Dr. Santo Difino, MD

Dr. Santo Difino, MD

Hematology  ·  
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Age 69
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Dr. Santo Difino, MD is a hematology specialist in East Syracuse, NY and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch in 1974 and specializes in hematology, oncology, and more.

5008 Brittonfield Pkwy

East Syracuse, NY 13057

Contact Information

(315) 472-7504

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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

Anemia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Blood Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Breast Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Difino'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.

3  Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology

3  Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

90  Conditions Treated

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3  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

  • Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • S U N Y Upstate Medical University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • S U N Y Upstate Medical University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • S U N Y Upstate Medical University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Difino has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Difino's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Difino to family and friends
7 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Difino's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I missed 2 appointments with Dr. Difino as my father was in ICU. After 9 years as a cancer patient, Difino had staff send a letter stating he will no longer treat me. Ethical? How much money is enough money?
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I have been going to Dr. DiFino for approximately 20 years for a blood disorder for which there is no cure at this time. At his recommendation, I am getting a specific treatment that has been a great help to ne in my illness. He is the most dedicated and caring doctor I have ever met. He answers...more
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