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 - Internal Medicine (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 

431 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

March 29, 2022

5.0

A doctor who cares and listens

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March 28, 2022

5.0

He’s very thorough & The Best!

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March 18, 2022

5.0

He listened to all my concerns he answered all questions I had he was very pleasant and he seemed to be concerned about my health

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March 16, 2022

5.0

It was a pleasure meeting with Dr. Gaetano! He has a wonderful bedside manor and made me feel so positive about the multiple issues I have facing me. It unfortunately can be very daunting and frightening when faced with these issues, but by the grace of good doctors like Dr. Gaetano you feel like you you have a chance!

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March 16, 2022

5.0

Friendly, knowledgeable doctor.

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March 15, 2022

5.0

He showed concern about my health issues and answered all my questions in a manner that I can understand.

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March 15, 2022

5.0

He listened to my concerns, took time to answer questions and provided great information- I left the office with a treatment plan I agree with & feel good about.

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March 09, 2022

5.0

Listened and had informed care to help me

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March 08, 2022

5.0

he is great.

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February 23, 2022

5.0

Very knowledgeable doctor who persists in his concerns and referred me to another doctor to help me further.

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February 16, 2022

5.0

Dr. Gaetano took the time to learn about me and the problems I was having. He is very knowledgeable and looks at the issue from all sides. Dr. Gaetano explained the rationale for his treatment recommendations.

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February 13, 2022

5.0

I was not rushed, and treated like an intelligent adult. My questions and issues were thoroughly addressed.

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February 07, 2022

5.0

He listens to you and communicates.

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February 02, 2022

5.0

He know & remembers meeting me & took care of my health issues.

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February 01, 2022

5.0

Knowledgable, empathetic, solution-oriented.

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February 01, 2022

5.0

payed close attention to what I was saying, and had a plan

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January 30, 2022

5.0

He listened to my concerns and developed a plan.

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January 27, 2022

5.0

Seems like a good guy. This shouldn't be a required response. Fix your survey

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January 24, 2022

5.0

Attentive and good counsel

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January 24, 2022

5.0

Great bedside manor, very informative and down to Earth

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January 13, 2022

5.0

He explains things thoroughly and takes his time

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January 12, 2022

5.0

Dr. Gaetano is very knowledgeable, thorough and explains things well. He considers the entire person as a whole and goes beyond to consider other possible underlying health issues outside of gastroenterology/hepatology. I would highly recommend him to others in need of an excellent gastroenterologist/hepatologist.

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January 12, 2022

5.0

Excellent interaction with patient

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January 10, 2022

5.0

He answered my many questions.

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January 10, 2022

5.0

Dr. Gaetano and his team were so caring and responsive. I have been having GI issues for so long and as someone with chronic illness/disability I’ve gotten so used to having to convince doctors to believe me, just to even get testing done. I prepare so much for any appointment, writing up symptoms, medication, etc. However Dr. Gaetano believed me right away and scheduled procedures to help figure out what’s going on. Also I get dismissed often because I am overweight but Dr. Gaetano and and his staff didn’t dismiss me or tell me to lose weight. He takes getting a diagnosis seriously.

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January 09, 2022

5.0

Prompt, professional & smart

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January 04, 2022

5.0

Very patient, talked to me in length about all my issues.

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December 29, 2021

5.0

Dr. Gaetano was very professional and thorough in his examination. He helped me feel at ease. He gave me so much information about what could possibly be the cause of my issues, and he thoroughly explained the treatment options. He is so knowledgeable and really seemed to want to make sure I was ok with the treatment plan. I feel very lucky to have found him!

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December 25, 2021

5.0

I already recommended him to a friend and her spouse- both had seen him for screening.

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December 22, 2021

5.0

Very personable and truly cares about the patient

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December 21, 2021

5.0

Very personable and considerate.

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December 15, 2021

5.0

He listens carefully and takes good notes and has a very good demeanor with patients.

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December 08, 2021

5.0

He took care of me and answered all my questions also he recommended things I should do to take of myself

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November 21, 2021

5.0

Great Doctor!

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November 20, 2021

5.0

*Felt that he cared about me as a person, not just a patient. *All explanations were clear and presented in a manner that I could easily understand. *Besides answering my questions about my current situation, he also touched upon issues that might arise in the future: not as a "warning", but rather just to inform me.

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November 19, 2021

5.0

He is a great provider. He listens patiently and explains everything. He discusses options with me and helps me with treatment plans.

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November 17, 2021

5.0

Listens well spent appropriate amount of time with me answered all my questions.

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November 17, 2021

5.0

Dr. Gaetano was wonderful. He was able to rush me in for an appointment, took the care to listen to my concerns and questions, and easily was able to tel me my next course of action.

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November 11, 2021

5.0

Took time with me to explain my condition. Discussed alterative treatments. Caring courteous knowledgeable.

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November 09, 2021

5.0

Very helpful and descriptive with everything you need to know and understand

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November 03, 2021

5.0

Explained my choices and was concerned about my health issue

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November 03, 2021

5.0

Dr. Gaetano has a great bed side manner. Easy to talk. Very knowledgeable. He takes time to get to know his patients and make sure you are comfortable with the course of treatment.

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November 02, 2021

5.0

He is kind and thoughtful

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October 26, 2021

5.0

He explained everything in detail.

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October 26, 2021

5.0

He was thorough, compassionate and interested

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October 23, 2021

5.0

Easy to talk to

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October 20, 2021

5.0

Great doctor

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October 20, 2021

5.0

Respetuoso y cuidadoso a no interrumpir bruscamente como otros doctores,

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October 20, 2021

5.0

Dr.Gaetano is very nice and polite

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October 18, 2021

5.0

He's very personable down to business and he seems to actually care

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October 14, 2021

5.0

Extremely knowledgeable. Listens and very determined to help.

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October 13, 2021

5.0

He is very thorough and he listens.

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October 09, 2021

5.0

listens and thinks outside the box

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October 07, 2021

5.0

He treated me with kindness and was extremely helpful.

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October 06, 2021

5.0

He is very informed about my condition, he is easy to reach with questions, his follow up is very good.

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September 17, 2021

5.0

Excelente. Eficaz y humanitario.

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September 14, 2021

5.0

Listened to my concerns and questions and had good plans for going forward.

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September 11, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable

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September 08, 2021

5.0

Kind, helpful, understanding

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September 03, 2021

5.0

Great doctot..listens to all my concerns. Willing to consider my homeopathic Relief Band for nausea.

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September 01, 2021

5.0

Very quick in and out and very informative and friendly. Took his time to explain and very thorough

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August 25, 2021

5.0

Dr. Gaetano is knowledgeable and easy to talk to

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August 25, 2021

5.0

Keeps things effective and efficient

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July 28, 2021

5.0

He seemed very competent and answered all of my questions. He listened to everything I had to tell him.

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July 27, 2021

5.0

He was friendly, professional and very informative while giving me my options for all of my issues.

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July 27, 2021

5.0

There is not enough space to tell all the reasons I recommend Dr. Gaetano for care. For me, he is caring and intuitive and if not for him, I would not be alive today. He is extremely knowledgeable, professional, approachable and the best in his field. I am so grateful to have him in my corner, looking after me and taking such excellent care of me.

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July 20, 2021

5.0

Always feel like I am getting great care.

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July 11, 2021

5.0

very caring

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July 10, 2021

5.0

He explained my reasons for seeing him and gave a course of action. He also listened and answered all my questions.

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July 07, 2021

5.0

He was attentive, informative, and friendly!

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June 25, 2021

5.0

Doctor who is well trained, efficient, and understanding.

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June 21, 2021

5.0

Very professional and also very personable. Spends quality time with his patient explaining everything and answering any questions raised.

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June 14, 2021

5.0

He’s knowledgeable, he listens, and takes the time to respond in a thoughtful manner.

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June 08, 2021

5.0

Full frank discussion of my health issues. Knows his stuff.

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May 24, 2021

5.0

He is very helpful and thoughtful willing to chat about your concerns.

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May 20, 2021

5.0

His work speak for this score.

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May 16, 2021

4.0

Very knowledgeable. Explained what was not explained by another doctor, but very short and to the point.

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May 14, 2021

5.0

He is thourough and professional and kind.

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May 14, 2021

5.0

He was very thorough and reassuring

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May 14, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable doctor

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May 12, 2021

5.0

Dr. Gaetano is thorough, professional and highly compassionate. Explains procedures and answers questions which transfers confidence to the patient.

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May 12, 2021

5.0

Very knowledgeable and answered all my questions.

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May 11, 2021

5.0

Very understanding And very knowledgeable

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May 11, 2021

5.0

Excellent communicator; thorough in exam and review of history; very responsive to questions and concerns.

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May 05, 2021

5.0

Also very nice and he listened to me

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April 19, 2021

4.0

Honest and carring

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April 16, 2021

5.0

Thank you!

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April 16, 2021

5.0

Extremely knowledgeable and exceptionally thorough!

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April 15, 2021

5.0

He is a great listener

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April 09, 2021

5.0

He was knowledgeable and I was glad he ordered additional tests other than what I would normally get

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April 09, 2021

5.0

Listened and understood my concerns and offered ideas and solutions to my health issues.

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April 07, 2021

5.0

He was helpful, capable and clearly explained the procedure. I feel well informed and ready to continue care

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April 07, 2021

5.0

Reassuring.

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April 06, 2021

5.0

Listens. Charms. Knowledgeable. Shares his expertise. Tells you why. Reviews options. Invokes you in decisions.

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April 06, 2021

5.0

Dr. Gaetano is knowledgeable and takes his time to walk through details. He has a great bed side manner and I would highly recommend him to others.

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April 05, 2021

5.0

Dr. Gaetano is thorough, informative, kind and caring.

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March 29, 2021

5.0

Dr. Gaetano was knowledgeable and friendly. I did not wait long to get assistance from him and his staff.

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March 26, 2021

5.0

Great listener; explained course of treatment thoroughly.

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March 21, 2021

5.0

He is very straightforward and makes you feel he does care about your health and willing to go extra mile in performing more test to conclude that his diagnostics are 100% right.

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March 21, 2021

5.0

Good bedside manner.

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Disclosures

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

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