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Specializes in Pain Medicine • Male

795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94301
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Dr. Don's Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

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Hospital Quality

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Menlo Park Surgical Hospital
570 Willow Rd
Menlo Park, CA 94025

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

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Palo Alto Medical Foundation
Palo Alto Medical Foundation
795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94301
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    Dr. Don's Experience

    Specialties

    • Pain Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Pain Medicine
    • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
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    • EMG (Electromyography)
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Joint Drainage
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Arthritis
    • Back Pain
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Coccygeal Pain
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Headache
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Migraine
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Sacrum Disorders
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
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    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Thoracic Spine Pain
    • Torticollis
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of California, Los Angeles, School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 2000
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Don & Staff

    • English
    • Chinese
    • Spanish
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Don's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Don

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    3 out of 5

    Dr. Don's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4 out of 5

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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    5 out of 5

    2 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.5 out of 5

    2 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Don

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3 out of 5

    2 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.5 out of 5

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    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3 out of 5

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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4 out of 5

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    Palo Alto Medical Foundation
    795 El Camino Real
    Palo Alto, CA 94301
    (650) 321-4121 (Office)
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