Charles Kung MD | Internal Medicine Physician | Bellflower, CA | PIH Health
Charles Kuo Kung

Charles Kuo Kung MD


Internal Medicine
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4.2 / 5 (based on 349 Reviews) View 43 Comments
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As an Internal Medicine physician Charles Kung MD enjoys providing his patients with efficient, effective medical care. Dr. Kung was born in Seoul, Korea and he moved to the United States with his family at the age of 13.  In addition to English, he is fluent in Chinese and Korean. After earning his bachelor of science from the University of California, Los Angeles, Dr. Kung completed his medical degree at University of Southern California, where he graduated with honors. Dr. Kung chose medicine because of his desire to help people. He derives great satisfaction from seeing his patients overcome illness and injury. Dr Kung is a member of the American College of Physicians and the Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Society.  In his free time, he enjoys playing tennis, golfing and hiking.

Office Information

Hospital/Group Affiliation

PIH Health Downey Hospital

PIH Health Physicians





Internal Medicine



University of California Medical Center (San Diego)


University of California Medical Center (San Diego)

Medical Education

University of Southern California School of Medicine (Los Angeles)

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine (General Cert)

Patient Reviews

September 08, 2021
Everyone was very kind.
September 07, 2021
He answered my questions but didn't offer much guidance about what to do/not do without me asking. Felt he could have been more helpful and explained things better. This is not a complaint about his medical competency. Just his bedside manner seemed a bit distance compared to all the other doctors I've seen at PIH. Maybe it just his personality. Or his mind was on other matters especially with the pandemic still front and center for all of us.
September 03, 2021
I didn't get a prescription for Ibuprofen. I explained to my doctor that I was having knee pains. Didn't get that prescription.
August 13, 2021
Is very hard to make appointment is terrible very disappointing people who answered the phone they make you wait for 57 to an hour some times more and if you choose them to call you back they do a day or two later is very very terrible doctors are good.
August 11, 2021
Excellent care
August 11, 2021
Everyone is very professional and courteous. Everything is always done in a timely manner.
August 02, 2021
I don't think the antibiotics he gave me was very good. It seems to have adverse affects on me, so I quit taking it. I don't like the way it makes me feel. Okay, that's pretty much my biggest issue, but I don't think he could have known that before hand. Okay, bye.
June 24, 2021
All good with the doctor, the very abusive person in the laboratory, very rude without education or patience with the patients.
June 14, 2021
Front desk lady at the x ray department was very nice and helpful going out of her way to help me i wish i had gotten her name.Everyone very nice willing to help u before they send u out.Thanksu guys are awesome....
June 02, 2021
June 01, 2021
I saw this doctor because my regular doctor is not available, but he was very professional and he was a very nice gentleman.
May 26, 2021
Dr. Kung the best doctor in the whole wide world.
May 17, 2021
In and out in 40 minutes, not crowded it was a weekday? But it worked really well. The lady at the lab getting the blood sample was extremely nice and deserves a raise. She's doing everything by herself in a pleasant way.
April 26, 2021
He listen to the issues I had. His nurse called me the next day, to make sure what I needed was taken care of. I appreciate that course of action. He referred to a specialist and I was able to make an appointment.
April 16, 2021
Nurse and Dr Kung were very professional and friendly.
April 12, 2021
Always a good experience with Dr.KUNG.
April 08, 2021
Appointment went as expected.
March 19, 2021
Great doctor.
March 18, 2021
Strongly considering changing to Monarch health care because of the simple service they provide seniors. For example testing for quality of the blood flow to the feet. Concentrating senior care. Also providing much better call service to Doctors & their support staff.
March 15, 2021
Dr. Kung has succinct explanations of medical issues I bring up to him. I trust his knowledge and diagnosis.
March 15, 2021
Fantastic staff
March 05, 2021
I've been in this office for years my other doctor retired and I was happy to have dr kung as my doctor he know and always treats u with respect
February 25, 2021
Dr. Kung is a very good doctor. Yeah, I trust him.
February 24, 2021
Dr. Kung is fabulous.
February 22, 2021
An amazing experience
February 17, 2021
Dr. Kung has been my physician for about 30 years. He's taken good care of me. He is respectful and knowledgeable and he is the consummate professional. I always enjoy seeing him. Thank you.
February 16, 2021
Thanks for taking care of my health.
February 09, 2021
Yeah, he's a good doctor. He's a good provider.
February 04, 2021
I enjoyed having Charles Kung as my primary care physician. He's very pleasant, he's very thorough and he hears his patients though.
February 02, 2021
Yes, Dr. Kung is very very good doctor. I've been with him for 7 years and I wouldn't change him for the world. And yes, I will recommend him to a family member and anyone else. He make sure that he sends me to my specialist, who ever I need to see, whatever is going on with me. He is on point with his work. Thank you.
February 01, 2021
Dr Kung and his team are the best
January 28, 2021
I been with Dr.kung over 20 years would never change
January 26, 2021
Excellent service
January 18, 2021
The staff and doctor are always very professional and I am always seen in a timely manner.
January 15, 2021
I've been doing going to Dr. Kung for quite a few years, and I'm very pleased with the service. I have no problems. Thank you.
January 15, 2021
January 13, 2021
What they can do better is how to better social distancing. I felt very uncomfortable when I was doing my labs and there was people 1 foot a part of from one another. That was my only unsatisfied thing that happened to me that day. They gave me anxiety because there wasn't social distancing. Good night.
December 17, 2020
Already have told family and friends. Now looking to change Doctors.
December 16, 2020
I always felt that Dr. Kung cared about me and my family.
November 20, 2020
He didn't really listen to one of my concerns. Just brushed it off as if it was all in my head. Well I'm still in pain. Definitely wouldn't want to see him again.
November 19, 2020
I would tell my family to definitely check this place when they feel ill.
November 17, 2020
Good bedside manners.
October 20, 2020
I was able to get a same day appointment instead of a two to three month wait.The facility was also great because I was able to get an ultrasound the same day.
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