Robert M. Gaeta, DO, a Nephrologist with the Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center

Get to know Nephrologist Dr. Robert M. Gaeta, who serves patients in Fort Gordon, Georgia. 

Dr. Gaeta is a board-certified nephrologist with experience in dialysis, kidney transplantation, and management of chronic kidney disease. He is affiliated with the Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center in Fort Gordon, Georgia. The Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center is a 93-bed medical treatment facility that previously served as the headquarters of the Army’s Southeast Regional Medical Command.

In addition to being a Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology, Dr. Gaeta is a Diplomat of the American College of Physicians.  He also holds a certificate in Advanced Cardiac Life Support. 

As for his academic career, he earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Vallejo, California in 2013. He then went on to complete his residency in internal medicine at the Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center in 2016, followed by his fellowship in nephrology at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in 2018. A year later, he completed the United States Army Medical Department Captains Career Course.

In order to stay up to date in his field, the doctor maintains board certification with the American Board of Internal Medicine, a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.

Nephrology is a specialty of medicine and pediatrics that concerns itself with the kidneys. It is the study of normal kidney function and kidney disease, the preservation of kidney health, and the treatment of kidney disease, from diet and medication to renal replacement therapy. Nephrologists have advanced training in treating kidney disease. They diagnose and treat kidney failure, as well as help patients by prescribing medications, offering special diet advice, and coordinating dialysis care when the time comes. 

On a more personal note, Dr. Gaeta is a CrossFit Level 1 trainer. “I do CrossFit because I embrace the fitness lifestyle and I compete to honor my brothers and sisters in arms, to push myself, and to embrace the community that is CrossFit,” he stated. 

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