Project Description



Interventional Pain Medicine, EMG, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Dr Joseph A Narloch



  • Walnut Creek


place a strong emphasis on patient education in order to achieve a successful result. I will provide you with education materials that give you added appreciation of your condition and treatment options.


Can I See Dr Narloch?

    2625 Shadelands Drive
    Walnut Creek CA 94598

  • Monday – Thursday
    8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

    8:00 AM – 4:00 PM


With Dr Narloch


About Dr Narloch

Dr. Narloch has more than 15 years of experience in treating patients. He began practicing physical medicine in 1992 after earning his medical degree from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine. He then performed his internship and residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Loma Linda University Medical Center. After his appointment as Chief Resident, he went on to become an assistant clinical professor at the Loma Linda University Pain Clinic for five years. In his spare time, he is a baseball coach and enjoys organic farming.

As a Physiatrist, Dr. Narloch focuses on restoring function, meeting patients’ individual needs through comprehensive evaluation and treatment designed to help them achieve an active, pain-free lifestyle. Ultimately, his goal is to help you avoid surgery and restore your quality of life. Dr. Narloch wants to help people understand the nature of their pain as well as the realistic expectation about what can be done to manage the problem. He takes a team approach to caring for his patients and believes thorough testing is an important aspect in providing quality care.

  • Board Certification

    • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


    • Subspecialty Board Certification in Pain Management


    • American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine


  • Residency

    • Chief Resident, Physical Medicine and Rehab

      Loma Linda University Medical Center, 1992

    • Physical Medicine and Rehab

      Loma Linda University Medical Center, 1992

  • Internship

    • Physical Medicine and Rehab

      Loma Linda University Medical Center, 1989

  • Medical School

    • MD

      UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 1988

  • College

    • BS Biomedical Sciences

      University of California, Riverside, Los Angeles, CA 1985

Assisting the Doctor:

Golden State Ortho Doctor showing caring hands

Golden State Ortho Doctors are assisted by our clinical support teams which include Medical Assistants, X-Ray Technicians and more.

Reviews Mean So Much!

Reviews mean so much to both the doctor providing care as well as to prospective patients. We appreciate your reviews!

Dr. Narloch is understanding, efficient and demonstrates immense compassion, especially when you are in pain. His PA, Brandy, has helped me in so many different ways in the past several years. Thank you Dr. Narloch and Brandy!
- Julie H

I have been seeing Dr Narloch for 10 years for my lower back and neck pain. I can count on him for straight answers about questions.
- Bob T

I’ve been fortunate to have been referred to Dr. Narloch. He has care of me in a thorough and excellent manner. I’ll keep going back to him any time I need help with my back.
- Aurora P