Dr. Paul Johnson, MD

Dr. Paul Johnson, MD

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Dr. Paul Johnson, MD is a pain medicine specialist in West Hills, CA and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from University Of Nevada School Of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in pain medicine.

7230 Medical Center Dr Ste 500

West Hills, CA 91307

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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Johnson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spondylolisthesis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Johnson treats Spondylolisthesis more than 99% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
Herniated Disc
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Johnson treats Herniated Disc more than 99% of his peers

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

Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Johnson treats Intervertebral Disc Disease more than 99% of his peers

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

Dr. Johnson's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Pain
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • Cancer Pain Management
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Discography
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Facial Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Ganglion Impar Block
  • Headache
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intradiscal Electrothermic Therapy (IDET)
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Discography
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Migraine
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Pain
  • Occipital Nerve Block
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Percutaneous Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Stimulation
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shingles
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tension Headache
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vertebral Compression Fractures
  • Whiplash

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Johnson is an interventional spine and pain medicine specialist serving patients by utilizing a multidisciplinary approach to treat pain. He received formal fellowship training at the University of California, Los Angeles, which is the premier pain medicine program in the country.

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

Education

2007
University Of California, Los Angeles
Fellowship Hospital
2006
University Of Iowa
Residency Hospital
2003
University Of Nevada, Reno
Internship Hospital
2002
University Of Nevada School Of Medicine
Medical School
1997
University Of Nevada, Reno
Undergraduate School
2007
2006
2003
2002
1997

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Johnson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Johnson

3.9

Based on 29 reviews

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Obviously very professional. Listens to your complaints. Explains various options. Helps you make the right decision for yourself. Excellent staff.
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I saw Dr. Johnson from 2009-2010 following a fall, ( I only stopped because I moved for Encino, Ca. to another state). He is a compassionate man who eased the severe pain I experienced. He explained everything to me, and when I left his office, I know that relief was a definite! Drs. Johnson and...Read More
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Doctor does not know any real help with RSD or Pain Management. If you need real medical help, I would go somewhere else. This doctor in my opinion should have not passed the medical boards. Im amazed at how little he knew. I've seen over 15 specialist, in over 5 years. This is one of the...Read More
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Dr. Johnson has been my Pain Management Doctor for a couple of years now. He is a great Doctor who doesn't make you wait forever, listens to you, doesn't rush through his time with you and also talks through all of your options along with the pros and cons of each. His staff is outstanding as...Read More
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Dr Johnson is the best doctor I have ever had. He listens. He is also great at finding the exact treatment for your problem. He truly partners with you to help relieve your pain. I see him regularly for various issues. He is kind and warm and compassionate and wise.
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