Dr. Kartik Ananth, MD

Dr. Kartik Ananth, MD

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Dr. Kartik Ananth, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Torrance, CA. He has been practicing for 7 years.

23000 Crenshaw Blvd Ste 100

Torrance, CA 90505

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • 2 More

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Addiction Medicine
  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychological Pharmacology
  • Sports Medicine Pain Management
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Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Adult Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Adult Panic Anxiety Syndrome
  • Alcoholic Polyneuropathy
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Amotivational Syndrome
  • Amphetamine Abuse
  • Amphetamine Withdrawal
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Attack
  • Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Apathy
  • Arthritis
  • Ativan Withdrawal
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Attention Problems
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Impairment
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Back Sprain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Injury
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Darvocet Withdrawal
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Dexedrine Withdrawal
  • Discitis
  • Discogenic Pain
  • Discontinuation Syndrome
  • Drug Abuse
  • Drug Rebound Headache
  • Drug Withdrawal
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hypomania
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Neuropathic Arthropathy
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Injuries
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Radiculitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Upper Back Pain

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Procedures

  • Baclofen Pump Therapy
  • Behavior Modification
  • Botox® Injection
  • Cell Based Therapy
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Cervical Medial Branch Neurotomy
  • Chemodenervation
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Discography
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Hospice Care Services
  • Intercostal Nerve Block
  • Joint Drainage
  • 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 Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Stimulation
  • Piriformis Injection
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychological Testing
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Radiofrequency Denervation
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Rhizotomy
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Injections
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Pump Implant
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Trigger Point Therapy

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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

  • University of California at Santa Barbara
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • Autonomous University of Guadalajara / Faculty of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Westchester Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Westchester Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • University of Southern California
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ananth has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ananth's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ananth to family and friends
4.4
based on 121 total reviews (22 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (121)

  • 5
    (101)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (5)
  • 1
    (13)

Dr. Ananth'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 (22)

Redondo Beach, CA |
My wife has been consulting with Dr. Arnath for about 2 years. I brought her in today in a psychiatric crisis, on the verge of requiring inpatient admission, and his immediate suggestion was talk therapy, which had been tried and failed repeatedly. Rather than arranging an admission, he finally...more
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More to the story - This man lunged out at his wife unexpectedly and violently while I was speaking to her. He was asked to leave immediately. The patient, who is a wonderful person, reports that she took...more
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in Lomita, CA |
He listens to me and explains things so that I understand I am in my 60's and that is important to me..
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in Manhattan Beach, CA |
Kind and respectful. Thoroughly explained and answered all of my questions. Wait time was a little long, but he also spent time with me. Successfully treated my shooting pain from a disk extrusion in my cervical spine with epidural injections.
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Roseau, 04 |
Great physician who truly listens to his patients. I admire him. He is able to answer my questions regarding medications (pros and cons).
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in San Pedro, CA |
Dr. Ananth is extremely knowledgeable in the area of pain management and he is fair and reasonable in his assessment of treatment options. Prior to recommending a course of treatment an MRI is ordered, and pain medication and/or trigger point therapy are offered to help alleviate the pain while...more
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Dr. Ananth accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    CaliforniaCare HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    Kaiser PHCS Network PPO
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare HMO

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Hospitals where Dr. Ananth has admitting privileges

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Torrance Memorial Medical Center
3330 Lomita Blvd
Torrance, CA 90505
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