Dr. Joseph Narloch, MD

Dr. Joseph Narloch, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
Dr. Joseph Narloch, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Walnut Creek, CA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of California At Los Angeles in 1988 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation.Read his story

2625 Shadelands Dr Ste 210

Walnut Creek, CA 94598

Contact Information

(925) 939-8585

Insurance Accepted

  • Admar
  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Benefit Panel Services
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 14 More

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Top Care Areas

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers
Spinal Nerve Block
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Narloch's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Narloch's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Narloch "Dr. Narloch has more than 15 years of experience in treating patients. He began practicing physical medicine in 1992 after earning his medical degree from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine. He then performed his internship and residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Loma Linda University Medical Center. After his appointment as Chief Resident, he went on to become an assistant clinical professor at the Loma Linda University Pain Clinic for five years. In his spare time, he is a baseball coach and enjoys organic farming."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Narloch "As a Physiatrist, Dr. Narloch focuses on restoring function, meeting patients' individual needs through comprehensive evaluation and treatment designed to help them achieve an active, pain-free lifestyle. Ultimately, his goal is to help you avoid surgery and restore your quality of life. Dr. Narloch wants to help people understand the nature of their pain as well as the realistic expectation about what can be done to manage the problem. He takes a team approach to caring for his patients and believes thorough testing is an important aspect in providing quality care."

1  Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

2  Board Certifications

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

56  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendonitis
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Work-Related Injuries


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12  Procedures

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.


  • University Of California At Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • University Of California At Los Angeles
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Loma Linda University Medical Center Department Of Physical Medicine and Rehab
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Loma Linda University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Narloch has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Narloch's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Narloch to family and friends
11 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Narloch's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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