Dr. Russ Levitan, MD

Dr. Russ Levitan, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
Dr. Russ Levitan, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Atascadero, CA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in pain medicine.

5000 San Palo Rd

Atascadero, CA 93422

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Delta Health System
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
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Top Care Areas

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Neck Muscle Strain
very high
more than 95% of peers
very high
more than 95% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

43  Conditions Treated

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12  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of California At Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • University Calif Irvine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Calif Irvine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Levitan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Levitan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Levitan to family and friends
16 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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Dr. Levitan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

He has listened, recommended and helped me so much. I've had chronic pain since the age of 24. I am now 70. I trust Dr Levitan and his knowledgeable staff completely. He understands.
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Dr Levitan has been very easy to work with and extremely caring. He had provided medications, referrals & epidural injection's for me. Recently he implanted a medtronics spinal cord stimulator in my lumbar spine. This has given me huge relief of sciatic pain and lumbra neuropathy. I'm scheduled for...more
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He is a great doctor who cares about his patients and with me he has helped so much and understanding that about the pain I am in and he talks to me about what can be done to help me without taking a lot of pills and I thank him for that so much
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He is a bully. He is disrespectful. He is condescending. He is judgemental. He NEVER listens to patients. He constantly interrupts patients. He is accusatory, often accusing his own patients of LYING!!! He will not tolerate any differences of HIS opinions. He is offended if you...more
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