Dr. Gregory DeSanto, MD

Dr. Gregory DeSanto, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
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Age 59
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Dr. Gregory DeSanto, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University of Minnesota Medical School in 1985 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.Read his story

11209 N Tatum Blvd Ste 255

Phoenix, AZ 85028

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. DeSanto performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Pap Smear
very high
more than 96% of peers
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
very high
more than 95% of peers
Cervical Polyps
very high
more than 87% of peers

Dr. DeSanto's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. DeSanto's bio

This content was provided by Dr. DeSanto "Originally from Rochester, Minnesota, Dr. DeSanto attended the College of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota, graduating in 1980. He went on to medical school at the University of Minnesota and later completed an Internal Medicine internship in Tucson, where he came to the decision that he eventually would return to Arizona to live and practice. He switched specialty training in 1986 and completed his Ob/Gyn residency at UCLA/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in 1990 in Beverly Hills, California. He has special interests in high-risk obstetrics, ultrasound, and endoscopic surgery. He has three children, Hannah, Ryan and Julienne. He is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology."

1  Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

69  Conditions Treated

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44  Procedures

  • 3D Digital Mammography
  • Birth Control
  • Bladder Function Test
  • Chlamydia Infection Screening
  • Colporrhaphy
  • C-Section
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Endometrial Biopsy
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Family Planning Services
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Implantable Birth Control
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Placement
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Removal
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Mammography Services
  • MonaLisa Touch Laser Treatment
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Paracentesis
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Pelvic Laparoscopy
  • Permanent Birth Control
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Ultrasound, Transvaginal
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vulvectomy
  • Weight Loss Management
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • University of Minnesota Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Cedars Sinai Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Tucson Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. DeSanto has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. DeSanto's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. DeSanto to family and friends
16 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. DeSanto's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr.DeSanto is a great doctor , he is kind and answers any and all the question one has as a patient has .
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Dr. Desanto is wonderful! He is patient, kind, gentle, and listens. His staff is great from the front desk to the nurses and the mammogram technicians.
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Dr. DeSanto helped me delivered my first child and I plan on using him for my second child as well. He is very knowledgeable, professional, approachable and very thorough. He appears quite but he really is a kind Doctor and caring which you don't mind a lot.
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I had a large ovarian cyst for a long time and was trying to ignore it, hoping it would go away. Dr. DeSanto was patiently persistent in getting me to go through with surgery, as leaving the cyst intact was dangerous. I had surgery yesterday and am relieved! I was in and out, only 3 small...more
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He is soft spoken and calming, which was a huge help to me as a first time mother. He thoroughly went over everything with me so I always was clear on what was going on. He never made me feel crazy for asking silly questions. I never felt rushed during visits. He was great when it was time to...more
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