Dr. Kartik Ananth, MD

Dr. Kartik Ananth, MD

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Dr. Kartik Ananth, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Torrance, CA and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from Autonomous University of Guadalajara / Faculty of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in pain medicine, interventional pain medicine, and more.

23000 Crenshaw Blvd Ste 100

Torrance, CA 90505

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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
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Background Check

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. Ananth's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Low Back Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ananth treats Low Back Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Ananth treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ananth treats Back Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Ananth treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Chronic Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ananth treats Chronic Pain more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Ananth treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Ananth's conditions and procedures:

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
Baclofen Pump Therapy
Behavior Modification
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bipolar Disorder
Bone Disorders
Botox® Injection
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Brain Disorders
Brain Injury
Bursitis
Cell Based Therapy
Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
Cervical Facet Joint Injection
Cervical Injection
Cervical Medial Branch Block
Cervical Medial Branch Neurotomy
Chemodenervation
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Pain Management
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
Discography
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)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Injection
Epidural Steroid Injections
Facet Block
Facet Joint Injection
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Fracture
Hand Conditions
Headache
Herniated Disc
Hospice Care Services
Hypomania
Intercostal Nerve Block
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Injection
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
Major Depressive Disorder
Migraine
Myelopathy
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Nerve Blocks
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Neuropathic Arthropathy
Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
Opioid Dependence
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Pain Management
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pathological Spine Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Block
Peripheral Nerve Injuries
Peripheral Nerve Stimulation
Pinched Nerve in Back
Piriformis Injection
Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Psychiatric Diseases
Psychiatric Evaluation
Psychological Testing
Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
Radiculitis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Radiofrequency Ablation
Radiofrequency Denervation
Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rhizotomy
Sacroiliac Joint Injection
Schizoaffective Disorder
Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Injections
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Pump Implant
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stellate Ganglion Block
Steroid Injection
Tobacco Use Disorder
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)
Trigger Point Injection
Trigger Point Therapy
Upper Back Pain

About Me

Biography

Dr. Kartik Ananth, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Torrance, CA and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from Autonomous University of Guadalajara / Faculty of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in pain medicine, interventional pain medicine, and more.

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Addiction Medicine
  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Interventional Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Ananth's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ananth

4.4

Based on 121 reviews

5 Stars
83.47107438016529%
(101)
4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
1.6528925619834711%
(2)
2 Stars
4.132231404958677%
(5)
1 Star
10.743801652892563%
(13)

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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...Read More
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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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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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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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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...Read More
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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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