Dr. Christopher Ornelas, MD

Dr. Christopher Ornelas, MD

Physiatrist at The USC Spine Center at Keck Medicine of USC

Meet Dr. Christopher Ornelas, MD

Dr. Christopher Ornelas is a board certified, fellowship-trained physiatrist with The USC Spine Center at Keck Medicine of USC, specializing in the non-surgical treatment of spinal disorders.

Dr. Ornelas At a Glance:

  • Fellowship-trained in Interventional Spine Medicine
  • Trained residents and fellows at both UCLA, Cedars Sinai Medical Center and the Veterans Administration Hospital in Los Angeles, CA before joining Keck
  • Treats spinal disorders with injections, blocks, physical therapy and medications

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Los Angeles, CA

How Dr. Christopher Ornelas, MD Can Help You

Specialties

  • Physiatrist

Languages Spoken

  • English

Education

  • Medical School, University of New Mexico School of Medicine
  • Internship, Internal Medicine - Dept of Medicine, University of New Mexico Hosp
  • Residency, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Dept of Physical Medicine and
  • Rehabilitation, UCLA/VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System
  • Spine Medicine Fellowship, UCLA

Conditions

  • Back Pain
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Conditions
  • Herniated Disc / Bulging Disc
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Neck Pain
  • Sciatica / Radiculopathy / Leg Pain
  • Spinal Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Trauma
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Thoracic spine disorders

Treatments

  • Diagnostic Testing
  • Discography
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Joint Injections / Blocks
  • Ganglion Impar Block
  • Injections / Blocks
  • Interventional Spine Medicine
  • Medial Branch Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Non-Surgical Treatment and Diagnosis
  • Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation
  • Physical Therapy
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injections / Blocks
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Sympathetic Nerve Blocks

Accolades for Dr. Christopher Ornelas, MD

Professional Distinctions

  • Fellowship, Interventional Spine Medicine, Dept of Orthopedic Surgery - University of California, Los Angeles
  • Chief of Spine Medicine, The Spine Center
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery, USC
  • Reviewer for AO Global Spine Journal
  • International Lecturer for North American Spine Society

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians
  • California Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Awards

  • Outstanding Clinic Consultant, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, UCLA/VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, 2013-2014
  • Top Doctor, Pasadena Magazine, 2016
  • Super Doctor, Los Angeles Magazine, 2016

Office Information for Dr. Christopher Ornelas, MD

USC Healthcare Center 4
1450 San Pablo St.
Suite 5400
Los Angeles, CA 90033
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Primary Location:

USC Healthcare Center 4
1450 San Pablo St.
Suite 5400
Los Angeles, CA 90033

Hours

Monday: 8:00 - 5:00
Tuesday: 8:00 - 5:00
Wednesday: 8:00 - 5:00
Thursday: 8:00 - 5:00
Friday: 8:00 - 5:00

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Additional Locations

Keck Medicine of USC – Beverly Hills
9033 Wilshire Blvd
Suite 400
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
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Profile last updated: March 24, 2017. This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.