Dr. Gregory L. Desanto, MD

Dr. Gregory L. Desanto, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology | Male | 58 years old

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Dr. Desanto specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology and practices in Phoenix, AZ. He practices at 2 locations.

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in Phoenix, AZ |
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.
in Phoenix, AZ |
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 incisions, and the pain is minimal. I appreciate the fact that Dr. DeSanto is not only a highly skilled surgeon, he shows compassion and concern for his patients. I highly recommend him.
in Scottsdale, AZ |
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 deliver my daughter, again talking me through everything and was very gentile. He called afterwards to check on me and later gave me advice during my 6 week post-delivery visit when my daughter had colic.
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  •  Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  Board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology
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  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breech Position
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hemorrhage from Placenta Previa
  • Hemorrhoids
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Low Back Pain During Pregnancy
  • Mastodynia
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Miscarriages
  • Multiple Gestation
  • Nausea
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Placenta Previa
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Yeast Infections

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Minnesota Medical School

    Graduated in 1985

  • Residency Hospital
    Cedars Sinai Med Center
    Tucson Med Center

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Procedures Performed

  • Birth Control
  • C-Section
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Fetal Monitoring
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sympathectomy
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vulvectomy

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