Dr. Davood Vafai, MD

Dr. Davood Vafai, MD

Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
Dr. Davood Vafai, MD is an oncology specialist in Rancho Mirage, CA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Tehran Medical School in 1981 and specializes in oncology and internal medicine.

40075 Bob Hope Dr Ste A

Rancho Mirage, CA 92270

Contact Information

(760) 341-3688

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

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Blood Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers
Breast Diseases
very high
more than 93% of peers
Urinary Disorders
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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2  Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Internal Medicine

3  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

104  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • Tehran Medical School Basic Science
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • Tehran Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Englewood Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Usc Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Division Of Oncology University Of Southern California (Usc)
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Ucsd-University Of California, San Diego--Hematological Malignancies and Bone Marrow Transplantation
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Award Winning Fellow - American Society of Clinical Oncology, 1999
Media & Publications
  • Chapter 29: Purging of Contaminating Tumor Cells; Hematopoietic Stem Cell Therapy, 2000
  • Paclitaxel 3 - Hour Infusion Given Alone and Combined with Carboplation: Preliminary Results of Dose-Escalation Trials, 08/1995
  • Interpretation of Glucose Tolerance Test (GTT), 1981
  • Carboplatin and Paclitaxel in Non-Small-Cell Lung Carcinoma (NSCLC), 05/1995
  • Lung Cancer Screening Protocol,
  • Survival of Patients with Stage I Lung Cancer Detected on CT Screening, 10/26/2006
  • Comprehensive Hematology and Oncology Care, 07/2008

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vafai's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vafai to family and friends
26 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

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Dr. Vafai's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

In our experience Dr. Vafai was annoyed by questions asked on the plan of treatment, follow-up or tests. He preferred the patriarchal method in which he dictated and we mindlessly complied. He resented our phone calls and disrespected our time & impacted it by making us attend some essentially...more
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My husband has been a patient of Dr. Vafai. Our experience with Dr. Vafai was fantastic, he is an outstanding physician who provides excellent care to his patients and is very devoted to them. He is extremely knowledgeable and takes the time to explain all details and makes sure you understand. We...more
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Exceptional care, coordinates well with other physicians, considers both mind and body.
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