Dr. John Gurskis, MD

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Dr. John Gurskis, MD

Dr. John Gurskis, MD is an anesthesiology doctor who practices in Long Beach, CA. He is 64 years old and has been practicing for 32 years. Dr. Gurskis is affiliated with Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center and Miller Children's & Women's Hospital - Long Beach.

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    Dr. Gurskis' Reviews

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gurskis to family and friends
    2.7
    based on 23 total reviews (3 with comments)
    Dr. Gurskis' Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      GOOD
    • Explains condition(s) well
      GOOD
    • Answers Questions
      GOOD
    • Time well spent
      GOOD
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      VERY GOOD
    • Office environment
      GOOD
    • Staff friendliness
      VERY GOOD
    • Average wait time
      16 to 30 minutes
    Patient Comments (3)
    Long Beach, CA |
    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 see if he is on schedule or enjoy the great movies they always show in the waiting room.
    in Long Beach |
    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 relationships. Nonetheless this type of bedside manner is highly inappropriate and in my opinion is malpractice at it's best. He is bigoted in his views, culturally insensitive and misogynistic.
    Minneapolis, MN |
    makes you feel very comfortable
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    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

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    • Anesthesiology
    • Pain Medicine

    Conditions Treated

    • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain Disorders
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Fracture
    • Head and Neck Conditions
    • Herniated Disc
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Knee Disorders
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
    • Migraine
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Pelvic Pain
    • Polyneuropathy
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Postherpetic Neuralgia
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprain
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia

    Education

    • 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

      Completed in 1982

    • Residency Hospital
      University Of California-Davis

      Completed in 1984

    • Fellowship Hospital
      University Of California-Los Angeles

      Completed in 1985

    • Undergraduate School
      California State University-Northridge

      Graduated in 1972

      Loyola University

      Graduated in 1974

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Filipino

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    Specialties

    • Anesthesiology
    • Pain Medicine

    Procedures Performed

    • 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
    • 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