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Dr. Michael Maehara, MD

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41 years of experience

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Dr. Michael Maehara, MD is a Rheumatology Specialist in Long Beach, CA. They specialize in Rheumatology, has 41 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from St George's University and is affiliated with Lakewood Regional Medical Center, Los Alamitos Medical Center and PIH Health Downey Hospital.

Dr. Maehara works at PIH Health in Long Beach, CA with other offices in Downey, CA and Los Alamitos, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Arthritis, Fibromyalgia and Osteoarthritis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross 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
    Bestcare Pharmacy Inc
    2220 Clark Ave, Long Beach, CA 90815 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (562) 597-4181
  2. 2
    Pioneer Medical Group - Downey Office
    12214 Lakewood Blvd Ste 110, Downey, CA 90242 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (562) 862-2775
  3. 3
    Pioneer Medical Group - Pediatrics
    11480 Brookshire Ave, Downey, CA 90241 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (562) 862-2775
  4. 4
    Pioneer Medical Group - Los Alamitos Office
    3851 Katella Ave, Los Alamitos, CA 90720 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (562) 344-1350

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  • Lakewood Regional Medical Center
  • Los Alamitos Medical Center
  • PIH Health Downey Hospital

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    Dec 24, 2020
    This was my 1st meeting with Dr.Maehara. I thought he was very professional, went over the record from my pcp. Listened and wrote things down. Ordered some tests, shook my hand then we sanitized.
    — Dec 24, 2020
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    About Dr. Michael Maehara, MD

    Specialties
    • Rheumatology
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 41 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1316969629
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Long Beach Memorial Medical Center
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Kings County Hospital Center
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • St George's University
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT IRVINE / CALIFORNIA COLLEGE OF MEDICINE & SURGERY
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine and Rheumatology
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    Dr. Michael Maehara, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Maehara is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

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

    Dr. Maehara has seen patients for Arthritis, Fibromyalgia and Osteoarthritis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Maehara on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    32 patients have reviewed Dr. Maehara. The overall rating for this provider is 3.2. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Maehara.

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