Dr. Stephen Scionti, MD

Prostate Oncology  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
(3)
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Dr. Stephen Scionti, MD
I am a prostate cancer specialist with expertise in MRI Guided Fusion prostate biopsy and MRI Guided targeted prostate cancer treatment. After completing residency training in Urology at the University of Connecticut Health Center, I volunteered to serve our country and joined the US Navy. I was commissioned as an officer in the Medical Corps and served proudly from 1990 - 1993. I established a private practice in Urology in Hilton Head , SC in 1994 and developed a very strong interest in prostate cancer. I saw a need for less invasive prostate cancer treatment and developed expertise in prostate cryotherapy in the late 1990s and prostate HIFU in 2006. In 2009, I accepted a position as Clinical Associate Professor Of Urology at NYU School of Medicine and Director of Prostate Cancer Ablative Surgery at NYU Langone Medical Center, and established the first prostate cancer ablative surgery program at a major academic center. While in New York, I acquired advanced skills in the interpretation of prostate MRI and the use of MRI Guided Fusion prostate biopsy. After a brief period of time in the greater Boston area, I established the Scionti Prostate Center in Sarasota, Florida where I offer the same high tech advanced prostate cancer techniques that I refined while in New York, to my Florida patients. I have always had a strong interest in teaching and served as an instructor and proctor to other urologists for Cryotherapy and HIFU procedures over the past 10 years. I currently serve as Medical Director for Vituro Health and teach course nationally on prostate MRI and Prostate HIFU treatment.

5741 Bee Ridge Rd Ste 500

Sarasota, FL 34233

Contact Information

(941) 702-5595

Dr. Stephen Scionti, MD

Dr. Stephen Scionti, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Locals (any local)
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • UPMC Health Plan

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Care Philosophy

I do not believe in assembly line, cookie cutter medical care. I offer my patients the most advanced techniques available to diagnose and treat prostate cancer and provide them with a personalized pathway to prostate cancer care.
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Dr. Scionti's Experience

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Dr. Scionti's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Prostate Oncology
  • Board certified in Urology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
2

Specialties

  • Prostate Oncology
  • Urology
1

Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*
6

Conditions Treated

  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Genitourinary Cancers
  • Prostate Cancer
3

Procedures

  • High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) for Prostate Cancer 
  • Prostate Biopsy
  • Prostate Cancer Screening Exam (DRE)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Brown
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • Univ Of Ct Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • St Francis Hosp & Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Of Connecticut Health Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Scionti has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Scionti's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Scionti to family and friends
3.7
based on 3 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Scionti's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
in Tampa, FL |
After learning that my PSA had gone up, my regular doctor suggested a biopsy. I searched the internet for more information and Dr. Scionti's methods came up. I had a few phone conversations with him before I drove to Sarasota (from Tampa). He is a very knowledgable doctor concerning prostate cancer, diagnosis and treatment methods! I have already recommended him to my older brother as well! Thank you to the entire team!!
My HIFU treatment performed by Dr. Scionti was a failure that cost me $30,000. Since he didn't get it all, he referred me for radiation. In hindsight, I was never a good candidate because my disease was not localized to one area. He took my money anyway. How about a refund of 50% when he fails to do the job properly? This doctor answers questions in great depth, but is it the truth?! My advice: Check out the viability of HIFU for your specific case with 2-3 specialists.
in Naples, FL |
Thorough, progressive, patient and easy scheduling would be the first headlines about Dr. Scionti. My visit concerned elevated PSA and family history of prostate cancer. The MRI looked good and Dr. Scionti put out options but was in no hurry to do a biopsy given the lack of visible targets. We settled on periodic PSA screens and a f-u next year. I went to him because he uses the 3.0T MRI of the prostate for an initial diagnosis as opposed to the conventional biopsy most urologists suggest.
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Dr. Scionti accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Access PPO
    Blue Advantage PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Blue Plan 65 Medicare Supplement PPO
    Blue Traditional PPO
    Federal Employee Program
  • Cigna
    Select Network POS
    Select Network PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Locals (any local)
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Navigate POS
    United Healthcare
  • UPMC Health Plan

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Hospitals where Dr. Scionti has admitting privileges

Doctors Hospital of Sarasota
5731 Bee Ridge Rd
Sarasota, FL 34233
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Lakewood Ranch Medical Center
8330 Lakewood Ranch Boulevard
Bradenton, FL 34202
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