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Specializes in Neurosurgery - Male - Age 63

2464 Pawtucket Ave
East Providence, RI 02914
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Dr. Disanto's Background

Research training, expertise and qualifications


  • Neurosurgery
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis

Background Check for Dr. Disanto

Malpractice Claims not available

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

1 Board Action

  • Other  (4/8/2009)
  • Action Taken: Other
  • Allegation of Complaint: Dr. David J. Disanto; License # MD05417

    Nature of Complaint:

    The physician performed office based facet joint injections without the benefit of fluroscopic guidance as required by Rhode Island Medicare. The physician has also entered into a Settlement Agreement with the United States Department of Justice regarding the injection since the injections should have been billed as trigger point injections instead of facet joint injections.

    Action Taken-Assurance of Discontinuance

    The physician has entered into an agreement with the Rhode Island Department of Health, Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline whereby the physician has agreed to discontinue performing facet joint injections unless the physician is using proper fluoroscoopic assistance during the procedure.

  • State: Rhode Island

Education & Training

Medical School

University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
Graduated in 1977

Residency Hospital

Children's Hospital
Hartford Hospital
Rhode Island Hospital Lifespan

Languages Spoken by Dr. Disanto & Staff

  • English
  • Arabic

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