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Dr. Haruo Arita, MD
Anesthesiologist, Pain Medicine
18 years of experience
Accepting new patients
Video profile
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (8)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Haruo Arita, Anesthesiologist, Pain Medicine is Excellent. Dr. Arita has been reviewed by 43 patients who have provided 8 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.7
Promptness 4.6
Courteous Staff 4.5
Accurate Diagnosis 4.7
Bedside Manner 4.8
Spends Time with Me 4.7
Follows Up After Visit 4.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. Haruo Arita, MD is board certified in Anesthesiology and Anesthesiology - Pain Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Back Pain
  • Joint Pain (Arthralgia)
  • Neck Pain
  • Peripheral Nervous System Diseases
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy

Education & Awards

Dr. Arita graduated from Juntendo University, Tokyo. He has 5 awards.

Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2009, 2014)


Dr. Arita has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Torrance Memorial Medical Center 
  • Santa Monica - UCLA Medical Center 
  • University of California - Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center 


  • Japanese
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Haruo Arita MD is a male Anesthesiologist, has 18 years of experience and practices in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine, and Pain Medicine.
Where does Dr. Haruo Arita practice?
Dr. Haruo Arita has 2 office locations.
Dr. Haruo Arita practices Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine, and Pain Medicine near Santa Monica, CA.
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