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Dr. Christian Gastelum, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism ·  Male · Age 48

Dr. Gastelum

Dr. Christian Gastelum, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Whittier, CA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California in 1999 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.


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(562) 789-5447

Dr. Gastelum accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Priority Select HMO
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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Gastelum's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Obesity
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Dr. Gastelum treats Obesity more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Gastelum treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
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Dr. Gastelum treats Diabetes With Renal Manifestations more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Gastelum treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Thyroid Disease
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gastelum treats Thyroid Disease more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Gastelum treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Gastelum's conditions and procedures:

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acromegaly and Gigantism
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Female Infertility
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Klinefelter Syndrome
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Retina Diseases
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Biography

Dr. Christian Gastelum, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Whittier, CA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California in 1999 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology

Education

1999
Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California
Medical School
1999

Languages

  • Chinese
  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Gastelum's Reviews

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3.8

Based on 16 reviews

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1 Star
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Dr. Gastelum has brought my diabetes condition under control. He knows the medicines people need.
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For thyroid issues: He talks too fast, you tell him you feel like poo he doesn't listen. He doesn't give you straight answers. He kept upping my dose of thyroid meds & when I would tell him, that I still felt like poo, I'm gaining weight, more hair loss, etc. He said maybe the meds aren't attaching...Read More
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Long wait on phone and a month long waiting list to be seen.
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He's the best Endocrinologist.. He has found my problem with my thyroid and has had it under control. It had taken 3 doctors to diagnose me when it took him only a few minutes to tell me what my problem was! Not only has he gotten my thyroid under control I soon developed diabetes as well and he...Read More
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