Dr. John Gallagher, MD

Dr. John Gallagher, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
Dr. John Gallagher, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Essex Junction, VT and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University Of Vermont / College Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

55 Main St Ste 3

Essex Junction, VT 05452

Contact Information

(802) 879-1802

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Herpes Simplex Screening
more than 77% of peers
Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
more than 70% of peers
Tubal Ligation
more than 68% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

50  Conditions Treated


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40  Procedures

  • Birth Control
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • C-Section
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Essure® Procedure
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Gynecologic Surgical Procedure
  • Gynecological Examination
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • In-Office Endometrial Ablation
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Placement
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Removal
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Obstetric Ultrasound
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Sterilization
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vulvectomy


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Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 7/16/2015
    State: Vermont
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.


  • University Of Vermont / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Baystate Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Baystate Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gallagher's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gallagher to family and friends
14 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Gallagher's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr Gallagher is a patient and caring doctor. He is easy to talk to even about the most personal issues. He is willing to spend time with his patients to help them with answers to their questions and solve problems. He is particularly helpful with peri menopausal and menopausal symptons.
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I have been seeing Dr. Gallagher for years. Excellent physician, always takes the time to listen to my concerns, gentle, kind, interested in what I have to say. I couldn't ask for a better doctor to take care of my needs. If I could give him a rating of Excellent Plus I would. He's great!!
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I tend to have a little anxiety when it comes to annual visits... any doctors visits stress me out. But I have to say Dr. Gallagher makes me feel less stressed. He's attentive, patient and extremely knowledgeable. He takes time to explain things and somehow seems to know when I don't get it... and...more
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Dr. Gallagher is caring, experienced and thorough. Highly Recommend!
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I have been going to Dr. Gallagher for over 30 years. He is always professional, knowledgeable, and courteous. He takes time to answer any/all questions, and I have never felt like he's on a tight schedule. He stays up-to-date on current medical studies and has referenced them to me. I highly...more
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