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)
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Top Care Areas

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Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 92% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Rhee'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rhee "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."

2  Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Pain Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

31  Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Upper Back Pain

27  Procedures

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.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rhee has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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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
50%
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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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Lori C in Livermore, CA – Aug 18, 2018
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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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Tracy CA – Mar 17, 2017
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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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Moraga, CA – Oct 16, 2016
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