Dr. Mark Runfola, MD

Dr. Mark Runfola, MD

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52 y/o
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Dr. Mark Runfola, MD is a general surgery specialist in Mesa, AZ and has been practicing for 20 years. He specializes in general surgery.

Advanced Surgical Associates

2945 S Dobson Rd

Mesa, AZ 85202
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Banner Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • City of Mesa Health Plan
  • CopperPoint Mutual
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
  • Health Plan of Nevada
  • Humana
  • Mercy Care

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Dr. Runfola's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Stomach Cancer
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Runfola treats Stomach Cancer more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Runfola treats this condition more than 78% of his peers

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  • Stomach Cancer, Familial
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Runfola treats Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Runfola treats this condition more than 73% of his peers

Secondary Malignancies
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Runfola treats Secondary Malignancies more than 62% of his peers

Dr. Runfola treats this condition more than 62% of his peers

About Me

Care Philosophy

My goal is to provide the highest quality surgical care available with an emphasis on advanced surgical procedures and technology. I believe that caring is spoken, believed and practiced. Communication is essential to our effectiveness.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2000
    Roswell Park Cancer Institute
    Residency Hospital
    2000
  • 1998
    Phoenix Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1998
  • 1993
    University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1993
  • 1988
    Economics & Preprofessional-University Of Norte Dame
    Undergraduate School
    1988

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Top Doctors - Phoenix Magazine, 2009
  • Top Doctors - Phoenix Magazine, 2007
  • Top Doctors - Phoenix Magazine, 2008

Dr. Runfola's Reviews

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4.3

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Dr. Runfola to me is the best surgeon you will find. He is the most caring and understanding person. His surgery experience saved my wife's life after a 12 hour surgery. I could go on and on as to how caring and helpful he was but there is not enough space. If you are reading this looking for a...Read More
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Dr Runfola is probably the most caring doctor that I have ever had. When I was diagnosed with breast cancer in Aug 2011, he sat with me and explain everything that was going to happen. When I had surgery he was very kind to my family waiting for me. And as I continued my care over the next 5 years...Read More
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Dr. Runfola is a kind and compassionate man. He does his best to set you at ease but is honest as well. He communicates well with other doctors that are part of your care. I appreciate his kindness and trust him completely.
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Very straight forward doctor but with a sense of his patients
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The Doctor took the time to listen and answer all my questions. He was very supportive and addressed all my concerns. I found him to be a genuine and honest person and I trust him completely
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Locations

Advanced Surgical Associates

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(480) 359-1104

Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

AARP
Aetna
Aetna HMO
Aetna PPO
AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC) EPO
AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC) PPO
Banner Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Cigna
Cigna Healthcare of Arizona
Cigna HMO
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
City of Mesa Health Plan
CopperPoint Mutual
CopperPoint Mutual Insurance Company
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Health Net
Health Plan of Nevada
Humana
Gold
Humana HMO
Humana PPO
Mercy Care
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
AHCCCS without Prior Authorization
Self Pay
United Healthcare Community Plan
AHCCCS Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
CarePlus
PacifiCare
PacifiCare HMO
PacifiCare POS
PacifiCare PPO
Secure Horizons
United Healthcare
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC
Zenith Administrators Inc

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