Dr. John Gaetano, DPM

Dr. John Gaetano, DPM

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Dr. John Gaetano, DPM is a podiatric surgery specialist in Waterford, CT and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Ohio College Of Podiatric Medicine and specializes in podiatric surgery.

914 Hartford Tpke

Waterford, CT 06385

Contact Information

(860) 443-3838

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Nail Avulsion and Excision
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more than 60% of peers
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
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more than 16% of peers
Ankle Sprains and Strains
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more than 16% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gaetano "This office sees a multitude of patient of all ages for a wide range of problems of the foot and ankle. Adequate time is spent with all patients and every visit includes a comprehensive discussion about your diagnosis and different treatment plans available, making it easy for patients to have an active role in the process of care. This new facility has a state of the art digital x-ray system and computer drafted orthotic scanner endorsed by the US Olympic Committee. The doctor is board certified by The American Board of Podiatric Surgery."

1  Specialties

  • Podiatric Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Gaetano does not have any board certifications listed.

21  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Laceration
  • Nail Diseases
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Work-Related Injuries
  • Wounds

6  Procedures

  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Limb Salvage Surgery
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Skin Surgery
  • Wound Care and Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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.

Education

  • Allegheny College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Ohio College Of Podiatric Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Yale School Of Medicine Clinical Campus/Va Connecticut Healthcare System
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Yale School Of Medicine Clinical Campus/Va Connecticut Healthcare System
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Gaetano has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Gaetano has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gaetano's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Gaetano

2.9

Based on 29 reviews

5 Stars
44.827586206896555%
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4 Stars
3.4482758620689653%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
3.4482758620689653%
(1)
1 Star
48.275862068965516%
(14)

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What People Say About Dr. John Gaetano, DPM
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Arrogant and condescending. Rudest doctor I have ever talked to!
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New London, CT – Sep 12, 2018
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I saw Dr Gaetano in Sept 2017 with a toe problem. He is very personable and attentive. I loved the real time xray/results/evaluation experience- in ten minutes he determined my issue. I expressed to him I wanted to be healed and ready for ski season. We tried a non-surgical treatment- it was not...Read More
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Mark Anhalt in Waterford, CT – Feb 08, 2018
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Dr. Gaetano is considerate, attentive and practical, taking the time to discuss concerns and options. Our conversation and his observations led me to discover a simple remedy to a problem, with options for the future if my condition changes. I recommend him without reservation. In addition, I found...Read More
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Groton, CT – Jan 20, 2017
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I got a really strange feeling about Dr. Gaetano. When I looked him up and read other comments about his trustworthyness I realized I made the right decision by not returning to his practice.
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Manchester, CT – Jan 11, 2017
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Condescending, rude and sarcastic would describe Dr. Gaetano's unexpected and unprofessional behavior during my recent initial appointment. How disappointing. I will not return nor will I recommend him.
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HRH in Mystic, CT – Nov 17, 2016
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