Dr. Gary Rinzler, MD

Dr. Gary Rinzler, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
Dr. Gary Rinzler, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Long Beach, CA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from University Of Hawaii John a Burns School Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in pain medicine and physical medicine & rehabilitation.

701 E 28th St Ste 116

Long Beach, CA 90806

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Health System
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
more than 80% of peers
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
more than 53% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
more than 49% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rinzler "We are the premier rehabilitation specialty group in the region, covering more than 5 medical centers across a 50 mile radius.  Each member of our 7 physician team has unique subspecialty training in at least one area within Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation as a Specialty, including Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Spine, Electrodiagnosis, Musculoskeletal Medicine, Sports and Performance Medicine, Pain Management, Alternative Medicine, Acupuncture, and others.  As an independent single specialty multiphysician group we can customize careplans in almost any insurance setting in one of many medical centers, inpatient and outpatient, or both.  Our 4 senior members combined have over 100 years combined experienced in our field, and our younger members bring the newest and cutting edge knowledge to balance the practice.  We have within our referral population hundreds of other specialty physicians when needed and can provide primary as well as consultation support for our patients. "
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2  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

1  Board Certifications

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

41  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
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7  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

1 Sanction
  • Gross Negligence (9/19/2014)
    Action Taken: Probation
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: California
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of Hawaii At Manoa / John A. Burns School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • University Of Hawaii John a Burns School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Tufts University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • New England Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Mississippi Methodist Rehabilitation Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Masters Degree In Public Health
    Other Education | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Teacher of the Year from UCD Residency, 2010
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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