Dr. Mark H Bouffard IV, MD

Dr. Mark H Bouffard IV, MD

Pain Medicine Specialist

26 Years of Experience


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    Dr. Mark Bouffard IV is fellowship trained and board certified in both Pain Management and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He completed his residency at the University of Texas/Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. He then went on to do his fellowship training to sub-specialize in Pain Management at UC Davis in Sacramento. Dr. Bouffard is able to diagnose different causes of pain from all types of musculoskeletal injury and disease utilizing a variety of diagnostic techniques then working with the patient, he can prescribe the most appropriate plan. He specializes in minimally invasive treatment modalities for acute and chronic pain whether it is spinal pain from stenosis or arthritis, muscular pain or cancer. His approach to pain management is to help alleviate pain with interventional and non-interventional techniques to improve the lives of those in pain.

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    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Pain Medicine Specialist

    Education & Training

    Grand Rapids Medical Education and Research Center and Michigan State University (Internship)

    Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (Residency)

    University of California Davis Medical Center (Fellowship)

    Bachelors Degree - Indiana University

    Associates Degree - Indiana University-Purdue University / Indianapolis

    Medical Degree - University Of The East College Of Medicine, Philippines

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Pain Medicine

    American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

    Medical Procedures Performed


    Please contact Dr. Bouffard IV's office to confirm accepted insurance plans.


    Pain and Spine Center of the Desert

    72650 Fred Waring Drive

    Suite 214

    Palm Desert, CA 92260

    (760) 776-7999

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    Ratings & Reviews

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    Overall rating

    Based on 12 reviews

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    Office Experience

    99% of patients found the doctor and staff friendly and the office clean and modern

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    97% of patients felt that their time spent with the doctor was meaningful and impactful and that any follow ups were addressed quickly

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    Wait Times

    78% of patients were satisfied with the wait time

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    Appointment Booking

    98% of patients found it easy to book an appointment

    Patients give Dr. Mark Bouffard IV an Excellent overall experience rating of 5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Bouffard IV has been rated and reviewed by 12 patients. These ratings are based on a variety of factors, including the amount of time patients spent with Dr. Bouffard IV, his bedside manner, appointment waiting time, friendliness of the office staff, clarity of diagnosis, and more.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Mark Bouffard IV accepting new patients?

    Yes, Mark Bouffard IV is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does Mark Bouffard IV offer online booking?

    Please contact Dr. Bouffard IV's office at (760) 776-7999 for information about online booking, telehealth, or to schedule an appointment.

    Does Mark Bouffard IV offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Bouffard IV's office at (760) 776-7999 for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does Mark Bouffard IV speak?

    Mark Bouffard IV speaks English.

    Which board certifications does Mark Bouffard IV have?

    Mark Bouffard IV is certified by the American Board of Pain Medicine and American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

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