Dr. Nathaniel Neal, MD

Dr. Nathaniel Neal, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
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Age 67
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Dr. Nathaniel Neal, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Los Alamitos, CA and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Howard University College Of Medicine in 1975 and specializes in rheumatology.

10861 Cherry St Ste 104

Los Alamitos, CA 90720

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Neal's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
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Dr. Neal treats Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot more than 99% of his peers

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

Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
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very high

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Dr. Neal treats Osteoarthritis of Shoulder more than 98% of his peers

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

Elbow Injuries
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Neal treats Elbow Injuries more than 98% of his peers

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

Dr. Neal's conditions and procedures:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Injections
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Nathaniel Neal, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Los Alamitos, CA and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Howard University College Of Medicine in 1975 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Education

St. Joseph's Hospital & Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1975
Howard University College Of Medicine
Medical School
1975

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Neal's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Neal

3.4

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Office staff courteous and Dr Neal very knowledgeable and caring.
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I have been with Dr Neal’s office for several years. He always has taken his time with me even though I know he is extremely busy. I receive treatments at the office so spends few hours there because of that. I am able to see the way he rushes between rooms when he finishes with each patient. This being said I also am able to observe how long he spends in the room. I had to move and made sure to stay in area so I could remain his patient. Very caring doctor. I would recommend him to anyone.
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He listened to me and every pain and complaint I had. Incredibly thorough and proactive in doing appropriate testing. I would recommend him to my family and friends. Appointment easy to get and very short wait time once there.
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Dr. Neal has been my Rheumatologist for 20 years. He has eased my pain and kept me mobile. He is up on all the new medication and does research on this awful disease. His staff is great and he doesn't have a large turnover. His office is clean and pleasant Most importantly, he treats you like a human being with dignity and respect. To him you are a real live person, that hurts and he does his best to help you. He is one of the very best people I have ever met. As a physician he is amazing
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This office is a nitemare. My first appointment I waited almost two hours to be seen. When I got into the room they couldn't find my paperwork. Also upon checking in I was never greeted until I walked back up again 20 mins later ask for my new patiiwt papework. I needed an authorization for tests to be done. I had to call twice and by the time my appointment came around 3 weeks later they still didn't so the authorization. The front desk gals are very rude and have so empathy.
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Truly the worst staff I have ever encountered for the worst condition I've ever suffered. Dr. Neal tries hard but a couple of red flags most importantly my medical records stayed in the computer system in Long Beach and he was not allowed access to them when he moved to Los Alamitos. I also felt he gave me what I wanted for meds, not what he had knowledge of. There are better doctors. Find one.
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I would NEVER recommend this dr. to ANYONE!!! ...unless you like to pay or have your insurance pay around $250 per visit to watch him look at the computer, ignore questions & then send you on your way....when I lost my insurance, the treatment was even worse!! His head nurse retired and the girl that took over has NO IDEA how to treat patients or people in general...WORST EXPERIENCE EVER W/A DOCTOR..& that's when I had insurance, now I have medi-cal & the dr's have been GREAT!!! ..go figure!!
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Dr. Neal is extremely knowledgeable and he always spends as much time as I need to answer all my questions and consider the next step in my treatment plan. I have great faith in him and my health is much improved since I started seeing him 5 years ago.
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I have been a patient of Dr Neal for years & I plan on REMAINING!! He is a great Dr! He always listens, takes his time 2 tend 2 ALL of my needs & requests, & most of a he never makes me feel rushed! Dr Neal is also very informative & extremely passionate!! I am very ill & he understands that, I apprec Dr Neal & he even comes 2 visit me in the hospital-on a SUNDAY NIGHT...just an overall GREAT guy!!??
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