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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Fibromyalgia
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more than 99% of peers
Arthritis
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more than 99% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

1  Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

72  Conditions Treated

  • 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
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Heel Spur
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • 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
  • 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
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Back Pain
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10  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.

2 Board Actions
  • Disciplinary action in another state (3/28/2018)
    Action Taken: Fine
    Summary: Lagattuta, Francis P MD: License # 036074805: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician has a sister-state violation in the state of Alaska for his failure to disclose medical licenses in other states on his application for licensure in Alaska. ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation imposed a FINE in the amount of $500.00.
    State: Illinois
  • Failure to disclose required information (11/3/2016)
    Action Taken: Fine
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Alaska

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Lagattuta's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lagattuta

2.3

Based on 71 reviews

5 Stars
26.760563380281692%
(19)
4 Stars
1.408450704225352%
(1)
3 Stars
4.225352112676056%
(3)
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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Tracy, CA – Sep 06, 2017
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Dr Lagattuta is a good doctor...I would highly recommend him
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Lori in Bakersfield, ca – Jan 20, 2016
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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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Diana Ann in Salinas – Jan 13, 2016
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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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M. Chiaramonte in Paso Robles – Jan 06, 2016
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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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Sheri N in Buellton – Dec 18, 2015
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