Dr. Paul Johnson, MD

Dr. Paul Johnson, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
Dr. Paul Johnson, MD is a pain medicine specialist in West Hills, CA and has been practicing for 11 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

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Herniated Disc
very high
more than 99% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Johnson's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Johnson "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."

1  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Johnson does not have any board certifications listed.

55  Conditions Treated


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19  Procedures

  • Cancer Pain Management
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Discography
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Ganglion Impar Block
  • Intradiscal Electrothermic Therapy (IDET)
  • Lumbar Discography
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Occipital Nerve Block
  • Percutaneous Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Peripheral Nerve Stimulation
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • 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.


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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Johnson has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Johnson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Johnson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Johnson to family and friends
27 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

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Dr. Johnson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

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...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...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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I'm afraid to go to this doctor. I made an appointment for a procedure, but his front office person failed to inform me that I had to have someone transport me; failed to inform that I needed to fast for 8 hours before the procedure; failed to check into my medications before scheduling the...more
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Dr Johnson is caring, compassionate. Is is up to date with all the new types of treatments for pain. He takes the time to listen and explain things to you. I've been going to Dr Johnson for years now. I can't say enough about him or his staff.
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