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Dr. John McDonald, MD

Interventional Pain Medicine •  Male • Age 82

Dr. McDonald

Pacific Pelvic Pain Center

20911 Earl St Ste 290 Torrance, CA 90503
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(424) 400-4446

Dr. John McDonald, MD is an interventional pain medicine specialist in Torrance, CA and has been practicing for 52 years. He graduated from Roy J Lucille A Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa in 1964 and specializes in interventional pain medicine, obstetrics & gynecology, and more.

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Dr. McDonald accepts the following insurance:

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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. McDonald's conditions and procedures:

  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Pain Disorder
  • Pain, Intractable
  • Postoperative Pain
  • Trigger Point Injection

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What People Say About Dr. John McDonald, MD
The trigger point injections that I received once a week from Dr McDonald did a lot to help manage my vulvodynia pain. I consider my work with him to be the real beginning to my road to recovery after years of failure with traditional pain clinics and OGBYNs.
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Care Philosophy

Dr. McDonald's double board certification in Obstetrics/Gynecology and Anesthesiology is a combination which allows him to target pain more effectively by using techniques to diagnose and treat the causes of pain that may have been difficult for othe...


  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology


University Of Washington Hospital
Residency Hospital
University of Iowa Hospital
Residency Hospital
University Of Oregon Hospital
Internship Hospital
Roy J Lucille A Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa
Medical School
University of Iowa
Undergraduate School



Pacific Pelvic Pain Center

Pacific Pelvic Pain Center20911 Earl St Ste 290 Torrance, CA 90503
Pacific Pelvic Pain Center4305 Torrance Blvd Ste 109 Torrance, CA 90503

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66% Patient experience rating, 3% lower than the national average

69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)