Dr. Stephen Scarantino, MD

Dr. Stephen Scarantino, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
Dr. Stephen Scarantino, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Howard Beach, NY and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from St George's University in 1995 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology, prenatal care, and more.Read his story

8212 151st Ave

Howard Beach, NY 11414

Contact Information

(718) 843-6300

Insurance Accepted

  • 1199SEIU
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Group Health Incorporated (GHI)
  • HealthFirst
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Top Care Areas

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Bacteriuria Screening
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pregnancy Test
very high
more than 98% of peers
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Scarantino's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Scarantino "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."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Scarantino "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."

3  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

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

105  Conditions Treated

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71  Procedures

  • 3D Ultrasound
  • Abdominal Hysterectomy
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Amniocentesis
  • Bacteriuria Screening
  • Biopsy
  • Birth Control
  • Bladder Suspension Surgery
  • Breast Exam
  • Cervical Cerclage
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • C-Section
  • 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 Cardiac Monitoring
  • Fetal Monitoring
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Gynecologic Surgical Procedure
  • Gynecological Examination
  • Gynecological Procedure
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Placement
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Removal
  • Laparoscopic Myomectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • LEEP - Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Normal Vaginal Delivery
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • 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.


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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • Italian
  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Stephen Scarantino, MD
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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