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Specializes in Pain Medicine • Male • Age 56

1245 Wilshire Blvd Ste 403
Los Angeles, CA 90017
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Dr. Minor's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Saint Vincent Medical Center
2131 West 3rd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90057
Good Samaritan Hospital
1225 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90017

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
LA Pain & Wellness Institute
1245 Wilshire Blvd Ste 403
Los Angeles, CA 90017
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    Dr. Minor's Experience

    Specialties

    • Pain Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
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    • Biofeedback
    • Botox® Injection
    • Celiac Plexus Block
    • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
    • Chronic Pain Management
    • Detoxification
    • EMG (Electromyography)
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Facet Joint Injection
    • Joint Drainage
    • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
    • Nerve Blocks
    • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Pain Management
    • Spinal Cord Stimulation
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Acute Gout
    • Acute Pain
    • Acute Stroke
    • Addiction
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Arthritis
    • Arthropathy of Spinal Facet Joint
    • Ataxia
    • Autonomic Disorders
    • Back Injuries
    • Back Pain
    • Baker’s Cyst
    • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cervical Herniated Disc
    • Cervical Radiculopathy
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
    • Cervical Sprain
    • Chronic Back Pain
    • Chronic Depression
    • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome-Like Myalgia
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Coccygeal Pain
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
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    • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Facial Pain
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Headache
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Joint Pain
    • Kyphosis
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Muscle Strain
    • Low Back Pain
    • Migraine
    • Myelopathy
    • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
    • Nerve Pain
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Neuropathic Pain
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Peripheral Neuropathy
    • Pinched Nerve
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Prosthetic Joint Mechanical Failure
    • Radiculopathy
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Thoracic Spine Pain
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
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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 Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Graduated in 1984

    Internship Hospital

    Weiss Meml Hospital
    Complete in 1985

    Residency Hospital

    Baylor University Med Center
    Complete in 1988
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Minor & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Minor's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Minor has admitting privileges:

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    • Good Samaritan Hospital

    • Saint Vincent Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Minor

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Minor to family and friends

    19 responses
    above
    national average

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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    19 responses
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    19 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    19 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 17 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Minor
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    19 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    19 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    19 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    19 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Minor accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Aetna
    • Anthem Blue Cross
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    • Blue Shield of California
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    • Health Net
    • LACare
    • Medicare
    • MultiPlan
    • National Elevator
    • Premera Blue Cross
    • UnitedHealthCare
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    Office Locations

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    LA Pain & Wellness Institute
    1245 Wilshire Blvd Ste 403
    Los Angeles, CA 90017
    (213) 482-1046 (Office)
    (213) 482-4811 (Fax)
    • Parking: Metered Street parking is available but there is a parking lot and structure adjacent to the building with fees of $6.
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