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Joseph D. DiRocco, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery

Medical Director, GI Oncology

To schedule an appointment, call: (443) 849-3130
GI Oncology at GBMC
GI Oncology at GBMC
Pavilion East
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Gender: Male
Languages:English, Italian
Medical School:Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Residency:Upstate Medical Center - Syracuse
Fellowship:New York Presbyterian Hospital

Joseph DiRocco, MD, MBA, FACS, has been named Director of Gastrointestinal Oncology for the Sandra & Malcolm Berman Cancer Institute at GBMC. A graduate of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, New York, Dr. DiRocco completed his surgical residency and a surgical resident research fellowship at State University of New York Upstate Medical University. He went on to complete a colon and rectal surgery fellowship at New York-Presbyterian/Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Board-certified in Surgery and Colon and Rectal Surgery, Dr. DiRocco is interested in minimally invasive techniques and is trained in sphincter-sparing surgery for rectal cancer. He was previously Associate Director of Colon and Rectal Surgery at MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital and Division Chief of Colon and Rectal Surgery at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital.

Baltimore Magazine Top Doctor (from 2011 on):

Aside from seeing patients at GBMC's campus, Dr. Dirocco also sees patients two Monday's a month at GBMC at Perry Hall. Please call to make an appointment for that particular location.

GI Oncology at GBMC
Pavilion East
6565 N. Charles St.
Suite 501
Towson, MD 21204
Park:Iris — (Directions)
Call: (443) 849-3130
Mon - Fri: 8:30AM - 4:30PM

Sat - Sun: Closed
8615 Ridgley's Choice Dr.
Suite 105
Baltimore, MD 21236
Fax:(443) 849-3129


The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.

Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

Dr. Dirocco explained all the risks and benefits of the colonoscopy and how to prepare for it.
Very nice
Dr DiRocco was so patient and caring. He really listened and really cared about my health issue.
I see Dr. Dirocco every 5 years foam a colonoscopy. He is an excellent physician and always knowledgeable answering my questions and concerns.
Dr. DiRocco always showed concern and caring withmyself in explaining & listening to me when I spoke.
Probably one of the best doctors I've seen in a while. I wish he was a gen. practitioner.
Dr. Dirocco was excellent and knowledgeable in his craft.
Best surgeon around.
Doctor/nurses handled everything pretty well.
Dr. DiRocco performed a colectomy on me in 2011 - he is absolutely wonderful!
Dr. DiRocco - did everything he could do for me problems were with communications from staff - to patient.
Dr. Dirocco is amazing and I will never see another dr. again. His staff/office is top notch!!
Dr. DiRocco is a fantastic doctor.
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