Dr. Peter Santoro, MD

Dr. Peter Santoro, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Dr. Peter Santoro, MD is a general surgery specialist in Wilmington, DE and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from st georges uni in 2009 and specializes in general surgery, colon & rectal surgery, and more.

1941 Limestone Rd Ste 213

Wilmington, DE 19808

Contact Information

(302) 892-2100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Hernia Repair
very high
more than 94% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 93% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Santoro'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.

7  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Dermatology
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

65  Conditions Treated


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40  Procedures

  • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • 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
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Skin Excision for Hidradenitis
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic


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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Delaware.

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.


  • st georges uni
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • christiana
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Christiana Care Hlth System
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Santoro has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Santoro's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Santoro to family and friends
12 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Santoro'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 (2)

The most caring Doctor I have ever met. I trust Dr. Santoro completely and would not go to any other surgeon.
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Dr. Santoro operated on me husband for a hernia. He was very professional and took his time explaining everything to me.
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