Dr. John Persing, MD

Dr. John Persing, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
Dr. John Persing, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in New Haven, CT and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med in 2014 and specializes in neurosurgery and plastic surgery.

800 Howard Ave # 4

New Haven, CT 06519

Contact Information

(203) 785-2571

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • EmblemHealth
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Persing performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
very high
more than 80% of peers
Wound Repair
more than 86% of peers
Skin and Tissue Reduction
more than 81% of peers

Dr. Persing'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.

2  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Plastic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

31  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Hypoplasia
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Stroke
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

27  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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.


  • Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2014
  • Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • U Ariz Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • U Ariz Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • University Of Virginia
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Persing has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Persing's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Persing's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

My mother's only complaint was that after hearing from everyone that Dr. Persing was the very best there was, the actual surgery (MOHS Reconstructive) was actually performed by two younger understudies. One was his son, so - like I told my Mom - let's assume he had a great mentor. And all...more
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