Dr. Gerardo Colon-Otero, MD

Dr. Gerardo Colon-Otero, MD

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Age 62
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Dr. Gerardo Colon-Otero, MD is a hematology specialist in Jacksonville, FL and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University Of Puerto Rico School Of Medicine, Medical Sciences Campus in 1979 and specializes in hematology, oncology, and more.Read his story

4500 San Pablo Rd S

Jacksonville, FL 32224

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Colon-Otero performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Ovarian Cancer
very high
more than 98% of peers
Secondary Malignancies
very high
more than 96% of peers
Gynecologic Cancer
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Colon-Otero'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.

Dr. Colon-Otero's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Colon-Otero "Born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico, graduated from the University of Puerto Rico and the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. Trained at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota and the university of Virginia. Over 30 years of experience in medical oncology and hematology at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, serving patients with cancer and blood disorders. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Colon-Otero "The needs of the patient comes first"

3  Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology

3  Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

85  Conditions Treated

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4  Procedures

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

  • University Of Puerto Rico
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • University Of Puerto Rico School Of Medicine, Medical Sciences Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Mayo Grad School Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Mayo Grad School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Mayo Clin Grad Sch Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • University Va Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Colon-Otero has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Colon-Otero's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Colon-Otero to family and friends
8 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
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Dr. Colon-Otero's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Colon is caring, gentle, attentive and always willing to take the time to discuss any aspect of your care. I always said when I got him I got the 'A' Team. He did everything to make my treatments comfortable, to reassure me, and to explain very complex tests and results.
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Dr. Colon-Otero didn't give me an immediate recommendation for my follow up therapy. While I was in consultation he took all possible factors, questioning me and reading what other dr. had done/said - then while I was there he went online and looked at current papers and trials being done with...more
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