Dr. John Dalfino Jr, MD

Dr. John Dalfino Jr, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 43
Dr. John Dalfino Jr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Albany, NY and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University in 2003 and specializes in neurosurgery.

47 New Scotland Ave # MC10

Albany, NY 12208

Contact Information

(518) 262-5088

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
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more than 96% of peers
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more than 94% of peers
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Dalfino Jr "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 informed decision regarding treatment. When surgery is necessary, I strive to provide the most cutting edge care possible and deliver it in a safe and compassionate manner."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Dalfino Jr does not have any board certifications listed.

70  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • 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 Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Arterial Stenosis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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.


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

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Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. John Dalfino Jr, MD
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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Melissa Craig – May 24, 2018
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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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Boston, MA – Oct 15, 2017
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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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Ballston Spa, NY – Feb 22, 2017
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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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Johnson in Oneonta, NY – Jan 19, 2017
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