Paul R. R Gause, MD

MD or DO - Surgical Orthopedics

Spine Institute of Arizona

Total years in practice: 18

Dr. Gause completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Pittsburgh with an emphasis in spine surgery and was named outstanding Chief Resident. Following residency, he pursued his interest in spine disorders by completing a fellowship at Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Gause specializes in the operative and non-operative treatment of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine. He has training in microsurgery, minimally invasive techniques, and motion preservation of the spine. Additionally, Dr. Gause has been active in teaching and research throughout his medical career. His research interests have included many laboratory as well as clinical projects. He has also served as a visiting scholar to the Beatson Institute in Scotland. Dr. Gause has authored numerous scientific articles and has presented his work at national and international scientific meetings. Through research and education, Dr. Gause is dedicated to providing excellent patient care and furthering the field of spine surgery. Dr. Gause graduated from Brophy College Preparatory in Phoenix before receiving his Bachelor’s degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology from the Honors College at the University of Arizona. He received his degree summa cum laude and was named outstanding graduate of the department. Dr. Gause then attended medical school at the University of California, Los Angeles and was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha, the national medical honor society.

Medical School:

Spine Surgery Specialty, UCLA School of Medicine, 2002

186 Ratings

Verified Patient
May 18, 2019
Dr. Gause is a doctor you can trust. Top credentials, top surgeon. He’s a surgeon that throughly goes threw the process and having surgery is his last resort. Highly recommended!!!!!

Verified Patient
May 6, 2019
I am very happy with the results of my back surgery that Dr. Gause performed. I am totally off of opioid medication that I was on for at least 20 years. Thank You Dr. Gause

Verified Patient
May 6, 2019
Very nice man and smart

Patient Understanding of Treatment

Good or better

• 64.56% report an Excellent or Exceptional understanding
Average Patient Satisfaction

Satisfied or better

• 93.1% report Very Satisfied
Common Procedures



Laminectomy (Lumbar Decompression)