Dr. Edgar Celis, MD

Dr. Edgar Celis, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 43
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Dr. Edgar Celis, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in San Francisco, CA. He is 43 years old.Read his story

555 Front St

San Francisco, CA 94111

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Western Health Advantage

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

very high
more than 95% of peers
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
very high
more than 93% of peers
Chronic Pain
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Dr. Celis' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Celis "Dr. Edgar Celis trained at Harvard's Brigham and Women's Hospital in both anesthesiology and pain management after completing a general surgery internship at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York. Prior to joining Pain Medicine Consultants, he worked in both private practice and leading academic centers on the east coast including Boston, Miami and most recently New York. His focus and interests are comprehensive pain management and advanced minimally invasive techniques, including ultrasound guided nerve injections and spinal cord stimulation. Dr. Celis maintains double board certifications in anesthesiology and pain management. A native of Colombia, he speaks spanish fluently. During his free time, he enjoys playing squash and soccer and spending time outdoors with his wife and children."


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  • Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia


  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stellate Ganglion Block

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 data for Dr. Celis is unavailable at this time.

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Celis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Celis' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Celis to family and friends
based on 6 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Celis' Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Concord |
Dr. Celis is one of the professionals I have seen for chronic pain. He has been the MOST thoughtful doctor I have ever had. He takes the time to review my chart and all previous issues. I am a rather difficult patient due to the many injuries over many parts of my body. He has been thorough and...more
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Danville, CA |
Dr Celis is a kind caring Doctor. He is very knowledgeable on how to help you. I have seen him several times and am quite satisfied with the treatment. Chronic pain is hard to deal with. Dr Celis makes it a lot more manageable.
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in Hercules, Ca |
Very nice man. Caring doctor. Pretty serious most of the time but has a dry sense of humor. Takes the time to talk to you instead of just rushing around room to room. His office out in San Rafael is REALLY nice. He is the only Doctor in that office, so it's always very calm and quiet.
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in Antioch, CA |
Pain management doctors are always busy and frequently double booked however, Doctor Celis really makes you feel like you are his top priority.
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in Pleasant Hill, CA |
Dr Celis is an amazing doctor. He is very thorough and patient, he is just excellent. He spends a long time with me each month when I have had nerve blocks, and at each visit, and still does. He is committed to making sure we find every option besides drugs to treat my entrapped nerve and...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
This provider offers the following appointment availability:
Next Day
Dr. Celis accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Western Health Advantage

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Hospitals where Dr. Celis has admitting privileges

John Muir Medical Center - Concord
2540 East St
Concord, CA 94520
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San Ramon Regional Medical Center
6001 Norris Canyon Rd
San Ramon, CA 94583
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Valleycare Medical Center
5555 W Las Positas Blvd
Pleasanton, CA 94588
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