Dr. Michael Kifune, MD

Dr. Michael Kifune, MD

Family Medicine  |  
Male  |  
64 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Kifune obtained his BS in biological sciences with distinction at Stanford University. Graduating with honors from the University Of California Irvine College Of Medicine, Dr. Kifune then went on to complete his family practice residency San Joaquin General Hospital. Dr. Kifune was in private practice in Arnold for 24 years, and most recently was the Medical Director for the MACT (Mariposa, Amador, Calaveras, and Tuolumne) Health Board for thirteen years. In addition to returning to practicing in Arnold he will continue serving in the role as a Hospitalist, at the Mark Twain Medical Center. In serving the Arnold area, Dr. Kifune will join the healthcare team of Stephanie Peffer, Nurse Practitioner; and Ann Radford, Nurse Practitioner. The practice welcomes returning and new patients alike.

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna

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Dr. Kifune's Experience

Dr. Kifune's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Family Medicine
  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Men's Health Medicine

Board Certifications

Dr. Kifune does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated

  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypertension
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Injuries
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pneumonia
  • Sleep Apnea


  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Biopsy
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Immunization
  • Pap Smear
  • Physical Examination
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Vaccination
  • Well Baby Care

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • San Joaquin Genl Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • San Joaquin Genl Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Kifune's Reviews

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Dr. Kifune's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Dr. Kifune accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus

Hospitals where Dr. Kifune has admitting privileges

Mark Twain Medical Center
768 Mountain Ranch Rd
San Andreas, CA 95249
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Sutter Amador Hospital
200 Mission Blvd
Jackson, CA 95642
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