Dr. Gaston Ponte Jr, MD

Dr. Gaston Ponte Jr, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Male  ·  
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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No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Ponte Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Abnormal Thyroid
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ponte Jr treats Abnormal Thyroid more than 100% of his peers

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

Obesity
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very high

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Dr. Ponte Jr treats Obesity more than 99% of his peers

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

Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ponte Jr treats Diabetes With Renal Manifestations more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Ponte Jr treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Ponte Jr's conditions and procedures:

Abnormal Thyroid
Acromegaly and Gigantism
Adrenal Gland Diseases
Adrenal Insufficiency
Autoimmune Diseases
Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Cancer
Chronic Diseases
Continuous Glucose Monitoring
Diabetes
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Female Infertility
Fine Needle Aspiration of Thyroid Nodules
Follicular Thyroid Cancer
Goiter
Graves' Disease
Growth Hormone Deficiency
Gynecomastia
Hashimoto's Disease
Hyperaldosteronism
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hyperparathyroidism
Hyperthyroidism
Hypoglycemia
Hypogonadism
Hypoparathyroidism
Hypopituitarism
Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
Hypothyroidism
Kidney Disease
Lipid Disorders
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Malaise and Fatigue
Medullary Thyroid Cancer
Obesity
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Overweight
Papillary Thyroid Cancer
Pituitary Disease
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Retina Diseases
Testicular Dysfunction
Thyroid Biopsy
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Cyst
Thyroid Disease
Thyroiditis
Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration
Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Ponte Jr's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ponte Jr

3.6

Based on 39 reviews

5 Stars
58.97435897435897%
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4 Stars
5.128205128205129%
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3 Stars
2.5641025641025643%
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
33.333333333333336%
(13)

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He is a very caring doctor. He takes time to listen to you. His staff is really nice and helpful. I would recommend him highly!
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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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Don’t waste your time!
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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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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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Locations

Health First Medical Group (formerly MIMA)

Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Care HMO
BlueDental Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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