Dr. John Saranto, MD

Dr. John Saranto, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
63 y/o
(12)

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Dr. John Saranto, MD is a general surgery specialist in Gilroy, CA. He specializes in general surgery and trauma medicine.

Palo Alto Med Foundation - SC

9460 N Name Uno Ste 250

Gilroy, CA 95020
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Rib Fracture
very high
more than 93% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
high
more than 83% of peers
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
normal
more than 79% of peers

Dr. Saranto'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

  • General Surgery
  • Trauma Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

52  Conditions Treated

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46  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.

Education

  • University Of Southern California-Los Angeles County Medical Center
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Los Angeles County - University of Southern California Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Saranto has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Saranto's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Saranto to family and friends
12 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Saranto's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Saranto performed my laparoscopic appendectomy at St Louise Regional Hospital in Gilroy. He made a special trip to speak with me and look at my scans after the hospital couldn't come to final decision on my situation. He was very friendly knowledgeable and gave me all my options and laid...more
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Hello all just one thing I would not be here writing this review if it weren't for Dr John. When I was in the hospital recovering from a botched surgery In Santa Cruz and my doctors went on vacation and hospital staff gave my for dead he came in to my room and saw my condition immediately started...more
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Dr Saranto is an EXCELLENT Surgeon!!! He really knows what he's doing.
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