Dr. John Golfinos, MD

Dr. John Golfinos, MD

Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. John Golfinos, MD is an oncology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1988 and specializes in oncology and neurosurgery.

530 1st Ave

New York, NY 10016

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Acoustic Neuroma
very high
more than 90% of peers
Chiari's Deformity
more than 80% of peers
Ear Disorders
more than 85% of peers

Dr. Golfinos'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Golfinos "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."

2  Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

79  Conditions Treated

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17  Procedures

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.


  • Princeton University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Barrow Neur Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Golfinos has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Golfinos' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Golfinos to family and friends
13 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Golfinos' 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

Patient Comments (1)

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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