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Raymond J. Gardocki MD, BS

Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

About Raymond J. Gardocki

Areas of Expertise

  • Adult Degenerative Spine Conditions
  • Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Endoscopic Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Orthopaedics
  • Outpatient Spine Surgery
  • Spine


  • English
  • Spanish


  • 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.
Thoroughly pleased with my doctor, the procedure and the end result!!!
May 9, 2024
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Wonderful visit. Very pleased
May 7, 2024
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Dr was very informative & answered all my questions. I am already recommending him.
April 18, 2024
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Great doctor and great hospital
March 14, 2024
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Wonderful, clear, candid, thoughtful physician
February 10, 2024
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Doctor Gardocki took the time to explain the importance of this appointment and explained the need to do the surgery I need . He Ordered a MRI to see the difference from the one before that was 8 months old. Very happy with Doctor Gardocki knowledge.
February 3, 2024
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I filled out all the pre-paperwork on my health at Vanderbilt for him not to use it.
January 30, 2024
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January 16, 2024
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All went very well
January 11, 2024
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