Dr. Richard E. Gayles, MD

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Specializes in Anesthesiology • Male • Age 49

595 N Courtenay Pkwy Ste 101
Merritt Island, FL 32953
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Dr. Gayles:

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Dr. Gayles' Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Parrish Medical Center
951 North Washington Avenue
Titusville, FL 32796
Cape Canaveral Hospital
701 West Cocoa Beach Causeway
Cocoa Beach, FL 32931

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Gayles

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Space Coast Pain Institute
THE PAIN INSTITUTE
595 N Courtenay Pkwy Ste 101
Merritt Island, FL 32953
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    Dr. Gayles' Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Anesthesiology
    • Pain Medicine Anesthesiology

    Board Certifications

    • Anesthesiology
    • Pain Medicine
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    Procedures Dr. Gayles Performs

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    Background Check for Dr. Gayles

    0 Malpractice Claims

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

    3 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
    • Disciplinary action in another state  (6/15/2010)
    • Action Taken: Other
    • Summary: Dr. Richard Everard Gayles, Jr.; License # 0101239039

      Nature of Complaint:

      The physician has been the subject of disciplinary action in another state.

      The Florida Board of Medicine approved a Settlement Agreement entered into by the physician and the Florida Department of Health. The physician was issued a letter of concern, required to pay an administrative fine and costs, perform fifty hours of community service, complete five hours of continuing medical education in risk management, and present a one hour lecture/seminar on wrong site surgeries. The action was based on findings that on 11-14-2006 the physician performed a wrong-site procedure by injecting a left-sided transforaminal epidural instead of injecting a right-sided transforaminal epidural.

      Action Taken:

      The physician has entered into a Consent Order with the Virginia Board of Medicine as follows:

      1. The physician shall comply with the terms and conditions of the Florida Settlement Agreement.
      2. The physician shall provide written notification to the Virginia Board of Medicine of any change in the Florida Settlement Agreement within ten days of such change.
      3. The physician shall authorize free communication between the Virginia Board of Medicine and the Florida Board of Medicine.

      October 15, 2010-Matter Closed

      The physician has complied with the terms of the 06-15-2010 Consent Order. The physician currently has a full and unrestricted license in the State of Virginia.

    • State: Virginia
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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
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Gayles' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 3 hospitals where Dr. Gayles has admitting privileges:

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    • Cape Canaveral Hospital

    • Parrish Medical Center

    • Wuesthoff Medical Center Rockledge

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Gayles

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gayles to family and friends

    8 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Gayles' Office & Staff
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    8 responses
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    8 responses
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    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 8 responses
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    Experience with Dr. Gayles
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    8 responses
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    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    8 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Gayles accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    • Meritain Health
    • MultiPlan
    • National Elevator
    • Neighborhood Health Plan
    • Pekin Insurance
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

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    Space Coast Pain Institute
    THE PAIN INSTITUTE
    595 N Courtenay Pkwy Ste 101
    Merritt Island, FL 32953
    (321) 784-8211 (Office)
    (321) 394-9425 (Fax)
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