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Carolyn Deshefy, MD

Dr. Deshefy is a gynecologist in the Middletown area. She is affiliated with Middlesex Hospital.
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Conditions treated

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Dr. Deshefy saw pain patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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1.3k doctors
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628 doctors
Dr. Deshefy saw more fibrocystic breast patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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1.1k doctors
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547 doctors
Dr. Deshefy saw more breast cyst patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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4.8k doctors
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Dr. Deshefy saw more irregular periods patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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8.8k doctors
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Dr. Deshefy saw osteoporosis patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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6.2k doctors
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3.1k doctors
Dr. Deshefy saw breast cancer patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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6.5k doctors
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6.5k doctors
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3.3k doctors
Dr. Deshefy saw more menopause patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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817 doctors
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817 doctors
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408 doctors
Dr. Deshefy saw endometrial (uterine) cancer patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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2.3k doctors
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Dr. Deshefy saw more bleeding after menopause patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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3.8k doctors
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Dr. Deshefy saw more fibroids patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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4.2k doctors
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4.2k doctors
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2.1k doctors
Dr. Deshefy saw more ovarian cyst patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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2.1k doctors
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Dr. Deshefy saw urinary urgency patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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905 doctors
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905 doctors
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452 doctors
Dr. Deshefy saw chlamydia patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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8.8k doctors
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4.4k doctors
Dr. Deshefy saw abscess patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Deshefy saw thyroid condition patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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8.8k doctors
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4.4k doctors
Dr. Deshefy saw vaginitis patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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19k doctors
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9.5k doctors
Dr. Deshefy saw hypothyroidism patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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6.8k doctors
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6.8k doctors
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3.4k doctors
Dr. Deshefy saw benign polyps patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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1.5k doctors
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764 doctors
Dr. Deshefy saw uterine polyp patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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7.6k doctors
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7.6k doctors
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3.8k doctors
Dr. Deshefy saw bacterial vaginosis (BV) patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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1.7k doctors
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1.7k doctors
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838 doctors
Dr. Deshefy saw infertility patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Deshefy saw sexually transmitted infection (STI) patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Deshefy saw anemia patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Deshefy saw asthma patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Deshefy saw anxiety patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Deshefy saw urinary tract infection (UTI) patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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8.3k doctors
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8.3k doctors
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Dr. Deshefy saw urinary incontinence patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Deshefy saw digestive tract conditions patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Deshefy saw diabetes patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Deshefy saw hormonal imbalance patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

Same-day biopsy rate

Dr. Deshefy’s same-day biopsy rate is similar to the rate we predicted for her mix of cases and patients.
41%
same-day biopsy rate

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of same-day biopsy following mammogram, because early diagnosis of conditions detected by biopsy is important for effective treatment.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

When a breast tissue biopsy is indicated following a suspicious finding on mammogram, our data indicates that about a third of all biopsies occur on the same day. As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of same-day biopsy following mammogram, because early diagnosis of conditions detected by biopsy is important for effective treatment.

To help you understand how Dr. Deshefy’s rate of same-day biopsy for mammogram compares to a typical doctor who performs mammograms:

  1. We first measure the actual same-day biopsy rate for Dr. Deshefy’s patients whose mammograms included a suspicious finding that merited a biopsy.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform mammograms, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of same-day biopsy for patients like Dr. Deshefy’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Deshefy’s rate of same-day biopsy is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Locations

Dr. Deshefy sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

Office
760 Saybrook Rd
Middletown, CT 06457
41 miles away

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Credentials
  • University of Medicine & Dentistry of NJ, Nj Dental School
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1993

Specializations

    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Obstetrics & Gynecology
    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Obstetrics & Gynecology
    3. Gynecology

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Deshefy is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Middlesex Hospital
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2019)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • EmblemHealth
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • TRICARE
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield