Dr. Mark La Gatta, MD

Dr. Mark La Gatta, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
Dr. Mark La Gatta, MD is a nephrology specialist in Winter Park, FL and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from University of Texas Medical School At San Antonio in 1996 and specializes in nephrology and internal medicine.

4100 Metric Dr Ste 200

Winter Park, FL 32792

Contact Information

(407) 681-8720

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
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Top Care Areas

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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. La Gatta "As a nephrologist I believe in compassionate care and working with together with my patients to achieve their goals"

2  Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

57  Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Diabetic Nephropathy
  • Edema
  • Electrolyte Disorders
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hungry Bone Syndrome
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Proteinuria
  • Purpura
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Artery Stenosis (RAS)
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
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5  Procedures

  • Dialysis
  • Hemodialysis
  • Paracentesis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Transplant Care

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.


  • The Johns Hopkins Univ
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • University of Texas Medical School At San Antonio
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Shands Jacksonville Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Shands Jacksonville
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • University of Miami Hospital and Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. La Gatta has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. La Gatta's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. La Gatta to family and friends
14 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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Dr. La Gatta's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

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...more
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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...more
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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...more
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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...more
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