John A
Procaccino, MD

Colon/Rectal Surgery, Surgery

(516) 730-2100

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About your doctor:

Member of Northwell Health Physician Partners
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Board certifications:

  • Colon/Rectal Surgery - American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Surgery - American Board of Surgery

Administrative titles

  • Chief of Division of Surgery - Division of Colorectal Surgery, North Shore University Hospital

Academic titles

  • Assistant Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Medical school

  • New York Medical College


  • North Shore University Hospital


  • North Shore University Hospital


  • Cleveland Clinic Education Foundation


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Locations & insurance

  • 900 Northern Boulevard
    Suite 100
    Great Neck, NY 11021

    Fax: (516) 730-2121

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Most recent comments:

Patient comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are displayed in their entirety and are anonymous for patient privacy.

"Dr. P and his staff were awesome!! He is the best doctor I have ever been to."

"Dr. Procaccino exceeded my expectations. He is both skilled and professional."

"I left with confidence I was in good hands. I have already recommended Dr Procaccino to others and spread the word about my experience-which under the circumstances was very nice."

"Have known physician for 30 years - He has have surgery and colonoscopy and always explained all procedures."

"Dr. Procaccino is such a kind & compassionate doctor. He is without a doubt the best I have come across in my 70 years. He listens and cares which means so much."

"Dr. Procaccino treated me with the utmost respect and sensitivity, his training obviously included a lot of trauma informed care."

"Dr. Procaccino is the best in the business. He saved my life."

"i felt I was a little bit of rushed when saw the doctor"

"Dr. Procaccino is an outstanding doctor. He is so caring & humble. I am a patient as well as retired RN nurse & NEVER have met any professional like this "Godly doctor."

"He answered my questions before I asked and seemed to know exactly what I was experiencing, thank you."

"I always recommend Procaccino."

"Dr. Procaccino is an excellent provider. I would strongly recommend him to anybody in need of colorectal services"

"I was blessed to have Dr. John Procaccino as my doctor and care provider, and highly recommend him to others."

"Repeat patient - recommend provider."

"Dr. Procaccino an outstanding dr. The office support staff is terrific."

"Dr. John Procaccino exhibited a very professional understanding of my medical problem. He described in understandable terms the corrective action to be taken - - - which results in a successful conclusion. He is the greatest!!"

"Excellent doctor."

"surgery recommended. Have confidence in surgeon. Hope I am correct."

"Dr. evaluated my situation - gave me his personal opinion - told me what to expect - answered 2 questions & directed me to call billing for more detailed information & to call office if I thought of any more questions. 10. Will know more after surgery."

"Good experience."

"I had and have the utmost faith in Dr. Procaccino's expertise and care for me as his patient."

"I have already recommended Dr. Procaccino to family & friends. He is wonderful & you feel comfortable & confident in his care."

"Loved this physician... made you feel at ease and comforting."

"Dr. J.A. Procaccino provided ample time to explain my med condition in understandable terms. The procedure performed was successful & explained. I would certainly recommended. He is not only an outstanding professional but a good guy."

"Overall, my experience was excellent. Dr. P is someone I would recommend. I felt a sense of comfort."

"Doctor Procaccino is exceptional and personable."

"Everything was very good and helpful and concern."

"I could not be more happy with my provider!"


"on point"

"Dr. Proccacino and the nursing team are simply the most professional and knowledgeable team of healthcare professionals I've dealt with."

"I had the best care from Dr Procaccino and his staff"

"Dr. Procaccino is a God sent surgeon. He is down to the core a good person. I'm humbled to have been graced to have crossed paths with him!"

"Dr. Procaccino listened carefully, explained things in a way I could understand and was extremely well knowledgeable. I felt I could trust him and felt he took my concern's seriously."

"Dr. Procaccino is the best doctor, both professional and compassionate."


"Dr. John A. Procaccino is the BEST doctor and LOVE him so much!!!"

"Dr. P. has got to be one of the nicest people I have ever met - fantastic doctor."

"Dr. P. is a very caring professional whose expertise & knowledge has saved many lives."


"My experience with my doctor was very good he made me feel good & he took all my fears that I had away."

"One of my favorite doctors."

"Dr. P. has got to be the kindest, most professional person I know."

"He was excellent and put my mind at rest."

"Had good command of his area of expertise. Gave a confidential feeling."

"Good experience."

"Dr. Procaccino is a very special doctor!"

"Dr. Procaccino is one of the best doctors I have had the pleasure of seeing. Kind, smart & a life saver!"

"My experience was very good and was followed up by a phone call at home."

"This was a follow-up colonoscopy 3 years after Dr. Procaccino removed a cancerous tumor from my colon. I totally trust him as my care provider."

"I would definitely recommend Dr. Procaccino to anyone needing this type of care."

"Professional in every was possible. I wish all doctors were like him."

"Dr. Procaccino is excellent."


"I've already recommended Dr. Procaccino to family members."

"Dr. Procaccino always performs my colonoscopies. I trust him completely."

"Even though Dr. Procaccino informed me that I was not a candidate for surgery at this time, he informed me of what course of treatment I should take."

"Very good."

"Great experience!"

"Outstanding physician."

"All concerns were addressed and any & all questions answered."

"Very good."

"My doctor was very clear, and friendly."

"Great experience. I recommended this office to both my sisters who have since made appts."

"Doctor explained everything clearly & concisely, easy to understand."

"Highly recommended. In fact I have recommended patients to Dr. Procaccino."

"Good experience."

"Good experience. #1-6. Very good. #8. 20 minutes. #9, 10. Very good."

"I would love to make this office & MD my primary MD."

"I have recommended Dr. Procaccino to my friends."

"Dr. Procaccino is the best!"

"No complains."

"I could not ask for a better doctor - the best."

"I have been with Dr. Procaccino since 2004 from that day on he made me feel that he would always have my back and get me over all my hurdles, and HE DID."