Dr. John McDonald, MD

Interventional Pain MedicineMaleAge 83

Dr. McDonald
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Pacific Pelvic Pain Center

4305 Torrance Blvd Ste 109 Torrance, CA 90503

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Dr. John McDonald, MD is a Interventional Pain Medicine Specialist in Torrance, CA and has over 57 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Roy J Lucille A Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa medical school in 1964. He is affiliated with medical facilities Harbor - UCLA Medical Center and Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. McDonald to book an appointment.

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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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WonderAliceLand in Seattle, WA – Jun 14, 2016
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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...Read more


  • 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


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What are Dr. John McDonald, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. McDonald frequently treats Epidural Steroid Injections, Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection, and Nerve Blocks. See all procedures and conditions Dr. McDonald treats.

Where is Dr. John McDonald, MD's office located?

Dr. McDonald's office is located at 4305 Torrance Blvd Ste 109, Torrance, CA 90503. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board 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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(424) 400-4446

Dr. McDonald accepts the following insurance:

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Pacific Pelvic Pain Center

Pacific Pelvic Pain Center4305 Torrance Blvd Ste 109 Torrance, CA 90503

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. McDonald is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Harbor - UCLA Medical Center

Torrance, CA

62% Patient Experience Rating, 7% lower than the national average

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro

San Pedro, CA

71% Patient Experience Rating, 2% higher than the national average

5 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)