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Raymond J. Gardocki MD, BS

Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
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  • 84 ratings

About Raymond J. Gardocki

Areas of Expertise

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    Adult Degenerative Spine Conditions
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    Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar Spine Surgery
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    Endoscopic Spine Surgery
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    Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
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    Outpatient Spine Surgery
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Programs and Clinics


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  • Bachelor of Science - University of Southern California, 1993
  • Doctor of Medicine - University of Southern California, 1997
  • Residency - University of Southern California Medical Center, 2002
  • Fellowship - Los Angeles County / University of Southern California Medical Center, 2003

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Patient Comments

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Experience Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
Great experience
September 30, 2022
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The fact that I referred my son to *Dr. Gardockie says it all.
September 22, 2022
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*Dr. Gardocki answered all my questions even with me asking some ?'s more than once. He was very patient & went over my MRI & X-R & made a plan for treatment (PT 2/wk. for 6 wks.).
September 21, 2022
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I had seen Dr Gardocki when he was at Campbells Clinic in Memphis TN and he was the only one I wanted to see again and after finding him at Vanderbilt there was no question in going to anyone else.
August 19, 2022
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Physician was caring and patient. Altogether It was a nice experience
July 19, 2022
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Very professional and honest assessment of my condition. Appreciate the honesty
May 19, 2022
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When he came in the room he indicated I was doctor shopping because I had been to an urgent care. He said "what do you expect me to do" felt it was a mistake to come in. Was not asking for any pain medicine. Just seeking help for my severe back pain.
May 17, 2022
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I am very impressed with Dr. _____ and have referred friends to his care.
May 5, 2022
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I felt I received excellent care and adequate time
April 1, 2022
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