Jeffrey Norton

Jeffrey Norton

Surgical oncologist

4.8 out of 5
270 Patient Ratings
85 Patient Comments

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  • 900 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Digestive Health Center
  • Palo Alto , CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-736-5555
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Professional Education

  • Internship: Duke University Medical Center (1974) NC
  • Residency: Duke University Medical Center (1982) NC
  • Board Certification: General Surgery, American Board of Surgery (1983)
  • Fellowship: National Cancer Institute (1979) MD
  • Medical Education: SUNY Upstate Medical University (1973) NY

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4.9

Friendliness

4.8

Explanations

4.8

Listens

4.8

Includes you in decisions

4.8

Clear Communication

4.9

Confidence in your doctor

4.9

Recommended to others

4.2

Wait times

SHC Patient, Aug 2017

Dr. Norton listen well, and is very attentive and caring.

SHC Patient, Jul 2017

Dr. Norton walked us through all films in understandable terms. He gave me a simple diagram of procedure which I was able to use as shared my surgery with family/friends. World class!!

SHC Patient, Jun 2017

My doctor, assistants, or anyone else at Stanford are the best.

SHC Patient, May 2017

Dr. Norton, Dr. Hazad, our nurse Shannon & everyone on the 3rd floor "E" wing was excellent.

SHC Patient, May 2017

I wish the bad news could have followed with positive hope.

SHC Patient, Apr 2017

Dr. Norton truly cares about his patients! Excellent doctor. I would recommend him highly.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Dr. Norton is the best. he even communicates with me by email. He is outstanding!

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Dr. Norton and his staff are exceptional.

SHC Patient, Feb 2017

Excellent. Dr. Norris & Dr. Johnson were great. This is all new to me.

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

Dr. Norton is an extra ordinary surgeon. He has conducted research on the rare condition I have.

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

Dr. Jeffrey Allen Norton is the "best".

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

Dr. Norton is the best!

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4.8 out of 5
270 Patient Ratings
85 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Aug 2017

Dr. Norton listen well, and is very attentive and caring.

SHC Patient, Jul 2017

Dr. Norton walked us through all films in understandable terms. He gave me a simple diagram of procedure which I was able to use as shared my surgery with family/friends. World class!!

SHC Patient, Jun 2017

My doctor, assistants, or anyone else at Stanford are the best.

SHC Patient, May 2017

Dr. Norton, Dr. Hazad, our nurse Shannon & everyone on the 3rd floor "E" wing was excellent.

SHC Patient, May 2017

I wish the bad news could have followed with positive hope.

SHC Patient, Apr 2017

Dr. Norton truly cares about his patients! Excellent doctor. I would recommend him highly.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Dr. Norton is the best. he even communicates with me by email. He is outstanding!

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Dr. Norton and his staff are exceptional.

SHC Patient, Feb 2017

Excellent. Dr. Norris & Dr. Johnson were great. This is all new to me.

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

Dr. Norton is an extra ordinary surgeon. He has conducted research on the rare condition I have.

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

Dr. Jeffrey Allen Norton is the "best".

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

Dr. Norton is the best!

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

Dr. Norton and Kristen (the PA) were excellent and answered all of my questions and concerns.

SHC Patient, Dec 2016

Dr. Norton is wonderful.

SHC Patient, Nov 2016

Dr. Jeffrey Norton saved my life & shows genuine concern for my recovery.

SHC Patient, Nov 2016

He comes across a bit aloof.

SHC Patient, Nov 2016

Dr. Norton & his team are the best you could ever have.

SHC Patient, Nov 2016

Dr. Norton was outstanding, we love him!

SHC Patient, Nov 2016

Dr. Allen is the best! Great office staff only problem hard to get a hold of.

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

Stanford is the best hospital in the US

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

Dr. was not jumping to a diagnosis. He is wanting tests and scans done to get all the information before he does.

SHC Patient, Sep 2016

The new intern (name) was very thorough and friendly, Dr. Norton was great.

SHC Patient, Sep 2016

Dr. Norton & his group of professionals were very kind and accommodating.

SHC Patient, Sep 2016

Dr. Norton is the best provider I've had. I have several specialists due to chronic problems. He has the best explanations, discussions, listens and is the best in his field.

SHC Patient, Sep 2016

Dr. Jeffrey Norton and his team have saved pancreas! Feel blessed to be in their care.

SHC Patient, Sep 2016

Dr. Jeffrey Norton & his team saved my pancreas & life! Make me feel better every time we interact.

SHC Patient, Sep 2016

I have told everyone I know about Stanford!! Good care great drs./nurses etc. I am alive because of them and Stanford.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Dr. Norton, his PA & nurse were very friendly and helpful.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

I learned a lot about my medical condition that Vanderbilt did not inform me & I feel my time was well spent coming to Stanford.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Dr. Norton and his staff. Drs Chris and Jenifor were the best. They insured all my concerns were addressed in a timely manner. Each day I looked forward to their visits.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

My condition is so rare - Dr. Norton was done excellent but my path report was difficult.

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

Dr. Norton went straight to the problem, gave his recommendations, explained everything very positive - He made me feel there was hope.

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

Dr. Norton was exceptional & so was Dr. Jennifer Erdrich!

SHC Patient, Jun 2016

I don't believe I could receive better care anywhere.

SHC Patient, Jun 2016

I have only good experience or care from doctors and staff.

SHC Patient, Jun 2016

Excellent care my provider is one of the best!!! I have great respect and trust in him the provider excellent surgery care. Very approvable and comforting.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

Dr. Norton clearly provided the time and concern

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

No none nuncha bedside manner arrogant authoritarian did not attempt to explain anything.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

Excellent care.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

I am very pleased with the care Dr. Norton his staff and especially the nurses in the ice unit. My thanks to all.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Dr. Norton and his staff were extremely professional - showed compassion & understanding and took as much time as I needed to reassure me and answer my questions.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Honored to be in Dr. J Norton's care & his team. He saved my husband's life! He makes you feel your care is most important and positive.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Dr. Jeffrey Norton & his residents are so professional, caring & brilliant. He brought in Dr. Housepain who has made the difference in my care.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

I am very impressed w/Dr. J. Norton and am confident that he and his team including Dr. M. Berry, are the best and most qualified for my procedure.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Jeff Norton MD is the best.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

She was wonderful and detailed.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Lucky to be a patient of Dr. Norton's.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Dr. Jeffrey Norton eased my fear and made me feel confident to face the scary operation & recovery.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Dr. Norton and the staff provided me immaculate care.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Dr. Norton and his staff are top notch. It is comforting to have complete confidence in your healthcare team when you are facing a serious medical issue.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Dr. Norton is definitely a no nonsense kind of doctor straight to the point and give me a lot of confident about his competency. Dr. Bessoff was very detail also.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Dr. Norton is the nation's very best expert for...

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Excellent!

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

I was treated well by all staff and very pleased with Dr. Norton's care and knowledge about my parathyroid condition.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

Just please continue very good & pleasant all employees.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

I feel I'm in the best hands I can possibly be in.

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

Dr. Norton is an amazing doctor. I was lucky to have him perform my Whipple procedure.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

When he came into exam room the first thing he said was, "there's nothing I can do for you, sorry." He didn't listen to me or ask any questions.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Dr. Norton is outstanding and I'm fortunate to benefit from his expertise.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Just the BEST staff of any medical hospital.

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

Dr. Norton has been caring for me since 2010, and has not only helped keep me alive, but in a caring and compassionate way. As real and positive as a doctor can be - I'm truly blessed.

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

The physician assistant, Kristan and nurse, Sarah, were extremely helpful, knowledgeable & kind!

SHC Patient, Jun 2015

More interested in "selling" me than in answering my questions.

SHC Patient, Jun 2015

Dr. Norton is the grandest of human beings and extraordinary clinician.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Dr. Jeff Norton is the best GI surgeon in the area, and he is ALSO an unusually caring, kind and talented individual. He is absolutely beloved by his patients, and I count myself LUCKY to have him as my doctor! He is excellent in every way!

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

The doctor explained things very thoroughly.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Just excellent service as always!

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Before I went to see my doctor, I had many opinions and I had serious concerns. After seeing Dr. Norton I had a clear direction and felt confident.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

There is just never enough time - doctors have MANY patients.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Wonderful!

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

These people are the, "Best of the Best!

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Good experience.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Thank you for asking if I had more questions, several times.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Wonderful staff and hospital -

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Best provider & very caring.

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

Dr. Jeffrey Norton is awesome.

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

Very good.

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

Very good 2 days stay.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Dr. Nortin is superb as a clinician AND as a human being.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

I have been very fortunate to have the most knowledgeable doctor for my problem and his excellent staff. I am very grateful for Stanford.

SHC Patient, May 2014

I felt well cared for in every instance.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Dr. Norton is an outstanding surgeon - he saved my life in 2001 at UCSF & I'm glad he is still at Stanford -

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Dr. Norton took time to explain why I needed surgery and told me why I should not wait too long before making a decision.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Sara Fry & Dr. Norton are always great and are really concerned.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Dr. Norton and his nurse Sara Fry are fantastic!