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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 84 ratings

Practicing Specialties:

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


  • Yale U., School of Medicine 1984


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


  • 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
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
- 4.9 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
- 4.9 out of 5
7. Provider spoke using clear language
- 4.9 out of 5
8. Time provider spent with patient
- 4.8 out of 5
9. Patients' confidence in provider
- 4.9 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 >
Sep 7
Dr. Desantis was great! I came to discuss a breast reduction and Dr. Desantis was respectful easy to talk with, caring and I found him to be very empathetic to my problem. Plus, I enjoyed his personality.
Aug 24
Was VERY PLEASED with Dr. Joseph G. Desantis, he took his time with me and explained everything to me.
Jul 22
friendly, made me feel confident in his ability
Jul 13
I love that I never felt rushed & could ask any question I wanted to better understand the procedure. Great bedside manner!
June 9
Dr. Desantis was very friendly and concerning. Wonderful dr. and very thorough.
Apr 25
I feel safe in his care. His concern is genuine.
Apr 15
Dr Desantis, PA, and RN all worked together as a well functioning team. mutual respect was present and shown forth from all team members
Apr 14
Would absolutely recommend this Dr. He is very kind and listens well. Shows a genuine concern for the patient & their problem.
March 16
Excellent provider; explained everything completely. Used drawings (which are always more clear than words). Checing insurance issues for me.
Feb 26
Dr. Desautis is a wonderful dr. And we will definitely refer him to anyone and everyone. You can tell he is a very caring dr. from the first visit to the last.
Feb 26
Doctor is very nice & helpful.
Feb 25
Dr. DeSantis was very friendly, professional, and positive. I would definitely recommend him.
Jan 22
During this meeting with Dr. Desantis we learned of new information and would look forward to his service in the future.
Jan 14
Cannot recommend highly enough! (For a bad time, it was a good time.) #9. SUPER CONFIDENT! Please forward my thanks to Dr. D.
Jan 11
Dr. Dr. Santis was recommend to me and I will do the same.
Jan 8
I have & will continue to recommend Dr. DeSantis & Jennifer Koehler PA to anyone I can. They exceeded any expectations as far as clinical & interpersonal skills go.
Jan 6
Dr. DeSantis was very patient and answered our questions clearly.
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.