Dr. Andres Betts, MD

Dr. Andres Betts, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
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Age 61
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Dr. Andres Betts, MD is a pain medicine specialist in San Clemente, CA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in pain medicine and anesthesiology.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

See how frequently Dr. Betts performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

Dr. Betts's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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."

2  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology

2  Board Certifications

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

55  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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28  Procedures

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

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Betts to family and friends
28 total reviews (2 have 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)

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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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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