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Professional Education
  • Residency: Duke University, 1982
  • Fellowship: National Cancer Institute NIH Surgical Oncology Fellowship, 1979
  • Medical Education: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 1973

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(96 reviews)

Dr. Norton provided my husband, second chance in life. Can't thank him and his staff enough!
Have seen Dr. Norton for 2 1/2 years. Have great faith in his care.
Dr. Norton - the best.
The doctor & the PA were both very good.
Again, excellent experience.
Dr. Jeffrey Allen Norton has saved my life from 2 types of pancreatic cancers and problems - I'm alive due to him knowing exactly what I need - he's a miracle worker - amen!
Very good explanations & Dr. Norton truly cares about patients and the outcomes. I feel that he cares about what is best for me. He explains the pros & cons.
All was very good.
I could not be more satisfied - Dr. Norton took time to answer my question thoroughly.
I appreciate Dr. Norton being so patient in giving me time to get out my questions. He gave me assurance that all would be well.
Dr. Jeff Norton and all his chief residents are always & forever the very BEST!
Dr. Norton listen well, and is very attentive and caring.
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!!
My doctor, assistants, or anyone else at Stanford are the best.
Dr. Norton, Dr. Hazad, our nurse Shannon & everyone on the 3rd floor "E" wing was excellent.
I wish the bad news could have followed with positive hope.
Dr. Norton truly cares about his patients! Excellent doctor. I would recommend him highly.
Dr. Norton is the best. he even communicates with me by email. He is outstanding!
Dr. Norton and his staff are exceptional.
Excellent. Dr. Norris & Dr. Johnson were great. This is all new to me.
Dr. Norton is an extra ordinary surgeon. He has conducted research on the rare condition I have.
Dr. Jeffrey Allen Norton is the "best".
Dr. Norton is the best!
Dr. Norton and Kristen (the PA) were excellent and answered all of my questions and concerns.
Dr. Norton is wonderful.
Dr. Jeffrey Norton saved my life & shows genuine concern for my recovery.
He comes across a bit aloof.
Dr. Norton & his team are the best you could ever have.
Dr. Norton was outstanding, we love him!
Dr. Allen is the best! Great office staff only problem hard to get a hold of.
Stanford is the best hospital in the US
Dr. was not jumping to a diagnosis. He is wanting tests and scans done to get all the information before he does.
The new intern (name) was very thorough and friendly, Dr. Norton was great.
Dr. Norton & his group of professionals were very kind and accommodating.
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.
Dr. Jeffrey Norton and his team have saved pancreas! Feel blessed to be in their care.
I have told everyone I know about Stanford!! Good care great drs./nurses etc. I am alive because of them and Stanford.
Dr. Jeffrey Norton & his team saved my pancreas & life! Make me feel better every time we interact.
Dr. Norton, his PA & nurse were very friendly and helpful.
I learned a lot about my medical condition that Vanderbilt did not inform me & I feel my time was well spent coming to Stanford.
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.
My condition is so rare - Dr. Norton was done excellent but my path report was difficult.
Dr. Norton went straight to the problem, gave his recommendations, explained everything very positive - He made me feel there was hope.
Dr. Norton was exceptional & so was Dr. Jennifer Erdrich!
I don't believe I could receive better care anywhere.
I have only good experience or care from doctors and staff.
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.
Dr. Norton clearly provided the time and concern
No none nuncha bedside manner arrogant authoritarian did not attempt to explain anything.
Excellent care.
I am very pleased with the care Dr. Norton his staff and especially the nurses in the ice unit. My thanks to all.
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.
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.
Dr. Jeffrey Norton & his residents are so professional, caring & brilliant. He brought in Dr. Housepain who has made the difference in my care.
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.
Jeff Norton MD is the best.
She was wonderful and detailed.
Lucky to be a patient of Dr. Norton's.
Dr. Jeffrey Norton eased my fear and made me feel confident to face the scary operation & recovery.
Dr. Norton and the staff provided me immaculate care.
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.
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.
Dr. Norton is the nation's very best expert for...
I was treated well by all staff and very pleased with Dr. Norton's care and knowledge about my parathyroid condition.
Just please continue very good & pleasant all employees.
I feel I'm in the best hands I can possibly be in.
Dr. Norton is an amazing doctor. I was lucky to have him perform my Whipple procedure.
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.
Dr. Norton is outstanding and I'm fortunate to benefit from his expertise.
Just the BEST staff of any medical hospital.
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.
The physician assistant, Kristan and nurse, Sarah, were extremely helpful, knowledgeable & kind!
More interested in "selling" me than in answering my questions.
Dr. Norton is the grandest of human beings and extraordinary clinician.
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!
The doctor explained things very thoroughly.
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.
Just excellent service as always!
There is just never enough time - doctors have MANY patients.
These people are the, "Best of the Best!
Good experience.
Thank you for asking if I had more questions, several times.
Best provider & very caring.
Wonderful staff and hospital -
Dr. Jeffrey Norton is awesome.
Very good.
Very good 2 days stay.
Dr. Nortin is superb as a clinician AND as a human being.
I have been very fortunate to have the most knowledgeable doctor for my problem and his excellent staff. I am very grateful for Stanford.
I felt well cared for in every instance.
Dr. Norton is an outstanding surgeon - he saved my life in 2001 at UCSF & I'm glad he is still at Stanford -
Dr. Norton took time to explain why I needed surgery and told me why I should not wait too long before making a decision.
Sara Fry & Dr. Norton are always great and are really concerned.
Dr. Norton and his nurse Sara Fry are fantastic!

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