Dr. John N. Gietzen, DO

Dr. John N. Gietzen, DO

Family Medicine | Male | 62 years old

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Good health care is more than just a focus on symptoms. They may be both wellness and physical causes for what ails a person.We realize that your time is important and place a strong emphasis on timely visits and quickly addressing your concerns. We are open to education in whatever form it comes. Patients frequently expend great efforts to learn about their health through many sources. We respect this right and work with our patients to provide excellent health care.Read more

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Dr. Gietzen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gietzen to family and friends
2.9
based on 22 total surveys (7 with reviews)
Key Survey Insights
  • Trustworthiness
     (22)
  • Helpfulness
     (22)
  • Staff
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  • Scheduling
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Experience with Dr. Gietzen
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (22)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (22)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (22)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
     (22)
Dr. Gietzen's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (20)
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Yuma, AZ |
He is absolutely wonderful. He will take his time to explain everything from medications, different options, any questions. He truely cares about his patients. If you make a appointment and not a walk-in you'll wait maybe 10-15mins before being called back depending on how busy they are. His office is very peaceful,clean and smells amazing(essential oil diffuser). Overall 5/5 rating every time. GREAT DOCTOR!!
in Yuma, AZ |
Dr. Gietzen himself is good, but it's not worth it because of his staff. They used the wrong charge code when submitting the bill to the insurance, and it has been a nightmare trying to get them to fix it. What should have been a $6 copay has become a $400 bill and a ding on my credit. The insurance tired calling them to get it fixed. Lady from the insurance said she got hung up on three times, and was treated poorly. I've been trying to get them to fix this for 3 months! Never going back.
in Yuma, AZ |
Hospital said I had a spot on my lung to follow up and he didn't know what thee hospital was talking about and said maybe it was my kidney????? Had to make an appt. to get a prescription refill and then it wasn't called in so had to call another 4 times. Told me Medicare is forcing death for elderly by not allowing necessary meds and tests. I need to find another doctor.
in Phoenix, AZ |
He was very rude and could not answer my questions, he did not want to take the time to speak to me. I understand he is busy with patients but he needs to pretend he cares. I will never go back!!
in Yuma, AZ |
Three visits to his office and each time was a minimum 40 minute wait. One visit was to follow up some labs I had done. Turns out they scheduled me to see an assistant who confirmed they received the labs and asked if I wanted to schedule an appointment for the doctor to go over the labs with me. What??? Almost an hour wait only to schedule another appointment. Totally ridiculous. I can't say how decent the doctor is because over three visits I didn't spend more than 10 min with him.
in Yuma, AZ |
Office staff COULD CARE LESS about my son!! They are rude, they do not want to help and they do not follow up when they are asked to! TERRIBLE!!!!
in Yuma, AZ |
I have been a patient for four years. At first I loved him and his PA's but now it's just a rush to get you in and out.
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Dr. Gietzen's Care Philosophy

Good health care is more than just a focus on symptoms. They may be both wellness and physical causes for what ails a person.We realize that your time is important and place a strong emphasis on timely visits and quickly addressing your concerns. We are open to education in whatever form it comes. Patients frequently expend great efforts to learn about their health through many sources. We respect this right and work with our patients to provide excellent health care.

Dr. Gietzen's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Family Medicine
  •  Board certified in Family Practice
  •  Malpractice claims in Arizona not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Family Practice

Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Goiter
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hypertension
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Proteinuria
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

Education

  • Medical School
    Mi State Univ Coll Of Osteo Med

    Graduated in 1985

  • Internship Hospital
    Riverside Osteo Hosp
  • Residency Hospital
    Sparrow Hospital Sparrow Health System

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Diabetes Medicine
  • Medical Weight Management

Procedures Performed

  • Allergy Drops
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Skin Grafts