Dr. James Modir, MD

Dr. James Modir, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 42
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James Modir, MD is a pain medicine specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Wisconsin in 2003 and specializes in pain medicine and anesthesiology.

15004 Innovation Dr # S97

San Diego, CA 92128

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas


See how frequently Dr. Modir performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

very high
more than 99% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Modir's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

Conditions Treated


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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


  • Medical College Of Wisconsin
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • University Of California San Diego Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Ucsd Healthcare
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Modir has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Modir's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Modir to family and friends
based on 15 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Modir's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in San Diego, CA
I herniated a disc at Lumbar 2-3 and received epidural injections that dramatically improved my symptoms
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in San Diego, CA
My experience was very positive. Dr. Modir spent at least 30 minutes with me on my initial consultation. He was patient and answered all of my questions and concerns. My next appointment was for an epidural......lumbar pain. Again, his staff.....his hospital assistants....the nurses at Scripps...more
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in San Diego, CA
A one trick pony, that trick literally being a shot in the dark. Does not follow up after visits or procedures. Is demeaning and dismissive. Worst doc I’ve ever visited
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in Flasch
Horrible scheduling system; no sense of urgency; quoted as a one week wait before Dr. would even look at case before a consultation.
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