Dr. Danilo A. Desoto, MD

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Specializes in Geriatric Psychiatry • Male • Age 51

1800 Mulberry St
Scranton, PA 18510
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Dr. Desoto:

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Dr. Desoto's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Regional Hospital of Scranton
746 Jefferson Avenue
Scranton, PA 18510
Moses Taylor Hospital
700 Quincy Avenue
Scranton, PA 18510

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Desoto

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8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

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1800 Mulberry St
Scranton, PA 18510
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    Dr. Desoto's Experience

    Specialties

    • Geriatric Psychiatry

    Board Certifications

    • Geriatric Psychiatry
    • Psychiatry
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    • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
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    • Adjustment Disorder
    • Anxiety
    • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
    • Autism
    • Bipolar Disorder
    • Borderline Personality Disorder
    • Conversion Disorder
    • Delusional Disorder
    • Eating Disorders
    • Impulse Control Disorders
    • Major Depressive Disorder
    • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
    • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
    • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
    • Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD)
    • Personality Disorders
    • Phobia
    • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
    • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
    • Schizophrenia
    • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
    • Suicidal Ideation
    • Tobacco Use Disorder
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    Background Check for Dr. Desoto

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    CENTRAL UNIVERSITY OF THE CARIBBEAN / SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Desoto & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Desoto's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Desoto has admitting privileges:

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    • Moses Taylor Hospital

    • Regional Hospital of Scranton

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Desoto

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Desoto to family and friends

    17 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Desoto's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    17 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    17 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    17 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 17 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Desoto
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    17 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    17 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    17 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    17 responses
    below
    national average

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    • Aetna
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • CoreSource
    • Emblem Health
    • Geisinger Health Plan
    • Humana
    • Medicaid
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • Medicare
    • Medico
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    Office Locations

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    1800 Mulberry St
    Scranton, PA 18510
    (570) 969-8000 (Office)
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Experience with Dr. Desoto
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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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