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About Dr. Vincent Capostagno
Dr. Vincent Capostagno, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Littlestown, PA, with other offices in Hanover, PA and Gettysburg, PA . He has 42 years of experience. His specialties include Radiation Oncology, Radiology and Medical Oncology. Dr. Capostagno is affiliated with York Hospital, Hanover Hospital, Inc and Gettysburg Hospital. Dr. Capostagno has received 4 awards. He speaks English.
Dr. Vincent Capostagno has the following 3 specialties
- Radiation Oncology
A radiation oncologist is a physician who specializes in the use of nuclear medicine in diagnosing and treating cancer in a patient.
These doctors work in concert with other cancer specialists in order to determine the best form of treatment for a specific patient. Radiation oncologists are in charge of determining the correct dose of radiation to be used in treatments like radiotherapy and chemotherapy, as well as the appropriate amount of time that radiation should be administered in order to maximize the therapeutic benefits.
A radiologist is a physician who specializes in the use of medical imaging to diagnose and treat illnesses or injuries in patients.
The different types of medical imaging are X-ray, computed tomography (CT) scans, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound, and nuclear medicine.
Radiologists are experts in these different types of tests and can advise a primary care doctor on which test is most appropriate in a specific case. These doctors also assist primary care doctors in analyzing the images produced by these tests in order to determine next steps necessary for treatment.
- Medical Oncology
Think of an oncologist as your main physician for cancer care. After being diagnosed, you’ll meet regularly with an oncologist to explore and manage your treatment options, as well as monitor your condition throughout the process. Medical oncologists are extremely knowledgeable in various types of cancer treatment and can recommend the right method for the type and stage of cancer you’re facing.
They may also refer you to additional specialists throughout your care, but they will always be your home base for questions and support. It’s also worth mentioning that medical oncologists deal mostly with solid tumors while hematologists specialize in cancers that involve blood disorders, such as leukemia.
Dr. Vincent Capostagno has the following 5 expertise
- Breast Cancer
- Intensity-Modulated Radiotherapy
- Metastatic Breast Cancer
- Prostate Cancer (Prostatic Neoplasm)
Dr. Vincent Capostagno has 0 board certified specialties
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Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2013, 2014)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)
Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2013, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
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Dr. Capostagno is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Hanover Hospital, Inc
42 Years Experience
Graduated in 1971
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