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 17 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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Background Check

1 disciplinary action Found
  • Unprofessional Conduct (12/18/2014)View details
No malpractice claims found for California
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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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

2009
California Spine Institute
2004
University Of Tx Sw
Fellowship Hospital
2002
University Of Tex Sw
Fellowship Hospital
2001
University Of California At Irvine / California College Of Medicine & Surgery
Residency Hospital
1997
Med College Of Georgia
Internship Hospital
1996
George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences
Medical School
1992
University Of California At Los Angeles
Undergraduate School
2009
2004
2002
2001
1997
1996
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

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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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