Dr. David Disanto, MD

Dr. David Disanto, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
Dr. David Disanto, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in East Providence, RI and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston in 1977 and specializes in neurosurgery.

2464 Pawtucket Ave

East Providence, RI 02914

Contact Information

(401) 431-0226

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna

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more than 68% of peers
Herniated Disc
more than 58% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
more than 58% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Disanto does not have any board certifications listed.

11  Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis

3  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Rhode Island.

2 Sanctions
  • Unprofessional Conduct (11/17/2015)
    Action Taken: Consent Order
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Rhode Island
  • Other (7/9/2014)
    Action Taken: Summary Suspension
    Summary: Dr. David J. Disanto; License # 49740; NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine found that the physician is an immediate and serious threat to the public health, safety and welfare. The physician’s controlled substances registration was summarily suspended by the Rhode Island Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline after it found that the physician had delivered care below accepted minimal standards, including the overprescribing of narcotics. ACTION TAKEN: The Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine summarily suspended the physician's license. The physician has the right to appeal the suspension to the Division of Administrative Law Appeals within seven days.
    State: Massachusetts
1 Board Action
  • Other (8/6/2014)
    Action Taken: Other
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Massachusetts


  • University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Children's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Hartford Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Rhode Island Hospital Lifespan
    Residency Hospital | Completed

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

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What People Say About Dr. David Disanto, MD
Great doctor. Office staff is very friendly and doctor is wonderful always has a smile on his face. And that is so important...
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