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About Dr. Benedict F Digiovanni

Dr. Benedict F Digiovanni, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Rochester, NY. He has 28 years of experience. His specialties include Foot & Ankle Orthopaedics and Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Digiovanni is affiliated with Highland Hospital of Rochester and Golisano Childrens Hospital. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

13 Ratings with 5 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Benedict F Digiovanni is Good. Dr. Benedict F Digiovanni has been rated by 13 patients. From those 13 patients 5 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Benedict F Digiovanni is 2.9 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Strong Memorial Hospital

601 Elmwood Ave
Rochester, NY 14642
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Specialties

Dr. Benedict F Digiovanni has the following 2 specialties

  • Foot & Ankle Orthopaedics
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Expertise

    3 Expertise

  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

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Reviews

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Always good care

My experience with Dr DiGiovanni has always been positive. I had ankle arthroscopy in on my left ankle in 2002 and the right in 2005. The post care was excellent when the second surgery I had some nerve irritation that took some time to go away. For 12 years, my left ankle had no issues. Normal wear and tear (powerlifting) and I found myself back seeing Dr. Digiovanni for the first time in a decade. He suggested a steroid shot in the ankle and all went well. I really do not understand some of these reviews. I have never experienced that once in the dozen or so times I have has a visit or procedure with him. The wait might be a little long at times but when you are in the room with you, he spends the time with you. He answers every question and has a great bedside manner.

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He's terrific!

In terms of caring, Dr. DiGiovanni stands out from the 'crowd' of specialists I have seen in 4+ decades of medical treatments received. He's one of very few specialists who clearly regarded me as a 'human being with an illness' (a broken 5th metatarsal) as opposed to an illness with a body attached. Because of his position as an educator, he had additional medical students/residents in attendance with him during the first visit. I was pleasantly surprised to find myself included in the conversations regarding my treatment/prognosis, rather than an onlooker from the edge of the room (I have had this experience with other doctors in the past, not so pleasant). His staff has been very responsive to phone calls and questions I have had--his nurse practictioner made multiple attempts to return my call, even 'after hours'. All in all, my experience (two visits, with another follow-up scheduled) with Dr. DiGiovanni has been very positive.

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Thought I had fallen through a worm hole into Alice's Wonderland!

You are wasting your time going to this Doctor. He is a 'Surgeon' and has only 'Operations' to offer you! Unless of course as in my case he tells you he doesn't have any thing to offer you. (only took 7 weeks to get into see him). When I asked who could help me, He told me that I was dismissed and should leave immediately (or he would call security)!Don't go see this guy, unless of course you have mental problems along with your orthopedic problems, because unless your the perfect patient, he will dismiss you too!!!!

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I would recommend this doctor

I thought this doctor was very reassuring and great with my teenager. His diagnosis was spot on with a specialist in NYC who I used for second opinion. He was very well informed and agreed to talk again to just my husband and myself to reassure us he could easily do this surgery despite not having performed many. He seemed very interested in my daughter.

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forget about this doc

arrogant, condescending, insecure. Will not answer your questions, no matter how reasonable they may be and how polite you are when you ask them. That is a very bad sign. Likes to put on a show for the students.If you are not an athlete, he feels he is wasting his time. He wastes your time and your money by not seing you and having you return to see his PA even after he sayes he wont do any thing for you. I have found on other websites, individuals that have had the same experience with this doctor.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Digiovanni is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    28 Years Experience

  • Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1990

  • Medical College Of Wisconsin

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Benedict F Digiovanni accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Elect Choice EPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna NYC Community Plan
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
    • CDPHP PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Empire BCBS
    • Empire Blue Priority EPO
    • Empire PPO
    • Empire Prism EPO Blue Priority
  • MVP Health Plan
    • MVP HMO
    • MVP Preferred PPO
    • MVP Premier Plus HMO Small Groups
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Strong Memorial Hospital, 601 Elmwood Ave, Rochester, NY

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