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Gaston Ponte, MD, CCD, FACE

Gaston Ponte, MD, CCD, FACE


Endocrinology Section Chief at Health First's Holmes Regional Medical Center.

Dr. Ponte began serving the medical needs of Brevard in August, 2012. He graduated with his medical degree in 2002 from the Catholic University of Santiago School of Medicine in Guayaquil, Ecuador. His residency in Internal Medicine was completed at the University of Illinois at Chicago-Advocate Christ and his fellowship in Endocrinology was completed at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois.

Dr. Ponte is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, and is a certified clinician in bone densitometry. Dr. Ponte specializes in adrenal, pituitary and thyroid disorders. He also sees patients with osteoporosis, diabetes and cholesterol/lipid disorders.

Dr. Ponte has an extensive list of publications, abstracts, and presentations that demonstrate his passion and knowledge regarding disease states of the endocrine system.

Dr. Ponte enjoys soccer, snowboarding, surfing, fishing, and running and is fluent in both English and Spanish.

Practice Information

  • Board Certification

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
    Internal Medicine
    Certified Clinician in Densitometry

Office Location

  • Health First Medical Group
  • 1223 Gateway Drive
    Melbourne, FL 32901
  • Phone: 321.312.3307


New patients should arrive at least 15 minutes before their scheduled appointments to complete all paperwork. They should bring their insurance cards, a government-issued photo ID, and lists of their medicines and any prior operations. Co-pays and any outstanding balances are due at the time of each visit. Generally, operations or procedures won't take place on the first visit.