Dr. Donald Greco, MD

Dr. Donald Greco, MD

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Age 39
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Dr. Donald Greco, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Rancho Mirage, CA and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from University Of Missouri / Kansas City Campus in 2003 and specializes in pain medicine, physical medicine & rehabilitation, and more.Read his story

36101 Bob Hope Dr

Rancho Mirage, CA 92270

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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Dominion Insurance
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Trigger Point Injection
very high
more than 90% of peers
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
very high
more than 90% of peers
Spinal Nerve Block
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Dr. Greco's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Greco "Donald J. Greco MD, DABA, DABPM is a double board certified anesthesiologist/pain medicine physician as a diplomat of the American Board of Anesthesiology. He is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and completed his anesthesiology training at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He then subspecialized in Pain Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center where he became proficient in interventional and medical management of various chronic pain conditions. Dr Greco believes in a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary approach to pain management. His objective is to return his patients to a productive life and restore their physical, leisure, and psychosocial functions. Dr Greco makes it a priority to care for patients on a human level by listening and working together towards a tailored treatment plan. Leading edge pain management technology assists in individualizing his approach to his patients' specific needs to allow them to regain the highest levels possible of functionality and independence. During your first visit, Doctor Greco will review your medical history. For diagnosis, he will examine or order any imaging such as MRI's or X-rays that you may have or need. From there, the doctor will explain any possible treatments and work with you to create a comprehensive treatment plan to alleviate your pain and restore pain-free function to your life. With four convenient locations in the Caochella Valley we can schedule your visit at the office location that is most convenient for you. Dr Greco is an active member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, International Spine Intervention Society, American Society of Regional Anesthesia, North American Neuromodulation Society, International Federation for Adipose Therapeutics and Science, and the American Medical Association. With family throughout Southern California and a love for the outdoors, Dr Greco, his wife, and 3 children have set roots in the Coachella Valley. They want to thank the community for what has been a very warm welcoming since their arrival in the summer of 2013. Besides keeping busy with school activities and the occasional golf or tennis game, the Greco's enjoy traveling, trail running, skiing, swimming, hiking, fitness, cooking, and just "hanging out" with friends and family. Dr Greco is an active member of the; American Society of Anesthesiologists, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, International Spine Intervention Society, American Society of Regional Anesthesia, North American Neuromodulation Society, International Federation for Adipose Therapeutics and Science, and the American Medical Association. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Greco ""Chronic pain is a debilitating, complex disease that is usually best treated with a multi-faceted approach to optimize overall health and well-being."

Dr. Donald J Greco believes in a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary approach to pain management. His objective is to return his patients to a productive life and restore their physical, leisure, and psychosocial functions. Dr Greco makes it a priority to care for patients on a human level by listening and working together towards a tailored treatment plan. Leading edge pain management technology assists in individualizing his approach to his patients' specific needs to allow them to regain the highest levels possible of functionality and independence."

3  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

2  Board Certifications

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

24  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Back Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Finger

48  Procedures

  • Anesthesia
  • Botox® for Chronic Migraine
  • Celiac Plexus Block
  • Cervical Block
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Epidural Block
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Ganglion Impar Block
  • Ilioinguinal and Iliohypogastric Block
  • Implantable Peripheral Neurostimulator
  • Intradiscal Electrothermal Annuloplasty
  • Intrathecal Drug Delivery System Insertion
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Block
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Lumbar Sympathetic Block
  • Medical Branch Block
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Root Block
  • Neurostimulation
  • Non-Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Occipital Nerve Block
  • Pain Management
  • Pain Rehabilitation and Management
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Stimulation
  • Radiofrequency Denervation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Pump Implant
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Transforaminal Epidural Block
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vertebroplasty
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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 Missouri / Kansas City Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2002
  • University Of Missouri / Kansas City Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Medical College Of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Greco has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Greco's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Greco to family and friends
32 total reviews (22 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

  • 5
    (26)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Greco's 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
Dr. Greco Says:
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For all appointments and inquiries, please call (800)285-3755

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Patient Comments (22)

Dr. Greco took his time with me and devised a pain management protocol that got me back to the gym and doing the things I love. He is knowledgeable and experienced. I highly recommend him.
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Recently suffered a knee injury and sought the treatment of Dr. Greco. I have to commend him for his compassion and concern for my well being. He made a diagnosis and referred me for an MRI. MRI results showed a meniscus tear, and Dr. Greco recommended to a colleague...an orthopedic surgeon for...more
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Dr Greco is able to explain your treatment in a simple way which is easy to understand and reassuring. His manner is kind, gentle and caring and the procedure he used to treat pain in my hip gave me great relief.
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The best and I have every confidence he will be of great help to any of his patients. He is very dedicated and so easy to communicate with.
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Excellent in all regards.
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