Dr. Vimal S. Lala

Doctor (D.O.)

Location:
West Hills, California Map External Link
Gender:M
Specialty:Anesthesiologist
Website: advancedpainmedical.com External Link
Practice: Advanced Anesthesia Specialists A Medical Corporation
Hospital:
Phone:818-348-7246
Med. School:
Grad. Year: 2002

Answers Email: Y
Online Appt. Scheduling: N
Accepting New Patients:Y

Profile updated 21/10/13    Submit profile update    Subscribe to profile updates

Rating: 5.0 out of 5 (5 is best), based on 11 reviews. Dr. Vimal S. Lala has an excellent overall rating on RateMDs.com. smile

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Anesthesiologist-related: pain relief for surgery, anesthesia
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03/06/14 SYSTEM: 'birds of a feather' score (based on Medicare patients-in-common): 2.9 
RID: 3587552
26/10/13 5 4 5 5 Dr. Lala is probably the most compassionate doctor I have ever been treated by. He explains everything very clearly, including the possible outcomes of epidurals. He is patient, understanding, and spends as much time in office visits as necessary to clarify everything, without rushing on to the next patient!!! 
Insurance: Medicare
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21/10/13 SYSTEM: First Name changed from "Vimal" to "Vimal S." 
RID: 2429252
19/09/12 5 5 5 5 I have been to see Dr. Lala numerous times over the past 3 years for chronic back and neck pain. He and his staff have always shown a great amount of care and concern for my problems. There have been a few times when he has stayed after office hours to see me when the pain was unbearable. On one occasion, he personally, in addition to his office staff spent over an hour on the phone with the insurance company doctors to get an emergency MRI authorized.Today topped the cake though. I could barely move without intense pain shooting through my lower back and leg. He made a decision to change the scheduled procedure to help me with this situation.To sum it all up, he truly cares about his patients, fights for their rights with insurance companies and has instilled this same caring in his office and surgical staff.  Respond
RID: 1716965
18/02/12 5 5 5 5 Doctor Lala and his staff rock! Dr. Lala is great with his patients and explaining everything that needs to be done. He also cares deeply about his patients and the quality of services he and his staff provide. 
Insurance: Anthem
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RID: 1421839
20/04/11 5 5 5 5 Very knowledgeable. Spends the time you need for questions to be answered. Thorough follow up for a very hard to diagnose problem. Staff is very helpful. 
Insurance: Blue Cross / Blue Shield
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27/09/10 SYSTEM: 2 positive duplicate or disallowed ratings automatically removed 
RID: 1233557
20/08/10 5 5 5 5 Dr.Lala and Dr.Johnson are the most caring doctors I have ever met, they are very tentive too your needs, the staff is very freindly and funny, I would recommend the whole office too patients. You wont be disapointed. They are not just a script doctor, the are specialist. 
Insurance: Blue Cross / Blue Shield
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RID: 1161307
02/05/10 5 5 5 5 Dr. Lala is simply awesome! Thanks to him I can live life again. People don't really understand how miserable chronic pain can be. I can only wish that everyone who is suffering from pain is blessed with a physician like Dr. Lala.  Respond
RID: 1159139
28/04/10 5 4 5 4 Dr. Lala is the best thing that has happened to me. For the first time in many years, I am without pain and it feels so good! Dr. Lala is very patient and explains everything. He is so caring and makes you feel you're his most important patient. I am so happy to have met him. I sing his praises all the time....  Respond
RID: 1111425
21/02/10 5 5 5 5 excellent physician! Dr. Lala is simply the greatest doctor that has ever taken care of me. Thanks to him my chronic pain is finally under control. No wonder why he so well known and is all over the tv!!  Respond
RID: 1063686
25/12/09 5 5 5 5 This is seriously the best doctor that I have ever met! Dr. Lala helped me through a very difficult time in my life when I was suffering from a tremendous amount of pain. He not only cured my condition but treated me with the utmost care and compassion. I am forever grateful to this wonderful doctor. 
Insurance: Aetna
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RID: 650051
26/07/08 5 5 5 5 Dr. Lala is an outstanding physician who diagnosed my complex medical problem and significantly reduced my pain. I highly recommend him to anyone suffering from chronic pain.  Respond
RID: 642559
18/07/08 5 5 5 5 caring and compassionate. The only doctor who helped my condition in 20 years.  Respond