Dr. Daniel Gaitan, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & MetabolismMaleAge 62

Dr. Gaitan
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Daniel Gaitan Healthcare Inc.

425 N New Ballas Rd Ste 107 Saint Louis, MO 63141

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(314) 432-2592

Dr. Daniel Gaitan, MD is a Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has over 35 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Gaitan has more experience with Osteoporosis & Screening and Diabetes & Glucose Monitoring than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University of Mississippi School of Medicine medical school in 1986. He is affiliated with medical facilities Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital and Missouri Baptist Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Gaitan to book an appointment.

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Dr. Gaitan is affiliated with Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital Creve Coeur, a highly rated hospital.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
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  • Offers Telehealth
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Experience
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Gaitan

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Gaitan treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Gaitan treats other conditions, please contact the office at (314) 432-2592.

Osteoporosis & Screening

Osteoporosis specialists diagnose and treat conditions characterized by low bone density and bone weakness, such as osteoporosis and osteopenia.Compare with other Osteoporosis & Screening specialists.

Dr. Gaitan is experienced in the area of Osteoporosis & Screening. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

Treatments
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Osteoporosis
Osteopenia
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Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Diabetes & Glucose Monitoring

Diabetes specialists manage and treat a range of diabetes-related conditions including type 1 and type 2 diabetes and diabetic ketoacidosis through procedures such as continuous glucose monitoring and insulin therapy.Compare with other Diabetes & Glucose Monitoring specialists.

Dr. Gaitan is experienced in the area of Diabetes & Glucose Monitoring. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 9 conditions and procedures

Treatments
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Hypoglycemia
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
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High
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Very High
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Check Dr. Gaitan's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Gaitan's conditions and procedures:

  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Female Infertility
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Lipedema
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Lipoprotein Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Goiter
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Thyrotoxicosis Factitia
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Dr. Gaitan accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Balanced Blue Access Choice-MO
Balanced Blue Access-MO
Blue Access Choice (St Louis) (Select Network)-MO
Blue Access Choice - S-MO
Blue Access Choice-MO
Blue Access-MO
Blue Traditional-MO
Bronze Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Bronze Blue Access Choice-MO
Bronze Blue Access Plus-MO
Bronze Blue Access-MO
Gold Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Gold Blue Access Choice-MO
Gold Blue Access Plus-MO
Gold Blue Access-MO
Gold Blue Preferred Options-MO
Lumenos Plans (Blue Access Choice)-MO
Lumenos plans (Blue Access)-MO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Preferred-Care Blue (KC) (Select Network)-MO
Silver Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Silver Blue Access Choice-MO
Silver Blue Access Plus-MO
Silver Blue Access-MO
Silver Blue Preferred Options-MO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Dr. Gaitan's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Gaitan

4.4

Based on 27 ratings

5 Stars
81.48148148148148%
(22)
4 Stars
3.7037037037037037%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
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1 Star
14.814814814814815%
(4)
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What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (18)
  • Wait times (18)
  • Appointment scheduling (17)
What could be improved
  • Staff wasn't friendly (4)
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions (3)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (2)
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I would not recommend. Dr Gaitan is arrogant and the staff is rude Not professional at all
What went well
  • Wait times
What could be improved
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Mar 10, 2021
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Dr. Gaitan provides good care, but his arrogance and condescending attitude (and the receptionist’s) get in his own way.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
What could be improved
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Mar 10, 2021
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Dr. Gaitan is an extremely kind, compassionate person who is dedicated to providing high-quality care to his patients. He is extremely knowledgeable and works hard to ensure he is doing the best he can for anyone in his care. I highly recommend him to anyone!!
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Mar 24, 2019
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My wife and I feel that being under the care of Dr. Gaitan for the past 3 years has been extremely beneficial for both of us. On our first visit he had already reviewed our entire medical history. He has always been accessible when we needed him. His office staff has always been helpful with timely responses. We get positive responses about him from other Doctors we see. We continue to recommend Dr Gaitain to family and friends.
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Mar 23, 2019
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Dr. Gaitan is a wonderful, compassionate, hard working doctor! He is knowledgeable of all the newest medical information. He is easy to talk to and has a wonderful sense of humor. He has been my doctor now going on 15 years. I would not change this for anything. He always finds time to help me out with any questions no matter how busy he is. He makes me feel like I am his only patient!
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Mar 22, 2019
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Dr. Gaitan has been my physician for almost 20 years. He is an excellent doctor. He takes a personal interest in your treatment and spends quality time understanding your overall health and wellness. He takes proactive approach to wellness and is a consummate professional. He has been an amazing asset to myself and my husband co-coordinating with my oncologist during my last 3 years fighting cancer. He is always a phone call away.
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Mar 21, 2019
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Bravo for Dr. Gaitan! He is professional, considerate and reliable. I’m glad to have him as my Doctor.
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Mar 21, 2019
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Dr. Gaitan is the most thorough and compassionate physician I have ever known. Being a patient of his is extremely comforting. He is an excellent diagnostician as well as medical care provider. His staff is friendly and very efficient. One could not be in better hands!
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Susan Ludeman in St Louis, MO – Jul 07, 2017
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Dr. Gaitan has been my mother's Dr. for many, many years. He has always provided excellent care for her as middle aged woman. Now that she has become elderly and needs additional help with her care, he has been amazing working with our family. Dr. Gaitan has a very compassionate bedside manner and very practical easy manner. He is an excellent doctor.
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Darlene in St Louis, MO – Dec 29, 2016
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I scheduled an appointment in Sept of this year. My appointment was set for December. When I arrived at the doctor's office I was told by the office staff "I guess we forgot to schedule your appointment in the computer." Then I was told that the doctor was not accepting new patients. I waited all this time and never got to see the doctor. The office staff did not apologize or offer an alternative solution.
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Marlene in St Louis Mo – Dec 16, 2016
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Dr. Gaitan, is very cold and abrupt, was not warm or empathetic towards me , his office staff was very rude to me as well and Dr. Gaitan's & his office staff's beside manner is very poor. He is not willing to work with you when it comes to scheduling conflicts or swinging by his office a few mintues after 4 pm to pick up samples if you are just getting off work at that time. Because of his inability to be flexible and his rude office staff I received a letter stating he was no longer my Dr.
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Valerie Sherman in Saint Louis, MO – May 26, 2016
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I have been under the medical care of Dr. Gaitan following a significant medical issue and subsequent traumatic hand injury in 2007. Dr. Gaitain has always made himself available by responding to my medical issues promptly and in a very precise manner, and the medical care he has provided has been exceptional in every regard. Additionally, Dr. Gaitan bedside manner in providing the proper medical care to my mother in a hospice environment exceeded anything we could have ever expected.
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Mark Ferguson in O Fallon, MO – Apr 07, 2016
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Dr Gaitan is smart, compassionate, empathetic, and very willing to listen. He met with me in a very timely manner and explained everything he was doing at a level on which I understood totally.
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No results
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William C in Belleville, Illinois – Apr 04, 2016
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He is the only endocrinologist that I will see. His bedside manners are the upmost professional. I had lots of questions regarding my condition and he not only answered them all, he stayed and explained thoroughly what I needed to do.
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Tara in Wentzville – Apr 04, 2016
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Daniel Gaitan, MD is a Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has over 35 years of experience in the medical field....Read more

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Board Certifications

Education

1993
Vanderbilt University
Fellowship Hospital
1989
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1986
University of Mississippi School of Medicine
Medical School

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Daniel Gaitan, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Gaitan has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Daniel Gaitan, MD accepting new patients?

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Does Dr. Daniel Gaitan, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Daniel Gaitan, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Gaitan frequently treats Osteoporosis & Screening and Diabetes & Glucose Monitoring. See all practice areas where Dr. Gaitan specializes.

Where is Dr. Daniel Gaitan, MD's office located?

Dr. Gaitan's office is located at 425 N New Ballas Rd Ste 107, Saint Louis, MO 63141. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Daniel Gaitan, MD speak?

Dr. Gaitan speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

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Locations

Practice

Daniel Gaitan Healthcare Inc.425 N New Ballas Rd Ste 107 Saint Louis, MO 63141
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969 N Mason Rd Saint Louis, MO 63141
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Gaitan is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Creve Coeur, MO

80% Patient Experience Rating, 11% higher than the national average

4 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)

Missouri Baptist Medical Center

Saint Louis, MO

78% Patient Experience Rating, 9% higher than the national average

5 Awards Received