Dr. Scott Gaitan, MD

Dr. Scott Gaitan, MD

Pediatrics  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 47
Dr. Scott Gaitan, MD is a pediatrics specialist in Laguna Hills, CA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University Of California, Los Angeles, School Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in pediatrics.

23521 Paseo De Valencia Ste 200

Laguna Hills, CA 92653

Contact Information

(949) 951-5437

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Gaitan's Experience

Dr. Gaitan's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatrics
  • Board certified in Pediatrics
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Pediatrics

1  Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

16  Conditions Treated

7  Procedures

  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • Liver Function Test
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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 California, Los Angeles, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Harbor-Ucla Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Harbor-Ucla Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gaitan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gaitan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gaitan to family and friends
10 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
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  • 1

Dr. Gaitan'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 (1)

Great bedside manner but not the dr you want if you’re concerned your child might have other health issues. when I brought up concerns about my son possibly having food/environmental allergies he was dismissive and very uninformed about allergies in kids. after several appointments expressing this...more
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