Dr. Robert Rifkin, MD

Dr. Robert Rifkin, MD

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Hematology & Oncology  ·  
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61 y/o
(17)

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Dr. Robert Rifkin, MD is a hematology & oncology specialist in Denver, CO and has been practicing for 36 years. He specializes in hematology & oncology, medical oncology, and more.

Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers

1800 Williams St Ste 200

Denver, CO 80218
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Thrombosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
very high
more than 99% of peers
All Lymphoma
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Rifkin'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.

3  Specialties

  • Hematology & Oncology
  • Hematology
  • 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*

70  Conditions Treated

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11  Procedures

  • Breast Cancer Treatment
  • Cancer Counseling
  • Cancer Pain Management
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Chemotherapy
  • Genetic Counseling Services
  • Hematologic Disorder Treatment
  • PET Scan
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • University Of Colorado
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • University Of Colorado
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Presbyterian - St Luke's Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Arizona Health Sciences Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rifkin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rifkin's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rifkin to family and friends
17 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Rifkin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I was referred to Dr. Rifkin in the summer of 2015 when I was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma. He took immediate action upon his first examination, commencing appropriate chemo treatments. His professionalism, his upbeat attitude and the attention to important details gave my wife and I great...more
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I have referred several people to Dr. Rifkin over the past 24 years. He is an amazing diagnostician and terrific physician. He is, in my opinion and that of several physicians with whom I have spoken, "brilliant". He understands that quality of life is very important and works to ensure that...more
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Excellent doctor who gets excited with every success his patients experience. Provides sound advice and always looks for new ways to improve quality of life. His nurse and physician assistant Megan is the best! Very smart, kind, and honest!
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He is really honest but comforting at the same time.
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