Karla M. Criner, MD
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Karla M. Criner, MD

  • Rheumatology
Average rating: 4.9
| 174 ratings
Torrance Lomita Specialty Care | 3500 Lomita Boulevard, Suite M100, Torrance, CA 90505


Dr. Criner received a Doctorate in Medicine from Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She completed internal medicine internship and residency training at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. She completed rheumatology fellowship at UCLA Medical Center. She graduated from the Ultrasound School of North American Rheumatologists and is board certified by the American College of Rheumatology in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound. 




Medical Board Certifications

Rheumatology, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2021
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2019


Rheumatology, UCLA School of Medicine, 2021


Internal Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine GME (Fellowship and Residency), 2019


MD, Temple University School of Medicine, 2016

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

Medical Services


  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Centivo
  • Cigna
  • First Health
  • Health Net of California
  • Interplan (part of HealthSmart)
  • L.A. Care
  • MultiPlan
  • UFCM Health System
  • Prime Health Services
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • UnitedHealthcare

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