Dr. Edward Nomoto, MD

Dr. Edward Nomoto, MD

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Dr. Edward Nomoto, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Stanford University in 2004 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and spinal cord injury medicine.

8436 W 3rd St Ste 800

Los Angeles, CA 90048

Contact Information

(310) 746-5918

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Medicare
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Scoliosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spine Deformities
very high
more than 97% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

87  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • 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)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
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23  Procedures

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 California At Berkeley
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • Stanford University
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Harbor UCLA Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • San Diego Ctr Spinal Disorders
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nomoto has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nomoto's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nomoto to family and friends
17 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Nomoto'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

Patient Comments (5)

I highly recommend Dr. Nomoto for his highly professional ethics and proceedures. I have had three spinal surgeries before I came to Dr. Nomoto. When I came to him I had spinal stenosis and ruptured discs in my spine. I had a consultation with Dr. Nomoto where he took his time to explain step by...more
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Dr Nomoto has an efficient and friendly office! Everything from the first visit to the continued after care has been the best experience. The surgical out come has been better than antipated. My husband awoke without the pain he had been suffering from for 20 years. Thank you all. Shout out to the...more
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I went to Dr. Nomoto for a second opinion based on positive national health ratings. I had been diagnosed with Spinal Stenosis in the lower back and injections were not helping. He confirmed the Spinal Stenosis but he also had x-rays taken of my back while I was standing up which showed a...more
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What MD gives you his cell number to call him with questions!? Hes always available extremely knowledgeable even after you have surgery hes always willing to talk or email you.
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I had spinal scoliosis that caused almost constant back pain and spasms. In addition, my rib cage would soon be bending so much that it would hit the pelvis requiring ribs to be shortened. Dr. Nomoto performed a complex 12 hour surgery and fused me from pelvis to L9. There were also bolts and rod....more
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