Dr. John Golfinos, MD

Dr. John Golfinos, MD

Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. John Golfinos, MD is an oncology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 24 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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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Experience Check

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Dr. Golfinos' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Acoustic Neuroma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Golfinos treats Acoustic Neuroma more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Golfinos treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Meningiomas
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Golfinos treats Meningiomas more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Golfinos treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Radiation-Induced Meningioma
Ear Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Golfinos treats Ear Disorders more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Golfinos treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Golfinos' conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Acute Leukemia
Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
Acute Myeloid Leukemia
All Lymphoma
Anemia
Aneurysm
Autoimmune Diseases
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Bladder Cancer
Bleeding Disorders
Blood Disorders
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Brain Tumor
Brain Tumor Surgery
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Cancer
Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
Colorectal Cancer
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Deep Brain Stimulation
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Fracture
Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hemophilia
Herniated Disc
Hodgkin's Disease
Hydrocephalus
Hypercoagulable State
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Leukocytosis
Low Back Pain
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lymphoma, Large-Cell
Mantle Cell Lymphoma
Melanoma
Meningiomas
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neutropenia
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Plasmapheresis
Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
Prostate Cancer
Pulmonary Disease
Purpura
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rasmussen's Syndrome
Reticulosarcoma
Retina Diseases
Secondary Malignancies
Skin Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Disorders
Spondylosis
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotactic Surgery
Stereotaxis
Stomach Diseases
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Traumatic Brain Injury
Urinary Disorders
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
von Willebrand Disease

About Me

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.

Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1995
Barrow Neur Institute
Residency Hospital
1988
Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
Medical School
1984
Princeton University
Undergraduate School
1995
1988
1984

Languages

  • French
  • English

Awards

Dr. Golfinos' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Golfinos

4.7

Based on 13 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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(1)

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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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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
HealthFirst
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty
United Healthcare