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Yaoming Gu, MD

About

Dr. Yaoming Gu joined National Spine & Pain Centers in 2012 after serving for seven years as an Assistant Professor at Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Virginia Commonwealth University.

A seasoned clinician, Dr. Gu earned his medical degree from China Medical University. He completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Eastern Virginia Medical School after interning in Surgery at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska.

Dr. Gu is skilled in a host of sophisticated interventional techniques, such as epidural steroid injections, vertebroplasty, discography, percutaneous disc decompression, facet joint injection, and radiofrequency ablations. He is also well-experienced with spinal cord stimulation.

Preeminent in his field, Dr. Gu has lectured to peers on numerous pain management topics. His special interests are spinal disc degeneration, disc herniation, stenosis, sciatica, occupational and sport-related injury, cervicogenic headaches, and joint and ligament pain. He also participated as a principal investigator in an FDA-approved Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial of disc regeneration.

Board-certified in Physical Medicine, Rehabilitation, and Sports Medicine, Dr. Gu maintains active memberships with the International Spine Interventional Society, North American Spine Society, and American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Dr. Gu was recently honored for the fourth consecutive year (2015-2018) as one of Richmond Magazine’s Top Doctors and honored for the fourth year (2013,2014,2017,2018) by Our Health Magazine with one of best bedside manner awards in northern Virginia.

A 17-year native of Virginia, Dr. Gu enjoys spending time with his family, gardening, paddleboarding.

Affiliations Henrico
Awards
  • Top Doctors, Richmond Magazine 2017
  • Top Doctors, Richmond Magazine 2016
  • Top Doctors, Richmond Magazine 2015
  • Our Health Magazine Best Bedside Manner Award in Pain Management 2014
  • Our Health Magazine Best Bedside Manner Award in Pain Management 2013
  • Assistant Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University Spine Center
Education
  • Board Certification
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Sports Medicine
  • Fellowship
  • Sarah Network of Hospitals for the Locomotor System Brazil 1996
  • Internship
  • Creighton University United States Omaha, NE 2002
  • Medical School
  • China Medical University China Shenyang 1987
  • Residency
  • Dahua Hospital China 1991
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School United States Norfolk, VA 2005

Reviews

  • 04/08/2021
    Rating: 5

    Office stoff are quick the nurse that helps with lab partion is really sweet and made me feel comfortable now Dr Gu is sweet gentle person. He knows what he is doing. He hits the right spot every time he will answer your questions. You can trust this doctor.

  • 04/08/2021
    Rating: 5

    Dr. Gu is patient and does a very good job when I have to have a procedure done.

  • 04/07/2021
    Rating: 5

    Always a friendly staff the doctor is excellent the doctor practitioner is excellent and all the staff Are very friendly and helpful everyone there knows their job and they are good at it

  • 04/07/2021
    Rating: 5

    [...] Dr. Gu is a fine doctor been with him for a long time . [...]