Kara Chew, MD, MS
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Kara Chew, MD, MS

  • Infectious Diseases
CARE Center | 1399 Roxbury Drive, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90035


Dr. Chew joined the UCLA CARE Center in 2010 as part of her Infectious Diseases Fellowship at UCLA, following internal medicine residency and a junior clinical faculty position in the Division of General Internal Medicine at UCSF. She is a clinical investigator at CARE, with a focus on studies to improve the treatment and outcomes of those with HIV and hepatitis C, and an HIV clinician. Dr. Chew enjoys playing tennis, hiking, and otherwise enjoying the great weather in Los Angeles.




Medical Board Certifications

Infectious Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2011
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2008


Infectious Disease, UCLA School of Medicine, 2013


Internal Medicine, UC San Francisco School of Medicine, 2008


MS, UCLA GIM and Health Services Research, 2013
MD, Brown University School of Medicine, 2005

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center



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  • Centivo
  • Cigna
  • First Health
  • Health Net of California
  • Interplan (part of HealthSmart)
  • L.A. Care
  • MultiPlan
  • UFCM Health System
  • Prime Health Services
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  • UnitedHealthcare

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