Dr. David Morales, MD

Dr. David Morales, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 48
(54)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. David Morales, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Sun City, AZ. He is 48 years old and has been practicing for 4 years.

13203 N 103rd Ave Ste H5

Sun City, AZ 85351

Contact Information

(623) 777-4747

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • 21 More

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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
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more than 81% of peers
Back Pain
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more than 72% of peers
Spondylosis
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more than 71% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Morales "As your provider I take pride in building a relationship between  physician and patient  that will form a strong foundation and together we will accomplish a desired healthcare goal. My primary role is to provide the patient with accurate information about their condition or diagnosis which  includes defining options of treatment that are available in managing your  care. As a neurologist and pain management provider  treatments include a variety of nonsurgical procedures to assist with reaching the root of your pain.  I guarantee  my best in applying all my skills, experience, education and judgement to each circumstance."
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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties**
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Migraine
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

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Procedures

  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Discography
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Pain Management
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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 Az Coll Med
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • University Of Arizona
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • University Of Arizona
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • University Of Arizona
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • University Of South Florida
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Morales has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Morales' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Morales to family and friends
4.6
based on 54 total reviews (41 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (54)

  • 5
    (48)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Morales' Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (41)

in Surprise, AZ |
Saw Dr. Morales for severe neck & back pain = few hours of sleep in a 24 hrs. I was exhausted & discouraged. He carefully listened to me before a thorough exam. He gave me choices in treatment. PT & meds have allowed me to sleep and the pain level is amazingly reduced to the point I can live an...more
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Surprise, AZ |
So far, so good! Epidural injections in my lower back have helped to alleviate the pain. I am so glad I didn't sell my bicycles. I thought I would never ride again. He listened to my concerns. Together we realized other pain treatment options as I wasn't wanting to entertain narcotics/opioids....more
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Glendale |
This office is very unorganized. .His staff is rude and made numerous billing errors. Also this doctor acts rushed; seems like he books more patients than he can appropriately handle. Do not go to this provider.
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Gilbert, AZ |
Dr. Morales and the staff of NovaSpine Pain Institute are outstanding. The front desk staff are friendly, professional and helpful. The nursing staff and anesthesiologists have procedures down so that everything runs smoothly. Dr. Morales is patient, answers all questions and truly takes the time...more
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in Surprise |
He was a very caring and empathetic doctor. Great knowledge of his field. He relieved my pain after three injections.. Jan
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Morales accepts 30 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    Medicare
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
    Tricare
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Humana
    Tricare
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Medicaid
    United Healthcare
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid

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Hospitals where Dr. Morales has admitting privileges

Banner - University Medical Center South
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Tucson, AZ 85713
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Banner Children's - Diamond Children's Medical Center
1501 North Campbell Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85724
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