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This provider sees patients at the following locations:


Cosmetic Surgery & Aesthetics Woodbine Danville
115 Woodbine Ln
Danville, PA 17822
Plastic Surgery Danville
100 N Academy Ave
Danville, PA 17822
Plastic Surgery Scenery Park State College
200 Scenery Dr
State College, PA 16801

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Cosmetics Program
Overall Rating:
4.9 out of 5
1 85 ratings
16 comments

Practicing Specialties:

  • Plastic Surgery, Board Certified, 1993
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Cosmetics
  • Cancer

Education:

  • Yale U., School of Medicine 1984

Residency:

  • Thomas Jefferson U. Hospital 1989
  • George Washington University Hospital 1991

Fellowship:

  • Children's National Medical Center 1991
    Pediatric Plastic Surgery

Clinical Interests:

Pediatric plastic surgery including cleft lip and cleft palate
Breast surgery, both reconstructive and aesthetic
Aesthetic body surgery including abdominoplasty and body contouring
Liposuction
Microscopic reconstructive surgery

 

Related Interests:

Dr. DeSantis is director of the Geisinger cleft palate team and is fellowship trained in pediatric plastic surgery. Dr. DeSantis specializes in reconstructive and aesthetic breast surgery including post mastectomy reconstruction, breast augmentation and uplift, breast reduction and congenital breast asymmetry.
 

Professional Memberships:

  • American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
  • American College of Surgeons - Fellow
  • American Society of Plastics Surgeons

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to care provider-related questions on our nationally recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our survey >
1. Friendliness/courtesy of provider
- 5.0 out of 5
2. Provider explanations of prob/condition
- 4.9 out of 5
3. Provider concern for questions/worries
- 4.9 out of 5
4. Provider efforts to include in decisions
- 4.9 out of 5
5. Provider information about medications
- 4.8 out of 5
6. Provider instructions for follow-up care
- 4.8 out of 5
7. Provider spoke using clear language
- 4.9 out of 5
8. Time provider spent with patient
- 4.9 out of 5
9. Patients' confidence in provider
- 5.0 out of 5
10. Likelihood of recommending provider
- 4.9 out of 5

Patient Comments:

The comments are submitted by patients (or their caregivers) and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Geisinger. Learn more about our survey >
Dec 16, 2015
Dr. DeSantis was great!! He was very knowledgeable about my son's condition which is rare and he talked with my son and was very helpful at reassuring him about the condition itself and was very reassuring with him and explained things in great details.
Nov 16, 2015
Dr. DeSantis is very professional and caring. He made me feel very at ease and explained my procedure and outcome. His staff is very friendly and efficient also.
Nov 16, 2015
Dr. Desantis was so caring & spent so much time explaining everything to my husband and I.
Oct 1, 2015
*Dr. DeSantis is very friendly, professional, & has a great sense of humor.
Aug 28, 2015
Dr. described options clearly.
Jul 29, 2015
Excellent physician.
Jul 2, 2015
*Dr. Desantis really took his time with me and explained everything. Again, very pleased!
June 17, 2015
very thorough and patient
May 6, 2015
Doctor DeSantis spent a long time explaining all options & answering questions. He was very helpful & patient.
Apr 30, 2015
Again, very thorough & wonderful manner w/my daughter.
Apr 9, 2015
Had a list of questions on first visit did not even have to get out he already answered. Very good doctor!!
Apr 3, 2015
Dr. DeSantis was so professional & friendly.
March 20, 2015
Dr. DeSantis described the procedure thoroughly and he even drew a diagram.
Feb 26, 2015
Dr. Desantis was very helpful, informative and understanding. He was very considerate of my concerns and answered any questions I had.
Feb 20, 2015
Dr. DeSantis thoroughly explained the situation and proposed treatment plan; he even drew a picture which greatly helped enforce my understanding. He was terrific! I trust him to effectively perform my surgery even though I've only met him once. He offered various surgery dates which we then agreed upon a mutually convenient date before I left the patient room. The dept. and physician provided terrific service which exceeded my expectations!
Feb 11, 2015
Dr. DeSantis was wonderful. I felt so much ease after this consultation.