Dr. John Villanueva, MD

Dr. John Villanueva, MD

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Dr. John Villanueva, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Burbank, CA and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from University of Mn Med Sch in 2007 and specializes in pain medicine, headache management, and more.

2121 W Magnolia Blvd Ste B

Burbank, CA 91506

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
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more than 58% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip
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more than 42% of peers
Gait Abnormality
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more than 38% of peers

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8  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Acute Pain Medicine
  • Headache Management
  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Interventional Spine Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Pain Medicine
  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
  • Sports Medicine Pain Management

2  Board Certifications

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

48  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Migraine
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spasticity
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
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28  Procedures

  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Ganglion Impar Block
  • Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Lumbar Sympathetic Block
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Rhizotomy
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

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

  • Cornell University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of Mn Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Hennepin County Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Villanueva has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • Filipino
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Villanueva's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Villanueva

4.4

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Dr. Villanueva is amazing! He's so smart and so good at his job.... But also very kind and down to earth! I'm so happy he's my Doctor and you will be too!
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We just left his office. So much to say but I will summarize in one word: Amazed! My husband and I are amazed at the entire' s office professionalism. Dr Villanueva took time to listen, to examine, and to give his advise. He was not rushed, he took his time. It is so refreshing to meet a young...Read More
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I have had chronic back pain for years, and have sought various other treatments with some success: massage, acupressure, chiropractic, Pilates, exercise, and pain meds. But Dr. Villanueva spent quite awhile with me, went over my MRI results, answered my questions, explained options, and showed me...Read More
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Dr. Villanueva is everything you'd want in a doctor. He's easy to talk to, listens well, and will prescribe the treatment and tests you actually need. He really works with the patient. I found him very knowledgeable about neck and back injuries from car accidents. Dr. Villanueva also is great about...Read More
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