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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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Total Comments: 73
Dr. SanFillippo was great- very professional, knowledgeable and friendly. Gave me all the information i needed in a quick and proficient manner. The only negative I have to offer is the amount of time I had to wait to see him- and at age 40 seeking fertility care- time is of the essence!
He listened to everything I had to say, including my concerns. He asked me if I had any questions, and answered them in a way that I could understand. He was very straight forward and matter of fact which I found helpful also.
the Dr was amazing! the nurse was amazing, the check in receptionist was amazing.
informative kind caring patient
he seems great !
Wow! I'm so glad we went "out of network" to come to Magee and meet with Dr. Sanfilippo! What a breath of fresh air he was, as well as the kindness of the entire staff. Dr. Sanfilippo took time to listen, understand, and explained everything in detail- and then even asked and truly cared- if we had any questions!
LOVE my doctor. the best I've ever had. hate that I'll be out of network through highmark in June and have to switch doctors. I've been going to him since I was 16.
great first visit - the doctor was knowledgeable and very kind. he made sure to give plenty of opportunities for questions and concerns
we had to wait almost a hour until we saw the doctor. 45 to get in a room and then we saw a medical student forst
The doctor isn't very aggressive with treatment but his personality and compassion are amazing.
I felt very comfortable describing my medical history with Dr. Joseph Sanfillipo. Regardless of a complicated case file (especially in another language), he was very understanding and showed empathetic listening. I really appreciated that.
Dr. Sanfilippo is a very compassionate physician. He listens to the patient. He takes time to provide education to his patients.
very attentive to our situation and very compassionate.
Dr. Sanfillippo and his staff are amazing. He takes his time, addresses all my questions and is extremely knowledgeable. I would not want to go anywhere else.
my visit was great from the receptionist to the discharge nurse
The doctor is great. I feel he cares but he always seems in a hurry. He's busy so I don't feel I'm able to ask questions that I have.
i was very happy with the visit. he went over all of my records from my previous providers before seeing me and went over everything with me making sure I understood what had already been done and what was still to be done alone with all possible outcomes.
He is kind and caring and informative
Dr is a great physician. he is very kind and thorough. I don't leave with questions often, but if I do his nursing staff is always quick to respond!
I have nothing but the utmost love and respect for Dr. Sanfilippo. I sought him out after many long months of seeing a different provider for a very painful condition that was greatly affecting my life and whom kept ordering tests but taking a wait and see what happens approach. Dr. Sanfilippo was the only doctor whom took my pain and condition seriously and sprang into immediate action by scheduling me for surgery. I am actually crying as I'm typing this because I feel so angry at the other provider and words can not describe how grateful I am for Dr. Sanfilippo for taking my pain away. I have spoken highly of him to anyone who was aware of what I was going through and will never forget the impact he had on me. He is the best doctor I have ever had the pleasure of knowing and I will continue to be a patient of his as long as he is practicing medicine.
All doctors, nurses, receptionists and scheduling assistants during any of my visits are by far the best care I have ever received. I have referred everyone I know to this facility and personally to my doctor. Their care is exceptional. They truly care about their patients on a personal and emotional level. I will continue to go here for any health care obstacles in m future.
We loved Dr. Sanfilippo & all of his staff. We were greeted with a kind, friendly, warm welcome the moment we walked in the office which included an eagerness to take care of us.
great provider !!!
Dr. SanFilippo has an excellent manner - he is clear, concise, responsive, and exudes expertise and kindness. Although he is incredibly busy and is often booked up (so appointments need to be made well in advance), the appointments are very helpful, and help alleviate anxiety and fears related to the treatment of infertility. I am a fairly cerebral patient, and he takes the time to address and answer all of my questions. I feel that Dr. SanFilippo is a trusted partner with a true concern for developing proper treatment strategies tailored to the individual patient.
the Dr was excellent. He was personable and honest about everything. i am very happy to be working with him
Dr. Joseph uses images to explain things which facilitates the comprehension.
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.
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.
The doctor made a significant assumption about our desired IVF protocol that was incorrect, which has caused several hassles to get corrected.
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.
when doctor explaining his care plan he was very consencoius to be sure I understood everything that would be happening
Just fantastiic. I love Dr. Sanflippo & his staff. I recommend him and his team to anyone I can.
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.
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