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Specializes in Anesthesiology • Male • Age 50

595 N Courtenay Pkwy Ste 101
Merritt Island, FL 32953
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Parrish Medical Center
951 N Washington Ave
Titusville, FL 32796
Cape Canaveral Hospital
701 W Cocoa Beach Cswy
Cocoa Beach, FL 32931

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
The Pain Institute, Inc
595 N Courtenay Pkwy Ste 101
Merritt Island, FL 32953
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    Dr. Gayles' Experience

    Specialties

    • Anesthesiology
    • Interventional Pain Medicine
    • Pain Medicine Anesthesiology

    Board Certifications

    • Anesthesiology
    • Pain Medicine
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    • Celiac Plexus Block
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Interventional Pain Management
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
    • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
    • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Stellate Ganglion Block
    • Steroid Injection
    • Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
    • Trigger Point Injection
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    • Autonomic Disorders
    • Back Pain
    • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Headache
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Migraine
    • Myelopathy
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Peripheral Neuropathy
    • Phantom Limb Pain
    • Postherpetic Neuralgia
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
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    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Thoracic Spine Pain
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
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    0 Malpractice Claims

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

    2 Board Actions

    • Disciplinary action in another state  (3/9/2011)
    • Action Taken: Other
    • Summary: Richard Everard Gayles, MD License 35 069743

      Nature of Complaint

      The physician has been disciplined in the State of Florida.

      Action Taken

      In lieu of formal proceedings, the physician entered into a Consent Agreement with the State Medical Board of Ohio in which the Board ORDERED that no further action be taken in the matter of the physician.

    • State: Ohio
    • Wrong-site surgery  (8/23/2010)
    • Action Taken: Release from Prior Order
    • Summary: Dr. Richard Everard Gayles; License # ME73164; Case # 2007-00782

      Nature of Complaint:

      The physician previously on 10-16-2009 entered into a Settlement Agreement with the Florida Board of Medicine.

      Action Taken-Obligations Satisfied

    • State: Florida
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Michigan Medical School
    Graduated in 1991

    Internship Hospital

    St John Hospital
    Complete in 1992

    Residency Hospital

    Johns Hopkins Hospital Anes Crit Care Med
    Complete in 1995

    Fellowship Hospital

    Cleveland Clin Found
    Complete in 1997
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Gayles & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Gayles' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Cape Canaveral Hospital

    • Parrish Medical Center

    • Wuesthoff Medical Center Rockledge

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.3
    • 12 Star Ratings
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    4.3 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gayles to family and friends

    4.3 out of 5

    12 responses

    Dr. Gayles' Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.2 out of 5

    12 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.7 out of 5

    12 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.7 out of 5

    11 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Gayles

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.4 out of 5

    12 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.4 out of 5

    12 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.3 out of 5

    12 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.3 out of 5

    12 responses

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    • Yes.

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    • National Elevator
    • Neighborhood Health Plan
    • Pekin Insurance
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    Office Locations

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    The Pain Institute, Inc
    595 N Courtenay Pkwy Ste 101
    Merritt Island, FL 32953
    (321) 784-8211 (Office)
    (321) 394-9429 (Fax)
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