Dr. Robert Gay Jr, MD
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Rheumatology | Male

Biography

Dr. Robert Gay Jr, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in High Point, NC. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 27 years. Dr. Gay Jr is affiliated with Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center.

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Dr. Gay Jr's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well
    FAIR
  • Answers Questions
    FAIR
  • Time well spent
    FAIR
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (3)
in Winston Salem, NC |
Excellent, caring, doctor! He is patient and kind. Always up to date with the latest technology and the best care for his patients. I highly recommend him. His staff is courteous and efficient as well.
Winston Salem, NC |
Dr. Gay was rude and impersonable. He looked at his computer the entire time I was in his office instead of looking at me. He wrote answers to questions on dictation that he didn't even ask. He was not interested in my opinion or finding a treatment that worked for me. He was only interested in represcribing an addictive medication that I had worked for 6 months to wean myself off. He was unable to back up his medical recommendation with medical literature and said it didn't exist. He overprescr
in Winston Salem nc |
Not friendly. Lacks good bedside manner
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  •  Specializes in Rheumatology
  •  Board certified in Anatomic & Clinical Pathology, Medical Microbiology and Rheumatology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Anatomic & Clinical Pathology
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Rheumatology

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Dry Eyes
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Felty's Syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Takayasu's Arteritis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1990

  • Internship Hospital
    Med College Va

    Completed in 1991

  • Residency Hospital
    Med College Va

    Completed in 1993

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Ala School Med

    Completed in 1996

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Anatomic & Clinical Pathology
  • Medical Microbiology

Procedures Performed

  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate