Dr. Lawrence Poree, MD

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Pain Medicine | Male

Dr. Lawrence Poree, MD
Dr. Lawrence Poree, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Aptos, CA. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 20 years. Dr. Poree is affiliated with UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus.

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based on 8 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Poree's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well
    FAIR
  • Answers Questions
    FAIR
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    FAIR
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    FAIR
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Soledad, CA |
I thought this doctor was smart and knowledgeable about the intrathical pump. What doctor doesn't know is how to take a patient off medicine and giving meds to help you through withdrawls. I had a horrific time after medicine was removed. All he said was, "have your primary care give you some medicine". I went through hell, he knew and never called, leaving it to the nurse to contact me. Aren't doctors supposed to HELP? First do NO harm! I will be looking for another doctor!
in chico, CA |
Not properly sedated during an excruciatingly painful surgery I felt every cut, tug, wire pulled, scar tissue removed and every stitch. My arms were tied down. Partially sedated there was nothing I could do. I squeezed the tables my arms were strapped to, moaned/groaned every time he yanked, poked, sliced me. Dr denied me tylenol. I did all the insurance paper work, cost of faxing. They lost it twice. Called late friday to cancel monday 6 am surgery (twice) because they were unprepared
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  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Pain Medicine
  •  Board certified in Pain Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Pain Medicine

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Education

  • Medical School
    Stanford University

    Graduated in 1997

  • Internship Hospital
    Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
  • Residency Hospital
    Stanford University Medical Center
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Ucsf Medical Center

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

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