Dr. Dean Giannone

Internal Medicine
Staten Island, NY
24 years experience male

About

Bio

As a physician Board Certified in Internal Medicine, I see two levels of value in the virtual practice of Medicine, and HealthTap is the ideal medium to champion the virtual medicine movement. First, HealthTap is a perfect resource for those lifestyle-type questions that just don't require an office visit. I enjoy answering those everyday questions about anything from breakfast choices to exercise regimens to making a smoothie. These questions can pop into your mind in a moment, and in the next moment could be gone, so it's nice to be able to answer these questions that people are inclined to post in that moment. Second, I find great importance in being able to field questions about symptoms, be them simple or complex. Truth be told, it's been suggested that as many as 33% of presentations to a doctor's office are for issues that can be successfully handled virtually. It's great to be able to handle these issues for patients in this virtual environment, be it by just giving advice or by prescribing medication or even ordering blood testing for future review. I would encourage you to read through my HealthTap feed or seek a consultation with me when I'm online, or post an Inbox consult for us to review at our leisure. It's a pleasure to be a part of your health maintenance team.

Specialties
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Internal Medicine

Licenses

United States: New Jersey, New York

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A female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Pain after stent.: Is that area tender? Is there swelling? With this finding, you may want to follow-up with the vascular doctor who performed the procedure.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Dizziness.: This constellation of symptoms could represent labyrinthitis (most likely), vertigo (less likely) or Meniere’s disease (less likely). Labyrinthitis i ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Seek further: I don’t know why your current doctors won’t entertain your current plight, but you should find a doctor who will listen to you and consider what may b ... Read More
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Oct 27, 2014
Expert specialist in Internal Medicine. Highly recommend.
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Sep 30, 2014
Dr. Gianonne is an excellent Doctor. Very knowledgeable and current! Makes his patients feel comfortable/safe, extremely personable, Always available! fast/efficient, maintains patients good heath!
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Mar 31, 2016
He spent the time and really cared that I might have a serious condition that other Dr.'s overlooked. He was correct. His actions saved my mobility! #nationaldoctorsday2016 #virtualflower1
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thanks! I have an appointment Tuesday. I have had -some- BM's, but it doesn't seem normal. I also had some pressure on my mid-right side before this came up, so thought...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you so much for your help! No physical trauma, no injury, no fracture, nothing malignant to cause such spinal conditions. However, I do have Lupus (SLE) it's my u...Read More
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thank you! I was very concerned that since the phlebotomist didn't wash/use hand sanitizer and then forgot to clean the site after touching it that bacterial infection ...Read More

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine, NY
Graduated 1996MD

Residency

STATEN ISLAND UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
Completed 1999

Affiliations

American Medical Association
American College of Physicians
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