Dr. James Gaede, MD

Dr. James Gaede, MD

Family Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 64
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James Gaede, MD is a family medicine specialist in Palm Springs, CA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Sanford School Of Medicine Of The University Of South Dakota in 1980 and specializes in family medicine.

1555 S Palm Canyon Dr Bldg C

Palm Springs, CA 92264

Contact Information

(760) 969-7770

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
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Dr. Gaede's Experience

Dr. Gaede's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gaede "The practice of medicine is just that practice. Excellencein the delivery of medical care depends on the practice:the integration of a knowledge base continuously acquired over a lifetime of study, the assessment of the individual patient by listening and learning who they are and what they are experiencing, and the synthesis of patient and physician experiences and insights into a cohesive intellectual and emotional whole with the goal of finding a solution to a given health issue to mainta"


  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

Conditions Treated


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  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • Sanford School Of Medicine Of The University Of South Dakota
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Mayo Grad School Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Mayo Grad School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gaede has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gaede's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gaede to family and friends
based on 23 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

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Dr. Gaede's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr Gaede charges a concierge fee for his clients- not sure why. Ordered over 40 tests to diagnose me and ended up completely misdiagnosing several issues , that were verified by me having to send blood to labs myself. Used profane language in an appt. in front of a family member, and smelled like...more
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left me in the lurch in the middle of treatment- went on " sick leave" and left no attending. you have to pay some " special fee " of 400 a year to " allow him " to be your doctor. eisenhower does not have any terms for that not does billing for this fee. so if you doctor goes mia, you just keep...more
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A better physician cannot be found. His concern for the patient is extraordinary. His medical knowledge is incredible.
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Dr. James Gaede, Has demonstrated a great level of care for his patients for many years!
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I would recommend Dr. Gaede to family,friends & anyone that's looking for a humble Dr who cares for his patients---100%. He explains things so you can understand. He is one great Dr---everyone should know him.
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