Dr. Gaston Ponte Jr, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 41
(35)
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Dr. Gaston Ponte Jr, MD
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

Dr. Gaston Ponte Jr, MD

Dr. Gaston Ponte Jr, MD

Accepted insurance

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Ponte Jr performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

Dr. Ponte Jr's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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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4  Procedures

  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Fine Needle Aspiration of Thyroid Nodules
  • Thyroid Biopsy
  • Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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

Dr. Ponte Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ponte Jr's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ponte Jr to family and friends
35 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (35)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Ponte Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

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...more
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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...more
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My experience with this clinic was horrible. My purpose for the visit was because I have a tumor on my right adrenal gland. My first issue with this doctor was that my appointment was at 10 and I had to wait an eternity to see him. Second, he comes rushing as if he was running a marathon. During...more
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Dr. Ponte took time and listened to me, and asked a lot of questions. He was extremely thorough. He is very knowledgeable.
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Dr Ponte is very unprofessional he put me on a medication for hypothyroidism that I told him I was allergic to besides being allergic to it he did not get the dosage correct I ended up after 3 weeks of calling his office begging him to see me and he refused. . I drove myself to Holmes Hospital and...more
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Dr. Ponte Jr accepts 6 insurance carriers

  • 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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Dr. Ponte Jr's affiliated hospitals

Holmes Regional Medical Center
1350 Hickory St
Melbourne, FL 32901
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