Dr. Pasquale Montesano, MD

Dr. Pasquale Montesano, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
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Age 64
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Dr. Pasquale Montesano, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Beverly Hills, CA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from New York Medical College in 1979 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery, spinal cord injury medicine, and more.Read his story

450 N Roxbury Dr Ste 602

Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Contact Information

(310) 858-5561

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • National Preferred Provider Network
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Low Back Pain
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more than 74% of peers
Herniated Disc
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more than 72% of peers
Back Pain
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more than 65% of peers

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Dr. Montesano's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Montesano "Dr. Pasquale X. Montesano is the principal Orthopedic Spine surgeon at Montesano Spine & Sport. After receiving a Bachelor of Science degree from Siena College and then attending medical school at New York Medical College in Valhalla, NY, Dr. Montesano completed extensive postgraduate training and has worked towards achieving a variety of certifications and awards. In 1998, he received the Volvo Award in Clinical Science. In 1989, Dr. Montesano received the Howmedica Spinal Fixator Grant. In addition to his years of training and experience in surgical and non-surgical treatments of spine disorders, Dr. Montesano has completed an extensive spine fellowship program. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Spine Surgery Society, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and The American College of Forensic Examiners. He has a very specific mission: to help patients suffering from serious back or neck disorders return to as much function and comfort as is medically and humanly possible. During your first visit with Dr. Montesano, you will be seen by our staff who will ask you about your medical history and your symptoms. A focused neurological examination will then be made. After reviewing your medical history and diagnostic tests, you will be presented with a number of treatment options. We will inform you of the risks and benefits of each option and we will assist you in making your final decision."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Montesano "Pasquale X. Montesano, M.D. offers services for the treatment of spinal disorders. Our goal is to assist our patients with the most appropriate treatment of their disorder and return them to a better quality of life as medically and humanly possible."

4  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Neck Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

45  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Sprain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Dislocation
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
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27  Procedures

  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Disorders Treatment
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck Pain Procedure
  • Neck Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Injections
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection

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

  • Sienna College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1971
  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Westchester Co Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Metro Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Saint Vincent's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Kans University Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Volvo Award in Clinical Science, 1988
Media & Publications
  • Imaging of the Spine in Clinical Practice, 1993

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian
  • Russian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Montesano's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Montesano to family and friends
42 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (42)

  • 5
    (29)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (12)

Dr. Montesano'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

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

I want to start this off by saying if I could give him a million stars I would Montesano is one of the best doctors of any kind that I have ever met he truly cares not only about his patient but their family as well he has truly changed my life for the better is extremely funny and truly amazing I...more
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Dr. Montesanto used to have an office in Roseville California. On one of the surgeries he did on me he clipped my nerve and gave me a permanent drop foot. He is about five foot two and has a Napoleon complex that is unbelievable. He was nothing but rude and obnoxious. And he hurt so many patients...more
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Dr. Montesano was strongly recommended by my primary care physician and after extensive research I decided to move forward with him as my doctor. I flew out from Texas to have my surgery with him at his Beverly Hills center. I was confident I made a great choice when we had our pre-operative...more
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Dr. Montesano operated on me on March 25, 1996. I spent 5-1/2 hours in surgery for a laminectomy, discectomy and two-level fusion: L/4-L/5 & L/5-S/1 with spinal stenosis. I was a mess! During surgery he found 7 bone spurs with one pressing into the main nerve of my left leg. 2 months later, I...more
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Dr. Montesano improved my quality of life. He is a master at the work he does. Before finding him, I tried months of extensive back treatments including NSAI medications, physical therapy, chiropractics and acupuncture. Unfortunately, I did not find any relief, I actually was getting worse. I am...more
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