1) Do you take insurance?
Yes, we take most PPO Insurance plans and Medicare. Please contact us and we will let you know if we accept your type of medical insurance plan.
2) Where did Dr. Peck attend medical school? What year did he graduate?
Dr. Peck went to George Washington University medical school in Washington DC and graduated in 1994. He did his internship at Harbor UCLA medical center in Torrance California and completed this in 1995. He did his residency at University of California Irvine medical center and completed in 1998.
3) How many years has Dr. Peck been in practice?
Dr. Peck has been practicing medicine since 1998, and has been practicing in Torrance, California at his current location since 2013.
4) What conditions does the doctor treat?
Dr. Peck treats a variety of musculoskeletal spine and pain disorders. Musculoskeletal conditions include sprains and strains, tendinitis, bursitis and arthritis. Spine conditions include sprains and strains, disc herniations, stenosis and arthritis. Pain disorders include peripheral neuropathy, radiculopathy, complex regional pain syndrome, postherpetic neuralgia, fibromyalgia and many others.
5) Does the doctor perform surgery?
Dr. Peck does not perform surgery but does use a multidisciplinary approach which may include medications, therapy, injections, interventional procedures as well as many other modalities.
6) Where does Dr. Peck perform his procedures?
Dr. Peck performs his procedures in the office, at Beach District Surgery Center in Redondo Beach, and occasionally at Torrance Memorial Hospital.
7) What is a physical medicine and rehabilitation doctor?
A physical medicine and rehabilitation doctor, otherwise known as a physiatrist, specializes in the treatment of musculoskeletal and neurological disorders. The focus of treatment is rehabilitation to improve function. The specialty has been around since the 1940s.
8) What is a pain medicine doctor?
Pain medicine is a subspecialty that focuses on the management and treatment of painful disorders. The American Board of Medical Specialties, the governing board for all medical specialties in the United States, formalized the discipline about 15 years ago. Doctors from the fields of anesthesia, psychiatry, neurology, or physical medicine and rehabilitation may sub-specialize in the discipline.