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Dr. Christopher Ornelas, MD

Physiatrist

Los Angeles, CA

Overall rating
5.0
Recent reviews
Dr. Ornelas always takes the time to listen to me. The Dr. always talks to me as and equal and reallyit is a two way discussion. The Dr knows I like detail and he's always more than happy to explain. His staff as well are very professional and courteous. All around it's just a great experience.
Dr. Ornelas always takes the time to listen to me. The Dr. always talks to me as and equal and really it is a two way discussion. The Dr knows Ilike detail and he's always more than happy to explain. His staff as well are very professional and courteous. All around it's just a great experience.
BC · Less than 1 year ago
Great, Dr answered all questions with easy to understand answers.
Great, Dr answered all questions with easy to understand answers.
SK · Less than 1 year ago

About Dr. Christopher Ornelas

Christopher C. Ornelas, MD, is an assistant professor of clinical orthopaedic surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, and is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Ornelas specializes in the treatment of non-operative spinal disorders. Dr. Ornelas earned his medical degree from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine in Albuquerque, New Mexico. After graduation, he completed his medical internship at the University of New Mexico University Hospital, and his residency at the UCLA/WLA Multicampus training program. Dr. Ornelas went on to complete a fellowship in Interventional Spine Medicine at the UCLA Spine Center in Santa Monica, CA. Dr. Ornelas maintained a private practice, while continuing to be active in the training of resident and fellows at both Cedars Sinai Medical Center and the Veterans Administration Hospital in Los Angeles, CA, prior to joining the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Keck. Dr. Ornelas has received numerous awards for academic excellence during his medical school and residency training, and was awarded an Outstanding Clinic Consultant teaching award by the UCLA/WLA Multicampus Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation training program. He joined the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at USC in 2014.

In-network insurances

  • Aetna
  • American Republic Insurance Company
  • Anthem Blue Cross

Specialties

  • Physiatrist

Practice names

Board certifications

  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Education and training

  • Medical School - University of New Mexico, Doctor of Medicine
  • University of New Mexico, Internship in Preliminary Medicine
  • Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Fellowship in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Awards and publications

  • The risk of radiation exposure to the eyes of the interventional pain physician Radiol Res Pract. 2011; 2011:609537.
  • Pasadena Magazine: Top Doctor, 2016

Zocdoc awards

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1568637239

Dr. Christopher Ornelas's office location

Keck Medicine of USC - Orthopaedic Surgery

Keck Medicine of USC - Health Sciences Campus

1450 San Pablo St, Ste 5400

Los Angeles, CA 90033

Patient reviews for Dr. Christopher Ornelas

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Dr. Ornelas always takes the time to listen to me. The Dr. always talks to me as and equal and really it is a two way discussion. The Dr knows I like detail and he's always more than happy to explain.His staff as well are very professional and courteous. All around it's just a great experience.
Less than 1 year ago
Source: Zocdoc
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Wait time
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Great, Dr answered all questions with easy to understand answers.
Less than 1 year ago
Source: Zocdoc
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