Dr. Andrei Dokukin, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Lakewood, CA and has been practicing for 8 years. He specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation and sports medicine.


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I had the pleasure of meeting Dr Dokukin when he took over for Dr Finklestien ( Rest in Pease Dr Finklestien) Dr Dokukin is a very warm & caring Dr, he listens to his patients and doesn't rush to get to the next patient he may have, he has been my Dr ever since and hopefully for many more years to come,,,can't forget the staff,,,there like extended family to me,,, if you go in not feeling to good you will most likely leave laughing or at least with a smile on your face :)
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Dr Dokukin is a paid Dr on a utilization review board. My case came before him and he denied my Dr's medical request for an epidural and pain cream. He feels it necessary to appease his bread source rather than do the right thing as a Dr. I have had 23 epidurals over several years. They are not enjoyable. I asked my Dr for aternatives to pain pills because they are giving me mood swings and straining my marriage. This Dr has denied me the very thing he would request if I was his patient.
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Scheduled to see him for two weeks. Showed up for the appointment only to find he never sees patient at that location on that day of the week. The appointment and location was confirmed twice prior to our arrival. He was contacted by an associate 3 times and refused to call us to rectify the situation. I work in the same industry and would never treat someone this way. Apparently his lack of scheduling ability and concern are our fault. His callousness speaks volumes.
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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Dokukin's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dokukin treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 48% of his peers

Dr. Dokukin treats this condition more than 48% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Low Back Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dokukin treats Low Back Pain more than 36% of his peers

Dr. Dokukin treats this condition more than 36% of his peers

Back Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dokukin treats Back Pain more than 36% of his peers

Dr. Dokukin treats this condition more than 36% of his peers

Dr. Dokukin's conditions and procedures:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Botox® Injection
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Electrodiagnostic Procedure
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Injection Therapy
  • Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT)
  • Pain Management
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Physical Therapy
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Stroke
  • Trigger Point Injection

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Andrei N. Dokukin is a Board Certified Physiatrist (MD Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation) who also has been fellowship trained in Spine and Interventional Pain Medicine as well as Musculoskeletal Medicine.

Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

2011
LAGS Spine & Sports
Fellowship Hospital
2010
Montefiore/Jacobi
Residency Hospital
2007
SUNY-HSC
Internship Hospital
2006
SUNY Dwnstate M C Coll Med
Medical School
2002
City University of New York Hunter College
Undergraduate School
2011
2010
2007
2006
2002

Languages

  • Russian
  • English

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