Dr. Robert Kei Oye MD Internist

Dr. Robert Oye is an internist in Los Angeles, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center and Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital. He received his medical degree from Stanford University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 36 years. Dr. Oye accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 340 doctors at Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center and one of 163 at Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital who specialize in Internal Medicine.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Internist: General Internal Medicine, Healthcare Research and Healthcare Policy

Clinical Interests: Physician-Patient Relations, Critical Care, Decision Making, Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care), Mortality, Hospitalization, Patient Admission, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Education & Medical Training

UCLA Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1978–1981

Stanford University School of Medicine
Class of 1978

UCLA Medical Center
Chief Residency, Internal Medicine, 1982–1983

Stanford University School of Medicine
Other Training, Health Services Adm, 1973–1976

RWJ Foundation Clinical Scholars Program
Other Training, Health Services, 1981–1983

Swarthmore College
Other Training, Economics, 1969–1973

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 24 years in Geriatric Medicine

CA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow, American College of Physicians

Outstanding Medical Resident: Upjohn Award, UCLA Dept of Medicine

Full-time Faculty Teaching Award, UCLA Dept of Medicine

Phi Beta Kappa, Swarthmore College

Excellence in Medical Education, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Senior Leader in General Internal Medicine: CA-Hawaii Region, Society of General Internal Medicine

Publications & Presentations

Trust in one's physician: the role of ethnic match, autonomy, acculturation, and religiosity among Japanese and Japanese Americans.
Tarn, D.M., Meredith, L.S., Kagawa-Singer, M., Matsumura, S., Bito, S., Oye, R.K., Liu, H., Kahn, K.L., Fukuhara, S., Wenger, N.S.

Attitudes of hospitalized patients toward life support: a survey of 200 medical inpatients.
Frankl, D., Oye, R.K., Bellamy, P.E.

A simple method for rating illness severity at admission and expected functional status at discharge: how should we use the information?
Oye, R. K.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Alabama PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Kansas City Preferred-Care Blue PPO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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