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Dr. Avvento's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Southampton Hospital
240 Meeting House Lane
Southampton, NY 11968
Peconic Bay Medical Center
1300 Roanoke Avenue
Riverhead, NY 11901

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
EASTERN LONG ISLAND HEMATOLOGY ONCOLOGY
EASTERN LONG ISLAND HEMATOLOGY ONCOLOGY
1333 E Main St
Riverhead, NY 11901
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    Dr. Avvento's Experience

    Specialties

    • Hematology
    • Hospice & Palliative Medicine
    • Medical Oncology
    • Oncology

    Board Certifications

    • Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine
    • Internal Medicine
    • Medical Oncology
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    • Acute Leukemia
    • Adrenal Gland Cancer
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anemia
    • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
    • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Bile Duct Cancer
    • Bladder Cancer
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Cancer
    • Breast Cancer
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cervical Cancer
    • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
    • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
    • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Cryoglobulinemia
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • ENT Cancer
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Fallopian Tube Cancer
    • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Gallbladder Cancer
    • Hematologic Abnormalities Associated With Pregnancy
    • Hodgkin's Disease
    • Hypercoagulable State
    • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
    • Kaposi's Sarcoma
    • Leukocytosis
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    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lymphocytosis
    • Lymphoma
    • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
    • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
    • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
    • Melanoma
    • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
    • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
    • Myeloma
    • Myeloproliferative Disorders
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Neutropenia
    • Nodular Lymphoma
    • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    • Oral Cancer
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Ovarian Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Pancytopenia
    • Pleura Cancer
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Malignant
    • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
    • Renal (Kidney) Cancer
    • Reticulosarcoma
    • Salivary Gland Cancer
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Sickle Cell Disease
    • Skin Cancer
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Testicular Cancer
    • Thalassemia
    • Thrombocytosis
    • Thymomas
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Tongue Cancer
    • Tonsil Cancer
    • Uterine Cancer
    • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
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    Background Check for Dr. Avvento

    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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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    UNIVERSITY OF ROME / TOR VERGATA / FACULTY OF MEDICINE AND SURGERY

    Internship Hospital

    Jamaica Hospital
    Complete in 1982

    Residency Hospital

    Jamaica Hospital
    Complete in 1985

    Fellowship Hospital

    Suny Stony Brook
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Avvento & Staff

    • English
    • Italian
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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

    Dr. Avvento'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 3 hospitals where Dr. Avvento has admitting privileges:

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    • Eastern Long Island Hospital

    • Peconic Bay Medical Center

    • Southampton Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Avvento

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Avvento to family and friends

    26 responses
    above
    national average

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    is confidential

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    Dr. Avvento's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    25 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    26 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    26 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 24 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Avvento
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    26 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    26 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    26 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    26 responses
    above
    national average

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    Office Locations

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    EASTERN LONG ISLAND HEMATOLOGY ONCOLOGY
    1333 E Main St
    Riverhead, NY 11901
    (631) 727-8500 (Office)
    (631) 208-9800 (Fax)
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
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