Dr. Veronica Gaetze, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology •  Female • Age 71
  
Dr. Gaetze
Accepting new patients

Avera Mdcl Grp Urogyn

2100 S Marion Rd Ste 300 Sioux Falls, SD 57106

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(605) 322-8920

Dr. Veronica Gaetze, MD is a Obstetrics & Gynecology Specialist in Sioux Falls, SD and has over 44 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Gaetze has more experience with Gynecologic Care and Sexually Transmitted Diseases than other specialists in her area. She graduated from University of Missouri School of Medicine - Columbia medical school in 1976. She is affiliated with Avera McKennan Hospital and University Health Center. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Gaetze to book an appointment.


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Frequently Treated by Dr. Gaetze

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Gaetze treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Gaetze treats other conditions, please contact the office at (605) 322-8920.

Gynecologic Care

Gyncologists diagnose and treat conditions that affect any part of the female reproductive system, such as vaginitis, uterine fibroids, endometriosis, or polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS).Compare with other Gynecologic Care specialists.

Dr. Gaetze typically treats 75% more often than similar doctors

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Treatments
Vaginosis Screening
Pap Smear
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Sexually transmitted disease specialists diagnose and treat infections caused by bacteria, parasites and viruses that are passed from one person to another through sexual contact.Compare with other Sexually Transmitted Diseases specialists.

Dr. Gaetze typically treats 81% more often than similar doctors

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Trichomoniasis Screening
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Gonorrhea Screening
HIV Screening
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High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Dr. Gaetze's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • C-Section
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Endometriosis
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • HIV Screening
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Mastodynia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Obesity Counseling
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Total Salpingectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vaginosis Screening
  • Yeast Infections

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Dr. Gaetze misdiagnosed me with PCOS when I went to her to see why I hadn't gotten pregnant after 6 months of trying. She basically told me that she knew I had PCOS even if all the labs she ordered came back negative for the condition (which they did). She wanted me to go on a weird carb-only diet (I'm allergic to wheat), come in every other day for a month to get all sorts of hormone levels tested, and learn a new NFP method. A few days post-appointment, I saw her electronic notes from the appointment - she had invented symptoms and family history for me in order to match her diagnosis of PCOS!! I was horrified! I've never had such a negligent doctor! I guess if PCOS is your specialty, you make everyone look like they have it (even when they don't) and have them go through costly diagnostics that they don't need. (I got a second opinion - no PCOS - and was pregnant a month after Dr. Gaetze misdiagnosed me.) At least the clinic manager and nurses fixed my medical record quickly.
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  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Dr. Gaetze is one of THE WORST doctors you will encounter! She is extremely RUDE, insulting, and single minded. She does not like to be asked questions, as she appears to feel it is an attack on her ability to treat you. Also, if her treatment plan isn't working for your condition, she will not change it. If you have others things to do in life (i.e. A job, kids), she is not who you want to see. Her wait times are RIDICULOUS!! You will wait over an hour past your scheduled time.
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Biography

Dr. Veronica Gaetze, MD is a Obstetrics & Gynecology Specialist in Sioux Falls, SD and has over 44 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Gaetze...Read more

Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Board Certifications

Education

1980
Georgetown U Hosp
Residency Hospital
1980
Georgetown U Hosp
Internship Hospital
1976
University of Missouri School of Medicine - Columbia
Medical School

Awards

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Avera Mdcl Grp Urogyn

Avera Mdcl Grp Urogyn2100 S Marion Rd Ste 300 Sioux Falls, SD 57106
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Avera McKennan Hospital and University Health Center

Sioux Falls, SD

69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

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