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About Dr. Joshua Prager

Dr. Joshua Prager, MD, MS is a Doctor primarily located in Los Angeles, CA. He has 32 years of experience. His specialties include Pain Management, Anesthesiology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Prager is affiliated with Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and UCLA Medical Center. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

128 Ratings with 50 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joshua Prager is Excellent. Dr. Joshua Prager has been rated by 128 patients. From those 128 patients 50 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Joshua Prager is 4.7 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

California Pain Medicine Center

100 Ucla Medical Plz
Los Angeles, CA 90024
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Specialties

Dr. Joshua Prager has the following 3 specialties

  • Pain Management

    A pain management specialist is a physician with advanced knowledge and training in diagnosing and treating pain. These doctors do not come from one particular discipline, but rather use their respective backgrounds to contribute a varied approach to the field of pain management.
    These specialists use their different skills and training in pain management to treat pain stemming from different causes - whether it's neuropathic pain or headache, or the result of injury, a surgical procedure, cancer or another illness.
    Pain management specialists are primarily trained as anesthesiologists, physiatrists, interventional radiologists, neurologists, osteopaths, or primary care physicians.

  • Anesthesiology

    Anesthesiologists are physicians who are trained to administer anesthetics, which are medicines used to block nerve sensation. Anesthesia can be either local to one specific part of a body, like a tooth, or regional to block feeling to a larger portion of the body, such as during an epidural for child birth. It can also be more general to block sensation to the entire body, resulting in unconsciousness.
    Anesthesiologists assist in surgery by determining how much anesthesia is necessary and by monitoring the patient's level of responsiveness and vital signs throughout the procedure. The anesthesia specialist will also bring the patient out of anesthesia and then continue to monitor his or her vital signs post-operation.
    Besides assisting in surgeries, anesthesiologists may also treat patients suffering from chronic pain.

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Expertise

    10 Expertise

  • Back Pain
  • Brain Injuries
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndromes
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscle Spasticity
  • Pain
  • Spinal Cord Diseases
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Spinal Injuries
  • Stroke

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Reviews

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program a miracle

After 6 other pain doctors, I was still in pain and addicted to pain meds. Dr. P found a solution to my pain with ketamine and DRG and then put me in his pain program. the program is unbelievable with great physical therapy, meditation, psychology, yoga, biofeedback. nurse Jenkins is great and Dr. P coordinates the intensive 4-week program. My pain level is now a 2 and I am free of medications.

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DRG a miracle

I went to see Dr. Prager to get ketamine. He suggested Dorsal Root Ganglion stimulation for my foot. I was reluctant. My insurance wouldn't cover the ketamine so I tried the DRG. The trial was great and I went ahead with the permanent which is like a mracle. the pain has gone away and I don't feel the stimulation.

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still remembers me after all these years

put my RSD in remission in the 90's and I recently had an accident and he called me back when I called. Just three injections and I'm in remission again

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One Star

terrible doctor

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Five Stars

Took my wife from Chicago to see him after I found him on the internet. Six weeks and a lot of money and now she is herself for the first time in two years. I checked with vitals and one other site and decided on him. Glad we did

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Prager is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
  • UCLA Medical Center
  • Education

    32 Years Experience

  • Stanford University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1981

  • Ucla Medical Center

    Residency

Locations & Directions

California Pain Medicine Center, 100 Ucla Medical Plz, Los Angeles, CA
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