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Dr. Elton Katagihara, MD

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33 years of experience

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Dr. Elton Katagihara, MD is a Pulmonologist in Arcadia, CA. They specialize in Pulmonary Disease, has 33 years of experience, and is board certified in Pulmonary Disease. They graduated from University of Hawaii At Manoa and is affiliated with Methodist Hospital of Southern California.

Dr. Katagihara works at Foothill Pulmonary/Critical Cr in Arcadia, CA. They frequently treat conditions like COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), Asthma and Wheezing along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Locations

  1. 1
    Foothill Pulmonary
    301 W Huntington Dr Ste 607, Arcadia, CA 91007 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (626) 445-4558
  2. 2
    Andrew Liao MD
    612 W Duarte Rd Ste 305, Arcadia, CA 91007 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (626) 447-4567

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  • Methodist Hospital of Southern California

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    Specialties
    • Pulmonary Disease
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    Years of Experience
    • 33 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1275509135
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Usc-Los Angeles Med Ctr
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • St Mary Medical Center
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    Internship
    • St Mary Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Hawaii At Manoa
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Pulmonary Disease
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    Dr. Elton Katagihara, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Katagihara is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Katagihara has an average wait time of 10 – 15 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Katagihara has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Katagihara works at Foothill Pulmonary/Critical Cr in Arcadia, CA. View the full address on Dr. Katagihara’s profile.

    Dr. Katagihara has seen patients for COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), Asthma and Wheezing, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Katagihara on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    5 patients have reviewed Dr. Katagihara. The overall rating for this provider is 4.2. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Katagihara.

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