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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (8)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Alvaro Liceaga, Pain Management is Excellent. Dr. Liceaga has been reviewed by 21 patients who have provided 8 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.7
Promptness 3.8
Courteous Staff 4.1
Accurate Diagnosis 4.7
Bedside Manner 4.6
Spends Time with Me 4.6
Follows Up After Visit 4.3

Specialties & Research

Dr. Alvaro Liceaga, MD is board certified in Anesthesiology - Pain Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 64 areas:
  • ACL Reconstruction or Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction (Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone Graft)
  • Abnormal Reflex
  • Acquired Joint Deformities
  • Agricultural Workers' Diseases
  • Ambulatory Surgical Procedures
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Injuries
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arm Injuries
  • Arthritis
  • Arthrodesis (Spinal Fusion)
  • Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
  • Back Injuries
  • Bone Spurs (Osteophyte)
  • Brachial Plexus Neuropathies
  • Cartilage Diseases
  • Cartilage Fractures
  • Cervical Rib Syndrome
  • Chiropractic (Chiropractic Manipulation)
  • Cranial Nerve Diseases
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Education & Awards

Dr. Liceaga graduated from Rush Medical College, Chicago. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2011, 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2011, 2013, 2015)


Dr. Liceaga has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • Whittier Hospital Medical Center 
  • Placentia-Linda Hospital 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Alvaro Liceaga MD is a male Anesthesiologist, has 29 years of experience and practices in Pain Medicine, Interventional Pain Medicine, and Pain Medicine.
Where does Dr. Alvaro Liceaga practice?
Dr. Alvaro Liceaga has 3 office locations.
Dr. Alvaro Liceaga practices Pain Medicine, Interventional Pain Medicine, and Pain Medicine near Fullerton, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Whittier, CA and Orange, CA.
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