Dr. George Rappard, MD

Dr. George Rappard, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
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Age 51
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Dr. George Rappard, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Los Angeles, CA. He is 51 years old and has been practicing for 21 years. Dr. Rappard is affiliated with Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center.

6200 Wilshire Blvd Ste 1208

Los Angeles, CA 90048

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Top Care Areas

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Chronic Neck Pain
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more than 52% of peers
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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more than 46% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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more than 42% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rappard "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."

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Interventional Spine Medicine
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
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Board Certifications

  • Diagnostic Radiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Radiology*
  • Neuroradiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Radiology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aneurysm
  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neurological Injuries
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • 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

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Procedures

  • 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

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

1 Sanction
  • Unprofessional Conduct (12/18/2014)
    Action Taken: Reprimand
    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.

Education

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

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rappard's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rappard to family and friends
3.8
based on 20 total reviews (5 with comments)
Dr. Rappard's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (5)
Torrance, CA |
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 flying to Arizona for some laser procedure!!
in Long Beach, CA |
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 recommend to anyone. To be honest, I thought the operating experience was surreal, and I was comfortable. There was a great team, that do their jobs very well, from the anesthesiologist, to the nurse.
in Beverly Hills, CA |
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 as well. Shari Able, Ph D
in Los Angeles |
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 they were carried out just as he said they would. With all the procedures I was home the same day and mobile thereafter. No long periods of immobility. Most of all he listened to me and responded.
in Covina, CA |
Dr. Rappard is an excellent physician and surgeon. He brought my grandmother back from near death, after she had a ruptured aneurysm. There is no one else in Los Angeles able to perform like him. I would trust him with my life.
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Hospitals where Dr. Rappard has admitting privileges

Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center
1300 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027
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