Dr. Clifford Douglas, MD

Dr. Clifford Douglas, MD

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Neurosurgery  |  
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59 y/o
(45)

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Dr. Clifford Douglas, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Riverside, CA and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Loma Linda University in 1991 and specializes in neurosurgery and neurological spine surgery.

Riverside Neurosurgical Associates

4500 Brockton Ave Ste 201

Riverside, CA 92501
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
more than 90% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
more than 83% of peers
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
normal
more than 74% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Epilepsy
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection

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

  • Loma Linda University
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Loma Linda University
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Loma Linda University
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Loma Linda University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Douglas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Douglas does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Douglas and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Riverside Community Hospital

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2017 Five Star Recipient for Cranial Neurosurgery

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Dr. Douglas' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Douglas to family and friends
3.8
based on 45 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (45)

  • 5
    (28)
  • 4
    (4)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (12)

Dr. Douglas' Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Riverside, CA |
I found Dr. C. Douglas to be an extremely professional highly proficient Neurosurgeon. He has a very kind, infectious personality and listens intently to your concerns. In my particular case, I had a very severe back condition that persisted and became progressively worst over a 20 year period. ...more
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in Menifee, CA |
I was referred to Dr Douglas by my neurologist,, At my first appt he was friendly, personable and took me step by step through my MRI films . I had my surgery 2 weeks ago and I feel fantastic! The morning of my surgery i had 2 separate nurses tell me that he is the best and that other physicians...more
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in Corona, CA |
Dr Douglas did a back surgery on me. I was in worse pain after & had the surgery redone at USC. After dr Douglas did my surgery I had to resign my job due to the pain. Because of the corrected surgery I know can travel the world.
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in Hemet, CA |
Dr Douglas put my mind at ease with his bedside manner. He is the best doctor I have ever seen. He was positive and reassuring. Not the typical doctor that won't even make eye contact with you and has zero compassion. Then gives the standard "no guarantees" speech. I have Every single doctor in...more
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in Cathedral City, CA |
He is so down to earth with such great knowledge, bedside manner and personality. He did testing most other Dr's don't do to ensure I had the proper surgery to prevent the same issue from happening again. I have the utmost trust in Dr. Douglas. They are a very busy place so getting the initial...more
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Dr. Douglas accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Basic HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Vitalidad Plus California Con Aetna
    Whole HealthPrimeCare California HMO
    Whole HealthPrimeCare California OAMC
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Priority Select HMO
    Select Plus HMO
    Select PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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