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Gynecology (Practice Limited to Gynecology)Minimally Invasive SurgeryReproductive Endocrinology & Infertility
Obstetrics & GynecologyReproductive Endocrinology/Infertility
MD, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science Chicago, IL
State University of New York Upstate Medical University Syracuse, NY
University of Louisville School of Medicine Louisville, KY
UPMC Children's Hospital of PittsburghUPMC PassavantUPMC Magee-Womens HospitalUPMC Altoona
Fertility in Cancer patients
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Patient comments are gathered from our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and are displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.
Total Comments: 75
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Very good experience here. Everyone is so nice and takes their time to make sure everything is done properly.
The doctor and staff could not have been kinder and gave us the answers we desperately sought. All were amazing and I was surprised at how much time was spent with my husband and I during this appointment.
Take time to explain and answer any questions asked.
he is very quick with the appointments. I need more time considering I waited forever for this appointment. All is said in doctors terms. I feel rushed and I don't get through all my questions.
Doctor was kind and caring!
Dr.Joseph S Sanfilippo and his whole shift is so amazing...
Dr. Sanfilipo is a wonderful doctor. my husband and I are impressed with his genuine care and concern for things. We are also impressed by his thorough testing.
Very pleased with Dr. Sanfilippo; I feel like I am receiving the best possible information and health care from him regarding reproductive health.
dr sanfilippo ks a great doctor and is focusing on my health before just rushing to help me get pregnant with I like that.
I felt like I was heard. Everyone was very kind and welcoming. Things were explained clearly. I didn't feel rushed.
Magee is a state of the art facility provided with staff members of doctors and nurses that go above and beyond to provide the best possible care to its patients. I would recommend Magee Women's Hospital to everyone!
I always feel comfortable talking with Dr. SanFilippo! He takes time to explain what's going on and listens to what I have to say as well!
Dr. Sanfilippo was very good. Me and my husband are very happy he is our doctor.
This appt was my first initial visit so we just went over my medical history, and where we are at with our TTC journey. Everyone was very nice, detailed and respectable. I was very impressed with how knowledgeable, understanding, and general acknowledgement of my concerns my doc was. He and his assistant Kristin were very professional, and made me feel comfortable.
excellent place and nice people!
This was my first visit to this office and provider. I felt that Dr. Sanfillipo took care to listen and address my concerns. He was quick to develop a plan that addressed my needs as well as appreciating my fears.
The doctor made a significant assumption about our desired IVF protocol that was incorrect, which has caused several hassles to get corrected.
This was my first appointment in this office. Dr Sanfilipo and his nurse Marie were exceptional. While no one looks forward to fertility treatments the entire staff was friendly. compassionate and very willing to help and support myself as a patient. I am extremely thankful; for their kindness and look forward to a very positive future.
I had a wonderful experience with all the staff at this office and specially Dr. Sanfillipo
He was unclear about a possible diagnosis and didn't give me information that would impact my treatment.
We didn't have to wait, they were on time with appointments. Dr. Sanfilippo was great. He made you feel at ease. Has a good bedside manner. He explained what the first steps would be and then listened to our questions and concerns.
I love Dr. SanFilippo. He is the best doctor I have ever seen. He takes the necessary time needed for my appointments and always answers all my questions is a way that I understand. The office staff and medical staff are always professional and friendly. This is a great medical office!
we love Dr. S!!! he is wonderful and also love almost all of the staff at this office.
Very nice and informative.
listened to our concerns and provided hope with moving forward.
Very knowledgeable and thorough with helping me to understand his thoughts and ideas for treatment. Very personable.
very attentive and insightful
Dr Sanfilippo is excellent!
We love magee and Dr. Sanfillippo! I trust them 100% and have always been treated fantastic. He truly has the best interest for his patients.
This was my 1st visit with Dr. Sanfilippo. I felt he was very personable, and i was very satisfied with his discussion & suggestions for my care.
Dr. Sanfillippo was very nice and understanding. He was confident that he could help us with our infertility issues. He was very patient and easy to talk to.
I was very pleased and I was very comfortable speaking to both the nurse and doctor
The ultrasound technician that I had was wonderful. She made my ultrasound a more comfortable experience. However, after that my appointment seemed to go downhill. I had to wait over 45 minutes for the doctor to meet with me. Once the doctor finally came in he was very rushed to explain what was happening. We discussed what the next steps were going to be and I understood everything he had explained. After the doctor had left the room I waited for the doctor to come back and do what we had discussed, however instead of that happening. He came back in and said that they had to change what we originally discussed doing. Once again the doctor explained what now needed to be done and once again in a very rushed manor. From that point on the remainder of my appointment continued to be rushed and all the instruction given to me was extremely confusing and did not make much sense. I have been seeing the same doctor at the same practice for over 8 years now. This is the first bad experience that I have had and I am very disappointed with how my time was spent during my appointment. I feel as though my time had been wasted and the information that was given to me was not clear due to the communication between doctor and staff.
I had a great experience at this office. Before arriving to my initial appointment, I had a sense of anxiety but once I have arrive the staff and doctor eased my nerves.
Dr Sanflippo has always been professional, easy to talk to , honest and approachable. somehow he seems to surround himself with an excellent group of caregivers and this is very much appreciated and important to me.
love my dr
This was the first visit with the physician and I was pleased and treated with the most courtesy and respect.
Dr Sanfillipo at the whole team at his office are always amazing to my wife and me. It's always a wonderful experience when I have an appointment with him. He is thurough in his care, and he makes sure that you are comfortable with him and with your care. I've already recommended multiple people to Dr Sanfillipo for issues similar to mine. By far the best experience in a doctor's office that I've ever had.
my appointment was at 9:30 and I didn't see the doctor till 10:30!
all the staff were very friendly and helped me feel comfortable and like they cared about my well being.
Just fantastiic. I love Dr. Sanflippo & his staff. I recommend him and his team to anyone I can.
when doctor explaining his care plan he was very consencoius to be sure I understood everything that would be happening
Dr. Joseph S Sanfilippo is an Excellent doctor. I like his treatment, He explained very well.
I've had outstanding experiences at Dr. Sanfillipo's office. He and his staff have consistently blown my mind with kindness, professionalism and intelligence. I can not say enough good things about them. I'm beyond thankful for them.
Dr.sanifillipo is an amazing doctor, he takes his time to listen to you as a patient explains everything in detail very friendly. have already recommended him to friends.
I have been more than pleased with my care from Magee and would recommend them to anyone especially Dr. Sanfillipo. He is an excellent doctor who cares about his patients very much.
The nurse and doctor were very nice and seemed that they really wanted to help me with my problem. I never felt more comfortable in that dr. office than I did anywhere else. Very pleased with my visit!
Obviously a very busy office/practice, so it was a very long wait. First to see the Fellow, then the Attending.
I appreciate that there is a sense of love along with the respect and concern that the entire staff has. It felt like I was part of a family and that I would not feel alone in this journey I am about to take in order to get pregnant. Before I went to this appointment, I was very scared. Leaving, I have all my fears put to rest. All this, because of the love I felt. Thank you.
Dr. Sanfillippo has wonderful beside manners. Makes you feel comfortable and at ease. Very knowledgeable in his practice and thorough when it comes to his patient's care.
I am very thankful to Dr. Sanfilippo and the OR scheduling team who managed to re-arrange his busy schedule and perform the surgery ASAP accommodating my international travel schedule. After the visit, I felt confident in the top quality that the health care provider delivers to his patients, and an outstanding responsiveness to patients' needs. I would enthusiastically recommend this provider to other patients, friends and/or family.
sometimes I have felt rushed when meeting with the dr
I absolutely love Dr Sanfillipo and his staff has been great as well. I will never go to another doctor as long as he's working.
first time I actually felt special and not like a piece of meat. actually able to get answers instead of being left feeling empty.
i do several survey's a year for professors and drs. I feel it's important to cultivate the exceptional care and instruction I receive and dr. sam filipo is exceptional. he excels in knowledge and bedside manner. he is truly a legend in his field. I'm so grateful to have his expertise. I need to point out one more thing, my phlebotomist is exceptional! please please give credit to the exceptional care I receive from her. she is always prepared for me to come in and always gets it right. promote her!!! she provides exceptional care!!!
This appointment was for fertility and Dr. Sanflippo made me feel much better about the whole process. He not only explained things in detail but he listened to my husband and I as well.
I absolutely love Dr Sanfillipo, he is one of a kind. He is not only the best doctor I've ever had but he actually cares about me as a person and patient which means so much. I will always go to him as long as he is a doctor. He has been incredible.
I have been seeing Dr. Sanfilippo for so many years..he is very patient and listens to my concerns.
Dr. Sanfilippo was very upbeat and pleasant . He and Dr. Rothenberg both took the time to clearly explain what my next steps were. i left very satisfied.what
Always a positive experience in this office!
everone is so caring and willing to do what is needed to get results for us.
Best experience at a medical provider I have ever had, every staff/medical personal was exceptional!
Dr. SanFilippo was very caring, concerned and professional. Very wonderful!
dr was very thorough and kind. He is a 10 out of 10 in my opinion!
we love working with Dr. sanfilippo and, Marty from the donor egg program! they are excellent and compassionate and we love them. Also the Dr. with REI research was great.
This provider is the kindest physician I have ever met. His optimistic attitude and smile gives me hope for my treatment. I truly believe that he will try to help me achieve my goals.
Dr. Sanfilipo took the time to discuss everything his fellow had explained to us. I loved the fact that after he explained everything to us he sat back and said, "now it's my turn to listen. what questions do you have?" My husband and I really felt like he was there for us. I am very happy to have him on our side.
I'm always impressed by how much time Dr. Sanfilippo spends answering my questions and explaining things.
The doctor was running very behind. I waited 92 minutes past my scheduled appointment time to be seen.
My care provider comes of extremely rushed at every appointment. He does attempt to explain things to you with the use of photographs, but he speaks so quickly it's hard to keep up and process all of the new information. As a person in the medical field myself, I struggle to keep up with his explanations so I can only imagine how someone feels who has zero medical knowledge. I've also had concerns about how well he know the patient that he's speaking too. I feel as if he looked through my chart as he was in the room with me and asked me the same questions (which answers were in the chart) at every single appointment. I had 2-3 appointments which all seamed identical to me! I'm not sure why each appointment didn't build upon each other! Most likely because the Dr. is over booked causing him to rush and not fully understand his patient and what step in treatment they are at.
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