Dr. Elton Sadao Katagihara MD Pulmonologist

Dr. Elton Katagihara is a pulmonologist in Arcadia, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Beverly Hospital and Huntington Memorial Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine and has been in practice for 21 years. He is one of 11 doctors at Beverly Hospital and one of 14 at Huntington Memorial Hospital who specialize in Pulmonary Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pulmonologist: Critical Care Medicine

Education & Medical Training

St Mary Medical Center (Long Beach CA)
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1989 - 1992

University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical Center
Fellowship, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, 1993 - 1996

University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine
Class of 1989

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

CA State Medical License

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Near fatal asthma: clinical and airway biopsy characteristics.
Barbers, R. G., Papanikolaou, I. C., Koss, M. N., Patel, A., Katagihara, E., Arenas, M., Chan, K., Azen, C. G., Sharma, O. P.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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