Dr. Joseph Pennacchio, MD

Dr. Joseph Pennacchio, MD

Oncology •  Male

  
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Dr. Joseph Pennacchio, MD is a Oncology Specialist in Stoneham, MA and has over 44 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Pennacchio has more experience with Breast Cancer, Blood Disorders, and Orthopedic Oncology than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine medical school in 1976. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as MelroseWakefield Hospital and Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Pennacchio to book an appointment.


Locations

Commonwealth Hematology Oncology PC

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(781) 241-4118
Commonwealth Hematology Oncology PC41 Montvale Ave Ste 450 Stoneham, MA 02180
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Dr. Pennacchio is a very down to earth physician. You don't have to count your words with him. You ask him a question and will answer it in a very kind, caring and professional mannerism. I love having him as my physician. Nancy Garabedian in Medford. 12/3/18
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Dr. P is the most kind, gentle, caring person. He really cares and it shows
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No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
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Practice Areas

Breast Cancer

Breast cancer specialists diagnose and treat the presence of malignant cells in breast tissue that may spread to other parts of the body.Compare with other Breast Cancer specialists.

Typically treats 94% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Breast Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pennacchio treats Breast Cancer more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Pennacchio treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

Blood Disorders

Blood disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions that affect the blood's ability to function, including hemophilia, anemia, and sickle cell disease.Compare with other Blood Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 91% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 12 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Blood Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pennacchio treats Blood Disorders more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Pennacchio treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Anemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pennacchio treats Anemia more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Pennacchio treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Polycythemia Rubra Vera
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pennacchio treats Polycythemia Rubra Vera more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Pennacchio treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Orthopedic Oncology

Oncologists diagnose and treat cancers in the bone, both primary, such as sarcoma, and those that have spread from other parts of the body.Compare with other Orthopedic Oncology specialists.

Typically treats 70% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pennacchio treats Cancer more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Pennacchio treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Bone Marrow Biopsy
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pennacchio performs Bone Marrow Biopsy more than 79% of their peers

Dr. Pennacchio performs this procedure more than 79% of their peers

Bone Cancer
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pennacchio treats Bone Cancer more than 61% of their peers

Dr. Pennacchio treats this condition more than 61% of their peers

Blood Cancers

Blood cancer specialists diagnose and treat cancers such as leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma that affect the blood cells, bone marrow, or lymphatic system.Compare with other Blood Cancers specialists.

Typically treats 57% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 8 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pennacchio treats Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Pennacchio treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pennacchio treats Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Pennacchio treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

Myeloma
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pennacchio treats Myeloma more than 60% of their peers

Dr. Pennacchio treats this condition more than 60% of their peers

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Dr. Pennacchio's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Adult Development Disorders
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lip Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mast Cell Diseases
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Monoclonal Gammopathy of Uncertain Significance
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Thoracentesis
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thrombocytopenic Purpura, Autoimmune
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
  • von Willebrand Disease
  • Vulvar Cancer

About Me

Care Philosophy

I am a seasoned general oncologist and hematologist who is experienced in a wide range of cancer and blood diseases. I provide compassionate, personalized care to patients and families. I practice in a team environment with nurse, nurse practitioners, social workers and dieticians.

Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Hematology

Education

1980
Boston Va Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1979
Boston Va Med Center
Residency Hospital
1977
Boston VA Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
1976
Tufts University School Of Medicine
Medical School

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Affiliated Hospitals

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MelroseWakefield Hospital

Melrose, MA
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford

Medford, MA

65% Patient experience rating, 4% lower than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

North Shore Medical Center

Salem, MA

69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

Tufts Medical Center

Boston, MA

77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)

Winchester Hospital

Winchester, MA

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018)