Dr. Roland Reinhart, MD

Pain MedicineMaleAge 62

Dr. Reinhart
39800 Portola Ave Palm Desert, CA 92260

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Dr. Roland Reinhart, MD is a Pain Medicine Specialist in Palm Desert, CA and has over 34 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas medical school in 1987. He is affiliated with medical facilities Eisenhower Medical Center and John F Kennedy Memorial Hospital. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Reinhart to book an appointment.

Dr. Reinhart's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Reinhart

2.8

Based on 65 ratings

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Horrible, narcissistic quack!
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Sep 05, 2020
HORRIBLE!!!! Waited Over 2.5 hours to see Dr Reinhart. Once seen the doctor spent 5 minutes with me, if that. Also having billing issues and the office manager does not call you back, has been over 2 weeks and still waiting for a call. My insurance company is also still waiting for a call back. I got billed and charge for my visit before they even sent a claim into my insurance company. Stay away!!!
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
6 people found this helpful
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Dec 12, 2019
A doctor you don't want to choose. Don't expect him to respect your time. He is chronically late, as much as three hours. I have seen three patients walk out in anger shouting about long waits. His bedside manner is pretty good but not worth the waits and the cold, seemingly uncaring treatment by his staff. Their treatment is no doubt influenced by the complaints which are evident if you sit near the reception window. The doctor now advertises on tv, which is perhaps a sign that he burns through patients. I would not be surprised if the relatively large staff turns over quite frequently as well.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
3 people found this helpful
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Peter – Sep 18, 2019
Dr. Reinhart Is a very caring doctor who listens carefully and explains in detail. The wait time at his office is longer than usual but he is worth the wait given the time he spent explaining details of my condition. He involve me in the decision-making about my treatment plan and did not force me to except a treatment plan I was not comfortable with. His office staff was very pleasant and helpful.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Sarah in Palm Desert, CA – Aug 17, 2019
My surgeon faxed over my paperwork over a week ago they never called. Called they told me they need to review my case and call back. They had my info for over a week how long does it take? They said they would call me back by the end of the day they never returned my call I called them and they said they are busy and will not be getting to it today multiple reviews have said the same thing, I don't know how he is personally but his staff is horrible. I will NOT deal with horrible service and unprofessional and lazy people.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
5 people found this helpful
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Jocelyn J – Aug 13, 2019
Horrible. The wait times are beyond CRAZY. Two hours is standard. They serve breakfast and lunch because the wait is so long. He personally is an excellent doctor, (I think), but his office staff has absolutely NO FOLLOW UP. They NEVER get back to you. You have to call THEM go get anything moved forward. With that said, to me, there is no competent Pain Management doctor in the Coachella Valley!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
What could be improved
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
4 people found this helpful
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Patient still in PAIN – Jul 05, 2019
Wait time in office and for pain shots is unbelievable. Waited over 2-1/2 hours on more than one occasion. Pain is NOT managed.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
2 people found this helpful
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Mar 07, 2019
I am a leukemia patient. Dr Reinhart actually took my pain concerns seriously and gave me pain meds that actually help me live a more productive life.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
3 people found this helpful
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Joanne in Joshua Tree – Feb 15, 2019
Dr Reinhart is so wonderful kind and truly goes the extra mile to make sure you get more than just a slap on the back and a shot in the butt! However on the flip side he is so popular that your wait time is 1-2 hrs!! I think he’s worth it !!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
2 people found this helpful
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Lori Sanders in Cathedral city, CA – Nov 20, 2018
Dr. Reinhart’s mission statement ...“We treat every patients medical issue as if it were an emergency”.How true this is! With each visit to his office we found each member of his team, pleasant, interacting and giving of the time and attention that was needed. Dr. Reinhart provided me the pain relief during my 3 years of treatment until traditional methods no longer worked, spinal surgery was the next step in my journey. I can not thank Dr. Reinhart enough for his dedication to his profession
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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Jacqueline C Ternes in Palm Desert CA – May 17, 2018
This is not on the doctors in this office but on the office staff. I’ve been in a lot of pain but in order to get an help I needed to be seen to send an authorization to my insurance. This happened Tuesday 11/14/17 and still nothing has been sent to my insurance because according to the ones that are in charge of sending out the referrals they have up to 5-7 business days to send them out. They do not take into consideration of how much pain the patient is in, today is 11/2017 still no treatmen!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Staff wasn't friendly
3 people found this helpful
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Edward Duenes in Blythe, Ca – Nov 21, 2017
Long wait (1-2 hours) and definitely an assembly line feel. Staff has always been friendly, and although the Dr and PA don't seem to have a lot of empathy for what they are putting you through, they do seem to know what they are doing, which is really the most important thing.
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
4 people found this helpful
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Cathedral City, CA – May 08, 2017
Worst office ever! The doctor is not that friendly, and doesn't seem to want to get to know you and your condition. His staff is also very rude and unsympathetic, especially his PA. They tried to prescribe medications that would interact with my current meds. and kept forgetting my medical history every time I went in. Also, for my first visit, I waited THREE hours to see the doctor. The next few visits, I waited an hour and a half. No apologies or reasons were ever given!
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
9 people found this helpful
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Palm Desert, CA – Feb 25, 2017
This guy is great. He knows what he's doing and truly cares about his patients. He's very busy, so you might have to wait a bit at times, but well worth it. Dr. Reinhart wants to help you, let him. Dan McBride (PA) is knowledgeable and very caring as well.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
6 people found this helpful
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Jim menning in La Quinta, CA – Oct 20, 2016
You'll have to wait a minimum of 2 - 3 hours and will get no apology. He does have either hamburgers or cheeseburgers for his waiting patients. (Since I don't eat junk food, don't know if cheese was included in burgers.) He will have his assistant, not sure what her certification is, explain MRI. Run...
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Office environment
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
6 people found this helpful
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ls in Palm Desert, CA – Oct 12, 2016
Stay FAR away from this facility! I'm a disabled veteran & I take a lot of pain medication. I have never had a negative experience with Dr Reinhart. BUT you have to see his PA Daniel McBride who is a true HORROR he is cruel, condescending & a LAIR, he is unprofessional & an extremely dangerous individual. If you say anything negative he punishes you with withdrawals by cutting your medication! No jk He is verbally and mentally abusive PLEASE stay away its a matter of life and death Unacceptable
What went well
  • Office environment
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
15 people found this helpful
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Alethiometer in Yucca Valley, CA – Sep 30, 2016
he runs an assembly line injection clinic. you don't get what you need, he gives you what he wants to. he says medicare would only pay for one injection for me at a time. my doctor now gives me 8 and has no problems with medicare. you get to see Dr. Reinhart for about 2 minutes and he is off to the next patient. i had to talk to the nurses to find out what the treatment was that he was giving to me and why. i have since run into 2 friends that said he is the worst and to stay away from him.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
10 people found this helpful
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Cathedral City, CA – Jul 14, 2016
Very poor. His newer P.A. (McBride) took over and I never saw the Dr. again....over 6 years with no exam, only a blood pressure check via office clerks. Re P.A McBride openly hostile , abrasive . I could go on but suffice to say avoid !
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
13 people found this helpful
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Marie in Rancho Mirage, CA – Jul 09, 2016
Fun, informative, looking forward to pain relief! My only criticism is the prolong 2 1/2 hour cwait, and having medical assistant perform RN exams!' Oh and you see 2-3 people before you see dr Reinharts!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
3 people found this helpful
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Mar 03, 2016
Dr. Reinhart is a very compassionate and kind physician. His entire staff are well informed and very kind. It is a pleasure to go to his office.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
2 people found this helpful
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Marsha Yousef in Palm Springs, CA – Feb 13, 2016

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About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Roland Reinhart is committed to providing a comprehensive and compassionate approach to patients who are suffering from pain. Through the use of medications...Read more

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology

Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
  • Pain Medicine

Education

1991
University for Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1988
V A Long Beach Healthcare System
Internship Hospital
1987
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
Medical School
1981
University of California, Los Angeles
Undergraduate School
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What are Dr. Roland Reinhart, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Reinhart frequently treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement), Low Back Pain, and Back Pain. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Reinhart treats.

Where is Dr. Roland Reinhart, MD's office located?

Dr. Reinhart's office is located at 39800 Portola Ave, Palm Desert, CA 92260. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Experience
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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. Reinhart's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Reinhart treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Reinhart treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
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Low Back Pain
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Reinhart treats Low Back Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Reinhart treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Reinhart treats Back Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Reinhart treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Reinhart's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Cancer Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Celiac Plexus Block
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Discography
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Injection
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Injections
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain

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(760) 341-2360

Dr. Reinhart accepts the following insurance:

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Anthem
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Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Individual-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Large Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Small Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Student Health-CA PPO
Bronze (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Bronze Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
Dignity Health PHC EPO & HDP/HSA-CA
Dignity Health Ventura EPO/PPO-CA
EPO-CA
Gold (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold Advantage-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Gold Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) - Prudent Buyer-CA PPO
MemorialCare Custom-CA PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
PERS Choice / PERSCare Providers-CA PPO
Platinum (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Platinum Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Select (PERS Select Providers)-CA PPO
Select PPO (Select Network)-CA PPO
Select-CA PPO
Silver (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Advantage-CA PPO
Silver EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Silver EPO w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Tenet Network-CA PPO
Traditional
Traditional PPO
UC Care-CA PPO
UC CORE-CA PPO
UC Health Savings Plan-CA
UC High Option Supplement to Medicare-CA
UC Medicare with Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Medicare without Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Resident and Fellows-CA PPO
UCSHIP-CA PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select PPO
Bluegrass Family Health
Worker's Compensation WC
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
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Principal Financial Group
UnitedHealthCare
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Locations

Practice

39800 Portola Ave Palm Desert, CA 92260
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Reinhart is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Eisenhower Medical Center

Rancho Mirage, CA

79% Patient Experience Rating, 10% higher than the national average

12 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

John F Kennedy Memorial Hospital

Indio, CA

66% Patient Experience Rating, 3% lower than the national average