Dr. Josemaria Paterno, MD

Dr. Josemaria Paterno, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 37
(14)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Josemaria Paterno, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Puyallup, WA. He is 37 years old and has been practicing for 9 years.

1408 3rd St SE

Puyallup, WA 98372

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Choice Health
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Humana
  • LifeWise
  • Network Health
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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Chronic Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
very high
more than 96% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Interventional Pain Medicine
2

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headache
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Migraine
  • Neck Pain
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis

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Procedures

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

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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

  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Stanford University
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • Harvard Medical School (Massachusetts General Hospital / Brigham and Women's Hospital)
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Harvard Medical School (Massachusetts General Hospital / Brigham and Women's Hospital)
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Paterno has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Paterno's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Paterno to family and friends
5.0
based on 14 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Paterno's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in kent, WA |
does a good job helping me out. took long time to get appointment though
in tacoma, wa |
i have complex difficult pains after a car wreck and surgery. Dr. P did a really good job lowering and changing my pain meds without me feeling like hell. My neck pain and headaches are better- not totally gone but the injections and RF made a difference. We are working on my back now. Waits can be 5 minutes or 20+ depending how busy he is. He's gotten busier so it can be hard to get quick appt but so far I am very satisfied.
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Dr. Paterno accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Choice Health
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Humana
  • LifeWise
  • Network Health
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Regence Blue Shield of Washington
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
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