Dr. Richard Gahn, MD

Dr. Richard Gahn, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
Dr. Richard Gahn, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Saint Louis University School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in pain medicine and anesthesiology.

12345 W Bend Dr Ste 302

Saint Louis, MO 63128

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Trigger Point Injection
very high
more than 99% of peers
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Gahn's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology

2  Board Certifications

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

74  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthropathy of Spinal Facet Joint
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Sprain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Discogenic Pain
  • Elbow Pain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Hand Pain
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Pain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Sprain
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Injuries
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Injury
  • Nerve Pain
  • Neurological Injuries
  • Neuromuscular Diseases
  • Neuropathy, Motor and Sensory
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shingles
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Dislocation
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondolthesis
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Disc Disorders
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Wrist Pain


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49  Procedures

  • Adhesiolysis
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Baclofen Pump Therapy
  • Cancer Pain Management
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Cervical Medial Branch Neurotomy
  • Chemodenervation
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Decompression
  • Discography
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Facet Joint Nerve Ablation
  • Herniated Disc Procedure
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Intercostal Nerve Block
  • Intradiscal Electrothermal Annuloplasty
  • Intradiscal Electrothermic Therapy (IDET)
  • Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Discography
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Block
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Opiate Pump Implantation
  • Pain Management
  • Percutaneous Disc Decompression
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Piriformis Injection
  • Provocation Discography
  • Radiofrequency Denervation
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Rhizotomy
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Soft Tissue Injections
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vertebroplasty


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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Barnes Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • St Louis Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gahn has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gahn's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gahn to family and friends
22 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Gahn's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Hello everyone, I'm so excited that I was referred to Dr. Gahn. The scheduling was a breeze. I was seen the week after my referral. His staff was very courteous. Dr. Gahn was amazing. I had an ESI and he was quick, new exactly what he was doing, and was compassionate before and during the...more
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The worse, Not only did he maybe say two words about why he chose the shot he chose, when I told him exactly which one helped me in the past. After the shot I had much more pain than before I went to see him. He said well lets try it again, I did and once again much more pain. Asked for pain meds,...more
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