Dr. Peter Ly, MD

Dr. Peter Ly, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 47
(13)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Peter Ly, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Downey, CA and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from New York Medical College in 1996 and specializes in pain medicine and anesthesiology.Read his story

8016 2nd St

Downey, CA 90241

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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

Spondylosis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
normal
more than 82% of peers

Dr. Ly'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.

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Dr. Ly's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ly "Ucla- BS in Biology and Chemistry 1992 New York Medical College- M.D. 1996 UCLA- anesthesia and pain residency 2000"

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ly "to help each patient with compassion and care, one at a time."
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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • Arthropathy of Spinal Facet Joint
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cervical Dystonia
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Discogenic Pain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Upper Back Pain

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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.

Education

  • University Of California At Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • University Of Southern California / Keck School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Of California At Los Angeles
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ly has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ly's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ly to family and friends
4.2
based on 13 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Ly's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Ly is a good pain specialist I really like him. However, the wait time is insane! I waited over 2 1/2 hours to see him (with an appt). Also he wrote a prescription for my pain but when I took it to my regular pharmacy, they said they could not fill his opium prescriptions. I'm not sure why,...more
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