Daniel Gaitan, MD, FACP, FACE obtained his Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Alabama in Birmingham in 1980. He earned his Medical Degree from the University of Mississippi in 1986 followed by his Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine completed at the same institution in 1989. His interest in Endocrinology and Diabetes took him to Vanderbilt University where he completed his Fellowship in 1993. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism. He is a member of the Endocrine Society, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and the American College of Physicians.
In addition, he is a Fellow of the American College of Endocrinology and the American College of Physicians. He holds the academic position of Clinical Associate Professor at Washington University School of Medicine. Since 2001 he has been selected to Best Doctors in America and St. Louis Top Docs.
Currently, he is on staff at Barnes-Jewish, Barnes West County and Missouri Baptist Hospitals. Dr. Gaitan is married to Melissa Frazier-Gaitan who is a Registered Nurse and together they have two children Dawson and Katherine.
Dr. Gaitan has been in Saint Louis for 23 years and during this time he has dedicated his efforts toward integrating his expertise in Endocrinology and Diabetes with primary care. Dr. Gaitan is a strong believer in preventive medicine and applying the latest advancements in medicine and his subspecialty to his patients care.
“Dedicating my skills and knowledge to your quest for optimum health and happiness.”