Treatment & Services
- Cancer Center
- Medical Oncology
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Anal Cancer
- Bile Duct Tumors
- Cancer of Unknown Primary
- Colorectal Cancer
- Gallbladder Cancer
- Gastrointestinal Malignancies
- Liver Cancer
- Pancreatic Cancer
- Small Bowel Cancer
- Stomach Cancer
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA
Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA
Residency - Monmouth Medical Center
Long Branch, NJ USA
Medical School - Damascus University-Faculty of Medicine
- Internal Medicine - Medical Oncology
- Internal Medicine - Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Gastrointestinal tumors, colon cancer, liver cancer, bile duct tumors, gallbladder cancer, neuroendocrine tumors, pancreatic cancer, cancer of unknown primary, anal cancer
Research & Publications
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As of 1/18/2018, Dr. Estfan has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.
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85 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.9|
|Knows Medical History||4.9|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.9|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.9|
8 Patient Comments
Reviewed on May 30, 2018
Dr is Onc. at Taussig. Have direct phone w VM. I would not be alive without him
Reviewed on May 29, 2018
Dr. Estfan is very caring of his patients and his explanation of my health issues were very succint. The apppintment I had was my first. I have no qualms about recommending Dr. Estfan to anyone who has the same chronic disease. I believe there should be more physicians in the medical field like him.
Reviewed on Apr 17, 2018
I felt Dr Estefan was cutting edge on his medical knowledge and was determined that I have an optimal result in my cancer treatment. makes me feel like I can turn my care over to CCF and know I am getting great care which gives me great peace of mind.
Reviewed on Feb 22, 2018
Dr. Estfan has not given us any information on the treatment plan. He relayed it all to a local doctor. I have so many questions for Dr. Estfan, and no one is calling me back from his office.
Reviewed on Sep 27, 2017
Dr Estfan is one of the most caring/concerned physicians who has ever treated me. He always seeks my input regarding treatment plans. I feel blessed to have him as my doctor.
Reviewed on Sep 19, 2017
Always get treated with care @ concern
Reviewed on Jul 11, 2017
Doing all he can to prolong life with all info straightforward in a kind & compassionate manner
Reviewed on Jun 20, 2017
Dr Estfan always asks for my questions, and then clearly answers all of them with enough detail. He brings me up to date on new therapies, drugs & treatments.....something I greatly appreciate. Dr Estfan makes me feel like I am the most important person in the room whenever he sees me. I feel very comfortable discussing all aspects of my disease & general health and so does my wife. We travel nearly 800 miles round trip for his and Cleveland Clinic's care and never regret doing so.
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