Dr. James Rhee, MD

Dr. James Rhee, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
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Age 54
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Dr. James Rhee, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Pleasanton, CA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation and pain medicine.

5725 W Las Positas Blvd Ste 200

Pleasanton, CA 94588

Contact Information

(925) 469-6274

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Health System
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • 6 More

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Rhee's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Upper Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rhee treats Upper Back Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Rhee treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rhee treats Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Rhee treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Sciatica as Seen in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rhee treats Low Back Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Rhee treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Rhee's conditions and procedures:

Acupuncture
Autoimmune Diseases
Autonomic Disorders
Back Pain
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
Cervical Facet Joint Injection
Cervical Medial Branch Block
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Pain Management
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Coccygeal Pain
Degenerative Disc Disease
Discography
Elbow Injuries
EMG (Electromyography)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Injection
Epidural Steroid Injections
Facet Block
Facet Joint Injection
Facet Joint Pain
Fibromyalgia
Gait Abnormality
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Disc Degeneration
Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
Lumbar Herniated Disc
Lumbar Medial Branch Block
Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
Myelopathy
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neck Muscle Strain
Neck Pain
Nerve Blocks
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Pain Management
Pathological Spine Fracture
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Plantar Fasciitis
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
Runner's Knee
Sacroiliac Joint Injection
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Shoulder Disorders
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Injections
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Steroid Injection
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Trigger Point Injection
Upper Back Pain

About Me

Care Philosophy

The spine program at the Northern California Spine Institute is designed to offer a variety of treatment options to patients suffering from back pain or neck pain. We recognize that spine problems may be a multi-faceted challenge and have designed our practice to help patients meet these different challenges by offering the resources and support they need to improve their condition.

Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1992
    Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Rehab Institute Of Chicago
    Residency Hospital
    1992
  • 1992
    Loyola University Stritch School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital
    1992
  • 1991
    Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1991
  • 1987
    University Of California At Berkeley
    Undergraduate School
    1987

Awards

Dr. Rhee's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rhee

2.8

Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr Rhee was absolutely wonderful! He just performed 2 bilateral lumbar epidurals on me. He took great care to create as little pain as possible!!! His staff was absolutely phenomenal.
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Dr. Rhee is the worst doctor i have ever met. I wish i would have read all the reviews about him before i went to see him. He doesn't even deserve this star he needs a negative 10 stars! He is an unsympathetic and uncaring doctor. He didn't care about anything i had said to him and seemed he just...Read More
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Dr Rhee is ridiculously apathetic. He has lost his passion for what he does. He rushes you thru an appointment and does not listen to concerns, but he's got another patient waiting. I would not trust him handling my health needs....ever. So grateful I was referred to another doctor who immediately...Read More
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Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
Aetna
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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Delta Health System
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Health Net
Humana
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
WellPoint
Worker's Compensation
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