Dr. Raymond Gaeta, MD
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Dr. Raymond Gaeta, MD


Pain Medicine | Male

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Dr. Raymond Gaeta, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in San Mateo, CA. He is 58 years old and has been practicing for 32 years. Dr. Gaeta is affiliated with Natividad Medical Center and Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula.

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    10 to 15 minutes
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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

Awards & Recognition

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

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Board Certifications

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  • Anesthesiology
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pain Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • 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 Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylitis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia


  • Medical School
    Stanford University

    Graduated in 1985

  • Internship Hospital
    Stanford University

    Completed in 1986

  • Residency Hospital
    Resident In Anesthesia, Stanford University School Of Medicine

    Completed in 1990

    Resident In Medicine, Stanford University School Of Medicine

    Completed in 1988

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Fellow In Anesthesia Critical Care, Stanford University School Of Medicine

    Completed in 1991

    Fellow In Anesthesia Pain Management, Stanford University School Of Medicine

    Completed in 1992

  • Undergraduate School
    B.S., Stanford University (Biological Sciences)

    Graduated in 1980

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Pain Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection