Dr. Stephen Scarantino, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
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Age 48
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Dr. Stephen Scarantino, MD
Dr. Stephen E. Scarantino was born and raised on LongIsland, New York and completed his undergraduate studies atVillanova University. He earned his medical degree from St. George's University School of Medicine before returning home to the New YorkMetropolitan area to fulfill his specialization inObstetrics & Gynecology at St. Vincent's Medical Center. While at St. Vincent's, he published numerous articles onwomen's health care and was acknowledged as an exceptional Chief Resident. In addition, during his residency, Dr.Scarantino completed the prestigious Galloway Fellowship in gynecologic oncology while at Memorial Sloane-Kettering Cancer Center. Wishing to remain in the New York area with family and follow in the footsteps of his late father, Patrick P.Scarantino, MD, FACOG, Dr. Scarantino joined the respected Woman's Health Pavilion in 1999. Dr. Scarantino is board certified in both Obstetrics &Gynecology and Surgery and is a member of numerousprofessional organizations, including the American Collegeof Obstetrics & Gynecology, the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, the International Academy of Pelvic Surgeons, the American College of Surgeons and the Brooklyn and Long Island Chapters of the American College of Surgeons. He is affiliated with Long Island Jewish Medical Center, North Shore @Syosset, North Shore @Plainview and Winthrop University Medical Centers, where he actively enjoys the teaching and training of medical students and residents. Recently, on the recommendation of the Chairman of the Department of OB/GYN at Long Island Jewish, Dr. Scarantino was recommnded for appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology to the faculty of the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine. Dr. Scarantino practices general obstetrics and gynecology but has special interests in diagnosing and managing: adolescent gynecologic problems; perimenopausal issues; abnormal uterine bleeding; abnormal Pap smears/colposcopy and minimally invasive gynecologic procedures. Dr. Scarantino has been recognized in the prestigious "Marquis' Who's Who" 2012 publication and as one of "America's Top OB/GYNs 2007." In addition, he was selected for the "Patient's Choice Award 2009" as one of New York's favorite physicians. While Dr. Scarantino is dedicated to his practice and the care of his patients, he equally enjoys golfing, travel, cooking and spending time with his family. He is a proud husband and father of three. Dr. Scarantino looks forward to being an integral part of your healthcare while you are a patient at The Woman's Health Pavilion. You may learn more about Dr. Scarantino by visiting his website at: ilovemygyn.com.

Forest Hills Office

10933 71st Rd Ste 2G

Forest Hills, NY 11375

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Dr. Stephen Scarantino, MD

Dr. Stephen Scarantino, MD

Accepted insurance

  • 1199SEIU
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Group Health Incorporated (GHI)
  • HealthFirst
  • MagnaCare
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care
  • Nippon Life Benefits
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Care Philosophy

My practice philosophyis simple: I demand the very best from my staff and also from myself. I try to treat every patient as I would want a family member to be treated. I believe in being thorough, keeping up to date with the latest advances, and treating patients in a respectful manner.
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Dr. Scarantino's Experience

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Dr. Scarantino's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • 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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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Obstetric & Gynecologic Surgery
  • Obstetrics
  • Prenatal Care
1

Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abnormal Menstruation
  • Amenorrhea
  • Anemia of Pregnancy
  • Antepartum Hemorrhage
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Bacterial Vaginosis
  • Bartholin's Cyst
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Breech Position
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Chlamydia Infections
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Cyst
  • Dermoid Cyst
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
  • Genital Warts
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gestational Hypertension
  • Gonorrhea Infections
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hemorrhage from Placenta Previa
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • High-Risk Hypertension
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Inflammatory Pelvic Pain
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Irregular Periods
  • Low Back Pain During Pregnancy
  • Mastodynia
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Maternal Hypotension Syndrome
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menopause
  • Menstrual Cramps
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Miscarriages
  • Multiple Gestation
  • Non-Inflammatory Pelvic Pain
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Perimenopause
  • Placenta Previa
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Post-Menopausal Problems
  • Postmenopausal Bleeding
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Premenstrual Syndrome
  • Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
  • Sebaceous Cysts
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Urinary Urgency
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal Candidiasis
  • Vaginal Discharge
  • Vaginal Dryness
  • Vaginal Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vulvar Lesion
  • Vulvodynia
  • Yeast Infections

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Procedures

  • 3D Ultrasound
  • Abdominal Hysterectomy
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Amniocentesis
  • Bacteriuria Screening
  • Biopsy
  • Birth Control
  • Bladder Suspension Surgery
  • Breast Exam
  • C-Section
  • Cervical Cerclage
  • Colposcopy
  • Cystectomy
  • D and C (Dilation and Curettage) for Miscarriage
  • Destruction of Vaginal Lesion
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Endometrial Biopsy
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fetal Monitoring
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Gynecologic Surgical Procedure
  • Gynecological Examination
  • Gynecological Procedure
  • HIV Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Placement
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Removal
  • LEEP - Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Myomectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Normal Vaginal Delivery
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Care
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Prenatal Care and Counseling
  • Prenatal Diagnosis
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Routine Gynecological Care
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Supracervical Hysterectomy
  • Sympathectomy
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Hysterectomy
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vulvar Biopsy
  • Vulvectomy
  • Wound Repair

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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

  • Villanova University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • St George's University
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • St Vincents Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • St Vincents Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Galloway Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Scarantino has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Scarantino's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Scarantino to family and friends
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Dr. Scarantino's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in East Meadow, NY |
Very caring and compassionate person. He really took the time to understand my situation and was very accommodating with all of my medical needs. I will highly recommend him
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Dr. Scarantino accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • 1199SEIU
  • Aetna
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    Aetna HMO
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    Choice POS
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  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
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    GHI EPO
    GHI HMO
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  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
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  • Group Health Incorporated (GHI)
  • HealthFirst
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  • MagnaCare
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    MagnaCare PPO
  • Meritain Health
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  • Nippon Life Benefits
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    Oxford Health Plans POS
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Hospitals where Dr. Scarantino has admitting privileges

Long Island Jewish Medical Center
270-05 76th Avenue
New Hyde Park, NY 11040
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North Shore University Hospital Syosset
221 Jericho Tpke
Syosset, NY 11791
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NYU Winthrop Hospital
259 1st St
Mineola, NY 11501
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Plainview Hospital
888 Old Country Rd
Plainview, NY 11803
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