Dr. Richard Gayles, MD

Dr. Richard Gayles, MD

Interventional Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 52
(23)
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Dr. Richard Gayles, MD is an interventional pain medicine doctor who practices in Orlando, FL. He is 52 years old and has been practicing for 21 years.Read his story

9145 Narcoossee Rd Ste A200

Orlando, FL 32827

Contact Information

(407) 412-5030

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Florida Hospital Healthcare System
  • Health First Health Plans
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Gayles performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spinal Nerve Block
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Gayles' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Gayles "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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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gayles "Our care philosophy at Nona Medical Arts is:

H-Hospitality 

E-Empathy/Enthusiasm 

A-Attitude 

R-Respect

T-Timeless"

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Specialties

  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Regenerative Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
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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
  • 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
  • Spondylosis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain

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Procedures

  • Celiac Plexus Block
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • 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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.

Education

  • University of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • St John Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital Anes Crit Care Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Cleveland Clin Found
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gayles has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gayles' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gayles to family and friends
3.8
based on 23 total reviews (9 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

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...more
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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!
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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...more
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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
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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.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Gayles accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    BlueDental Choice
  • Cigna
  • Florida Hospital Healthcare System
  • Health First Health Plans
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare

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Hospitals where Dr. Gayles has admitting privileges

Cape Canaveral Hospital
701 W Cocoa Beach Cswy
Cocoa Beach, FL 32931
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