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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. David Cornfield, Critical Care Pediatrician, Surgeon, Orthopaedic Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Cornfield has been reviewed by 6 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 4.2
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. David Cornfield, MD is board certified in Pediatric Critical Care and Pediatric Pulmonology.

  • He has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Bone Marrow Transplantation
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Fetal Diseases
  • Lung Diseases
  • Persistent Fetal Circulation Syndrome
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure

Education & Awards

Dr. Cornfield graduated from University of Wisconsin at Madison. He has 2 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2014)


Dr. Cornfield has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital @ Stanford 
  • Stanford Hospital and Clinics 

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Additional Information
Dr. David Nachum Cornfield MD is a male Critical Care Specialist, has 25 years of experience and practices in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and Pediatric Pulmonology.
Where does Dr. David N. Cornfield practice?
Dr. David Cornfield has 3 office locations.
Dr. David Cornfield practices Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and Pediatric Pulmonology near Palo Alto, CA.
Additional practice locations include: North Branch, MN and Rush City, MN.
See Palo Alto Pediatric Specialists.