Dr. Joseph Vitolo, MD

Dr. Joseph Vitolo, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
Dr. Joseph Vitolo, MD is a general surgery specialist in Smithtown, NY and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University in 1985 and specializes in general surgery.

48 Route 25A Ste 308

Smithtown, NY 11787

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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

very high
more than 99% of peers
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
very high
more than 99% of peers
Inguinal Hernia
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Vitolo'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

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties*

32  Conditions Treated


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30  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair

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.


  • Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • New York Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • New York Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vitolo has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vitolo's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Vitolo's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Vitolo is very personable, explains procedure and after care precisely.
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