About Me

Dr. Andrei N. Dokukin is a Board Certified Physiatrist (MD Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation) who also has been fellowship trained in Spine and Interventional Pain Medicine as well as Musculoskeletal Medicine.

Dr. Dokukin earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from City University of New York Hunter College. He received his medical training at the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, where he also completed one year of training in Internal Medicine. His residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation took place in Montefiore Medical Center Albert Einstein School of Medicine in the Bronx, NY where he also served as a Chief Resident. Dr. Dokukin completed his Pain Fellowship under Dr. Francis P. Lagattuta in Santa Maria California.

Dr. Dokukin uses minimally invasive techniques with the help of ultrasound, fluoroscopy (X-rays), and electromyography guidance to treat vast variety of diseases of joints, nerves, and bones and muscles that produce pain. He also specializes in treating disease and painful conditions of the spine. His scope of practice includes testing for the disorder of nerves and muscles by using Electrodiagnostic Medicine known as Nerve Conduction Studies and Electromyography. His expertise in Rehabilitation medicine gives him an edge on treating people with disabilities that may result from amputation, strokes, or brain injuries.

"My personal aches and pains that I sustained while performing as a professional dancer have directed me into the field of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Specifically, my chronic back pain led me into becoming an expert in chronic musculoskeletal pain and addiction medicine. I am proud to say that in the field of medicine I practice, my personal experience helps me to relate and connect with my patient's needs."



Provider Specialty

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation


Medical Education

State University of New York


State University of New York


Albert Einstein College of Medicine


Lags Spine and Sports Care Medical Center

Locations & Affiliations


Andrei N Dokukin, MD, FAAPMR

3939 Atlantic Ave. Ste 223

Long Beach, CA

Office: (562) 633-1765

Andrei N Dokukin, MD, FAAPMR

2617 E Chapman Ave. Ste 109

Orange, CA

Office: (714) 941-9113