Dr. Andres Betts, MD

Dr. Andres Betts, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 61
(28)
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Dr. Andres Betts, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in San Clemente, CA. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 29 years.Read his story

665 Camino De Los Mares Ste 202

San Clemente, CA 92673

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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more than 80% of peers
Spondylosis
normal
more than 80% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
normal
more than 77% of peers

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Dr. Betts' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Betts "Full time solo practice with over 25 years of experience, specializing in interventional pain management, including epidural, transforaminal, selective nerve root, and facet joint injections of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine; sympathetic block, stellate ganglion block, sacro-iliac joint, trigger points, spine radiofrequency lesioning/neuromodulation, chemical neuroablation, Radiofrequency Lesioning Trigeminal Nerve, and Vertebroplasty/Kyphoplasty/Sacroplasty. Spinal Cord Stimulation and Neuromodulation. Ultrasound guided Musculoskeletal and Peripheral Nerve Injection procedures"

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Betts "Individual care to identify the source of pain, and use the most advanced surgical and procedural techniques to diagnose and treat pain disorders."
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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
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Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Compression Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Metabolic Neuropathy
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Neuropathy, Motor and Sensory
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoporotic Spine Fractures
  • Osteoporotic Vertebral Fracture
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Neuralgia
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Piriformis Syndrome
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica as Seen in Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scoliosis
  • Shingles
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain

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Procedures

  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Extremity Ultrasound
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • In-Office Ultrasound
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Low Back Procedure
  • Lumbar Discography
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Pain Procedure
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Piriformis Injection
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal
  • Vertebroplasty

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • University Of California At San Diego
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Uc San Deigo Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University Ca Irvine Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Uc Irvine/Va Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Specialty Training In Treatment Of Spinal Compression Fractures
    Other Education | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Betts has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Betts' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Betts to family and friends
3.5
based on 28 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Betts' Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in San Clemente, CA |
I have diabetes pain and Dr BETTS has helped me for years. Not just with prescriptions but with my overall health. My grandmother was a surgical nurse and she taught us a lot about finding a good doctor. And we don't settle for second-best The staff is great the office runs professional. And if...more
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in San Juan Cap, CA |
I had a painful slipped disc and was expecting a long term treatment. Dr. Betts did an epidural, it was amazing...pain gone, never needed another treatment. He was skilled, I was awake and could not believe how smooth and skilled he was. Thanks Dr. Betts!
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Dr. Betts accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • UnitedHealthCare
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