Dr. Mark La Gatta, MD

NephrologyMaleAge 52

Nephrology

Dr. Mark La Gatta, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Winter Park, FL and has over 26 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. La Gatta has extensive experience in Glomerulonephritis & Nephropathy. He graduated from University of Texas Medical School At San Antonio in 1996. He is affiliated with medical facilities Adventhealth Orlando and AdventHealth Winter Park. His office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments.

Dr. Mark La Gatta, MD

Nephrology Associates

4100 Metric Dr Ste 200 Winter Park, FL 32792
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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(407) 681-8720
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Dr. La Gatta is affiliated with Adventhealth Orlando Orlando, a highly rated hospital.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. La Gatta

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. La Gatta treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. La Gatta treats other conditions, please contact the office at (407) 681-8720.

Glomerulonephritis & Nephropathy

Glomerulonephritis and nephropathy are types of kidney disease caused by damage to the small blood vessels that filter the blood, either from long-term diabetes or other conditions such as lupus.Compare with other Glomerulonephritis & Nephropathy specialists.

Dr. La Gatta is experienced in the area of Glomerulonephritis & Nephropathy. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

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Proteinuria
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Nephritis and Nephropathy
Nephrotic Syndrome
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Dr. La Gatta's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Alkalosis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Anemia
  • Animal Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Back Pain
  • Bedsores
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Chronic Pain
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Renal Agenesis and Dysgenesis
  • Congenital Renal Dysplasia
  • Constipation
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Diabetic Nephropathy
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Edema
  • Emphysema
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Folic Acid Deficiency
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastroparesis
  • Gout
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • Hungry Bone Syndrome
  • Hydrocele
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Indigestion
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Pain
  • Kidney Inflammation
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Nausea
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteomalacia
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Pneumonia
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Proteinuria
  • Rash
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Artery Stenosis (RAS)
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Ringworm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Small Kidney
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transplant Care
  • Tremor
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Varicose Eczema
  • Vasculitis
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing
  • Yeast Infections

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Dr. La Gatta accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Amerivantage
Amerivantage Balance + Rx HMO
Amerivantage Classic + Rx HMO
Amerivantage Classic Choice + Rx HMO-POS
Amerivantage Specialty + Rx HMO-SNP
CareMore Touch Plan HMO 1-SNP
Florida Healthy Kids
Medicaid HMO
SMMC Long-Term Care
SMMC Managed Medical Assistance
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
AvMed
AvMed Health Plans Broward, Dade, and Palm Beach HMO-High
AvMed Health Plans Broward, Dade, and Palm Beach HMO-Standard
AvMed HMO
AvMed POS
AvMed PPO
Care Select
Individual Health
Medicare Advantage - Medicare Choice HMO
Medicare Choice HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Care HMO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
CareSource
Medicaid
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
Group Plan PPO
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Health Net
Medicaid
Tricare
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Select HMO
Tricare
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
Medical Mutual of Ohio
Medico
Meritain Health
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
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MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
MVP Health Care
Peach State Health Plan
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Planned Administration Inc
Simply Healthcare Plans
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Staywell (Wellcare)
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Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
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Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
WellCare
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid

Dr. La Gatta's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. La Gatta

4.8

Based on 18 ratings

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I took my (widowed) brother-in-law to Dr. Lagatta after he got the results of blood work, which showed him in stage five kidney disease. Dr. Lagatta‘s concern and compassion showed right away. He found some discrepancies, which made him question the diagnosis, so ordered new bloodwork and a CT scan, which showed a very large kidney stone. If not for Dr. Lagatta’s instincts and questioning, my brother-in-law could now be prepping for needless dialysis! After the stone issue is resolved by the urologist, we will be returning to see Dr. Lagatta for my brother-in-law’s continuing care. His office staff was also very kind and helpful to me. Can’t give a higher recommendation than Dr. Lagatta!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Debbie Ratliff – Jun 14, 2020
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He is wonderful. He explains everything and is very patient.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Damaris Rivera – Apr 23, 2020
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From the moment Dr Lagatta took my case he treated me with the utmost kindness, caring and respect. His calm professional manner and genuine commitment to helping me were palpable. Dr Lagatta was able to diagnosis the cause of my life-threatening medical problem while the other doctors were not. I am in awe of his abilities as a physician and forever appreciative to be his patient. These words do not adequately express my deep appreciation to him.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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RickW – Jan 22, 2020
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He is one of the most knowledgeable doctors I have ever met. He is very friendly and understanding. He give you a lot of good information in your sessions. Very detail oriented doctor. He had all my number and explained what they mean, trouble shooted why some numbers would be off. I have also been seeing a urologist and he gave me great insight to some of the proceedures they do and the benefits and risks. You can tell he really cares. He is what all doctors should aspire to be
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Office environment
3 people found this helpful
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Mark in Orlando, Florida – Nov 02, 2017
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I've had hypertension my entire adult life. It was generally controlled, but as I've gotten older, my medications must be modified as my BP fluctuates. Dr. LaGatta gave me the most thorough exam and analysis of my condition I've ever had. He modified my meds, and my BP is the best it's been in years. Moreover, Dr. LaGatta has a warm and genuine approach to his patients. He was never hurried or condescending. He asked lots of questions and really listened to my answers. I highly recommend him!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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L. Capp in Oviedo, FL – Oct 10, 2017
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Dr. La Gatta is the most compassionate physician I know in Central FL, and being a nurse practitioner, I know many physicians! Both he and his NP actually listen to the patient and answer all questions and concerns without making one feel rushed. His NP diagnosed me w/a rare disease unrelated to nephrology which was confirmed by Dr. La Gatta. For over a year, I had seen 3 physicians several times and was brushed off. After being on meds for 5 days, I felt like a new person, full of energy.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
2 people found this helpful
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Deltona, FL – May 30, 2017
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highly recommend
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
4 people found this helpful
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Orlando, FL – Mar 24, 2017
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Dr. LaGatta is, by far, the most knowledgable, competent, caring physician I've ever encountered. He literally saved my mother's life. She has Wegener's Granulomatisis that was in an advanced state by the time her primary doctor referred her to a nephrologist. Dr. LaGatta's expertise in the area of this particular disease was instrumental in not only halting the progression, but ultimately sending it into remission. During the whole process, Dr. LaGatta treated my mother like she was his own.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
4 people found this helpful
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Skye Dumoulin in Winter Park, FL – Nov 12, 2016
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Excellent. Dr LaGatta demonstrates a level of concern unique in healthcare circles. He is particularly well prepared for each office visit having reviewed test records ahead of time, even those ordered by physicians other than him. His team is very well integrated and professional. The practice shows evidence of being well managed with a minimum of bureaucracy.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
11 people found this helpful
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Orlando, FL – May 12, 2016
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Dr LaGatta has been a life saver for my husband, Oakley. He amazes us with his knowledge and effort to help. You will not find a more compassionate, caring physician than Dr LaGatta. He will take whatever time is needed to listen to you and offer treatment alternatives that may not have been presented previously. He is an excellent team player for anyone with multiple organ failures and will consult and work with your other physicians to insure you have the best treatments possible. Call him.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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Debbie C in Winter Park, FL – Apr 14, 2016
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About Me

Care Philosophy

As a nephrologist I believe in compassionate care and working with together with my patients to achieve their goals

Specialties

  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Education

1999
Shands Jacksonville
Residency Hospital
1997
Shands Jacksonville Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1996
University of Texas Medical School At San Antonio
Medical School
1994
The Johns Hopkins Univ
Undergraduate School
1992
The Johns Hopkins University
Undergraduate School
,

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

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Does Dr. Mark La Gatta, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. La Gatta has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

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What are Dr. Mark La Gatta, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. La Gatta frequently treats Glomerulonephritis & Nephropathy. See all practice areas where Dr. La Gatta specializes.

Where is Dr. Mark La Gatta, MD's office located?

Dr. La Gatta's office is located at 4100 Metric Dr Ste 200, Winter Park, FL 32792. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Dr. La Gatta speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

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Locations

Nephrology Associates

Nephrology Associates4100 Metric Dr Ste 200 Winter Park, FL 32792
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. La Gatta is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Adventhealth Orlando

Orlando, FL

76% Patients that would definitely recommend, 6% higher than the national average

46 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2022)

AdventHealth Winter Park

Winter Park, FL

45 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2022)