Dr. Karen Ortiz Cruz, MD

Dr. Karen Ortiz Cruz, MD

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Hematology & Oncology  ·  
Female  ·  
37 y/o
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Dr. Karen Ortiz Cruz, MD is a hematology & oncology specialist in Chandler, AZ and has been practicing for 4 years. She specializes in hematology & oncology and medical oncology.

Ironwood Cancer & Research Centers

695 S Dobson Rd

Chandler, AZ 85224
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Accountable Health Plans of America
  • Aetna
  • Altec
  • Ameriben
  • American Enterprise Group
  • American Republic
  • Arizona Foundation
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Arizona Medical Network
  • Assurant Health
  • AZ Benefit Options
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • AZ Health Concepts

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Top Care Areas

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

Blood Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Anemia
very high
more than 97% of peers
Breast Diseases
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Ortiz Cruz'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ortiz Cruz "Dr. Cruz’s personal goal is to deliver the best care available for her patients with the understanding that personalized treatment planning in conjunction with utilizing cutting-edge therapy is the best means to achieve this goal."

2  Specialties

  • Hematology & Oncology
  • Medical Oncology

3  Board Certifications

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

59  Conditions Treated

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1  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

  • Ross University of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Medical University of South Carolina
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ortiz Cruz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ortiz Cruz's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ortiz Cruz to family and friends
9 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Ortiz Cruz's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Very professional, takes, the time needed to explain and appointments are always punctual. We have been blessed with Ironwood.
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Everyone has been aboveboard and I have no complaints. Everything was easy from making appointments to checking in. All staff are phenomenal.
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Dr Cruz has been very good to me. My diagnosis seems to be going along well and hopefully will keep on this track. I would definitely recommend Dr Cruz to others.
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Wonderful Dr. What a nice person! The staff was warm, welcoming & treated me with such respect. Dr. Ortiz patiently, quietly & respectfully talked to me, taking her time, & made me understand procedures & tests she was ordering, making sure I understood everything said. When all my tests came back...more
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Dr. Ortiz Cruz is very knowledgeable and thorough. She listened to my concerns and before we ran any tests, she explained what she was looking for and when the results came back she explained everything in a way that I could explain to my family. And, she never left me sitting and waiting for...more
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