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Edmund Evangelista, MD

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
    (Board Certified)
Primary Address | Office Details
Community Orthopaedic Medical Group
26401 Crown Valley Parkway
Suite 101

Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Phone: (949) 348-4000

Fax: (949) 348-7466

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  • Mission Hospital Affiliated Physicians
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  • Meet The Provider
    Dr. Evangelista specializes in the non-surgical treatment of spine and general orthopedic conditions, sports medicine, regenerative medicine, and interventional pain management.

    Dr. Evangelista earned his Bachelor’s degree from Boston College in 1992 where he graduated with honors and was a member of the Varsity Ski Team for 4 years. He received his M.D. from Tufts University School of Medicine in 1996, and then completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at University of California Irvine in 2000 where he was awarded “Outstanding Graduating Resident of the Year”. He then completed a one year Orthopedic Spine and Sports Fellowship at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City where he received specialty training in nonsurgical spine and orthopedic care, interventional pain management, and sports medicine.

    Dr. Evangelista is triple board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine, and Pain Medicine. His practice focuses on the nonsurgical management of spine, sports, and general orthopedic disorders. He has extensive experience with advanced image guided injection techniques, using fluoroscopy or ultrasound for accurate placement of spine, joint, and soft tissue injection treatments. He also performs EMG/nerve conduction studies to help diagnose common causes of “pinched nerves.”

    Dr. Evangelista has a special interest and extensive training in regenerative medicine (using the body's own platelets and stem cells to promote healing of injuries without surgery). He believes that these treatments have tremendous potential for treating a variety of chronic orthopedic and pain conditions. He is a preferred provider with MedRebels physician network, an organization dedicated to the advancement of adult stem cell therapy ( View video to learn more about healing injuries with regenerative medicine.

    Dr. Evangelista volunteers his time with Disabled Sports USA-Orange County where he serves as Medical Advisor, as well as volunteer ski instructor for the disabled. He also served as team physician for Tesoro High School for 12 years.

    Dr. Evangelista is an avid surfer and also enjoys skiing, snowboarding, traveling, and spending time with his wife and 2 children.
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    Primary Specialties
    Primary Specialties
    • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
      (Board Certified)
    Other Specialties
    Other Specialties
    • Pain Medicine
    • Sports Medicine
    • American Academy of Family Physicians
    Areas of Interest
    Areas of Interest

    Spine, Sports, Pain, and Regenerative Medicine

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

    American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine

    American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine

    Education & Training
    • Medical School
      Tufts University School of Medicine
    • Internship
      Malden Hospital
    • Residency
      University of California Irvine Medical Center
    • Fellowship
      Beth Israel Medical Center - 2001
  • Insurance Accepted

    Insurance Accepted

    Insurance Plan

    • Aetna HMO
    • Anthem Blue Cross HMO
    • Anthem Blue Cross Medicare Advantage
    • Blue Shield of CA HMO
    • Blue Shield of CA Medicare Advantage
    • Cigna HMO
    • Cigna HMO - Select
    • Clever Care Health Plan
    • Health Net HMO
    • Health Net Medicare Advantage
    • Oscar EPO
    • SCAN Medicare Advantage
    • United Healthcare HMO
    • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
    • Vivity by Anthem Blue Cross
  • Primary Location

Community Orthopaedic Medical Group

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