David Tilford M.D.

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Adjunct Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology and Oncology School of Medicine

Accepting new patients

4.8 out of 5 (42 Ratings, 6 Comments)


  • Pediatrics

Special focus on

  • Hematology/Oncology (Pediatric)


  • M.D., University of Kansas 1970
  • Residency:

    • Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1973
  • Fellowship:

    • Fellowship in pediatric hematology/oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1977
  • Certifications:

    • Pediatric hematology/oncology, 1978


Dr. Tilford received his medical degree from the University of Kansas. Pediatric residency and hematology/oncology fellowship were completed at the University of Michigan. Dr. Tilford has been the pediatric hematologist/oncologist with Northwest Kaiser Permanente in Portland from 1979 through 2004. His practice was united with the OHSU program in 1996. Dr. Tilford serves as medical director of the Doernbecher Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Outpatient Clinic and outpatient infusion service.


  • English

Patient Ratings

4.8 out of 5 (42 Ratings, 6 Comments)

The patient ratings score is an average of all responses to the question "How likely would you be to recommend this provider to your family and friends (on a scale of 0 to 10)" on our nationally-recognized NRC patient surveys.

Patient Comments

  • Feb 18, 2019

    Very thorough and able to answer our questions

  • Jan 12, 2019

    Not sure I like this doctor. When I told him about stuff that happened he seemed to not listen to a word that was said. Don’t know why this time, usually all doctors at Doernbechers are very good and listen to what is being said.

  • Dec 01, 2018

    He's very great and understanding and told us everything we needed to know.

  • Nov 14, 2018

    very pleasant.. thank you

  • Jul 16, 2018

    For me he's a good doctor who cares for the patients very well.

  • Jul 11, 2018

    He was professional, knowledgeable, and patient with questions.

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