Dr. Joseph F. Galate Sr., MD

Dr. Joseph F. Galate Sr., MD


Pain Medicine | Male | 49 years old

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Dr. Galate Sr. specializes in Pain Medicine and practices in Overland Park, KS. He practices at 1 location.

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    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (4)
in Pleasant Hill, MO |
Dr. Galate is direct and informative about appropriate treatment options. The staff are always helpful and friendly. I feel cared about and comfortable at his office.
in Overland Park, KS |
My Dad was an OB/GYN. And, I have an old school view of doctors. I'm not interested in expensive carpet and artwork on the walls of a waiting room. I'm not interested in this new "touchy feely" way doctors are going about with their patient interaction. I want the focus to be strictly on my medical problem and I found Dr Galate to be all about that. My Father (who was a doctor) would have liked his intensity while examining my medical problem. And, I like him too !
Straight shooter. I thought I would need surgery and he said it's not worth it. Epidurals will be enough. He went out of his way to make me comfortable and educate me on my back issues and how to try to avoid further issues in the future. He's not a hold your hand and coddle you kind of guy. He's very blunt and informative instead of telling you what you want to hear in order to get brownie points.
in Kansas City, MO |
Dr. Galate is AWESOME! If you want someone that is willing to fight for the best interest of his patients, not just what the insurance company is willing to pay for, this is your doc! Dr. Galate is a tell-it-to-you-straight, no nonsense doc that I respect and appreciate
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Dr. Galate Sr.'s experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Pain Medicine
  •  Board certified in Pain Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  •  Malpractice claims in Kansas not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Torticollis
  • Upper Back Pain


  • Medical School
    Univ Of Mo Columbia Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 1994

  • Internship Hospital
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation

    Completed in 1995

  • Residency Hospital
    U Mo-Columbia

    Completed in 1998

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Missouri Kansas City

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Pain Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection