Dr. Alexander Gaitanis

  • 15+ YEARS EXP


Dr. Alexander Gaitanis, MD,DO, is a Medical Oncology specialist in Lakewood, California. He attended and graduated from Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 2003, having over 15 years of diverse experience, especially in Medical Oncology. He is affiliated with many hospitals including Lakewood Regional Medical Center, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, University Of Tn Memorial Hospital. Dr. Alexander Gaitanis also cooperates with other doctors and physicians in medical groups including R. Nandan, M.D., Inc. Dr. Alexander Gaitanis accepts Medicare-approved amount as payment in full. Call (562) 272-7630 to request Dr. Alexander Gaitanis the information (Medicare information, advice, payment, ...) or simply to book an appointment.

Address: 3650 S St
Lakewood, California 90712-1528

Phone 1: (562) 272-7630

Doctor Profile


Full Name Alexander Gaitanis
Gender Male
PECOS ID 8022016641
Sole Proprietor No - He does not own an unincorporated business by himself.
Accepts Medicare Assignment He does accept the payment amount Medicare approves and not to bill you for more than the Medicare deductible and coinsurance.

Medical Specialties

  • Medical Oncology (primary specialty)
  • Internal Medicine


  • 15+ years of diverse experience


  • Medical Doctor (MD)
    Medical Doctor
    Doctor of Medicine (MD or DM), or in Latin: Medicinae Doctor, meaning "Teacher of Medicine", is a terminal degree for physicians and surgeons. In countries that follow the tradition of the United States, it is a first professional graduate degree awarded upon graduation from medical school.
  • Doctor of Osteopathic (DO)
    Doctor of Osteopathic
    Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O. or DO) is a professional doctoral degree for physicians and surgeons offered by medical schools in the United States. Holders of the D.O. degree have attained the ability to become licensed as osteopathic physicians who have equivalent rights, privileges, and responsibilities as physicians with a Doctor of Medicine degree (M.D.).

Education and Training

  • Dr. Alexander Gaitanis attended and graduated from Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 2003.


  • NPI #: 1114937844
  • NPI Enumeration Date: Tuesday, August 8, 2006

Quality Reporting

  • eRx - He does not participate in the Medicare Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program.
  • PQRS - He does report Quality Measures (PQRS). The Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) is a Medicare program encouraging health care professionals and group practices to report information on their quality of care. Quality measures can show how well a health care professional provides care to people with Medicare.
  • EHR - He does not use electronic health records (EHR). The Electronic Health Records (EHR) Incentive Program encourages health care professionals to use certified EHR technology in ways that may improve health care. Electronic health records are important because they may improve a health care professional's ability to make well-informed treatment decisions.
  • MHI - He does not commit to heart health through the Million Hearts initiative. Million Hearts is a national initiative that encourages health care professionals to report and perform well on activities related to heart health in an effort to prevent heart attacks and strokes.
  • MOC - He does not participate in the Medicare Maintenance of Certification Program. A "Maintenance of Certification Program" encourages board certified physicians to continue learning and self-evaluating throughout their medical career.

Language Spoken by Dr. Alexander Gaitanis

  • English

Medical Licenses

Dr. Alexander Gaitanis has been primarily specialized in Medical Oncology for over 15 years of experience.
  • Internal Medicine / Medical Oncology
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    Medical Oncology
    An internist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of all types of cancer and other benign and malignant tumors. This specialist decides on and administers therapy for these malignancies as well as consults with surgeons and radiotherapists on other treatments for cancer.
  • Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians / Internal Medicine
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    Internal Medicine
    A physician who provides long-term, comprehensive care in the office and the hospital, managing both common and complex illness of adolescents, adults and the elderly. Internists are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, infections and diseases affecting the heart, blood, kidneys, joints and digestive, respiratory and vascular systems. They are also trained in the essentials of primary care internal medicine, which incorporates an understanding of disease prevention, wellness, substance abuse, mental health and effective treatment of common problems of the eyes, ears, skin, nervous system and reproductive organs.

Affiliated Hospitals

Medical Group Practice

  • R. Nandan, M.D., Inc

Practice Locations

3650 S St
Lakewood, California 90712-1528
Phone: (562) 272-7630
Office Hours:
  • Monday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

This doctor profile was updated by using the public dataset from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) which is publicized on Friday, November 17, 2017. If you found out that something incorrect and want to change it, please follow this Update Data guide.

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