Dr. Richard Docherty, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 66
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Dr. Richard Docherty, MD
Dr. Richard Docherty, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Los Alamitos, CA. He is 66 years old and has been practicing for 35 years.

10921 Cherry St Ste 100

Los Alamitos, CA 90720

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Dr. Richard Docherty, MD

Dr. Richard Docherty, MD

Accepted insurance

  • UnitedHealthCare

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Care Philosophy

Our Mission: To provide a multi-disciplinary approach to diagnosing and treating acute and chronic pain disorders with compassion
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Dr. Docherty's Experience

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Dr. Docherty's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pain Medicine
  • Board certified in Anesthesiology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
1

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
31

Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
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Procedures

  • Acupuncture
  • Baclofen Pump Therapy
  • Cancer Pain Management
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Discography
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point 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

  • University of California At Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Godfrey Huggins School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • W Va University Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • W Va University Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • W Va Hosps
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Docherty has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Docherty's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Docherty to family and friends
3.0
based on 8 total reviews
Dr. Docherty's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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