Dr. Joni Tilford, MD

Dr. Joni Tilford, MD

Hematology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 48
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Dr. Joni Tilford, MD is a hematology specialist in Lincoln, NE and has been practicing for 21 years. She graduated from University Of Nebraska / College Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in hematology and oncology.Read her story

3901 Pine Lake Rd Ste 111

Lincoln, NE 68516

Contact Information

(402) 420-7000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

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

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
Cancer
very high
more than 94% of peers
Secondary Malignancies
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Tilford's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Tilford's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Tilford "Dr. Joni Tilford earned her medical degree in 2000 from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She then completed a three-year residency in internal medicine and a two-year fellowship in medical oncology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She entered private practice in 2002. Dr. Tilford is board certified in medical oncology. She is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Society of Hematology, the Nebraska Oncology Society and the Lancaster County Medical Society. Other professional activities include former chairperson of Bryan Health Cancer Committee, former Physician Liaison for Bryan Health Cancer Committee, Doctors for Science at Nebraska Wesleyan University and an investigator with the Nebraska Lymphoma Study Group and the Nebraska Cancer Research Center. Dr. Tilford has a broad background in both clinical and laboratory medicine and has authored scientific articles in molecular genetics, thrombosis and leukemia."

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2  Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Oncology

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*

100  Conditions Treated

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3  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 Of Nebraska / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Unmc
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Unmc
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Unmc
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tilford has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tilford's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tilford to family and friends
5 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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

Dr. Tilford's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

An excellent physician and oncologist always willing to go the extra mile by making sure I totally understood what the cancer was doing to my body. Saw me through some of the most difficult times of my life. Always straightforward with the very difficult news of my diagnosis and yet an encourager...more
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I am in good hands with Dr Tilford. She has stayed on top of my illness for the last seven years. She is unfailingly positive even through the worst of the illness. I recommended her to my very best friend.
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