Dr. Thomas Shiftan, MD

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Dr. Thomas Shiftan, MD

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Hematology | Male

Oncology Associates/San Diego 3075 Health Center Dr Ste 102, San Diego, CA 92123 Get Directions
(858) 637-7888

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Dr. Shiftan specializes in Hematology and practices in San Diego, CA. He practices at 1 location.

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Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology

Board Certifications

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  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • ENT Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Procedures Performed

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for California.

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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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Education

  • Medical School
    Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons

    Graduated in 1972

  • Internship Hospital
    Uc San Diego Hosps

    Completed in 1973

  • Residency Hospital
    Uc San Diego Hosps

    Completed in 1975

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of California San Diego

    Completed in 1977

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Hematology
  • Board certified in Hematology, Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Shiftan's Office & Staff

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Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients