Dr. Tariq Hilal, DO

Dr. Tariq Hilal, DO

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
Dr. Tariq Hilal, DO is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Pomona, CA and has been practicing for 2 years. He graduated from Western U Hlt Sci Col Osteo Med Of The Pacific in 2012 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation, sports medicine, and more.Read his story

2895 N Towne Ave

Pomona, CA 91767

Contact Information

(909) 764-6480

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more than 41% of peers
Low Back Pain
more than 36% of peers
Back Pain
more than 30% of peers

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Dr. Hilal's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hilal "A Southern California native, Dr. Hilal completed his undergraduate training in biological sciences at University of California, Irvine. He studied at the Western University of Health Sciences where he specialized in Osteopathic Medicine. After graduating, Dr. Hilal went on to complete his Osteopathic Internship at South Nassau Communities Hospital in the Long Beach Medical Center. From there, he went on to his Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency at SUNY Downstate, University Hospital of Brooklyn in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine. Once he finished with his residency, Dr. Hilal went on to complete his Interventional Spine Fellowship at the Orthopedic Clinic Association in Phoenix, Arizona where he was mentored by nationwide renowned physcian, Dr. Christopher Huston, who currently serves as Spine Consultant to the Phoenix Suns, Phoenix Mercury, and ASU. Dr. Hilal comes to Foothills Pain Management Clinic with his education and clinical experience. His experience also includes participating as an Assistant Team Physician for the National Collegiate Athletic Association, as well as serving as a Field Physician for the Team USA Women's Soccer Heather O'Reily Soccer Clinic. He also participated in the care of professional athletes who play for Phoenix Suns, Phoenix Mercury, and ASU. He is bilingual in English and Arabic, with some basic fluency in Spanish. Dr. Hilal is passionate about creating plans that contribute to a patient's long-term health and is eager to implement them and see them succeed."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hilal "Trained in Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Hilal believes in evaluating pain disorders as a whole, where one part of the body effects the other. He believes in a conservative approach in which physical therapy and rehabilitation is the core of his treatment plans. When necessary, he believes in interventional pain modalities to be vital in patient recovery in conjunction with physical therapy.  "

4  Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Interventional Spine Medicine
  • Musculoskeletal Medicine
  • Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

24  Conditions Treated

21  Procedures

  • Botox® Injection
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Neurotomy
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Fluoroscopic-Guided Hip Injection
  • Knee Joint Aspiration and Injection
  • Lumbar Discography
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Peripheral Nerve Injections
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Shoulder Injection
  • Tendon and Bursa Injection
  • Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Facet Joint Injection
  • Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal

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.


  • University Of California Irvine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2005
  • Western U Hlt Sci Col Osteo Med Of The Pacific
    Medical School | Graduated 2012
  • South Nassau Communities Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2013
  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2016

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hilal has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Tariq Hilal, DO
Dr. Hilal was very nice, very helpful in assessing my injury and my options for healing. I got right in and did not wait long in the exam room. I would recommend him to anyone looking.
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Paula in Mesa, AZ – Jul 29, 2017
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Dr. Hilal is a conservative by the book doctor. We had to drag out most info other than put it in a brace for 12 weeks. He does not seem willing to look at a patients overall condition when prescribing treatments. The wait time was unacceptable and he was unapologetic. We asked to see Dr....Read More
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Phoenix, AZ – Jun 07, 2017
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