Dr. John Gurskis, MD

Dr. John Gurskis, MD

Anesthesiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
Dr. John Gurskis, MD is an anesthesiology specialist in Long Beach, CA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from UCLA Pain Management Fellowship in 1985 and specializes in anesthesiology and pain medicine.

2865 Atlantic Ave Ste 226

Long Beach, CA 90806

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Choice Health
  • Health Net of California
  • Independence Blue Cross
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • United Food and Commercial Workers
  • 2 More

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Dr. Gurskis' Experience

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

2  Specialties

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

46  Conditions Treated

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41  Procedures

  • Celiac Plexus Block
  • 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
  • Occipital Nerve Block
  • Opiate Pump Implantation
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • 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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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.


  • California State University-Northridge
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1972
  • Loyola University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
  • UCLA Pain Management Fellowship
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke's
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University Of California-Davis
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • University Of California-Los Angeles
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gurskis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Filipino

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gurskis' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gurskis to family and friends
24 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Gurskis' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Gurskis is one of the kindest doctors I have ever gone to. He is thorough, he listens, he offers his opinions and he always takes your phone calls, or calls you back before the end of the day. His nurse(s) are the best. I will refer him to anyone I know who has issues that can be helped with...more
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Dr. Gurskis is very knowledgeable and concerned with managing pain and treating you as an individual. He is very honest with side effects and offers multiple solutions. He runs extremely behind but his personal care is worth it. The lady who run the office are awesome! You can always call to...more
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This physician inappropriately holds you captive as an audience to espouse his political frustrations prior to addressing your medical concerns. I've tolerated this in light of the fact that I thought he was possibly lonely and needed additional time with his patients to meet his lack of social...more
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makes you feel very comfortable
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