Donald W. Northfelt, M.D.

  1. Internist
  2. Oncologist

Location

  1. Phoenix, Arizona

Languages

English
  1. Breast cancer
  2. Colon cancer
  3. Congenital Blood Clotting Disorder
  4. Lymphoma
  5. Rectal cancer
  6. Rhabdomyosarcoma
  7. Sarcoma
  • Breast cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Sarcoma
  • Colon and rectal cancer
  • Non-cancerous blood disorders
  • Blood coagulation disorders
  1. 1991
    Fellow - Hematology/OncologyUniversity of California, San Francisco
  2. 1988
    ResidentUniversity of California, Los Angeles
  3. 1986
    InternshipUniversity of California, Los Angeles
  4. 1985
    MDUniversity of Minnesota
  5. 1980
    MS - Master of Science in GeochemistryCalifornia Institute of Technology
  6. 1978
    BS - Geology - with High DistinctionUniversity of Minnesota

Certifications

  1. 1991
    Medical OncologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 1988
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2015
    Charles H. Mayo, MD Clinician of the YearMayo Clinic Arizona
  2. 2008
    America's Top DoctorCastle Connolly Medical Ltd.
  3. 2004
    Commissioned as Colonel, Staff of the Governor of KentuckyHonorable Order of Kentucky Colonels
  4. 2002
    Above and Beyond AwardDesert Palms Area Office, American Cancer Society
  5. 2001
    Gloria Greene Inspiration AwardAIDS Assistance Program, Palm Springs
  6. 1998
    Volunteer of the YearDesert Palms Area Office, American Cancer Society
  7. 1997
    Special Recognition AwardDesert Palms Area Office, American Cancer Society
  8. 1985
    Livermore Award in HematologyMinnesota Medical Foundation
  9. 1984
    Zagaria Fellowship in OncologyMinnesota Medical Foundation
  10. 1984
    Alpha Omega AlphaAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  11. 1983
    Williams Memorial ScholarshipMinnesota Medical Foundation
  12. 1978
    MemberTau Beta Pi, The Engineering Honor Society
  13. 1956
    Award of Honorary CitizenshipCity of Minneapolis
See more

Professional memberships

  1. 2012 - present
    MemberHospital Practice Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  2. 2012 - present
    MemberAlliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  3. 2010
    Acting ChairDivision of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine
  4. 2010 - present
    Vice Chair for PracticeDivision of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine
  5. 2009 - 2011
    Associate Program DirectorFellowship Program, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine
  6. 2006 - 2011
    MemberBreast Steering Committee, North Central Cancer Treatment Group
  7. 2006 - 2007
    MemberReferring Physician Advisory Group, Mayo Clinic Arizona Task Forces
  8. 2006 - 2007
    MemberAdministrative Committee of the Mayo Clinic Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  9. 2006 - 2007
    MemberEducation Committee, Executive Operations Team - Arizona, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  10. 2005 - 2009
    Program DirectorFellowship Program, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine
  11. 2005 - 2006
    MemberPatient Safety Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  12. 2005
    ChairClinician Engaged in Education Selection Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  13. 2004 - 2008
    Associate Chair for EducationDivision of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine
  14. 2004 - 2007
    MemberGraduation Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  15. 2004 - 2006
    ChairGenomics Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  16. 2004 - present
    MemberArizona Clinical Oncology Society
  17. 2004 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Breast Disease
  18. 2003 - 2008
    Education CoordinatorDivision of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine
  19. 2003 - 2008
    MemberHematology/Oncology Formulary Task Force, Mayo Clinic Arizona Task Forces
  20. 2003 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  21. 2003 - present
    MemberArizona Medical Association
  22. 2002 - 2011
    MemberNorth Central Cancer Treatment Group
  23. 2002 - 2011
    Co-InvestigatorNorth Central Cancer Treatment Group
  24. 2002 - present
    MemberEastern Cooperative Oncology Group
  25. 2001 - 2002
    MemberBoard of Directors, California Academy of HIV Medicine
  26. 2000 - 2007
    MemberHIV Medicine Association
  27. 2000 - 2004
    MemberAmerican Academy of HIV Medicine
  28. 2000 - 2001
    MemberPharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, Eisenhower Medical Center
  29. 2000 - 2001
    MemberCancer Center Task Force, Eisenhower Medical Center
  30. 2000 - 2001
    MemberAesthetics Council, Eisenhower Medical Center
  31. 1999 - 2002
    Sub-investigatorUCLA Community Oncology Research Network, University of California, Los Angeles
  32. 1999 - 2002
    Co-InvestigatorNational Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project
  33. 1999 - 2002
    Co-InvestigatorNational Surgical Adjuvant Breast/Bowel Project, Desert Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Center, Desert Regional Medical Center
  34. 1998 - 2007
    MemberInfectious Diseases Society of America
  35. 1998 - 2002
    MemberUCLA Community Oncology Research Network, University of California, Los Angeles
  36. 1998 - 2001
    MemberCancer Committee, Eisenhower Medical Center
  37. 1998 - 1999
    MemberMedical Research Committee, Eisenhower Medical Center
  38. 1998
    MemberHospice Ad Hoc Committee, Desert Regional Medical Center
  39. 1997 - 1998
    Scientific ReviewerUnited States Pharmacopeia
  40. 1997
    Guest ExpertOncologic Drugs Advisory Committee, Food and Drug Administration
  41. 1996 - 2002
    MemberNational Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project
  42. 1996 - 2002
    MemberSouthwest Oncology Group
  43. 1996 - 2002
    MemberBoard of Directors, Desert Palms Area Office, American Cancer Society
  44. 1996 - 2002
    Co-InvestigatorSouthwest Oncology Group, Desert Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Center, Desert Regional Medical Center
  45. 1995
    Consultant, Sequus PharmaceuticalsOncologic Drugs Advisory Committee, Food and Drug Administration
  46. 1994 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Physicians
  47. 1994 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
  48. 1991 - 1995
    MemberCancer and Leukemia Group B, National Institutes of Health
  49. 1989 - 1994
    MemberAmerican College of Physicians
  50. 1984 - present
    MemberAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  51.  
    Co-Principal InvestigatorClinical Oncology Program, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine
  52.  
    DirectorPhase 1 Clinical Trials Program, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine
  53.  
    Associate Chair for Clinical PracticeDivision of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine
See more

Publications

Research activities

See a description of research activities.