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Specializes in Pain Medicine • Male • Age 57

1900 Ofarrell St Ste 100
San Mateo, CA 94403
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Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula
23625 Holman Hwy
Monterey, CA 93940
Natividad Medical Center
1441 Constitution Blvd
Salinas, CA 93906

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Help Pain Medical Network
Help Pain Medical Network
1900 Ofarrell St Ste 100
San Mateo, CA 94403
Stanford University Pain Management Center
Stanford University Pain Management Center
300 Pasteur Dr
Palo Alto, CA 94304
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    Dr. Gaeta's Experience

    Specialties

    • Pain Medicine
    • Critical Care Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Anesthesiology
    • Critical Care Medicine
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    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
    • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Pain Management
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Point Injection
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    • Autonomic Disorders
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Headache
    • Low Back Pain
    • Myelopathy
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Peripheral Neuropathy
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spondylitis
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
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    Background Check for Dr. Gaeta

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • 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.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • American Pain Society Multidisciplinary Center of Excellence Award
    • Outstanding Graduating Resident in Anesthesia
    • Carroll I, Gaeta R, Mackey S: Multivariate Analysis of Chronic Pain Patients Undergoing Lidocaine Infusions: Increasing Pain Severity and Advancing Age Predict Likelihood of Clinically Meaningful Analgesia.
    • Ancoli-Israel S, Benca RM, Doghramji PP, Gaeta R, Israel AG, Lieberman JA 3rd, Soares CN, Brooks N, Culpepper L, Foresman B, Voirin J, Wells C.: Insomnia in Primary Care: Panel Discussion.
    • Atanassoff PG, Hartmannsgruber M, Thrasher J, Steedman J, Wermeling D, Pfeifer B, Longton WC, Gaeta RR, Singh T, Mayo M, McGuire D, Luther RR: Ziconotide, A New N-Type Calcium Channel Blocker Administered Intrathecally for Treatment of Acute Postoperative Pain.
    • Gaeta RR. Comprehensive Cancer Pain Management.
    • Younger J, Barelka P, Carroll I, Kaplan K, Chu L, Prasad R, Gaeta R, Mackey S. Reduced cold pain tolerance in chronic pain patients following opioid detoxification.
    • Jackson T, Gaeta R: Neurolytic Blocks Revisited.
    • Gaeta RR, Macario A, Brodsky JB, Brock-Utne JG, Mark JBD: Pain outcome after thoracotomy: Lumbar epidural hydromorphone versus intrapleural bupivacaine.
    • Ancoli-Israel S, Soares CN, Gaeta R, Benca RM: Insomnia in Special Populations: The Elderly, Menopause, Chronic Pain, and Depression. A Postgraduate Medicine Special Report. Insomnia in Primary Care: Overcoming Diagnostic and Treatment Barriers.
    • Schnider TW, Gaeta RR, Brose WG, Minto CF, Gregg KM, Shafer SL: Derivation of pharmacokinetic parameters for computer controlled infusion of lidocaine in pain therapy.
    • Carroll I, Mackey S, Gaeta R: The role of adrenergic receptors and pain: The good, the bad, and the unknown.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Stanford University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1985

    Internship Hospital

    Stanford University School Of Medicine
    Complete in 1986

    Residency Hospital

    Resident In Anesthesia, Stanford University School Of Medicine
    Complete in 1990
    Resident In Medicine, Stanford University School Of Medicine
    Complete in 1988

    Fellowship Hospital

    Fellow In Anesthesia Critical Care, Stanford University School Of Medicine
    Complete in 1991
    Fellow In Anesthesia Pain Management, Stanford University School Of Medicine
    Complete in 1992

    Undergraduate Schools

    B.S., Stanford University (Biological Sciences)
    Graduated in 1980
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Gaeta & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Gaeta's Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula

    • Natividad Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Dr. Gaeta's Office & Staff

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    4.3 out of 5

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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.6 out of 5

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    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.3 out of 5

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Gaeta

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    4.3 out of 5

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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.6 out of 5

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    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.4 out of 5

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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

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    Office Locations

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    Help Pain Medical Network
    1900 Ofarrell St Ste 100
    San Mateo, CA 94403
    (650) 645-1100 (Office)
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    Stanford University Pain Management Center
    300 Pasteur Dr
    Palo Alto, CA 94304
    (650) 723-4000 (Office)
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