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 8 years. He graduated from Autonomous University of Guadalajara / Faculty of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in pain medicine, interventional pain medicine, and more.

23150 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
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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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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
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Dr. Ananth treats Back Pain more than 99% of his peers

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

Chronic Pain
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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 and Alcohol Dependence
  • 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
  • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
  • 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
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • 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 8 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
2009
Westchester Medical Center
Residency Hospital
2006
Westchester Medical Center
Internship Hospital
2001
New York Medical College
Medical School
2000
Autonomous University of Guadalajara / Faculty of Medicine
Medical School
1995
University of California at Santa Barbara
Undergraduate School
2011
2009
2006
2001
2000
1995

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Ananth's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ananth

4.4

Based on 124 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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(5)
1 Star
12.096774193548388%
(15)

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Looking forward to meeting with this psychiatrist. My insurance company recommended him. Due to the receptionists at your office, I’ve decided to look for another doctor. Thank you.
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Dr. Ananath and his whole staff are amazing. Dr. Anath has gone out of his way to help me through a very difficult time with multiple surgeries, dealing with all the pain and stress of it. I am very thankful for all his knowledge and true caring. I couldn’t have gotten through this without him....Read More
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My pain Dr retired so I went to him. He is not just a pain doctor but he's also a Psychiatrist.But he is Not MY psych Dr. He wouldn't allow me steroid injections based on my depression which is 100% in control &never had been out of control.He made a Rash Judgement based on 20 seconds of...Read More
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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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Locations

Pacific Pain & Wellness Group

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

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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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