Dr. Scott Strum, MD

Interventional Pain MedicineMaleAge 58

Dr. Strum
Accepting new patients

Faculty Physicians and Surgeons of Llusm

11406 Loma Linda Dr Ste 300 Loma Linda, CA 92354

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Dr. Scott Strum, MD is a Interventional Pain Medicine Specialist in Loma Linda, CA and has over 31 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Loma Linda University medical school in 1990. He is affiliated with medical facilities Loma Linda University Medical Center and Loma Linda University Medical Center - Murrieta. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Strum to book an appointment.

Dr. Strum's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Strum

4.2

Based on 88 ratings

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Arrived 15 minutes late for a injection appointment. The waiting Room was empty. The office girl had an attitude and told me I had to reschedule. I canceled my future appointments and walked out
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What could be improved
  • Staff wasn't friendly
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May 22, 2020
Going to my first appointment I was in pain. Pain free after Dr. Strum's treatments. Five stars.
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Andrew R Cosetta – Sep 19, 2019
Dr. Strum's Reply –
Thank you for the review and feedback!
Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde is what comes to mind. Unlike the previous 5 star reviews, I had the worst experience ever. From how I was humiliated during the procedure, simply because I asked that he be the one to perform it rather than a Fellow - to the way in which he gave me the injection. He said to me, "I bet now you wish I hadn't done it!" What a jerk!! It was one of the worst pain experiences I've ever had (I've had 4 c-sections) If you're lucky, you'll see Dr. Strum. If not, beware...the evil Mr. Hyde awaits you. Loma Linda - you have totally disillusioned me. Also, Cynthia from the office never got back to me in time with the paperwork I had to submit to FMLA. Dr. Strum - your day will come!!
What went well
  • Office environment
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Jul 12, 2019
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Dr. Strom is very patient. He takes the time to make people understand the procedures. He even talks and walks them through it. He cares for his patients and takes his time. To make sure they're comfortable. And understands the procedure that they're going to be getting. He's an awesome doctor I would recommend him to anyone.
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Cheryl Laird – Jul 09, 2019
Dr. Strum's Reply –
Thank you for the review!
Dr. Strum has provided consistent, comprehensive care. Not only is he a great doctor, he is an excellent human being who is concerned about his patients, providing a listening ear and wise counsel. He makes you feel like you are part of a team, and encourages the team to be successful. Speaking of team, he has great people working with him at Arrowhead Orthopedic; they are kind and courteous. I am grateful to be in his care.
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
No results
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Crystal Weiss – Jul 03, 2019
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I originally chose Dr. Strum because of his association with Loma Linda Medical Center and requested a specific referral to see him. I could not have made a better decision. I have been seeing Dr. Strum for over a year now for chronic nerve pain following lower back surgery in 2015. My trust and confidence in Dr. Strum could not be greater. He cares about me and how I feel and always puts my best interest ahead of all else. I was recently forced to change my insurance provider. I made it a priority that keeping Dr. Strum as my doctor would be the determining factor. Thank you Dr. Strum for your knowledge and compassion. May God bless you and your staff.
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
No results
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Karen Bautista – Jul 03, 2019
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Dr. Scott Strum is truly an amazing Doctor and Surgeon. From the first day of referral to him for pain management, he is taking excellent care of my needs. Very knowledgeable, informative, very kind and takes the time to listen to my concerns. I suffer from chronic back, hip and nerve pain, of which has been going on for several years. He has been instrumental in managing my pain, I am a candidate for the Nevro HF10 pain stimulator in my back. From day 1 of explaining what this is to actually implanting the device in my back, he has taken the time to walk me through the process and the procedure keeping me feeling comfortable and confident. Although the Nevro stimulator has just recently been implanted, I feel positive towards the outcome. I truly am very thankful and grateful to have him as my Doctor. I highly recommend Dr. Strum.
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
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Janet Ricker in San Bernardino, CA – Jun 28, 2019
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Dr. Strum is my pain management doctor and I’m grateful for his help because he really listens to me and asks appropriate questions to find out how I’m handling everything. I had some questions that lead him to referring me to a neuropsychologist and I am so grateful to be getting the help I need from all angles. I would recommend Dr. Strum to anybody because he’s very knowledgeable and he truly listens to his patients. The staff at his office is wonderful and I give them my thanks as well.
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
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Carly Peralta in Rancho Cucamonga , CA – Jun 20, 2019
Dr. Strum's Reply –
Thank you for the review and the kind words!
Dr Strum makes me feel like I’m getting awesome medical care from a friend. He cares about my physical pain, my mental status and my spiritual health. I’m very grateful to have him as my Dr.
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
No results
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Cari Harris in Mentone, CA – Jun 15, 2019
Dr. Strum's Reply –
Thank you for the review and the kind words!
I would definitely recommend him to anybody including my family. He is a top rated Doctor. I deal with a lot of Doctors since I am an executive Director of a Nursing Home and have known a lot of Doctors and I can say that Dr. Strum is a Top rated kind of a Doctor. He deal with his patients like one of his family. I will never change him with any pain specialist.
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
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Madelyn Smith in Loma linda, CA – Jun 13, 2019
Dr. Strum's Reply –
Thank you for the review and the kind words!
Dr. Strum is an awesome doctor, who takes the time to listen to you, your concerns and issues. I’ve always walked away with hope and sense of empowerment, knowing I will eventually get thru these pain struggles. Just a very caring, knowledgeable and compassionate man!
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
No results
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LJ Melton in San Jacinto , CA – Dec 20, 2018
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Very good guy gives a very warm sincere welcome and always ask how have you been like talking to him easy to talk to and a good listener
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
No results
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Hilton gunner in Moreno Valley – Dec 16, 2018
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Knowledgeable, likeable, and proficient
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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Dec 06, 2018
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My life was spiraling down hill fast. I had chronic pain from the top of my head to the end of my toes, yet not any of the doctors i was assigned to knew what to do. All i received was medication that made me unaware of my surroundings and a "see you soon". I told my brother im done with trying to get better. He said i heard of an awesome doctor in Redlands that has helped so many people. I decided to take him up on it and this awesome man saved my life! I still have pain but i have my life back
What went well
  • 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
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Andrea Brailey in Moreno Valley, CA – Nov 08, 2018
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Dr. Strum is a very experienced, knowledgeable, and friendly doctor. He helped pinpoint and treat the exact causes of my lower back pain.
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
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Ryan in Hesperia, CA – Nov 08, 2018
Dr. Strum's Reply –
I appreciate your kind words!
First appointment was like a month out just to get canceled 2 days before. call yesterday before I left to confirm there were no changes to my appointment because I am an hour and a half away. They said everything was fine to come at 2:40(my appointment time). We get there at 2:20 and while parking the office lady calls and says they have to reschedule. I explained all that it took to get there so she tells Dr and he says no he wants to leave early. To come back the following Friday. No way!
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • 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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Murrieta , CA – Jun 17, 2018
Dr. Strum is one of the best doctors I have ever had. I have had multiple procedures on my back, and he and his staff have made me very much at ease. He explains every thing and you get it. I highly recommend him. I have more doctors then I sometimes can count. He is awesome.
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
1 person found this helpful
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Debra Martineau in Rancho Cucamonga, Ca. – Jan 24, 2018
Dr. Strum is not only an excellent doctor, he is a compassionate and caring man. I first started seeing Dr. Strum when I had excruciating neck pain. Dr. Strum worked with me to find a method of relief that would not aggravate my diabetes. Today my neck is basically pain free. I am very grateful to Dr. Strum.
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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Jeri Grijalva – Dec 20, 2017
I went to see Dr. Strum after having a terrible experience with Inland Pain Mgmt. I had a Medtronic Neurostimulator that the battery had died. Dr. Sturm implanted a new DRG Stimulator AND replaced the battery on my old medtronic leads to a new St John Battery. I now have two stimulators and in 1 month reduced my pain meds from 9 pills a day to 2 a day and have gotten my life back. Thank you Dr. Strum!
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • 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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David in Grand Terrace, CA – Nov 13, 2017
Dr. Strum is the best. I had a severe case of Scoliosis which led to a Spine Surgery. Shortly after I developed an unbearable pain in both my calves. After seeing several specialists finally I landed in a place where I finally found help. Dr.Strum has never given up on me even when I gave up on myself. Sure it's been 4 years but they have been a blessings even through the hard times. Dr.Strum didn't just help me he gave me hope, and I give God all the glory for that!
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
2 people found this helpful
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Caren Cielo Salazar Franco in Apple Valley, CA – Nov 01, 2017

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Strum majored in microbiology at UCLA prior to attending Medical School at Loma Linda University School of Medicine. Dr. Strum became a member of the...Read more

Specialties

  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

1994
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation-Loma Linda University School Of Medicine
Residency Hospital
1991
Loma Linda University School Of Medicine
Internship Hospital
1990
Loma Linda University
Medical School
1985
University of California, Los Angeles
Undergraduate School
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What are Dr. Scott Strum, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Strum frequently treats Low Back Pain, Back Pain, and Osteoarthritis of Spine. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Strum treats.

Where is Dr. Scott Strum, MD's office located?

Dr. Strum's office is located at 11406 Loma Linda Dr Ste 300, Loma Linda, CA 92354. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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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. Strum's Top Procedures and Conditions

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

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

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

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

Osteoarthritis of Spine
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Strum treats Osteoarthritis of Spine more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Strum treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Strum's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain

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Dr. Strum accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Basic HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Access for Infants & Mothers (AIM)-CA HMO
Advantage-CA HMO
Advantage-CA PPO
Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Individual-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Large Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Small Group-CA HMO
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
Blue Cross-CA HMO-POS
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 Custom Advantage-CA HMO
Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
Dignity Health PHC EPO & HDP/HSA-CA
Dignity Health Ventura EPO/PPO-CA
EPO-CA
Gold (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
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 Priority Select-CA HMO
Gold Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
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
PERS Select-CA HMO
PERS Traditional-CA HMO
Platinum (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Platinum (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Platinum Priority Select-CA HMO
Platinum Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Platinum Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Priority Select-CA HMO
Select (PERS Select Providers)-CA PPO
Select Plus-CA HMO
Select PPO (Select Network)-CA PPO
Select-CA HMO
Select-CA PPO
Silver (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
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 Priority Select-CA HMO
Silver Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
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
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UC Resident and Fellows-CA PPO
UCSHIP-CA PPO
USC Plan (Two Tiered Network)-CA HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
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Select PPO
Blue Shield of California
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CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
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Delta Health System
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Locations

Practice

Faculty Physicians and Surgeons of Llusm11406 Loma Linda Dr Ste 300 Loma Linda, CA 92354
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Arrowhead Orthopaedics

Arrowhead Orthopaedics1901 W Lugonia Ave Redlands, CA 92374
2

Affiliated Hospitals

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

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Loma Linda University Medical Center

Loma Linda, CA

76% Patient Experience Rating, 7% higher than the national average

Loma Linda University Medical Center - Murrieta

Murrieta, CA

78% Patient Experience Rating, 9% higher than the national average