Dr. David Morales, MD

Dr. David Morales, MD

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Age 48
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Dr. David Morales, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Sun City, AZ and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from University of Arizona in 2005 and specializes in pain medicine and neurology.

13203 N 103rd Ave Ste H5

Sun City, AZ 85351

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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

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

Dr. Morales'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.

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."

2  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Neurology

2  Board Certifications

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

61  Conditions Treated

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25  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

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0 Sanctions

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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

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Morales to family and friends
55 total reviews (41 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (55)

  • 5
    (48)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (7)

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)

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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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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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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I am very sorry that you felt that way. Please feel free to contact our practice manager to voice your concerns. We do use a third party billing company that handles all of the billing so I am sorry if our staff was unable to handle those questions for you. They should have directed you to that company to handle those issues.

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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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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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