Dr. Francis Lagattuta, MD

Dr. Francis Lagattuta, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
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Age 60
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Dr. Francis Lagattuta, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Santa Maria, CA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation.

135 Carmen Ln

Santa Maria, CA 93458

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Background Check

2 Board Actions Found
  • Disciplinary action in another state (3/28/2018)View details
  • Failure to disclose required information (11/3/2016)View details
No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Lagattuta's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Chronic Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lagattuta treats Chronic Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Lagattuta treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lagattuta treats Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Lagattuta treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Spondylosis
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lagattuta treats Spondylosis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Lagattuta treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Lagattuta's conditions and procedures:

Acupuncture
Adhesive Capsulitis
Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Bursitis
Cancer Pain
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cerebral Palsy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Coccygeal Pain
Degenerative Disc Disease
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Fracture
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Hand Conditions
Headache
Heel Spur
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Low Back Pain
Morton's Neuroma
Myelopathy
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neck Muscle Strain
Neck Pain
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osgood Schlatter Disease
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Pain Management
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pelvic Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Phantom Limb Pain
Plantar Fasciitis
Post-Concussion Syndrome
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Runner's Knee
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Pain
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Spinal Nerve Block
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stress Fracture of Foot
Tension Headache
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Torticollis
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injection
Upper Back Pain
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Care Philosophy

I strive to provide my patients with the best medical care possible.

Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

  • 1987
    Ohio State University Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1987
  • 1985
    Ohio State University Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1985
  • 1984
    Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1984

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Lagattuta's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lagattuta

2.3

Based on 71 reviews

5 Stars
26.760563380281692%
(19)
4 Stars
1.408450704225352%
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3 Stars
4.225352112676056%
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2 Stars
5.633802816901408%
(4)
1 Star
61.971830985915496%
(44)

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Unfortunately Dr. Lagattuta was one of the worst Dr.s I've ever seen. He was extremely arrogant and rude. I was told within seconds of him walking into the room that he knew everything and there was nothing wrong with me. The Dr.'s exact words. . . Despite suffering from constant severe pain due to...Read More
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Dr Lagattuta is a good doctor...I would highly recommend him
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I love this Dr he has helped me with my back and I feel great!I recomend him to all he is not only a dr but concerned one.
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Awesome!He is so direct and skips the BS! He is realistic when it comes to pain management.He cares for his patients very much.Wants us to not be in pain but he is cautious,as to not get us dangerously addicted.My last pain management specialist,did not care about my well being,he kept feeding me...Read More
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Dr lags does not treat patient in a professional manner. Often he will cancel, or change appointments with very little notice(24 hours ). I am a patient that works full time and need to request time off for appointments. I have verbalized my disappointment to hi staff as well as providers. I feel...Read More
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