Dr. John Lu, MD
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Dr. John Lu, MD

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Pain Medicine | Male

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Dr. John Lu, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Palo Alto, CA. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 27 years. Dr. Lu is affiliated with Menlo Park Surgical Hospital.

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    Dr. Lu's Performance
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      FAIR
    • Explains condition(s) well
      FAIR
    • Answers Questions
      POOR
    • Time well spent
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    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      VERY GOOD
    • Office environment
      GOOD
    • Staff friendliness
      GOOD
    • Average wait time
      16 to 30 minutes
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    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Pain Medicine
    •  Board certified in Pain Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Pain Medicine
    • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

    Conditions Treated

    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Arthritis
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cerebral Palsy
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Coccygeal Pain
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Foot Conditions
    • Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Hand Conditions
    • Headache
    • Herniated Disc
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Knee Disorders
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Migraine
    • Myelopathy
    • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Sacrum Disorders
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Upper Back Pain

    Education

    • Medical School
      Stanford University

      Graduated in 1990

    • Internship Hospital
      Mercy Hospital

      Completed in 1991

    • Residency Hospital
      Stanford Hospital

      Completed in 1994

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Pain Medicine

    Procedures Performed

    • EMG (Electromyography)
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Joint Drainage
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Point Injection