Dr. Richard Gayles, MD

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Interventional Pain Medicine | Male

Nona Medical Arts 9145 Narcoossee Rd Ste A200 Orlando, FL 32827 Get Directions
Dr. Richard Gayles, MD
Dr. Richard Gayles brings a wealth of training and experience to Nona Medical Arts. He received a Bachelor of Science in Psychobiology from the University of Michigan in 1987 and his Doctor of Medicine in 1991 at the University of Michigan's School of Medicine. After graduation, Richard completed an anesthesia residency in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Maryland. Dr. Gayles obtained further clinical experience in anesthesiology and critical care at St. Bartholomew's Hospital in London, England as a visiting registrar. He subsequently completed a Chronic Pain Fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Ohio, where he was awarded the "Fellow of the Year Award" in June of 1997. Dr. Gayles is board certified in Anesthesiology and has been awarded certification for pain medicine by the American Board of Anesthesiology, American Board of Pain Medicine, and American Academy of Pain Management. In November of 2016 Dr. Gayles was appointed Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at UCF College of Medicine.

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Our care philosophy at Nona Medical Arts is: H-Hospitality E-Empathy/Enthusiasm A-Attitude R-Respect T-Timeless

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Dr. Gayles' Reviews

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based on 23 total reviews (9 with comments)
Dr. Gayles' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (9)
Melbourne |
I've finally found a pain management doctor who doesn't just prescribe pain medicine carelessly. He goes over every part of the body that is in pain and he's very thorough. He's extremely friendly and listens carefully. The office staff are all awesome people. I used to dread seeing my previous pain management doctor because he didn't care and I never saw him, it was always the nurse and things never got resolved. Dr. Gayles takes a look at pain management differently. He's kind & trustworthy
Orlando, FL |
I have seen Dr Gayles several times for an ongoing injury. He is SOOOO knowledgeable and thorough. He explains his thought process so it makes sense. His staff is also friendly and thorough. Have never had to wait more than 5 minutes for my appointments. Best doctor and staff I have seen in years!
in Kissimmee, FL |
Regardless of past posts, I've been seeing Dr. Gayles now for a few months and must say he is very knowledgeable and is the type of doctor who cares for his patients. His staff has been amazing. I recommend Dr. Gayles to whoever wants to get to the source of the problem rather then being prescribed narcotics that only sugar coat the problem.
in Viera FloridaBeaver Falls, PA |
I think Dr Gayles is a fantastic pain Dr.He has helped me so much over the years. He is knows were the pain is located and what to do to make it better. I would highly recommend him to anyone in pain. Barbara Augustine VieraFl
in Melbourne, FL |
Poor documentation of physical condition, ability, and restrictions. This is part of a physician's responsibility and job. Dr. Gayles fails in this obligation.
in Cocoa, FL |
Was referred to Dr Gayle and called to check on if my records had been received and looked over to set appointment... the receptionist was totally rude and unprofessional to say the least. Telling me that my referral isn't valid due to me wanting to change primary Dr's.. but the law states that the primary Dr. Is responsible for your care and well being until the next Dr accepts you.. so it means my referral is valid and that the unprofessional lady aka phone service girl is one rude and unprofe
in New York, NY |
Dr Gayles is compassionate, empathetic, and knowledgeable in his field of pain management . He is calm, cool, and collect, and wants the best for the patient. I would recommend him to anyone in need of pain management.
in Melbourne Florida |
He's very friendly and well knowledged. If you like dealing with Pas this is the place to go. Can never see him after first of visit. So stay away if you want to see a doctor
in Vero Beach, FL |
Dr. Gayles' office is like a fast food restaurant...one patient, next patient. How many procedures can be done in one day to meet the budget and exceed operating costs. Cookie cutter medicine, no relief, no results. Poor follow up by staff, no follow up for questions posed to physician.
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Dr. Richard Gayles brings a wealth of training and experience to Nona Medical Arts. He received a Bachelor of Science in Psychobiology from the University of Michigan in 1987 and his Doctor of Medicine in 1991 at the University of Michigan's School of Medicine. After graduation, Richard completed an anesthesia residency in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Maryland.

Dr. Gayles obtained further clinical experience in anesthesiology and critical care at St. Bartholomew's Hospital in London, England as a visiting registrar. He subsequently completed a Chronic Pain Fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Ohio, where he was awarded the "Fellow of the Year Award" in June of 1997.

Dr. Gayles is board certified in Anesthesiology and has been awarded certification for pain medicine by the American Board of Anesthesiology, American Board of Pain Medicine, and American Academy of Pain Management. In November of 2016 Dr. Gayles was appointed Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at UCF College of Medicine.

Dr. Gayles' Care Philosophy

Our care philosophy at Nona Medical Arts is:

H-Hospitality 

E-Empathy/Enthusiasm 

A-Attitude 

R-Respect

T-Timeless

Dr. Gayles says...

Regenerative Medicine

Migraines

Joint Paint

Worker's Comp

Auto Accidents

Heel Spurs

Knee Pain

Hip Pain

Foot Pain

Herniations

Arthritis

Dr. Gayles' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine
  •  Board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Michigan Medical School

    Graduated in 1991

  • Internship Hospital
    St John Hospital

    Completed in 1992

  • Residency Hospital
    Johns Hopkins Hospital Anes Crit Care Med

    Completed in 1995

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Cleveland Clin Found

    Completed in 1997

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine Anesthesiology

Procedures Performed

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