Dr. Joseph Polito, MD

Dr. Joseph Polito, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. Joseph Polito, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Albany, NY and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in gastroenterology.

1375 Washington Ave Ste 101

Albany, NY 12206

Contact Information

(518) 438-4483

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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

Ulcerative Colitis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Polito'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.

1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

1  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

81  Conditions Treated

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5  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.

Education

  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Boston University Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Boston University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Polito has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Polito's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Polito to family and friends
7 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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

Dr. Polito's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

worst experience I have ever had, staff was rude and they did not finish what the procedure consist of I call that puppy mill a night mare ,very non professional staff and doctor, hurt two weeks after procedure and it was incomplete stay away from Albany gastro
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A friend suggested I see Dr. Polito after I expressed displeasure with the gastroenterologist I had been seeing. My prior doctor had horrible bedside manner--he diagnosed me with Crohn's disease then rushed me out the door and didn't answer any of my questions. Dr. Polito sat with me and made me...more
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