Dr. Navin Mallavaram, MD

Dr. Navin Mallavaram, MD

Interventional Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 44
Dr. Navin Mallavaram, MD is an interventional pain medicine specialist in Pleasanton, CA and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from University of Colorado At Denver in 2002 and specializes in interventional pain medicine, pain medicine, and more.

5924 Stoneridge Dr Ste 206

Pleasanton, CA 94588

Contact Information

(925) 469-9120

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
  • Medicare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 93% of peers
more than 90% of peers
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
more than 83% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Mallavaram "Depending on what condition the patient has, I believe they receive the best outcomes when utilizing a variety of pain relieving treatments, and not just relying on one modality. These options would include physical therapy as well as minimally invasive image guided injections. "

3  Specialties

  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

26  Conditions Treated

22  Procedures

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.


  • University of Colorado At Denver
    Medical School | Graduated 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Patient's Choice Award, 2012
  • Compassionate Doctor Award, 2011
  • Patient's Choice Award, 2011
Media & Publications

Dr. Mallavaram has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mallavaram's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mallavaram to family and friends
20 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

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Dr. Mallavaram's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Mallavaram is a wonderful doctor and is straightforward and did an excellent job on my procedures. I love him and his staff! I think all the negative reviews are from people who want medication passed out like candy. Thank you all for your care and kindness!
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Dr. M subjected me 3 times to an invasive procedure that no other doctor, including a world-renowned surgeon at U.C. Med, has been able to explain; his reasoning remains a mystery. It was always painful, but no damage was done. His lack of medical expertise was more shocking on the topic of second...more
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Please contact the office and provide your name and the name of your consulting physician. Dr. M will be happy to speak to him/her and you to discuss the medical rationale for the procedures.

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I was referred to this doctor for pain management after a large work injury that required two separate surgeries over 7 months. I saw Dr. Mallavaram a few weeks before my 2nd surgery. I called to speak with him 1 week before my surgery and waited 3 days for a call back and then was only contacted...more
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He was very nice, but not what I call totally encouraging about the procedure. The procedure went well. The shot lasted for about 5 weeks. My right hip is still in a lot of pain. I was hoping and praying for better results. My issue is: I didn't call back after a few weeks, but the...more
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We perform a routine post-injection call a few days after the procedure. Our apologies that this policy was not followed in your case.

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