Dr. Raymond Gaeta, MD

Dr. Raymond Gaeta, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
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Dr. Raymond Gaeta, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in San Mateo, CA. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 32 years.

1900 Ofarrell St Ste 100

San Mateo, CA 94403

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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna

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Dr. Gaeta's Experience

Dr. Gaeta'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 Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine and Pain Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Pain Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • Back Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)


  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Pain Management
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection

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.


  • B.S., Stanford University (Biological Sciences)
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • Stanford University
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Stanford University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Resident in Anesthesia, Stanford University School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Resident In Medicine, Stanford University School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Fellow In Anesthesia Critical Care, Stanford University School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Fellow in Anesthesia Pain Management, Stanford University School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • American Pain Society Multidisciplinary Center of Excellence Award,
  • Outstanding Graduating Resident in Anesthesia,
Media & Publications
  • 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.,

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gaeta's Reviews

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Dr. Gaeta's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
  • Cigna
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Hospitals where Dr. Gaeta has admitting privileges

Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula
23625 Holman Hwy
Monterey, CA 93940
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Natividad Medical Center
1441 Constitution Blvd
Salinas, CA 93906
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Stanford Hospital and Clinics
300 Pasteur Dr
Stanford, CA 94305
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