Dr. John Pifer, MD

Dr. John Pifer, MD

Geriatric Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 76
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Dr. John Pifer, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Oro Valley, AZ and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine in 1966 and specializes in geriatric medicine.

1551 E Tangerine Rd Fl 4

Oro Valley, AZ 85755

Contact Information

(520) 901-3500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Pifer performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Muscle Weakness
normal
more than 62% of peers
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
normal
more than 45% of peers
Polyneuropathy
normal
more than 44% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

48  Conditions Treated

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4  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.

Education

  • University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1966
  • UCLA Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1967
  • Edward J Meyer Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1974

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pifer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pifer's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pifer to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Pifer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Pifer has been retired for years. He was wonderful. But his practice was taken over by an Indian (with whom I was far from impressed) who is apparently benefitting from Dr. Pifer's wonderful reputation.
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