Dr. Mark A. Runfola, MD

Dr. Mark A. Runfola, MD

General Surgery | Male | 49 years old

My goal is to provide the highest quality surgical care available with an emphasis on...Read more

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  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
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      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Runfola's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
         (25)
      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
        16 – 30 minutes (25)
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      in Gilbert, AZ |
      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.
      in Chandler, AZ |
      Very straight forward doctor but with a sense of his patients
      in Maricopa, AZ |
      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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      • General Surgery

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      • General Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Abdominal Disorders
      • Abdominal Pain
      • Abscess
      • Adrenal Gland Cancer
      • Anal Disorders
      • Aneurysm
      • Anorectal Abscess
      • Appendicitis
      • Basal Cell Carcinoma
      • Benign Tumor
      • Bile Duct Cancer
      • Biliary Atresia
      • Breast Cancer
      • Breast Diseases
      • Breast Lump
      • Cancer
      • Carcinoma in Situ
      • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
      • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
      • Constipation
      • Crohn's Disease
      • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
      • Esophageal Cancer
      • Fracture
      • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Gynecologic Cancer
      • Head and Neck Cancer
      • Hemorrhoids
      • Hernia
      • Hyperparathyroidism
      • Incisional Hernia
      • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
      • Inguinal Hernia
      • Intestinal Obstruction
      • Kidney Cancer
      • Lipomas
      • Liver Cancer
      • Meckel's Diverticulum
      • Melanoma
      • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
      • Ovarian Cancer
      • Pancreatic Cancer
      • Partial Lung Collapse
      • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
      • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
      • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
      • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
      • Pleural Effusion
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Pyloric Stenosis
      • Sarcoma
      • Secondary Malignancies
      • Skin Cancer
      • Small Intestine Cancer
      • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
      • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
      • Stomach Cancer
      • Stomach Diseases
      • Thrombosis
      • Ulcer
      • Umbilical Hernia
      • Varicose Veins
      • Vascular Disease
      • Ventral Hernia

      Procedures Performed

      • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
      • Adrenalectomy
      • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
      • Appendectomy, Open
      • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
      • Biopsy of Breast
      • Bladder Surgery
      • Breast Cancer Surgery
      • Breast Procedure
      • Breast Surgical Procedure
      • Colectomy
      • Colon and Rectal Surgery
      • Cystotomy
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
      • Esophageal Surgery
      • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
      • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
      • Excision of Skin Lesion
      • Excision of Stomach Tumor
      • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
      • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
      • Gallbladder Removal
      • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
      • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
      • Gastrectomy
      • Gastroenterology Procedures
      • Gastrotomy
      • Head and Neck Surgery
      • Hepatectomy
      • Hernia Repair
      • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
      • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
      • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
      • Kidney Surgery
      • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
      • Laparotomy
      • Liver Biopsy
      • Lumpectomy
      • Lung Surgery
      • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
      • Mastectomy
      • Melanoma Removal
      • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
      • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
      • Pancreatic Surgery
      • Partial Mastectomy
      • Port Placements or Replacements
      • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
      • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
      • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
      • Skin Grafts
      • Splenectomy
      • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
      • Stomach Surgery
      • Tracheal Surgery
      • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Vagotomy
      • Varicose Vein Procedure
      • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
      • Whipple Procedure
      • Wound Repair

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        Sanctions

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        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1993

      • Residency Hospital
        Phoenix Hospital

        Completed in 1998

        Roswell Park Cancer Institute

        Completed in 2000

      • Undergraduate School
        Economics & Preprofessional-University Of Norte Dame

        Graduated in 1988

      Awards & Recognition

      • Awards & Honors
        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
        • Top Doctors - Phoenix Magazine, 2009
        • Top Doctors - Phoenix Magazine, 2007
        • Top Doctors - Phoenix Magazine, 2008
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      Dr. Runfola's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in General Surgery
      • Board certified in General Surgery
      • Malpractice claims in Arizona not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Runfola's Office & Staff

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      Dr. Runfola's 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.