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Er-Kai Gao, MD

Dr. Gao is a neurologist in the La Mesa area. He is affiliated with Grossmont Hospital.
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Dr. Gao saw more vascular disease patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Gao saw more neuropathy patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Gao saw more psychosis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Gao saw more carpal tunnel syndrome patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Gao saw more peripheral neuropathy patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Gao saw more pinched nerve patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Gao saw more cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Gao saw more aphasia patients than 85% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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Dr. Gao saw more pain patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Gao saw more abnormal gait patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Gao saw more epilepsy patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Gao saw more spine condition patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Gao saw more memory loss patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Gao saw more insomnia patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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Dr. Gao saw more cerebrovascular disease patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Gao saw more back problems patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Gao saw more atrial fibrillation (Afib) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Gao saw more stroke patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Gao saw more neck pain patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Gao saw more fainting patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Gao saw more encephalopathy patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Gao saw more sciatica patients than 85% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Gao saw more back pain patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Gao saw more learning disabilities patients than 75% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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Dr. Gao saw more transient ischemic attack (TIA) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Gao saw more Alzheimer's disease (AD) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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Dr. Gao saw more headaches patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Gao saw more migraine patients than 95% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Gao saw more spinal stenosis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Gao saw schizophrenia patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the San Diego area. Learn more.
Locations

Dr. Gao sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

Rady Children's East County Urgent Care
8851 Center Dr
La Mesa, CA 91942
2,231 miles away
  • Spanish
  • Chinese
  • Arabic

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Credentials
  • Beijing Medical College Branch Campus
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1983
  • St Louis University Group of Hospitals Program
    RESIDENCY

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Gao is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Grossmont Hospital
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Banner Health
  • Beacon Health Strategies
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
  • Capital Health Plan
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Options
  • CommunityCare
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Choice Health
  • FirstCarolinaCare
  • FrontPath Health Coalition
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Group Health Cooperative of Eau Claire
  • Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Hawaii Medical Assurance Association
  • Health Alliance
  • Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
  • Health Net
  • Health New England
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Heritage Provider Network
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Hill Physicians
  • Hometown Health
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Independent Health
  • MVP Health Care
  • Magellan Health
  • MagnaCare
  • MedCost
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Midlands Choice
  • Moda Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Ohio PPO Connect
  • Optima Health
  • Oregons Health COOP
  • PacificSource
  • Paramount
  • Pomco
  • PreferredOne
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Presbyterian Health Plan
  • Priority Health
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • Scott and White Health Plan
  • SelectHealth
  • SynerMed
  • TRICARE
  • The Health Plan
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • ValueOptions
  • Vantage Health Plan
  • Viva Health
  • WPS Health Insurance
  • WellMed Medical Management
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield