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Er-kai Gao, MD

Dr. Gao is a neurologist in La Mesa, CA. He is affiliated with Sharp Grossmont Hospital and Sharp Memorial Hospital.
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Dr. Gao saw more peripheral neuropathy patients than 99% of similar doctors in the San Diego area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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Cost estimates

These ranges are network rate estimates across all the insurance plans that Dr. Gao accepts.
Electrocardiogram (EKG) $119 – 186 $119 – 186
Electroencephalogram (EEG) $195 – 352 $195 – 352
Electromyography (EMG) $170 – 357 $170 – 357
Office visit (new patient) $70 – 190 $70 – 190

Amino’s cost estimates are estimates of the total amount that you and your health insurance company might pay for a procedure—this is what we call the “network rate”. Our cost estimates can help you prepare for the financial impact of medical care and help you make more confident decisions about where to get treated.

Contact info

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

Office
8851 Center Dr
La Mesa, CA 91942
(619) 667-4545
2,233 miles away
  • Chinese
  • Arabic
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.

  • Sharp Grossmont Hospital
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    Hospital safety score (Fall 2016)
  • Sharp Memorial Hospital
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    Hospital safety score (Fall 2016)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Banner Health
  • Beacon Health Strategies
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • 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 Texas
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Capital Health Plan
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CommunityCare
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Choice Health
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Group Health Cooperative of Eau Claire
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • 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
  • MVP Health Care
  • Magellan Health
  • MagnaCare
  • Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Meritain Health
  • Midlands Choice
  • Moda Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Optima Health
  • Oregons Health COOP
  • PacificSource
  • Pomco
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Priority Health
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • SynerMed
  • TRICARE
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • ValueOptions
  • Vantage Health Plan
  • WPS Health Insurance

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