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Dr. Rick Chavez, MD

Pain Medicine*
2.8 (10)
Map Pin Small Redondo Beach, CA
Accepting new patients
45 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Rick Chavez, MD

Dr. Rick Chavez, MD is a Pain Medicine Specialist in Redondo Beach, CA. They specialize in Pain Medicine, has 45 years of experience, and is board certified in Family Practice. They graduated from University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine and is affiliated with Torrance Memorial Medical Center, Providence Little Company Of Mary Medical Center Torrance and Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Chavez an average 2.8 star rating.

Dr. Chavez works at Practice in Redondo Beach, CA with other offices in San Jose, CA. They are accepting new patients and accept Humana and UnitedHealthCare as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Chavez's Office Locations

  1. 1
    The Pain Institute
    510 N Prospect Ave Ste 209, Redondo Beach, CA 90277 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (310) 798-1633
  2. 2
    Vhc At Downtown Bcedp
    777 E Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95112 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (888) 334-1000

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Torrance Memorial Medical Center
  • Providence Little Company Of Mary Medical Center Torrance
  • Santa Clara Valley Medical Center

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Arthritis
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Asthma
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Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Ataxia
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Atherosclerosis
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Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
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Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bronchiectasis
Bronchitis
Burn Injuries
Bursitis
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Celiac Disease
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
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Chronic Depression (Dysthymia)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
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Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Chronic Postoperative Pain
Cocaine Addiction
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
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Confusion
Constipation
Contact Dermatitis
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
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Cyclothymia (Chronic Mood Disorder)
Degenerative Disc Disease
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
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Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Difficulty With Walking
Dizziness
Drug Abuse
Dyslipidemia
Dysphagia
Eczema and Contact Dermatitis
Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Erectile Dysfunction
Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
Familial Hypercholesterolemia
Fibromyalgia
Gait Abnormality
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastroparesis
Gout
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Hair Loss
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Hemorrhoids
Hernia
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Herniated Disc
Hormone Imbalance
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypogonadism
Hypothyroidism
Influenza (Flu)
Insomnia
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Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intestinal Diverticulitis
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Iodine Deficiency
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Itchy Skin
Joint Pain
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Marijuana Addiction
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Methamphetamine Withdrawal
Migraine
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Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Mood Disorders (Dysthymia and Cyclothymia)
Muscle Cramping
Muscle Spasm
Muscle Weakness
Myelopathy
Nausea
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Nerve Pain
Neurogenic Bladder
Nicotine Addiction
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Obesity
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Opiate Dependence
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Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Perimenopause
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Phantom Limb Pain
Plantar Fasciitis
Pollen Allergy
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Proteinuria
Radiculopathy
Raynaud's Disease
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Restless Leg Syndrome
Rheumatic Diseases
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Seborrheic Dermatitis
Second-Degree Burns
Secondary Diabetes Mellitus
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Shingles
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Shortness of Breath
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sinus Tachycardia
Sleep Apnea
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Symptomatic Menopause
Tension Headache
Testicular Dysfunction
Testosterone Deficiency
Tinnitus
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Tobacco Use Disorder
Tobacco Withdrawal
Tremor
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Trigeminal Neuralgia
Upper Back Pain
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Varicose Eczema
Venous Insufficiency
Vertigo
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Viral Hepatitis
Vitamin B Deficiency
Vitamin B12 Deficiency
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wheezing
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Work-Related Injuries
ACTH (Cosyntropin) Stimulation Test
Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
Alcohol Testing
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
Arrhythmia Screening
Bacteriuria Screening
Blood Allergy Testing
Bone Density Scan
Breast Cancer Screening
Cancer Screening
Cardiac Ultrasound
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Chest Pain Evaluation
Chlamydia Infection Screening
Cholesterol Screening
Dementia Evaluation
Dementia or Depression Screening
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Detoxification Evaluation
Diabetes Screening
Diabetic Evaluation
Dipstick Urinalysis
Disability Evaluation
Drug Allergy Testing
Drug Testing
Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) Scan
Dyslexia Assessment
Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
Fetal Cardiac Screening
Genetic Screening for Breast Cancer
Geriatric Assessment
Gonorrhea Screening
Health Screening
HeartAware Online Risk Screening
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Herpes Simplex Screening
HIV Screening
Home Sleep Study
Immunization Administration
Impairment Rating Evaluation
Independent Educational Evaluation
Joint Fluid Test
Joint Injection
Lyme Disease Evaluation
Mammography
McMurray's Test
Melanoma Screening
Memory Evaluation
Menopause Evaluation and Treatment
Mole Evaluation
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Oral Glucose Tolerance Test
Osteoporosis Screening
Ovarian Cancer Screening
Patch Testing
Pre-Operative Evaluation
Pregnancy Test
Prostate Cancer Screening
Prostate Cancer Screening Exam (DRE)
Psychiatric Evaluation
Psychiatric Evaluation - Child and Adolescent
Psychological Evaluation
Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery
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Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Skin Screenings
Skin Testing and Screening
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STD Screening
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Thyroid Screening
Trichomoniasis Screening
Trigger Point Injection
Tuberculosis Screening
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    Specialties*
    • Pain Medicine

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    Specialties*
    Years of Experience
    • 45 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1144271495
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    Education & Certifications

    Internship
    • Spph/Harbor-Ucla Joint Family Medicine Residency Program
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Family Practice
    Board Certifications
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