About Me

Charles Hua, MD is a board-certified interventional and diagnostic radiologist who specializes in minimally invasive image-guided procedures and transradial (TR) technique for access to the arterial system from the wrist. The benefits include improved patient comfort, faster recovery times, and reduced morbidity.

His clinical interests include uterine fibroid embolization in women with symptomatic fibroids, and prostate artery embolization for men suffering from lower urinary tract symptoms related to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), as well as the growing subspecialty of interventional oncology, including Y90 radioembolization and chemoembolization.

He received his medical degree at the John A. Burns School of Medicine at University of Hawaii and completed his residency in Diagnostic Radiology from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai West, where he served as Chief Resident.  He then completed a fellowship in Vascular & Interventional Radiology at the Mount Sinai Medical Center where he served as Chief Interventional Radiology Fellow. Dr. Hua is the recipient of the Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award and an inductee of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. 

Dr. Hua is a member of the American College of Radiology (ACR), Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS), and the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR).

Areas of Interest:
  • Minimally Invasive Image-Guided Procedures
  • Transradial (TR) Techniques
  • Uterine Fibroid Embolization
  • Prostate Artery Embolization 
  • Y90 Radioembolization and Chemoembolization
Subspecialty
  • Interventional Radiology/Diagnostic Radiology
Languages

English, Chinese/Cantonese

Provider Specialty

Radiology

Education

Medical Education

John A. Burns School of Medicine at University of Hawaii, Honolulu HI

Masters of Science – Microbiology

University of Hawaii, Honolulu HI

Residency – Diagnostic Radiology

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai West, New York NY

Fellowship – Interventional Radiology/Diagnostic Radiology

Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York NY

Locations & Affiliations

Locations

Long Beach Medical Center Imaging

2801 Atlantic Avenue

Long Beach, CA

Office: (562) 426-2928

Insurances Accepted

Accepts most major HMO, PPO, EPO and POS health plans
Aetna (HMO)
Anthem Blue Cross (HMO)
Blue Shield (HMO)
Cigna (HMO)
Health Net (HMO)
UnitedHealthcare WEST (HMO)
Aetna (Senior)
Anthem Blue Cross (Senior)
Blue Shield 65 Plus (Senior)
Health Net (Senior)
Humana (Senior)
SCAN (Senior)
UnitedHealthcare AARP Medicare Complete (Senior)
Traditional Medicare
Vivity (offered by Anthem Blue Cross)