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Gynecology (Practice Limited to Gynecology)Minimally Invasive SurgeryReproductive Endocrinology & Infertility
Obstetrics & GynecologyReproductive EndocrinologyReproductive 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
Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMCUPMC PassavantChildren's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMCUPMC Mercy
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: 54
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.
love the calm and supportive environment; it is much appreciativethe wait time is poora 30 minute appointment takes 2 hours and this makes scheduling challenging since I know that I will have to allocate so much time to waiting in the office an hour after my appt time and another 30 minutes in the exam room. Fir someone who comes to this office often for tests, it's inconvenient
Great experience. Very impressed with all staff encountered including the receptionist, med student, physician, and nurse. Everyone was so willing to listen and took so much time to explain the next steps following my visit. Dr. Sanfilippo seemed interested in helping me get some answers and I was very pleased with our meeting.
He was excellent and explained things very well. We went looking for information and guidance and we are confident that he is the right doctor for us.
great experience, looking forward to receiving treatment
The doctor was super supportive, helpful, and optimistic about my treatment. He was not judgmental and treated me with respect. He presented a plan with concern for my health and future plans. He and the staff appeared eager to help me. I am excited about working with him more.
Beat doctor's office EVER! I've been here several times and had a lot of phone interactions also, and every experience is always great.
very friendly. doctor was running late because of a pervious emergency, but we were not rushed and we were informed of the delay. they all made you feel very comfortable.
Dr. Sanfallipo is very nice. He listened to me very well. very good bedside manner.
Dr. Sanfilippo is excellent. He listened carefully, knew my medical history, and was knowledgeable. I trust and respect him.
Dr. Sanfilippo did not spend enough time with me during this visit. There was a lot of information to cover in a very short time. I understood what he was telling me but I feel he could have spent some more time conversing with me, instead of just giving me information.
I have found this care provider to be very friendly and kind. He is obviously knowledgeable in his field and I'm sure is very helpful to those patients struggling with infertility. I came to him with two concerns, one more of a priority to me than the other. He spent most of our time together discussing my secondary concern, rather than my primary one. I had to remind him of my primary concern and regretted after I left the office that we didn't have more of an opportunity to discuss lifestyle changes or other ways that I might be able to address that primary concern. The treatment plan that he gave me was more tailored to my secondary concern.
felt very rushed by both MD and the nurse
I appreciate the last minute appointment instead of being sent to the ER! Dr Sanfilipo is always kind and thorough!
I am beyond thrilled with Dr. Sanfilippo and the whole practice. I am looking forward to working with them in the future as we try to expand our family. They are amazing and I will definitely refer any family/friends to this practice and specifically Dr. Sanfilippo.
I had a very good experience. I got a lot of questions answered that i was worried about.
My husband and I were very impressed with Dr Sanfilippo! I think we asked the same question the second time at one point in the visit and he did not make fun of it. He also was very attentive to our concerns and wishes and listened carefully. Thank you Dr Sanfilippo!
I was very distraught when I made my appointment. Shannon took time to comfort and reassure me. Every time I visit Dr. Sanfilippo, I want to hug him because he makes me feel like he's doing everything in his power to help my husband and I with infertility. He takes time to answer all of my questions and reassures me of all the decisions I've made. He is an amazing doctor and I would strongly recommend him to anyone I care about. Thank you.
absolutely love this medical team. Very kind and caring to my child and explained everything to me clearly.
Dr. Sanfilipo is an excellent provider and listens to what I have to say. He is excellent
everything with dr San fillipo has been great
Dr. Sanfilippo always shows concern and listens to your problems. He makes sure before you leave his office all of your questions are answered and if not tells you to feel free to call if you think of something else you want answered.
The only thing I didn't like was the first thing out off the month was you need to loss weight.
Everyone in the office from scheduling, check in, MA'S, CRNP, RN, and the doctor was very kind pleasant and patient! I had an excellent experience.
We were very pleased with the care and compassion shown to us by Roxanna Twedt, MD as well as Dr. Joseph Sanfilippo. My 11 year old felt at ease during this appt.
I will definitely recommend to any of my colleagues/friends!!
the wait was long but a significant amount of time was spent with me. I would not change a thing
It was a good experience I got the answers I needed and the Dr and his staff were very polite and very helpful as well.....Thank you.
I feel that he is the best Doctor he show you that he care and he is there to help you feel better and to reach the goal that you want in your health.
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