Gene Tekmyster, DO

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine, Interventional Spine and Musculoskeletal Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery Sports Medicine, Spine Surgery
Accepting New Patients


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1520 San Pablo St. HC2 - Suite 2000 Ste 2000, Los Angeles, CA 90033

Monday - Friday

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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555 N. Nash St. Suite B Ste B, El Segundo, CA 90245

Monday - Friday

9:00 a.m - 6:00 p.m

Walk-ins welcome

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1450 San Pablo St. HC4 - Suite 5400 Ste 5400, Los Angeles, CA 90033

Monday - Friday

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Provider Details

Languages Spoken
Russian, English
About Gene Tekmyster, DO


Gene Tekmyster, DO, believes that the goal of treatment should be optimization and return of pre-injury function.  Dr. Tekmyster is double board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation and in sports medicine. As a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician (physiatrist), his focus remains on decreasing pain and working with his patients to allow them to resume their activities. As each person is unique, patients can be confident an individualized treatment plan will be presented and implemented. His specialties include advanced interventional spine care, regenerative treatments and sports medicine. 


In demand as a speaker nationally and internationally, Dr. Tekmyster has widely published and presented on spine and sports medicine topics. He is at the forefront of spine research with an interest in regenerative therapeutics to treat chronic low back pain. In the time he has been a part of Keck Medicine of USC he has brought in new technologies to treat chronic low back pain an spinal stenosis.


Dr. Tekmyster is a physician consultant for the Los Angeles Kings professional hockey team and USC Trojans Athletic Medicine and team physician for the U.S. Ski & Snowboard teams.  


He enjoys outdoor activities, especially cycling and hiking with his family. He also is an avid weightlifter and holds weightlifting and strength training coaching certifications.  


As a father and an athlete, I strive to maintain the highest level of function and to do the same for my patients whether your goal is playing with your child or grandchild or performing as a competitive athlete. My approach to care combines the latest medical research with proven treatment algorithms to enable you to return to normal activities as quickly as possible. 


Each person is unique. Patients can be confident that their individualized treatment plan will focus on optimal outcomes. The key to achieving that is our ability to trust each other and to work together.”  


  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Sports Medicine
  • Interventional Spine and Musculoskeletal Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery Sports Medicine
  • Spine Surgery
Areas of Focus
Non Operative Spinal Disorders
Academic Title
Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery

Insurances Accepted

Note: Please contact the practice directly to confirm your health plan is accepted.

Benefits among health plans and employers vary. Please contact your health plan to verify benefits and network providers for specific products. It is important to note that not all of our providers participate in all of a health plan's products or networks.

  • Beech Street Corporation /WC
  • GEHA
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Union Roofers Health & Welfare Fund
  • United Healthcare
  • Brand New Day
  • Great-West Healthcare of California, Inc.
  • Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital
  • Anthem Blue Cross Prudent Buyer
  • USC Network
  • Interplan
  • Marian Health Services
  • Kern Health Systems
  • Watchtower
  • NEXT
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Anthem Blue Cross Covered California
  • Health Plans of Nevada
  • First Health
  • Medicare
  • Health Net Covered California
  • Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers Health & Welfare
  • MultiPlan
  • TriWest Healthcare Alliance (UHC)
  • Private Health Care Systems
  • Blue Shield Covered California
  • Pacificare
  • Take Care (GUAM)
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Aetna
  • Health Net

Ratings and Reviews

  • Provider Explanations Easy to Understand
  • Provider Gave Easy to Understand Instructions
  • Provider Showed Respect
  • Provider Listened Carefully
  • Provider Knew Medical History
  • Provider Spent Enough Time

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