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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 Magee-Womens HospitalUPMC AltoonaUPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
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: 64
He was wonderful. I feel very reassured being in his care.
Dr. Sanfilippo was very kind, professional and caring. Although the information given was not what i wanted to hear, it was delivered in a way that made sense and allowed me to accept it. his concern for me as a patient was evident as was his empathy and compassion for me as a woman who wants to have a baby and cannot.
Although I do like my provider a lot, his schedule and availability is very limited and I wish someone in the office would have warned me to book a follow up appointment right away.
it was not a big deal to me that the Dr was running late because that had never happen to me there before. he also sent his student in to get any concerns I had In the meantime so we could get right down to it when he came in.
Dr. Sanfilippo is amazing. I know I am in good hands with him...all of the doctors I have seen at Magee for that matter. He took the time to explain everything and ask if we had any questions at all.
The Dr. Sanfilippo & his assistant were both very polite & courteous. He explained everything very well in a manner where I could understand. He seemed to truly care.
Dr. S is very kind and thorough. he explains and reviews everything and gives ample time to ask questions. I'm glad he is my provider.
excellent and very professional. I'm very excited to continue working with him
Dr Sanfilippo is amazing! he addressed all my concerns and made me feel comfortable! I would tell everyone to see him!!
he was excellent and very informative
I can't say enough nice things about Dr. Sanfilippo. He has such a wonderful bedside manor, explains everything in its entirety, and is very genuine. I'm so thankful to be under his care.
Prvdr could do a better job talking about disadvantages of treatment ie I didnt know or wasn't reminded until after several rounds of clomid that there is a higher chance of cancer with clomid if pregnancy not achieved. i would have been more judicious about which cycles i took clomid if I'd known that.
amazing staff and the dr made us feel very comfortable!
He explained everything very well. I felt he really listened to me and let me ask questions and didn't make me feel that any questions weren't important. He also wasn't rushed and didn't make me feel like he was spending too much time with me. I feel very comfortable going back to him if needed and I would recommend him to others.
excellent experience as always. Dr. Sanfilippo is the best in every aspect. Every doctor should be as good him. The best bedside manner. I am always confident in his care.
very personable and friendly
I feel like he saw my weight and gave me less care or consideration. He didn't ask about or want to hear about my lifestyle, had no interest of my history, and jumped to conclusions as he judged me and my weight. he made the appointment uncomfortable and blamed it on me not wanting to hear what he had to say about his weight. however I wasn't there for continuous care but for a 2nd opinion on a condition that has become critical that weight didn't have a part of.
The doctor and his PA were easy to talk to and they were very engaging and made us feel comfortable. They answered all of our questions, and I appreciated their patience and expertise. Moving forward, if I am in need of their help, I am 100 confident that I am in good hands.
comfortable atmosphere to discuss uncomfortable topics. did not seem judgmental. confirmed everything with me.
It seemed like he did not know why we were meeting. He had to retrieve our test results even though reviewing them was the reason we were there.
Dr. Sanfilippo was so kind and took time to listen to my history and I am hopeful he will be able to help me.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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