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Dr. John Dalfino Jr, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 43

Dr. Dalfino Jr

Dr. John Dalfino Jr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Albany, NY and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University in 2003 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(518) 262-5088

Dr. Dalfino Jr accepts the following insurance:

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Cigna
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Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
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GHI HMO
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Humana
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Medicaid
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Dr. Dalfino Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dalfino Jr performs Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Dalfino Jr performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Brain Aneurysm
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dalfino Jr treats Brain Aneurysm more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Dalfino Jr treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Hydrocephalus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dalfino Jr treats Hydrocephalus more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Dalfino Jr treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Hydrocephalus, Child
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus

Dr. Dalfino Jr's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm Clipping
  • Aneurysm Embolization
  • Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Injury
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diagnostic Angiography
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Embolization of Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Embolization of Tumor
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Arterial Stenosis
  • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Fusion
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Care Philosophy

As a neurosurgeon, I believe that the doctor-patient relationship should be a collaborative one. I try to provide each patient and their family with a clear understanding of their diagnosis and their management options so that they can make an inform...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Education

2010
Albany Medical Center Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
2009
Albany Medical Center Hospital
Residency Hospital
2004
Albany Medical Center Hospital
Internship Hospital
2003
Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
Medical School
1999
Boston College
Undergraduate School
1997
Brandeis U
Undergraduate School
2010
2009
2004
2003
1999
1997

Dr. Dalfino Jr's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Dalfino Jr

4.4

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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I was diagnosed with a brain tumor at 35 and Dr. Dalfino and his compassionate team saved my life! I will be forever grateful for his empathetic and thorough bed side manner. He is certainly one of God’s angels with an meticulous gift. Today, 2 1/2 years later, I am thriving with no complications...Read More
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Dr. Dalfino is an excellent surgeon who takes the time to explain everything and is very caring. He doesn't make you feel rushed because he is so busy, he listens and answers your questions.
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My husband had aneurism ruptured in the mid night 3 years ago. Next morning we were treated with Dr Dalfino team in Albany Medical Center, the procedure was quick and accurate. My husband recovered with no limitation and he is back to normal life in a few weeks.
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I was bought to Albany Medical Center as I was diagnosed with a cerebral aneurysm. I was so scared and he made my journey feel comfortable. The care and thoughtfulness of the young doctor was incredible--he explained everything to my family so we understood what needed to take place. He even...Read More
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