Dr. Mark S. Defrancesco, MD

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Dr. Mark S. Defrancesco, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology | Male

Westwood Women's Health 60 Westwood Ave Ste 200, Waterbury, CT 06708 Get Directions
(203) 574-5501

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      Specialties

      • Obstetrics & Gynecology

      Board Certifications

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      • Obstetrics & Gynecology

      Conditions Treated

      • Abdominal Disorders
      • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
      • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
      • Atrophic Vaginitis
      • Bone Disorders
      • Breast Diseases
      • Cancer
      • Cervical Cancer
      • Cervical Polyps
      • Chronic Pelvic Pain
      • Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
      • Female Genital Disorders
      • Female Infertility
      • Female Pelvic Disorders
      • Gonorrhea Infections
      • Gynecologic Cancer
      • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
      • Hyperlipidemia
      • Hypertension
      • Mastodynia
      • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
      • Menopause
      • Menstrual Cramps
      • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
      • Osteopenia
      • Osteoporosis
      • Ovarian Cysts
      • Pap Smear Abnormalities
      • Perimenopause
      • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
      • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
      • Symptomatic Menopause
      • Urinary Disorders
      • Uterine Diseases
      • Uterine Fibroids
      • Uterine Prolapse
      • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
      • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
      • Yeast Infections

      Procedures Performed

      • Birth Control
      • Colposcopy
      • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
      • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
      • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
      • Gonorrhea Screening
      • HIV Screening
      • Hysterectomy - Open
      • Osteoporosis Screening
      • Pap Smear
      • Pregnancy Test
      • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
      • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
      • Thyroid Screening
      • Trichomoniasis Screening
      • Vaginosis Screening
      • Wound Repair

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        Malpractice Claims

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      • 0
        Sanctions

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        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1980

      • Residency Hospital
        John Dempsey Hospital

        Completed in 1984

        The Hospital Of Central Connecticut-New Britain General

        Completed in 1984

      • Undergraduate School
        Yale University

        Graduated in 1971

      Awards & Recognition

      • Awards & Honors
        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
        • Honorary Fellow - Chilean ObGyn Society (SOCHOG), 11/2009
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
      • Board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Defrancesco's Office & Staff

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      16 – 30 minutes

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      Dr. Defrancesco's Care Philosophy

      By taking a comprehensive approach to health care, we partner with you and your primary care physician to ensure that your overall general health screenings are up to date. We almost always have same day appointments available for emergencies and appointments for other important but less urgent matters can usually be scheduled within a week or two. We recognize that your time is valuable. Our physicians make every effort to be on-time for appointments and to be immediately available to meet your needs.