Dr. Donald W. Northfelt, MD

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Specializes in Oncology • Male • Age 59

13400 E Shea Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ 85259
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Dr. Northfelt:

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Dr. Northfelt's Experience

Research training, expertise and qualifications

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Mayo Clinic Hospital
5777 East Mayo Boulevard
Phoenix, AZ 85054
Phoenix Indian Medical Center
4212 North 16th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85016

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Healthgrades

9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Northfelt

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8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Mayo Clinic Scottsdale
Mayo Clinic Scottsdale
13400 E Shea Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ 85259
Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic
13400 E Shea Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ 85259
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7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

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    Dr. Northfelt's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Oncology
    • Medical Oncology

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine
    • Medical Oncology
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    • Acute Leukemia
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anemia
    • Bladder Cancer
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Cancer
    • Breast Cancer
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cervical Cancer
    • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • ENT Cancer
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Gallbladder & Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Hodgkin's Disease
    • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
    • Leukocytosis
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lymphoma
    • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
    • Myeloma
    • Myeloproliferative Disorders
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Neutropenia
    • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Ovarian Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Pancytopenia
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    • Prostate Cancer
    • Renal (Kidney) Cancer
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Testicular Cancer
    • Thalassemia
    • Thrombocytosis
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Uterine Cancer
    • Vulvar Cancer
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    Background Check for Dr. Northfelt

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Minnesota Medical School
    Graduated in 1985

    Internship Hospital

    University Of California Los Angeles
    Complete in 1986

    Residency Hospital

    University Of California Los Angeles
    Complete in 1988

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Of California San Francisco
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Northfelt & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Northfelt's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Northfelt has admitting privileges:

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    • Mayo Clinic Hospital

    • Phoenix Indian Medical Center

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Northfelt

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Northfelt to family and friends

    10 responses
    below
    national average

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    is confidential

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    Dr. Northfelt's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    10 responses
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    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    10 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    10 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 10 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Northfelt
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    10 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    10 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    10 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    10 responses
    below
    national average

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    Healthgrades

    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

    1

    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Northfelt accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Aetna
    • American Enterprise Group
    • American Republic
    • Assurant Health
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Delta Health System
    • GEHA
    • Golden Rule
    • HealthPartners
    • HealthSmart
    • Humana
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Meritain Health
    • MVP Health Care
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    Office Locations

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    Mayo Clinic Scottsdale
    13400 E Shea Blvd
    Scottsdale, AZ 85259
    (480) 301-8000 (Office)
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    Mayo Clinic
    13400 E Shea Blvd
    Scottsdale, AZ 85259
    (480) 301-8000 (Office)
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