Dr. Jeffrey Paonessa, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Paonessa, MD

Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Jeffrey Paonessa, MD is an oncology specialist in Saint Petersburg, FL and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University of Florida in 1986 and specializes in oncology and medical oncology.

1201 5th Ave N Ste 505

Saint Petersburg, FL 33705

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Stomach Cancer
more than 79% of peers
Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
more than 68% of peers
Esophageal Cancer
more than 61% of peers

Dr. Paonessa'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.

2  Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Medical Oncology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

68  Conditions Treated


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3  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • University of Florida
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • University Tex Sw
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University Tex Sw
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Paonessa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Paonessa's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Paonessa to family and friends
11 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Paonessa's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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