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Specializes in Pediatrics • Male • Age 45

5 Journey Ste 140
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
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Dr. Gaitan's Specialties

  • Pediatrics

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Hospital Quality

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Saddleback Memorial Medical Center
24451 Health Center Dr
Laguna Hills, CA 92653

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

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Seaview Pediatrics
Seaview Pediatrics
5 Journey Ste 140
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Seaview Pediatrics
23521 Paseo De Valencia Ste 200
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
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    Dr. Gaitan's Experience

    Specialties

    • Pediatrics
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    Background Check for Dr. Gaitan

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of California, Los Angeles, School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1996

    Internship Hospital

    Harbor-Ucla Medical Center
    Complete in 1997

    Residency Hospital

    Harbor-Ucla Medical Center
    Complete in 1999
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Gaitan & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Gaitan's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    4.7 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gaitan to family and friends

    4.7 out of 5

    10 responses

    Dr. Gaitan's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.6 out of 5

    10 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.9 out of 5

    10 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.8 out of 5

    10 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    10 responses

    Experience with Dr. Gaitan

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.6 out of 5

    10 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.6 out of 5

    10 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.6 out of 5

    10 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.6 out of 5

    10 responses

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Gaitan accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Aetna
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    • Assurant Health
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    • Blue Shield of California
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • CoreSource
    • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    • Group Health Cooperative
    • HAP Insurance
    • Health Net
    • Humana
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    • Meritain Health
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    • Planned Administration Inc
    • Premera Blue Cross
    • Principal Life
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    Office Locations

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    Seaview Pediatrics
    5 Journey Ste 140
    Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
    (949) 831-4472 (Office)
    B
    Seaview Pediatrics
    23521 Paseo De Valencia Ste 200
    Laguna Hills, CA 92653
    (949) 951-5437 (Office)
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