Careers With St. Joseph Health

Our Values are more than just words.

They form the heart and soul of St. Joseph Health and are the prime reason we attract and retain high-caliber employees who believe in the sanctity of their work in our faith-based setting.

Recent News

Irvine school nurses, staff learn Stop the Bleed techniques to respond in mass-casualty situation

Irvine school nurses and athletic trainers on Tuesday, Jan. 30, learned simple techniques that could save lives in a shooting or other ...

Read More

Families anticipate exciting community blessing of surgical center

A community is as strong as its hospital, and with recent investments into Covenant Health Plainview, it’s evident that to our friends ...

Read More

Severe Flu Season Tightens Its Grip on U.S.

Americans are being hit with one of the worst flu seasons in years, with misery now widespread across 46 states, health officials say. In ...

Read More

About St. Joseph Health

SJH provides a full range of care facilities including 16 acute care hospitals, home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, community clinics and physician groups. All of our hospital and home health entities are accredited by the Joint Commission. In our award-winning facilities, SJH maintains a "continuum of care," matched to the diverse needs of the urban centers, smaller cities and rural communities who depend on us every day.

Michael J. Santoro, MD

5 out of 5 (99 Ratings)
Specialty
  • Gastroenterology
Additional Language Spoken
Spanish, Italian, English
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Mission Heritage Medical Group
Address
27871 Medical Center Road
Suite 240
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

Address
27871 Medical Center Road
Suite 240
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Get Directions
Phone
(949) 364-5090
Fax
(949) 542-8710
Hours
Mon 8 a.m. - 8 p.m., Tue 8 a.m. - 8 p.m., Wed 8 a.m. - 8 p.m., Thu 8 a.m. - 8 p.m., Fri 8 a.m. - 8 p.m., Sat

More Information

Website
www.missionheritage.com
  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Gastroenterology
    Education & Training
    • Fellowship
      Loma Linda University - 1993
    • Residency
      Staten Island University - 1990
    • Internship
      Staten Island University - 1988
    • Medical School
      State University of New York - 1987
    • College
      Villanova University - 1983
    Areas of Interest

    Board Certified Gastroenterology, 1994

    Board Certified Internal Medicine, 1994

  • Biography

    Biography

    Biography

    Dr. Santoro received his undergraduate degree at Villanova University, Pennsylvania. He received a Bachelor in Science with honors. He attended Medical School at the State University of New York Health and Science Center at Brooklyn. Dr. Santoro completed his internship and residency at Staten Island University Hospital. He received his GI Fellowship at Loma Linda University.

    He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology and specializes in Gastroenterology.

    Dr. Santoro is a fellow with the American College of Physicians (FACP) and a fellow with American College of Gastroenterology (FACG). He has served as chief of Gastroenterology at Saddleback Memorial Hospital, San Clemente Campus. Dr. Santoro has been recognized as Physician of Excellence with Orange Coast Magazine, 2005.

    Dr. Santoro was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. He has lived in California since 1990 and been in practice for 15 years. He is married with three children.

    Dr. Santoro is committed to quality, personal care.

    Certifications
    American Board of Internal Medicine
    Areas of Expertise
    colon cancer screening and prevention, gastroesophageal reflux
  • 14-Dec-2018
    great experience
    15-Nov-2018
    Dr. Santoro is one of the best MDs that I have been associated with. Further his knowledge, communication and bedside manner are exemplary.
    16-Oct-2018
    The Physician Assistant could not figure out what my pain is from. We are trying a Probiotic and Peppermint pills, plus a stool sample.
    20-Sep-2018
    Been going to *Dr. Santoro for about 22 years.
    5-Sep-2018
    Dr Santoro was lovely and put me at ease instantly.
    15 Total Comments Page 1 2 3   Next