Dr. John Golfinos, MD

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Dr. John Golfinos, MD

Dr. John Golfinos, MD is an oncology doctor who practices in New York, NY. He is 55 years old and has been practicing for 29 years. Dr. Golfinos is affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center and The Bellevue Hospital.

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Dr. Golfinos' Care Philosophy

It's easy. The patient comes first. Great care is taken to insure that surgery is the best alternative before we recommend it. All technologies are available so that the patient has the greatest range of choice.

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    4.7
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    Dr. Golfinos' Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      EXCELLENT
    • Explains condition(s) well
      EXCELLENT
    • Answers Questions
      EXCELLENT
    • Time well spent
      EXCELLENT
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      EXCELLENT
    • Office environment
      EXCELLENT
    • Staff friendliness
      EXCELLENT
    • Average wait time
      10 to 15 minutes
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    Dr. Golfinos' expertise, thoroughness, and kindness are very comforting to his patients. He took much time to explain my issue and answer my questions. I would highly recommend him to anyone who needs his services.
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    Dr. Golfinos' Care Philosophy

    It's easy. The patient comes first. Great care is taken to insure that surgery is the best alternative before we recommend it. All technologies are available so that the patient has the greatest range of choice.

    Dr. Golfinos' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Oncology
    •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    Board Certifications

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    • Neurosurgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Acute Leukemia
    • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
    • Adrenal Gland Cancer
    • All Lymphoma
    • Anemia
    • Aneurysm
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Basal Cell Carcinoma
    • Bladder Cancer
    • Bleeding Disorders
    • Blood Disorders
    • Bone Cancer
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain Disorders
    • Brain Tumor
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Diseases
    • Cancer
    • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Cranial Trauma
    • Craniopharyngioma
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Ear Disorders
    • Epilepsy
    • Fracture
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Hemophilia
    • Herniated Disc
    • Hodgkin's Disease
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Hypercoagulable State
    • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
    • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Leukocytosis
    • Liver Cancer
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
    • Melanoma
    • Meningiomas
    • Myeloma
    • Myelopathy
    • Myeloproliferative Disorders
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Neutropenia
    • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Ovarian Cancer
    • Pancytopenia
    • Pituitary Gland Cancer
    • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
    • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
    • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Purpura
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Reticulosarcoma
    • Retina Diseases
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Skin Cancer
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Stroke
    • Testicular Cancer
    • Thalassemia
    • Thrombosis
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Traumatic Brain Injury
    • Urinary Disorders
    • Uterine Diseases
    • Vascular Disease

    Education

    • Medical School
      Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons

      Graduated in 1988

    • Residency Hospital
      Barrow Neur Institute

      Completed in 1995

    • Undergraduate School
      Princeton University

      Graduated in 1984

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • French

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    Specialties

    • Oncology
    • Neurosurgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Brain Surgery
    • Brain Tumor Surgery
    • Carotid Ultrasound
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Deep Brain Stimulation
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
    • Plasmapheresis
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
    • Stereotactic Surgery
    • Stereotaxis