Dr. Luis Gaitan, MD

Dr. Luis Gaitan, MD

Neurology  |  
Male  |  
60 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Luis Gaitan, MD is a neurology specialist in Brownsville, TX and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Universidad De Guayaquil, Facultad De Ciencias Medicas in 1984 and specializes in neurology.

Dr. Luis Gaitan

4770 N Expressway Ste 100

Brownsville, TX 78526
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)

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Top Care Areas


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

very high
more than 99% of peers
Alzheimer's Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers

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  • Neurology

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

Conditions Treated


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • Universidad De Guayaquil, Facultad De Ciencias Medicas
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Monmouth Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Emory Hosps Emory University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Emory Hosps Emory University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gaitan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Valley Regional Medical Center

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2016 Five Star Recipient for Treatment of Stroke

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Dr. Gaitan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gaitan to family and friends
based on 25 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
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Dr. Gaitan's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Visit to see Dr Gaitan was very informative and helpful. His assessment on my condition was right and recommendation for further testing has been right. He is ver easy going and allows you to ask questions and explains anything you didn’t understand. I would recommend Dr. Gaitan to anyone.
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My experience as a patient over the past several years has been excellent. Always on time, polite and very courteous, never hesitates to answer questions with full explanations. His experience has become invaluable, not only for myself as a patient but for the community as a whole. His medical...more
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Dr Gaitan I believe is a good doctor. His staff needs some classes on customer service though. It's sad that he tolerates their lack of hospitality. Maybe it's all about the bottom line. Overall, staffing needs an upgrade.
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Very poor bedside manner. Staff makes a lot of mistakes. I went without medication for my disorder due to office staff error. There needs to be more options in Brownsville.
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went to see doctor and had a very bad experience doctor was very contracditing everything i said didnt matter to doc what doc said was always the right answer doc gave me generic meds instead of brand name had a bad outburst of seizures
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