John N. Gaetano, MD

John N. Gaetano, MD

4.9 
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Primary Specialty

Gastroenterology

Secondary Specialty

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, New York Medical College School of Medicine - 2010
Residency:
University of Chicago - 2013
Fellowships:
University of Chicago - 2015
University of Chicago - 2016

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology (Certified)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Transplant Hepatology (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Health System Clinician, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Alignment Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Grayslake Ambulatory Surgery Center
Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.9
4.9 

538 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

87 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

87 Reviews

August 29, 2023

5.0

Great guy

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August 08, 2023

5.0

I was referred by one of his patients. Though it took a while to get into see him it was worth the wait. After all the GI Dr's I've seen, looking for answers. He was able to look at my issues from a different perspective. For that I am hopeful and grateful.

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August 06, 2023

5.0

Again great communicator and supportive.

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July 21, 2023

5.0

Professional, informative and compassionate

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July 15, 2023

5.0

Straight shooter, knows his stuff, nice guy

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July 14, 2023

5.0

I love that Dr . Gaetano takes his time to listen and answer all my concerns. He demonstrated it a genuine interes in all the issues currently going with my health.

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July 14, 2023

5.0

Very intelligent doctor whose bedside manner is wonderful!

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July 12, 2023

5.0

He is professional and respectful.

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July 11, 2023

5.0

His knowledge of being a doctor

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June 22, 2023

5.0

Dr. Gaetano makes me feel valued and heard.

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June 21, 2023

5.0

Kind, personable and easy to understand.

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June 21, 2023

5.0

He was able to thoroughly explain how to proceed with the next steps.

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June 20, 2023

5.0

Dr. Gaetano was very knowledgeable, friendly, compassionate, and made me feel like I was truly being listened to with my concerns. He explained next steps in an easy to understand manner and throughly answered any questions.

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June 20, 2023

5.0

I felt very much at ease with him. He was very helpful, very professional, explicit and answered questions to my satisfaction.

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June 14, 2023

5.0

He is a wonderful Doctor and I trust him completely

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June 12, 2023

5.0

Lucky the Hospital that has it and lucky us, its Patients. I'm pretty sure all the Medical staff are great here but he and Miss Judy are extra EFFICIENT.🙏

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June 08, 2023

5.0

He will work to find answers and keep me on task with tests etc

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June 06, 2023

5.0

He is patient and professional and explains everything and includes me in any decision or treatment.

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June 06, 2023

5.0

Past experience and knowledge

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June 05, 2023

5.0

Dr Gaetano was personable and listened intently to my concerns. He spent time asking questions, listening to my responses and offered options and recommendations with confidence.

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June 05, 2023

5.0

I was happy with what he told me

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May 24, 2023

5.0

Like-able and attentive to your concerns

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May 22, 2023

5.0

Good medical discussion. I learned more about my condition.

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May 21, 2023

5.0

I thought Dr Gaetano explained everything very well.

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April 11, 2023

5.0

He took a lot of time to go over everything with us and patiently answered all of our questions. And we had lots of questions!!

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April 06, 2023

5.0

His personality, caring nature, and kindness.

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April 05, 2023

5.0

He is the best

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April 04, 2023

5.0

Very professional

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April 03, 2023

5.0

Patient and explained the situation

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April 03, 2023

5.0

Quick and direct discussions around my personal ailments and made recommendations that will get the results I’m seeking.

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March 11, 2023

5.0

Very good doctor who knows what he’s doing.

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March 08, 2023

5.0

Outstanding

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March 08, 2023

5.0

Dr. Gaetano restored my faith in Northwestern doctors. He listened carefully and gave me clear details of my treatment plan.

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March 07, 2023

5.0

Dr. Gaetano is knowledgeable and thorough. He found issues that other doctors missed and dug deeper to find the cause of my illness. He is direct but with a good bedside manner. He takes the whole person into account and not just the illness.

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March 01, 2023

5.0

Thorough Listened to my concerns and addressed them in a way that I could understand.

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February 24, 2023

5.0

He’s great I like a doctor that is willing to answer any questions you have. He takes his time I was very comfortable. I highly recommend Doctor John N. Gaetano.

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February 24, 2023

5.0

He was so very professional and took the time to answer all of my questions.

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February 23, 2023

5.0

Attentive to the point makes sure to address everything going on, and extremely friendly.

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February 22, 2023

5.0

Good experience!

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February 05, 2023

5.0

The doctor is extremely professional, he knows how to listen and advise you to get ahead with your discomforts. I personally congratulate him for all his help and advice.

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January 31, 2023

5.0

He comes very highly recommended by my other Drs.

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January 28, 2023

5.0

Took time to explain everything in detail and answered all questions

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January 27, 2023

5.0

Very patient, listened to me, asked questions, put me at ease & gave me a plan of action for next steps. 10/10

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January 11, 2023

5.0

Very thorough explanation

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January 10, 2023

5.0

Good practice

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January 08, 2023

5.0

Professional

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January 03, 2023

5.0

He is very pleasant and answered all my questions

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January 03, 2023

5.0

He was very thorough when explaining what was going to happen and answered all my questions.

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January 03, 2023

5.0

Very informative

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January 02, 2023

5.0

Professional, knowledgeable and caring. He listened to my concerns. Collaborates with me and other providers for a plan of care

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December 13, 2022

5.0

He listens to his patients, and explains what he's talking about.

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December 12, 2022

5.0

He was so knowledgeable, attentive, and thorough. He was running behind and apologized a few times. He spent as much time as I needed and even though he was running behind, I didn’t feel rushed. He’s a great doc!

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December 12, 2022

5.0

See above. I do not have a relationship with Northwestern medicine gastroenterology, have a relationship with Dr. Gaetano. He is top notch.

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December 09, 2022

5.0

He was my GR doctor and since I have him 3 years ago he is a very attentive person, he listen at me everything I said to him, and he explains very well everything in a way I can understand and that’s make me feel safe.

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December 05, 2022

5.0

Dr g is extremely knowledgeable and delightful!

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December 03, 2022

5.0

Very knowledgeable and concerned about my symptoms

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November 30, 2022

5.0

Dr. Gaetano is wonderful! He always goes above and beyond in taking care of my health!

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November 29, 2022

5.0

Takes time, listens, and explains options without rushing. Knowledgeable, and answers any questions.

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November 29, 2022

4.0

Dr. Gaetano was very helpful in talking me through my symptoms and explaining to me the process for my upcoming procedure.

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November 28, 2022

5.0

Skilled, thoughtful.

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November 27, 2022

5.0

He had a very nice manner and explained everything very well.

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November 22, 2022

5.0

His kind and caring and treats his patients well ,

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November 22, 2022

5.0

Friendly and knowledgeable

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November 15, 2022

5.0

Great skills and bedside manner.

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November 11, 2022

5.0

Informative as to what was going to happen and then what needs to happen after procedure. Communicated at right level and made sure I understood

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November 08, 2022

5.0

Nurse is friendly and makes you feel comfortable. Dr. Gaetano, is very nice and listens to your concerns.

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November 05, 2022

5.0

I feel he positively exemplifies what a good GI should be, and nobody gets a 10 in the real world.

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October 30, 2022

5.0

Dr. Gaetano was very kind and thoroughly explained everything that I would experience during my procedure. Having this prior knowledge was a very relaxing advantage.

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October 28, 2022

5.0

Professional, very knowledgeable and suggested changes to medications and alternative treatments.

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October 28, 2022

5.0

Very thorough

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October 25, 2022

5.0

He seemed very interested in my issues and took time to talk to me

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October 15, 2022

5.0

Professional caring and pleasant

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October 12, 2022

5.0

Very thorough, professional and friendly. Good bedside manner.

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October 07, 2022

5.0

He was professional while also not being too distant

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October 05, 2022

5.0

So professional and nice with patience with me.

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October 04, 2022

5.0

He is prepared for the visit and cares about his patients.

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October 04, 2022

5.0

He took the time to check chart & explain options to me

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September 30, 2022

5.0

Very knowledgeable.

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September 30, 2022

5.0

He’s very efficient.

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September 27, 2022

5.0

Very patient; explains things and answers questions clearly.

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September 26, 2022

5.0

Great listener and very professional. Feel very confident about care plan.

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September 24, 2022

5.0

Dr. Gaetano is friendly and put my mind at ease before the procedure.

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September 23, 2022

5.0

He's very nice, responsive to questions, and very thorough.

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September 23, 2022

5.0

Again great experience

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September 23, 2022

5.0

Dr. GEATANO is fantastic. I had some blood loss during a previous surgery with a different surgeon. Dr G ordered blood tests and follow up iron tests without me even asking. My procedure went well and was very comfortable. I had a colinoscopy.

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September 20, 2022

5.0

He and his office staff/nurses were all very nice and professional and did what they could to meet my needs. Dr. Gaetano's explanations in person and notes on test results were very clear and helpful.

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September 12, 2022

5.0

On time, very professional, explains things well.

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Disclosures

John N. Gaetano, MD reported no external professional relationships for calendar year 2021.

External Professional Relationships

Pharmaceutical, device, and biotechnology companies frequently collaborate with basic scientists and physicians within an academic medical center to help advance science and improve patient care. These relationships are important in achieving scientific breakthroughs and in establishing the effectiveness and safety of promising new therapies. In order to assure objectivity in clinical research and patient care, the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (Feinberg), Northwestern Memorial HealthCare, Children's Hospital of Chicago Medical Center, and the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab have adopted integrity policies that require research and clinical faculty (in full-time, part-time, and unpaid/voluntary categories) to report compensated and uncompensated external industry relationships. Patients are encouraged to discuss these disclosures with their physician as well as to inquire as to how these relationships are overseen by Feinberg. To learn more about our Disclosure and Professional Integrity Policy, and the conflict of interest policies of our joint affiliate survey partners, please go to our Office for Regulatory Affairs Policies page.