Dr. Mark Matsunaga, MD

Dr. Mark Matsunaga, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
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Age 58
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Dr. Mark Matsunaga, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Columbia, MD and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from George Washington University School Of Med and Health Science in 1986 and specializes in pain medicine and anesthesiology.

8894 Stanford Blvd Ste 104

Columbia, MD 21045

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Matsunaga performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Chronic Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Matsunaga'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Matsunaga "Multidisciplinary pain management."

2  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

46  Conditions Treated

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21  Procedures

  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Facet Joint Nerve Ablation
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Occipital Nerve Block
  • Pain Pump
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Stimulation
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

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

  • George Washington University School Of Med and Health Science
    Medical School | Graduated 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Matsunaga has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Matsunaga's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Matsunaga to family and friends
43 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (43)

  • 5
    (25)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (12)

Dr. Matsunaga's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

I have been a pain management patient of Dr. Mark’s since he went “out on his own” in Columbia too many years ago, that memory fails me was it 13 or 15 years ago? I am his 1st patient after the computer being #1 to test. Dr. Mark is the most proficient kind/compassionate pain caregiver I have in...more
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Appreciated how he listened to us and laid out all of our options. His approach was to offer all the tools he knew and then discuss with us the best way forward, pros and cons, and alternative approaches. Very professional and caring and empowered us to navigate this road to recovery utilizing his...more
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Dr Matsunaga and his entire staff make you feel so welcomed makeyou feel instantly feel better . The empathy goes abeyond it is as they actually felt yourfrom pain and can relate . It has been my life changer !I have been able to cope with major surgeries , Injuries with excruciating pains and...more
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I love Dr. Mark and the whole staff, including Dr Joe. Have had a great experience. He has helped me function much better and has always made me feel OK with needing medication or interventions, unlike some practices. They are kind and compassionate and I recommend them highly!
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I started going to Dr. Matsunaga after I had a failed back surgery. I still had nerve pain going down my left leg. I could barely walk on some days. I spent nearly a yearly going to doctors trying to find out why I still had nerve pain and trying to find a way to make life manageable. I had...more
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