Dr. John Kuo , MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology

Overview

Publications: Kuo J, Micevych P. Neurosteroids, trigger of the LH surge. The Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 2012 Aug;131(1-2):57-65. Kuo J, Hamid N, Bondar G, Dewing P, Clarkson J, Micevych P. Sex differences in hypothalamic astrocyte response to estradiol stimulation. Biology of Sex Differences. 2010 Nov 22;1(1):7(1-9). Kuo J, Hamid N, Bondar G, Prossnitz ER, Micevych P. Membrane estrogen receptors stimulate intracellular calcium release and progesterone synthesis in hypothalamic astrocytes. The Journal of Neuroscience. 2010 Sept 29; 30(39):12950-12957. Micevych P, Bondar G, Kuo J. Estrogen actions on neuroendocrine glia. Neuroendocrinology. 2010 Jun;91(3):211-222. Bondar G, Kuo J, Hamid N, Micevych P. Estradiol-induced estrogen receptor-alpha trafficking. The Journal of Neuroscience. 2009 Dec 2;29(48):15323-15330. Kuo J, Hariri OR, Micevych P. An interaction of oxytocin receptors with metabotropic glutamate receptors in hypothalamic astrocytes. Journal of Neuroendocrinology. 2009 Dec;21(12):1001-1006. Micevych P, Kuo J, Christensen A. Physiology of membrane oestrogen receptor signaling in reproduction. Journal of Neuroendocrinology. 2009 Mar;21(4):249-256. Kuo J, Hariri OR, Bondar G, Ogi J, Micevych P. Membrane estrogen receptor-alpha interacts with metabotropic glutamate receptor 1a to mobilize intracellular calcium in hypothalamic astrocytes. Endocrinology. 2009 Mar;150(3):1369-1376. Jain JK, Kuo J. Pregnancy outcomes with increased clomiphene citrate dose. Gynecological Endocrinology. 2004 Sept;19(3):141-145. Jain JK, Nicosia AF, Nucatola DL, Lu JJ, Kuo J, Felix JC. Mifepristone for the prevention of breakthrough bleeding in new starters of depo-medroxyprogesterone acetate. Steroids. 2003 Nov;68(10-13):1115-1119. Fassett MJ, Bohn Y, Kuo J, Wing DA. Longitudinal evaluation of activated protein C resistance among normal pregnancies of Hispanic women. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology. 2000 Jun;182(6):1433-1436. Jain JK, Kuo J, Mishell DR Jr. A comparison of two dosing regimens of intravaginal misoprostol for second-trimester pregnancy termination. Obstetrics & Gynecology. 1999 Apr;93(4):571-575. PhD Dissertation: Kuo J. Membrane estrogen receptor-alpha interacts with metabotropic glutamate receptor 1a to stimulate intracellular calcium release and progesterone synthesis in female hypothalamic astrocytes. University of California at Los Angeles. May 27, 2011. Book Chapters: Rapkin AJ, Kuo J. Neurotransmitter Physiology: The Basics for Understanding Premenstrual Syndrome. In: O'Brien PMS, Rapkin AJ, Schmidt PJ, eds. The Premenstrual Syndromes: PMS and PMDD. Boca Raton, FL: Taylor & Francis, 2007. Kuo J. Case #7 - Hypothyroidism; Case #12 - Contraception: Depo-Provera; and Case #16 - Menopause: Osteoporosis Prevention and Treatment. In: Azziz R, ed. McGraw-Hill Specialty Review: Obstetrics and Gynecology: Cases, Questions, and Answers. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 2007.

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 19 Years

Languages Spoken: Chinese and English

Education & Training

Medical School: Keck School Of Medicine Of The University Of Southern California

Graduation Date: in 2000

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Santa Monica UCLA Medical Center
  • Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

Specialties: Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Endocrinology

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA only
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Savings Plus of CA
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
  • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
  • Health Net CA PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Options PPO
  • UHC SignatureValue Flex3
  • UHC West SignatureValue HMO

Dr. Kuo's Office Information

Fax:
Website: Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted: No
Medicaid Accepted: No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
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Doctor Kuo's Other Office Information

IVF Fertility Center
10 Congress St Ste 200
Pasadena, CA 91105
(310) 888-8448

Fax:( ,3) 310-8888
Website:ivffertilitycenter.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
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