Dr. Walter Strauser, MD

Dr. Walter Strauser, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  |  
Male  |  
Age 61
(17)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Walter Strauser, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation doctor who practices in San Diego, CA. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 35 years.

2999 Health Center Dr

San Diego, CA 92123

Contact Information

(858) 939-4488

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Sharp Health Plan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
high
more than 83% of peers
Spondylosis
normal
more than 83% of peers
Migraine
normal
more than 78% of peers

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Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Pain Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Confusion
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Schizophrenia
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain

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Procedures

  • 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

  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Ny Hospital Cornell
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Stanford University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Strauser has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Strauser does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Strauser and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Strauser's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Strauser to family and friends
2.8
based on 17 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Strauser's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    FAIR
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
San Diego, CA |
Arrived 10 minutes prior to prescheduled appointment time. No one in reception area. Sat & wsited 20 mins, again after secy showed another 40 mins/strauser had no clue as to why I was referred-I can SEE my voluminous stack of records on his desk (unread apprently)-required me to verbally review my 20 yr record(s) (AND HURRY) I DO NOT RECOMMEND
in Mira Mesa, CA |
*UNPROFESSIONAL *DISCOURTEOUS *DISRESPECTFUL ****BEWARE OF HIS INAPPROPRIATE REMARKS DISASSOCIATED WITH THE PURPOSE OF YOUR PAIN MANAGEMENT OFFICE VISIT<
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Strauser accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • 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 Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    LocalPlus
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Sharp Health Plan
    Gold Value
    Health Premier

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Strauser has admitting privileges

Sharp Memorial Hospital
7901 Frost St
San Diego, CA 92123
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