Dr. Joel Garris, MD

Dr. Joel Garris, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
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Dr. Joel Garris, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Whittier, CA. He is 56 years old.

12401 Washington Blvd

Whittier, CA 90602

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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • UnitedHealthCare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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more than 65% of peers
Chronic Pain
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more than 38% of peers
Spinal Nerve Block
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more than 33% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Garris "Dr.Garris is an interventional radiologist, neuroradiologist and pain management expert. He uses minimally invasive techniques and a common sense approach for the compassionate treatment of patients with a variety of medical conditions."
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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Neuroradiology
  • Vascular & Interventional Radiology
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Board Certifications

  • Diagnostic Radiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Radiology*
  • Interventional Radiology & Vascular Radiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Neuroradiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aneurysm
  • Arteriosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Male Infertility
  • Migraine
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Poor Circulation
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Varicocele
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Insufficiency

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Procedures

  • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Biopsy
  • Bone Density Scan
  • Botox® Injection
  • CT Scan (Computed Tomography)
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Casting of Broken Vertebrae
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Cervical Medial Branch Neurotomy
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Discography
  • Embolization
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Joint Nerve Ablation
  • Ganglion Impar Block
  • Hysterosalpingography
  • Inferior Vena Cava Filter
  • Intercostal Nerve Block
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Lumbar Discography
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Block
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
  • Medical Branch Block
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pain Management
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Peripheral Angioplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Piriformis Injection
  • Provocation Discography
  • Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation
  • Radiofrequency Denervation
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Injections
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Third Occipital Nerve Block
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
  • Treatment of Fibroid Tumors
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
  • Uterine Artery Embolization
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vertebroplasty

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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.

Education

  • University Of California At Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
    Medical School | Graduated
  • UCLA Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • UCLA Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • UCLA Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Fellow, American College of Radiology,
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Medical Honors Scoiety,
Media & Publications
  • The Prune Belly Syndrome.,
  • Prostate Tissue Composition and Response to finasteride in men with symptomatic benign Prostatic Prostate Tissue Composition and Response to finasteride in men with symptomatic benign Prostatic Hyperplasia,
  • Image guided Epidural Steroid Injections" Injections,
  • "Upper Urinary Tract Air and Ureteral reflux,
  • “Oxaloplatin Toxicity Masquerading as Recurrent Colon Cancer”,
  • Long-term effects of finasteride on prostatic tissue composition,
  • Anomalous Left Pulmonary Artery, Two New Adult Cases,
  • Infrahepatic Interruption of the IVC with Azygos Continuation,

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Garris accepts 3 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Garris has admitting privileges

PIH Health Hospital - Whittier
12401 Washington Blvd
Whittier, CA 90602
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