Dr. Gaston Ponte Jr, MD

Dr. Gaston Ponte Jr, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
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Age 42
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Dr. Gaston Ponte Jr, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Melbourne, FL and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from U Catolica De Santiago in 2002 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism and internal medicine.

1223 Gateway Dr

Melbourne, FL 32901

Contact Information

(321) 725-4500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Abnormal Thyroid
very high
more than 99% of peers
Thyroid Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diabetes Type 2
very high
more than 99% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

54  Conditions Treated

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5  Procedures

  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Fine Needle Aspiration of Thyroid Nodules
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Thyroid Biopsy
  • Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • U Catolica De Santiago
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Christ Hospital & Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Ponte Jr's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ponte Jr

3.5

Based on 38 reviews

5 Stars
57.89473684210526%
(22)
4 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
(2)
3 Stars
2.6315789473684212%
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
34.21052631578947%
(13)

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Dr Ponte is an excellent physician. Very knowledgeable and takes the time to explain diagnosis and treatment options. Highly recommend.
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Tom in Merritt Island, FL – Sep 13, 2018
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Don’t waste your time!
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Kali Ladnier in FL – Sep 01, 2018
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Blood sugars above 400 and no help from this Doctor or staff. I have had to self treat and get a private nurse. I got a referral to a new doctor because of this Doctor's lack of care. Also, the doctor usually has you see another incompetent staff member instead of him for appointments.
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Melbourne – Jun 14, 2018
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First time a doctor took me in BEFORE my appointment time. Extremely caring and wonderful staff. I had to drive an hour and a half due to insurance and they made sure to squeeze me in for lab and radiology so I wouldn't have to come back. Doctor's "bedside manner" was the best I've ever...Read More
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Steve in Jensen Beach – Jan 11, 2018
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Promptness, dedication, assertiveness, kindness, preciseness, knowledgeableness, and helpfulness are some of Gaston Ponte’s skills. He has helping me since day one with my condition’s journey. Also, his team answers my requests on time and they are available for all my questions. I highly...Read More
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Lorena Z. in West Palm Beach, FL – Jun 05, 2017
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