Dr. John Dexter, MD

Dr. John Dexter, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
Dr. John Dexter, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Santa Barbara, CA and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Loma Linda Univ Sch Of Med in 1977 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation.

351 S Patterson Ave Ste 111

Santa Barbara, CA 93111

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California

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Top Care Areas

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Foot Conditions
very high
more than 99% of peers
Elbow Injuries
more than 59% of peers
Arthritis of the Elbow
more than 53% of peers

Dr. Dexter'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.

1  Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

1  Board Certifications

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

37  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)


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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.


  • Loma Linda Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Loma Linda University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Loma Linda University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • U Calif Irvine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dexter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dexter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dexter to family and friends
2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Dexter's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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