Dr. George Rappard, MD

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Dr. George Rappard, MD

Interventional Neuroradiology | Male

Los Angeles Brain and Spine Institute 5757 Wilshire Blvd Ste 6, Los Angeles, CA 90036 Get Directions
(877) 522-7477

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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.Read more

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    Specialties

    • Interventional Neuroradiology

    Board Certifications

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    • Diagnostic Radiology
    • Neuroradiology

    Conditions Treated

    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Aneurysm
    • Arthritis
    • Back Pain
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain Disorders
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Herniated Disc
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Low Back Pain
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Neurological Injuries
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Post-Concussion Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stroke
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vertebral Fracture

    Procedures Performed

    • Arthroscopic Spine Surgery
    • Brain Surgery
    • Carotid Ultrasound
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Cervical Spine Surgery
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Endoscopic Spinal Surgery
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
    • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
    • Lower Spine Surgery
    • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lumbar Spine Surgery
    • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Decompression for Spinal Stenosis
    • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
    • Neck Surgery
    • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
    • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Cord Stimulation
    • Spinal Decompression
    • Spinal Discectomy
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Injections
    • Spinal Instrumentation Procedures
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Spacer Procedure
    • Spine Fracture Treatment
    • Spine Surgery
    • Stem Cell Transplant
    • Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
    • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
    • X Stop® Interspinous Process Decompression System

    Background Check

    • 0
      Malpractice Claims

      No malpractice history found for California.

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    • 1
      Sanction

      Dr. Rappard has received 1 sanction

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      • Unprofessional Conduct  (12/18/2014)
      • Action Taken: Reprimand
      • Summary: Please reference the following Document
      • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
      • State: California
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    Education

    • Medical School
      George Washington University / School of Medicine And Health Sciences

      Graduated in 1996

    • Internship Hospital
      Med College Of Georgia

      Completed in 1997

    • Residency Hospital
      University of California At Irvine / California College of Medicine & Surgery

      Completed in 2001

    • Fellowship Hospital
      University Of Tex Sw

      Completed in 2002

      University Of Tx Sw

      Completed in 2004

    • Undergraduate School
      University of California At Los Angeles

      Graduated in 1992

    • Other Education
      California Spine Institute

      Completed in 2009

    Awards & Recognition

    • Awards & Honors

      Dr. Rappard has no awards or honors listed.

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

    Languages Spoken

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

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    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in Interventional Neuroradiology
    • Board certified in Diagnostic Radiology and Neuroradiology
    • No malpractice claims found
    • Sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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    Dr. Rappard's Office & Staff

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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes

    Experience with Dr. Rappard

    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    Dr. Rappard's 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.