Dr. Rodolfo Gari, MD

Dr. Rodolfo Gari, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
Dr. Rodolfo Gari, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Tampa, FL and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University Of Miami / School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in pain medicine, interventional pain medicine, and more.

3450 E Fletcher Ave Ste 130

Tampa, FL 33613

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 9 More

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Top Care Areas

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Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Gari'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gari "Chronic pain, defined as persistent pain lasting more than six months, is experienced by one in three Americans. It is virtually an epidemic. We are dedicated to providing compassionate, ethical care in a high quality service environment, using the most advanced techniques and training. We provide local physicians with consultation in the most difficult cases. Not only are all of our physicians from accredited medical schools, they also receive specialized training in pain following graduation."

3  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Interventional Pain Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

56  Conditions Treated

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28  Procedures

  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Discography
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Morphine Pump
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Pain Management
  • Pain Medication Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Injections
  • Spinal Nerve 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.


  • University Of South Florida
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • University Of Miami / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Orlando Regional Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Jackson Mem Hosp/Jackson Health
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Of Miami/Jackson Memorial Health System-Anesthesiology-Pain Management Track
    Other Education | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Board Certified American Board of Anesthesiology, 1991
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gari's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gari to family and friends
8 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Gari's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
Dr. Gari Says:

We value feedback on the quality delivery of our services and make every possible attempt to ensure our patients receive the most compassionate pain management care with the most innovative tools available.


Patient Comments (4)

I went to see Dr. Gari from a recommendation of another Dr. The way they looked after me and treated me is what is missing from other Doctors. Thank you to Dr. Gari and his staff I feel 1000 percent better.
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They told me they accepted Cigna. Which they did not. Then they sent my urine sample to their own lab and billed over $11,000. His treatment did not work for my pain.
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Disorganized services. No respect for patients. Long, unnecessary wait-on-the-line periods, EXPENSIVE (3-digit co-pay WITH insurance.) Visited once. Had to fill out paperwork THREE TIMES due to disorganization. He requested an expensive ($9,800) lab work that was not needed (2nd opinion confirmed...more
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Dr. Gari and his staff care more about healing you than making money. They address the root cause of your pain rather than simply the symptoms. He isn't one of those here's your prescription, go pay at the desk types; he actually wants to study your MRI, find out the exact cause of your pain and...more
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