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.
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.
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
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Obstetric & Gynecologic Surgery
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
Why It Matters: Dr. Scarantino's Board Certifications
Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the United States.
Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which he or she practices. A board-certified doctor is more likely than a non-board-certified doctor to have the most current skills and knowledge about how to treat your medical condition.
Anemia of Pregnancy
Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
Carcinoma in Situ
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
Hemorrhage from Placenta Previa
Herpes Simplex Infection
High Risk Pregnancy
Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
Inflammatory Pelvic Pain
Intrauterine Growth Restriction
Low Back Pain During Pregnancy
Maternal Hypotension Syndrome
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Non-Inflammatory Pelvic Pain
Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
Pap Smear Abnormalities
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)
Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
Abscess Incision and Drainage
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Bladder Suspension Surgery
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
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gynecologic Cancer Screening
Gynecologic Surgical Procedure
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
Hysterectomy - Open
Incontinence Sling Procedure
Intrauterine Device (IUD) Placement
Intrauterine Device (IUD) Removal
LEEP - Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
Normal Vaginal Delivery
Prenatal Care and Counseling
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
Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for New York.
What is medical malpractice?
Medical malpractice is issued when negligence by a doctor causes injury to a patient. For example, a doctor may improperly diagnose, treat or medicate outside the standard of medical care. The three types of malpractice are: a settlement, an arbitration award, or a judgment.
If my doctor has malpractice history, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If your doctor has a malpractice claim, evaluate the information and determine if the action could potentially impact the quality of care you receive. Claim settlements and arbitration awards may occur for a variety of reasons, which should not necessarily reflect negatively on the doctor's professional competence or conduct. You may want to use this information to start a discussion with the doctor about his or her history and specific ability to provide healthcare for you.
How far back does Healthgrades malpractice history go?
Healthgrades reports details of a doctor’s malpractice history when the doctor has at least one closed medical malpractice claim within the last five years, even if he or she no longer practices in that state.
For which states does Healthgrades collect malpractice history?
Healthgrades collects malpractice information from California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, and West Virginia. If your doctor has a malpractice claim, evaluate the information and determine if the action could potentially impact your quality of care. Sometimes multiple states report the same claim. If a provider practices in a state where data is unavailable, please reach out to your local state legislature to help make this data publicly available.
No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
What is a sanction or disciplinary action?
A sanction, also known as a disciplinary action, is an action taken to punish or restrict a doctor who has demonstrated professional misconduct. Sanctions may be imposed by a state medical board, professional medical licensing organization, or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
If my doctor has sanction history, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a sanction, it does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor-quality doctor. Some sanctions are not related to medical care, and involve a doctor’s finances or administrative activities. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, we recommend that you evaluate the doctor’s sanction information and determine how severe or relevant you think the sanction cause and action were.
How far back does Healthgrades sanction history go?
Healthgrades reports state and federal sanctions from the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect sanction history?
Healthgrades collects sanction history from all 50 U.S. states. Physicians with a disciplinary action in one state may move to another state where they have a clean record. Since Healthgrades painstakingly compiles disciplinary action information from all 50 states, Healthgrades website will show if a physician has a disciplinary action in more than one state.
0 Board Actions
No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
What are board actions?
Board actions are non-disciplinary actions imposed upon a doctor based on a complaint investigation. A patient or medical colleague may file a complaint with that state medical board or professional licensing organization, which then investigates the complaint. Board actions are intended to ensure that a doctor is able to perform safe medical and health care tasks.
Types of non-disciplinary actions include an advisory letter, a corrective action agreement, a limitation or restriction on the medical or healthcare tasks a doctor can perform, or a voluntary agreement by the doctor not to practice. A board action can also include a termination of a corrective action agreement or voluntary agreement, which allows the doctor to return to full practice.
If my doctor has a board action, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a board action, it means he or she has had a non-disciplinary action imposed upon him or her. It does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor quality doctor. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, evaluate the doctor's board action information and determine how severe or relevant you think the cause and action were.
How far back does Healthgrades non-disciplinary board action history go?
Healthgrades reports non-disciplinary board action history from for the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect non-disciplinary board actions?
Healthgrades collects non-disciplinary board actions from all 50 U.S. states.
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
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
Dr. Scarantino has no media or publications listed.
Awards & Recognition
What is a recognized doctor?
Healthgrades Recognized Doctor designation identifies leading doctors who:
Are board certified.
Have not had their license surrendered or revoked since Healthgrades started collecting data in 2000.
Have no malpractice judgments, adverse arbitration awards, or monetary settlements for the last five years in the states in which Healthgrades can collect malpractice data.
Are free of state or federal disciplinary actions (sanctions) for the last five years.
Healthgrades updates the Recognized Doctor list quarterly based on board certification data. Healthgrades also receives sanction and malpractice data throughout the year, depending on how frequently the state medical boards release updates.
We remove a newly sanctioned doctor from the Recognized Doctor list as soon as we receive the information. However, it is important to note that malpractice information is publically available in only 14 states.
Memberships & Professional Affiliations
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