Dr. John Defrancisco, MD

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Specializes in Gastroenterology • Male • Age 46

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Dr. Defrancisco's Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

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Ellis Hospital
1101 Nott St
Schenectady, NY 12308
Saratoga Hospital
211 Church St
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
SARATOGA SCHENECTADY GASTROENTEROLOGY ASSOCIATES
SARATOGA SCHENECTADY GASTROENTEROLOGY AS
848 State Route 50
Burnt Hills, NY 12027
Saratoga Schenectady Gastr Assc
SARATOGA-SCHENECTADY GASTROENTEROLOGY
1201 Nott St Ste 207
Schenectady, NY 12308
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    Dr. Defrancisco's Experience

    Specialties

    • Gastroenterology
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    • Acid Reflux Surgery
    • Bile Duct Procedure
    • Biliary Drainage
    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
    • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Liver Biopsy
    • Manometry
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    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anemia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Barrett's Esophagus
    • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
    • Benign Tumor
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Blood Disorders
    • Cancer
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Cirrhosis
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
    • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
    • Duodenal Ulcer
    • Duodenitis
    • Dysentery
    • Dysphagia
    • Enteritis
    • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Esophageal Diverticulum
    • Esophageal Ulcer
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Esophagitis
    • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
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    • Gastric Ulcer
    • Gastritis
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
    • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
    • Gastroparesis
    • Heartburn
    • Hemochromatosis
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
    • Hepatitis C
    • Hepatorenal Syndrome
    • Hernia
    • Ileus
    • Indigestion
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    • Malnutrition
    • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
    • Pancreatitis
    • Peptic Ulcer
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Unexplained Weight Loss
    • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
    • Viral Hepatitis
    • Vomiting Disorders
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    Background Check for Dr. Defrancisco

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for New York.
    • 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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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)
    Graduated in 1998

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Michigan Hospitals

    Fellowship Hospital

    Vanderbilt U Mc
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Defrancisco & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Defrancisco'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. Defrancisco has admitting privileges:

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    • Ellis Hospital

    • Saratoga Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    • 1 review
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    2 out of 5

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    1 out of 5
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    Appointments & Offices

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    SARATOGA SCHENECTADY GASTROENTEROLOGY ASSOCIATES
    SARATOGA SCHENECTADY GASTROENTEROLOGY AS
    848 State Route 50
    Burnt Hills, NY 12027
    (518) 831-1500 (Office)
    (518) 399-7585 (Fax)
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    Saratoga Schenectady Gastr Assc
    SARATOGA-SCHENECTADY GASTROENTEROLOGY
    1201 Nott St Ste 207
    Schenectady, NY 12308
    (518) 370-3400 (Office)
    (518) 377-5566 (Fax)
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    SARATOGA SCHENECTADY GASTROENTEROLOGY ASSOCIATES PC
    1 West Medical Ave
    Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
    (518) 831-1500 (Office)
    (518) 584-6681 (Fax)
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