Dr. John Cafaro, MD

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Anatomic & Clinical Pathology | Male

Prospect Medical Commons Family 2311 N Prospect Ave Ste 5B Milwaukee, WI 53211 Get Directions
Dr. John Cafaro, MD
Dr. John Cafaro, MD is an anatomic & clinical pathology doctor who practices in Milwaukee, WI. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 20 years. Dr. Cafaro is affiliated with Columbia Saint Mary's Hospital Milwaukee.

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Dr. Cafaro's Reviews

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2.9
based on 25 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Cafaro's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
in Milwaukee, WI |
Upon moving to Milwaukee, I went to the clinic to get my Adderall refilled. This is the doctor they placed me with. I think he is bipolar. After a few months here, and several years of being on the meds, they weren't working anymore. He tried something different. (Instead of XR, he gave me instant). Said give it a few weeks and we'll see what we do from there. Called to tell him they didn't last long enough and said he was done with me and to see a psych. Didn't even give a referral!
in Milwaukee, WI |
After a very brief exam told me that I had Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo and said that I could find a video on YouTube to teach me how to treat myself. Told me he would prescribe meds for symptoms and vanished. I don't feel comfortable treating myself by watching a video and would have liked a referral to a specialist to help administer the Epley maneuver, which is what it seams he wanted me to do at home. Was scheduled with him because he had appointments available. Very evident why.
in Milwaukee, WI |
His staff did not look me in the eye. Dr Cafaro disappeared at the end of my appointment with him and his nurse offered me a rushed referral slip with no Dr's name on it. Also, he prescribed me the same birth control I specifically visited him to change.
in Milwaukee, WI |
Insisted that my severe kidney infection was not a severe kidney infection but a result of my weight. I am 20 pounds overweight. And was peeing blood. Also, the same argument caused the untimely death of a friend's mother in 2004 because he would not listen to her.
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      Dr. Cafaro's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      •  Specializes in Anatomic & Clinical Pathology
      •  Board certified in Anatomic & Clinical Pathology and Family Practice
      •  Malpractice claims in Wisconsin not available
      •  Sanctions found
      •  Board actions found

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        Sanction

        Dr. Cafaro has received 1 sanction

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        • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence (6/17/2015)
        • Action Taken: License Restricted
        • Summary: Please reference the following Document
        • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
        • State: Wisconsin
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        Board Action

        Dr. Cafaro has 1 board action

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        • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence (12/28/2015)
        • Action Taken: License Reinstatement without Restrictions
        • Summary: Please reference the following Document
        • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
        • State: Wisconsin
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      Why It Matters: Dr. Cafaro's Board Certifications

      Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More

      • Anatomic & Clinical Pathology
      • Family Practice

      Conditions Treated

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Creighton University School Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1997

      • Internship Hospital
        Providence Hosp

        Completed in 1960

      • Residency Hospital
        Med College Wi Affil Hosps

      Languages Spoken

      • English

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      Professional Affiliations

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      Specialties

      • Anatomic & Clinical Pathology

      Procedures Performed

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