This page was last updated on:

12/12/2018