Dr. Gabriel Uwaifo, MD

Dr. Gabriel Uwaifo, MD

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50 y/o
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Dr. Gabriel Uwaifo, MD is an endocrinology & metabolism specialist in Slidell, LA and has been practicing for 28 years. He specializes in endocrinology & metabolism, endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism, and more.Read his story

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Dr. Uwaifo's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Abnormal Thyroid
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Dr. Uwaifo treats Abnormal Thyroid more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Uwaifo treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
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Dr. Uwaifo treats Diabetes With Renal Manifestations more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Uwaifo treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Thyroid Disease
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Uwaifo treats Thyroid Disease more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Uwaifo treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Uwaifo's conditions and procedures:

Abnormal Thyroid
Acromegaly and Gigantism
Adrenal Gland Diseases
Adrenal Incidentaloma
Adrenal Insufficiency
Aspiration or Injection of Thyroid Cyst
Autoimmune Diseases
Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
Benign Tumor
Biopsy
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Cancer
Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
Continuous Glucose Monitoring
Craniopharyngioma
Cushing's Syndrome
Diabetes Counseling
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Diet Counseling
Exercise Counseling
Female Infertility
Fine Needle Aspiration of Thyroid Nodules
Goiter
Graves' Disease
Growth Hormone Deficiency
Gynecomastia
Hashimoto's Disease
Hormone Replacement Therapy
Hyperaldosteronism
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hyperparathyroidism
Hyperthyroidism
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypoparathyroidism
Hypopituitarism
Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
Hypothyroidism
Insulin Pump Therapy
Kidney Disease
Lipid Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Nutritional Counseling
Obesity
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Overweight
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Physical Examination
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Rickets
Symptomatic Menopause
Testicular Dysfunction
Thyroid Biopsy
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Cyst
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
Thyroiditis
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wellness Examination

About Me

Care Philosophy

For me the most rewarding aspect of clinical medicine is to be able to help hurting people. I have always been amazed at how abnormalities in the chemicals our bodies produce can have such an impact on day to day well being. I have patterned my st...

Specialties

  • Endocrinology & Metabolism
  • Diabetes Medicine
  • Endocrinology
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

National Institute of Health 2002
Fellowship Hospital
University Conn Health Center 1998
Residency Hospital
1990
University of Ibadan
Medical School
1990

Awards

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He is, from my years of experience (using the Ochsner clinic in Slidell) the most difficult doctor to see at this facility - that, in itself, speaks volumes as to his capability.
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Dr. Uwaifo is a real world Physician. He is a breath of fresh air in today's medical community. He listens to you and your life style. He is concerned, empathetic, and understanding. He is sensitive to your situation and then tells you how and why his recommendations should be followed. He is not...Read More
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I was very impressed with DR Uwaifo. He took time to answer all my questions and obviously is very knowledgeable about autoimmune thyroid diseases. He communicated information in a very clear manner and was very sincere and pleasant. I highly recommend this physician. He is booked up for 4-5 months...Read More
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What a fantastic visit. Very professional, nurturing and pleasant. Dr. Uwaifo is professional and communicated all of his concerns in a very kind, genuine manner.
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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect POS
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Choice Network POS
Blue Preferred PPO
CareFirst Maryland POS
Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO

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Ochsner Baptist

New Orleans, LA

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