Dr. George Rappard, MD

Dr. George Rappard, MD

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Age 52
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Dr. George Rappard, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from George Washington University / School of Medicine And Health Sciences in 1996 and specializes in pain medicine, minimally invasive orthopedic spine surgery, and more.

6200 Wilshire Blvd Ste 1208

Los Angeles, CA 90048

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Dr. Rappard's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Chronic Neck Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rappard treats Chronic Neck Pain more than 58% of his peers

Dr. Rappard treats this condition more than 58% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rappard treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 48% of his peers

Dr. Rappard treats this condition more than 48% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rappard treats Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 46% of his peers

Dr. Rappard treats this condition more than 46% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Sciatica as Seen in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Dr. Rappard's conditions and procedures:

Adhesive Capsulitis
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Aneurysm
Arthritis
Arthroscopic Spine Surgery
Back Pain
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Carotid Ultrasound
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
Cervical Spine Surgery
Chronic Neck Pain
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Endoscopic Spinal Surgery
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Fracture
Headache
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Image-Guided Spine Surgery
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
Low Back Pain
Lower Spine Surgery
Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbar Spine Surgery
Meningiomas
Microsurgical Spine Surgery
Minimally Invasive Decompression for Spinal Stenosis
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Myelopathy
Neck Surgery
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Neurological Injuries
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteopenia
Pathological Spine Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Post-Concussion Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sacroiliac Joint Injection
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Secondary Malignancies
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Decompression
Spinal Discectomy
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Injections
Spinal Instrumentation Procedures
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Spacer Procedure
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Surgery
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stem Cell Transplant
Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
Stroke
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Vertebral Fracture
X Stop® Interspinous Process Decompression System

About Me

Care Philosophy

The Los Angeles Minimally Invasive Spine Institute provides state of the art therapies for those with spinal neck and back pain. Since our procedures are less invasive, we can deliver care in an outpatient environment, reducing costs and getting patients back to pain free living sooner.

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Interventional Spine Medicine
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Neuroradiology

Education

  • 2004
    University Of Tx Sw
    Fellowship Hospital
    2004
  • 2002
    University Of Tex Sw
    Fellowship Hospital
    2002
  • 2001
    University of California At Irvine / California College of Medicine & Surgery
    Residency Hospital
    2001
  • 1997
    Med College Of Georgia
    Internship Hospital
    1997
  • 1996
    George Washington University / School of Medicine And Health Sciences
    Medical School
    1996
  • 1992
    University of California At Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School
    1992

Languages

  • Chinese, Cantonese
  • Chinese, Mandarin
  • Spanish
  • English

Media & Publications

  • Without Losing Time, 2005
  • First Brain Stent in California, 2006
  • First Brain Stent in CA, 2006

Dr. Rappard's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rappard

3.9

Based on 21 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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I was in a car accident and my lawyer set me up with Dr rappard. He took care of my back injury from the accident and now I'm pain free
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The guy really knows his stuff - after reviewing my imaging, we discussed possible procedures. I have done a lot of research online, and had a lot of questions. Dr. Rappard explained the different options, reviewed the pros and cons and offered me a really competitive price. Much better than...Read More
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I am 6 months removed from a couple of branch blocks and then 2 follow up neck procedures. I feel fine, everything is working perfectly. I was willing to accept that Dr. Rappard was a credible, and honest person from meeting with him, and thankfully I can confirm that he is a great doctor, that I...Read More
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You saved me from a life of opiates and/or pain so strong that I couldn't perform adequately in my daily activities. After this Rhizotomy procedure, I walked off the table, and except for not drinking the chardonnay, ate dinner with my family. The anesthesiologist, Dr. Paul Rodrick was excellent...Read More
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Dr. Rappard was honest, detailed, thorough, and patient. His goal was always my well-being and he answered all my questions. He focused on being as less invasive as possible and stressed not over operating just to say he was doing something. All procedures were explained to me in laymen terms and...Read More
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