Dr. Peyman Haghighat, MD

Dr. Peyman Haghighat, MD

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Oncology  |  
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42 y/o
(17)

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Dr. Peyman Haghighat, MD is an oncology doctor who practices in Santa Cruz, CA. He is 42 years old.

Dignity Health Medical Group - Dominican

1595 Soquel Dr Ste 350

Santa Cruz, CA 95065
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Breast Diseases
high
more than 86% of peers
Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
high
more than 83% of peers
Purpura
high
more than 82% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Haghighat "Dr. Haghighat started his career as a molecular geneticist in field of cancer gene therapy. He has been awarded outstanding clinical instructor awards by student physicians. He has been a medical director for America College of Surgeon Comprehensive Cancer Program and a principle or co-principle investigator for multiple phase II and III clinical trials. However, it is the privilege of being allowed to care for patients which drives Dr. Haghighat and which he is most passionate about. "
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Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Medical Oncology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Thoracentesis

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.

Education

  • Saint George`S University / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • The Ohio State University James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institution
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Haghighat has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Haghighat's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Haghighat to family and friends
4.7
based on 17 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Haghighat'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 (5)

in Santa Cruz, CA |
Dr Haghighat is one of a kind and we are lucky to have him in Santa Cruz! He's a great communicator and listener. Very compassionate and thorough. Exceptionally intelligent. Completely trustworthy, clearly out for the patient's best interests. He always has a twinkle in his eye and a readiness...more
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in Santa Cruz, CA |
Dr.Haghighat is so nice! He’s freindly and reassuring, when you need it most. The office staff are helful and responsive the the Oncology nurse is just awesome.
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in Santa Cruz, CA |
It was my first time seeing Dr. Haghighat. Very interesting experience. Doctor is very responsive, easy going, good listener. A lot of positive energy. Good and supportive stuff team. Thanks.
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We waited for an hour and half before we were seen.It was so disappointing & annoying since they scheduled the appointments on time & patients are expected to be examined on their schedule..Very very disappointed!!
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in Santa Cruz, CA |
Dr. Haghighat is caring, straightforward and encouraging. He has made a very difficult time in my life easier by explaining my condition in terms and in a manner that my husband and I can understand. Since our first visit in August 2015 I have had nothing but complete confidence in Dr. Haghighat's...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Haghighat accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Select Plus HMO
    Select PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Haghighat has admitting privileges

Dominican Hospital
1555 Soquel Dr
Santa Cruz, CA 95065
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