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Robert Lufkin, DO

Medical Oncology/Hematology - Robert Lufkin, DO

Robert Lufkin, DO

Specialties

Medical Oncology/Hematology

Primary Location

East Office
5050 NE Hoyt St., Suite 256
Portland, OR 97213
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Phone Number

503.239.7767

Medical School

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency

Internal Medicine, Providence Portland Medical Center

Fellowship

Hematology/Oncology, Baystate Medical Center/Tufts University School of Medicine

Board Certification

Medical Oncology

Specialties

  • Melanoma
  • Brain tumors
  • Breast cancer
  • Kidney cancer
  • Lymphoma

Affiliations

  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
  • American Society of Hematology (ASH)
  • The Society for Neuro-Oncology (SNO)
  • Oregon Society of Medical Oncology (OSMO)
  • Member, Institutional Review Board (IRB), Providence Health Services
  • Scientific & Medical Advisor, Li Fraumeni Syndrome Association

Biography

Dr. Lufkin was named one of Portland's Top Docs 2021 by Portland Monthly Magazine.

Dr. Lufkin was named one of Portland's Top Docs 2018 by Portland Monthly Magazine.

Dr. Lufkin specializes in medical oncology and hematology with subspecialty expertise in melanoma, brain tumors, and lymphoma. His own family experience with cancer has helped shape his approach to care. He treats each patient the way he would want to be treated himself. He takes stock of each patient’s unique situation, listens to their needs, explores all the options and strives to do the right thing for them, physically, emotionally and socially.

Most of Dr. Lufkin’s free time is spent with his wife and three energetic daughters. Together they enjoy hiking and camping in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. While at home, Dr. Lufkin finds solace and tranquility in his garden.


What Patients Say

"Dr. Lufkin has been great throughout my treatment plan for Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. He has patientlylistened to all of my questions, and answered them with info and compassion. He is approachable, and is interested in how you are doing in all aspects of life. Great oncologist, even though this is the doctor type you don't want to have."  --- Google Reviews

"Dr. Lufkin and staff at Compass are the best at what they do. I definitely recommend them." --- Google Reviews

Dr. Lufkin is a great doctor and oncologist. Thorough each appointment, and truly caring not only about the cancer, treatment options and care, but the whole patient and life circumstances. He takes time to listen to concerns and questions and gives thoughtful and specific answers. – Healthgrades

I absolutely love Dr. Lufkin! He is wonderfully kind and compassionate, humble, brilliant, and is incredibly tolerant of my many questions! 😊 I have never felt rushed in any of my appointments with him, which is a difficult trait to find with the current state of healthcare! I’ve had an inoperable grade 2 astrocytoma for almost 20 years now & I fully trust Dr. Lufkin with my life! His Medical Assistant Jill is also very compassionate, funny & responsive! Highly recommended Dr. Lufkin & his team at Compass Oncology! – Healthgrades

I absolutely love Dr. Lufkin! He is wonderfully kind and compassionate, humble, brilliant, and is incredibly tolerant of my many questions!  I have never felt rushed in any of my appointments with him, which is a difficult trait to find with the current state of healthcare! I’ve had an inoperable grade 2 astrocytoma for almost 20 years now & I fully trust Dr. Lufkin with my life! His Medical Assistant Jill is also very compassionate, funny & responsive! Highly recommended Dr. Lufkin & his team at Compass Oncology! – Google

I saw Dr Lufkin for my yearly check-up. It was during the pandemic, but, he and the office took great care to keep patients safe. Yes, I would recommend him to family & friends. – Healthgrades

Dr Lufkin is a tremendous doctor. Compass Oncology provides an educational, safe environment to go through treatment for Cancer. From Dr Lufkin, throughout chemotherapy and radiation it is the compassionate care afforded all patients. I feel blessed my primary care physician recommended Dr Lufkin. He actually takes time to care about the patient. – Healthgrades

Everyone is super nice. I feel listened to and that they genuinely care.  - Healthgrades

I began seeing Dr. Lufkin when I was diagnosed with MALT lymphoma in my thyroid gland. He is a very caring and calm individual who has always taken time to answer all my questions and has put me at ease. I appreciate his straightforward manner and good communication skills, and would recommend him highly. – Healthgrades

 Always have a pleasant experience with Dr. Lufkin. He is very professional while also being very caring. you never feel rushed and always ready to answer any questions you have. -Healthgrades

Dr. Lufkin is very positive and knowledgeable - he listens to me and answers my questions. He shows concern and personal interest and is a great doctor. I feel very fortunate to be treated by Dr. Lufkin and all of the Compass Oncology staff. – Healthgrades

He gave me hope and explained everything. – Healthgrades

He takes the time to answer my questions. He genuinely cares. I think Dr. Lufkin and the staff at Compass Oncology are very special. – Healthgrades

*The information included in this testimonial is based on one patient’s unique experience and is not intended to represent all patient outcomes or expectations.

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