Dr. Michael Moon, MD

Dr. Michael Moon, MD

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Age 50
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Dr. Michael Moon, MD is a pain medicine specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Loma Linda University School Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in pain medicine and physical medicine & rehabilitation.

5348 Carroll Canyon Rd # 101

San Diego, CA 92121

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 91% of peers
Back Pain
high
more than 88% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Moon "Dr. Moon specializes in interventional spine procedures as well as acute and chronic pain management. He is a graduate of Loma Linda University where he completed medical school, residency and fellowship training. Dr. Moon is Board Certified in both Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation as well as in Pain Management. Dr. Moon is the founder and medical director of PainCare of San Diego. His goal is to increase the public s awareness of the specialty of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation throughout Southern California."

2  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

2  Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

28  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)

7  Procedures

  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Interventional Spine Procedure
  • Joint Drainage
  • Pain Management
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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

  • Loma Linda University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Loma Linda University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Moon has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Moon's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Moon

3.3

Based on 29 reviews

5 Stars
55.172413793103445%
(16)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
3.4482758620689653%
(1)
2 Stars
3.4482758620689653%
(1)
1 Star
37.93103448275862%
(11)

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I was under Dr. Moon's treatment for many years until surgery resolved my multiple stenosis pain. During that entire time, I was treated with dignity, professionalism, and courtesy while at the same time Dr. Moon and his staff insisted on compliance with an array of rules aimed at the pain-care...Read More
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SHOCKING EXPERIENCE!!! I tried for three weeks to see Dr. Moon. I was given the run-around by a very abusive and callous office manager Jeanie and Francesca (scheduler) who insisted that I was not covered under my insurance plan. Instead of apologizing for the confirmed mistake, the conversation...Read More
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My client who was in great pain tried for 3 wks to receive treatment fr Dr. Moon. The office manager, Jeannie, & her side kick Francesca, continued to obstruct my client from seeing the doctor insisting he was not cov'd under her ins. After 3 weeks they referred her to their ins biller who...Read More
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DR. MOON HAS A TERRIBLE BEDSIDE MANNER. HE HAS LOST ALL EMPATHY AND HAS FORGOTTEN HIS HIPPOCRATIC OATH. HE REALLY SHOULD RECONSIDER REMAINING IN THE MEDICAL FIELD AS THE MEDICAL FIELD HAS CHANGED BUT DR MOON'S ATTITUDES AND QUALITY OF TREATMENT HAVE GONE BY THE WAYSIDE. ITS SAD TO SEE AN...Read More
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Mr. Moon is a kind, caring, competent physician who understands RSD/CRPS and treats his patients with great grace. I'd recommend him to anyone. Thanks, Dr. Moon.
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