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Specializes in Pain Medicine • Male • Age 62

2865 Atlantic Ave Ste 226
Long Beach, CA 90806
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Long Beach Memorial Medical Center
2801 Atlantic Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90806
Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center
18111 Brookhurst Street
Fountain Valley, CA 92708

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John Gurskis, MD Pain Management
2865 Atlantic Ave Ste 226
Long Beach, CA 90806
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    Dr. Gurskis' Experience

    Specialties

    • Pain Medicine
    • Anesthesiology

    Board Certifications

    • Anesthesiology
    • Pain Medicine
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    • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
    • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
    • Cervical Injection
    • Epidural Block
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Epidural Cortisone Injection
    • Epidural Injection
    • Epidural Steroid Injections
    • Facet Block
    • Facet Joint Injection
    • Local Anesthesia
    • Low Back Procedure
    • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
    • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
    • Lumbar Puncture
    • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
    • Lumbar Transforaminal Injection
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Neck Pain Procedure
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
    • Nerve Blocks
    • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
    • Neurolytic Nerve Block
    • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Occipital Nerve Block
    • Opiate Pump Implantation
    • Pain Management
    • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
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    • Spinal Injections
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Pump Implant
    • Spine Surgery
    • Stellate Ganglion Block
    • Steroid Injection
    • Tendon and Bursa Injection
    • Third Occipital Nerve Block
    • Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection
    • Thoracic Facet Joint Injection
    • Trigger Point Injection
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    • Back Pain
    • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Head and Neck Conditions
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
    • Migraine
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Pelvic Pain
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprain
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    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    UCLA Pain Management Fellowship
    Graduated in 1985
    University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1981

    Internship Hospital

    Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke's
    Complete in 1982

    Residency Hospital

    University Of California-Davis
    Complete in 1984

    Fellowship Hospital

    University of California-Los Angeles
    Complete in 1985

    Undergraduate Schools

    California State University-Northridge
    Graduated in 1972
    Loyola University
    Graduated in 1974
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Gurskis & Staff

    • English
    • Filipino
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    Dr. Gurskis' Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Long Beach Memorial Medical Center

    • Miller Children's Hospital

    • Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Gurskis

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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    21 responses
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    21 responses
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    21 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 20 responses
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    Experience with Dr. Gurskis
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    22 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    22 responses
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
    22 responses
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    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    22 responses
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    Atlantic Memorial Medical Building
    John Gurskis, MD Pain Management
    2865 Atlantic Ave Ste 226
    Long Beach, CA 90806
    (714) 926-8444 (Office)
    (562) 490-8599 (Fax)
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