Bruce M Nakfoor, MD

Board-Certified Radiation Oncologist

Bruce M Nakfoor, MD, is a board-certified radiation oncologist who has made it his personal mission to elevate the standard of cancer care available to the community of Naples. Highly respected by his peers and patients alike, his 30-year practice has been shaped by his boundless compassion, selfless contributions, and relentless pursuit of excellence. 

He founded Inspire Oncology to provide world-class, comprehensive, and compassionate cancer care close to home. His research into exercise and nutrition as viable medical treatments is extensive. Inspired by the potential of longer, better lives for his patients, Dr. Nakfoor has pioneered a new approach to cancer care with the subsequent founding of Inspire Exercise Medicine. As Inspire’s clinical provider of medically prescribed and medically supervised exercise and nutrition programs, the practice is making a difference in the lives of patients.

Dr. Nakfoor’s medical training is unparalleled. He completed his residency at Massachusetts General Hospital, the largest teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, where he served as chief resident. He has spoken at multiple national and international cancer conferences and has published over a dozen peer-reviewed cancer research papers. Dr. Nakfoor values the personal relationship he builds with each and every one of his patients. He makes himself available for their oncologic needs, even providing his personal cell phone number. 

Board Certification: American Board of Radiology

“If our goal is to care for our patients, then we have an obligation to provide every therapy available, not just those that bring us the highest financial reward. Our commitment to our patients is for life.

Experience and education:

2020-Present:

Radiation Oncologist and Founding Partner: Inspire Oncology, Naples, FL

1996-2019:

Radiation Oncologist and Medical Director: GenesisCare (21st Century Oncology), Collier County, FL

1995-1996:

Professional Appointment: Chief Resident, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School – Radiation Oncology

1992-1995:

Medical Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School – Radiation Oncology

1991-1992:

Medical Internship: Butterworth Hospital Michigan State University Rotating Internship

1987-1991:

Medical School: University of Michigan Medical School

1983-1987:

Undergraduate: University of Notre Dame, Magna cum laude

Reviews

Robert LangRobert Lang
22:01 20 Jun 24
Thomas HarrisonThomas Harrison
21:51 17 Jun 24
Extremely KnowledgeableExtremely KindExtremely success in his practiceExtremely Helpful in rehabHe is “The Best”He saved my wife from a stage IV Vaginal cancer and now me with a stage II prostate cancer. wouldn’t recommend anyone else
Timothy JonesTimothy Jones
16:12 12 Jun 24
Dr Nakfoor is amazing! Everything starts off and ends perfectly. He is so kind and personable. He makes you feel like you are part of his own family. His knowledge and care about different cancers and treatments are amazing. He makes you feel comfortable and any fears or doubts you might have drift away. His bedside manor is bar none. He doesn't just listen to what you have to say, he absorbs it and has exactly what's needed for an answer or suggestion or even peace of mind. He is not your run of the mill in-and-out Doctor. He is genuine in his practice, knowledge, talk and heart. If you're looking for a cookie-cutter treatment plan, you won't find it here. Dr Nakfoor specially tailors a treatment plan for you and what your needs are. He's the Best! And his staff...WOW!!!! I was going thru some things in my cancer journey and was having severe depression episodes, and his staff...every one of them... were like a kind, supportive, loving, sincere, caring best friend. The heart that his staff has...I've never experienced anything like it at a doctors office. Truly a very special people. Thank you Dr Nakfoor!And thank you Emilee for everything and teaching me about self advocating and how important it is as a patient. You Rock!!!And thank you to the team: Angie, Gerry, Hannah, Katelin, Patty, Connie, Christina, Evelyn and Quiomi. You all were awesome! *extra shout to Angie & Gerry, your kindness and heart and love thru my rough times mean more than you can ever know. Thank you!
Christine ChaseChristine Chase
22:46 11 Jun 24
Expertise, compassion and renowned resources available to offer me state of the art treatment decisions and outcomes.
Pam FPam F
17:30 08 Jun 24
The office is cheerful, the staff friendly and caring. Everyone explains the process and Dr. Nakfoor is very personable, explains the process and is puts you at ease.
Jeff DavisJeff Davis
15:04 01 Jun 24
Karen DeeKaren Dee
13:01 28 May 24
john woudsmajohn woudsma
22:04 26 May 24
This is the most positive doctor I have met
Yenlys HernandezYenlys Hernandez
15:33 24 May 24
Debbie GanzDebbie Ganz
22:01 22 May 24
Dr Nakfoor is a great doctor but, the wait is a bit much
Lilibeth AcostaLilibeth Acosta
17:18 22 May 24
Julia FotisJulia Fotis
18:24 21 May 24
Julie ann BasileJulie ann Basile
15:16 20 May 24
Dr Nakfoor stands out as one of the finest physicians I have worked with, due to his thorough communication and engaging with the patient to educate and put the patient at ease.
Chris MatkowskiChris Matkowski
01:10 17 May 24
Dennis RDennis R
00:43 17 May 24
Knowledgeable, professional, friendly and down to earth
Randy niederbrachRandy niederbrach
15:10 06 May 24
The entire staff was pleasant and so helpful and caring. Dr Nakfoor is an expert and very informative. Will go back if I need help again
donna accettadonna accetta
14:46 06 May 24
Beautiful office, staff warm and personable and took plenty of time to answer questions.Dr Nakfoor was amazing. So knowledgeable about my condition and consulted with another specialist while I was there to decide best course of treatment. Even followed up with me over the weekend.
Richard FranklinRichard Franklin
13:53 03 May 24
I always have a caring and informational visit.
Elbert LandsElbert Lands
22:00 28 Apr 24
Excellent physician & office staff
Bob BegleyBob Begley
17:35 26 Apr 24
Excellent
mehmet agollimehmet agolli
17:33 26 Apr 24
Dr Bruce, is the best Doctor not only here in Southwest Florida, I think is the best world Doctor, from our experience.
Mary-Jo BrockMary-Jo Brock
16:54 26 Apr 24
Dr Nakfoor and his staff are extremely calming and supportive. I am completely confident in my care and treatment with them.
Phyllis LeBlancPhyllis LeBlanc
21:42 19 Apr 24
I can’t speak highly enough of Dr Nakfoor and his entire program. I am so happy that I came to Florida to have my radiation treatment with him. His program at Inspire Exercise Medicine is fabulous. I feel more fit than I did before my diagnosis. The fact that he cares about your entire well being as a whole person with exercise and nutrition makes a world of difference when going through this difficult time and treatment. Everyone in the office and the gym is unfailingly cheerful and helpful EVERY single visit! Dr. Nakfoor gave me the best information of all the professionals I met with throughout the process. He was clear and caring throughout. I highly recommend Dr Nakfoor and the entire Inspire Oncology Team!
Tom DePouwTom DePouw
23:08 17 Apr 24
Office staff was organized and very helpful. Dr. Nakfoor took time to go over all my scans and overlayed them on screen to show what needed to be done. He explained the plan and how we would proceed.
Donna HeggertyDonna Heggerty
22:40 15 Apr 24
The Dr and staff are all amazing
Blair WorrallBlair Worrall
16:37 05 Apr 24
My experience with Inspire Oncology has been exceptional. Dr. Nakfoor and his entire team’s dedication to the care of their patients is evident the minute you interact with them. In my case, Dr. Nakfoor was on vacation when my Oncologist, Dr. Mark Rubin, asked him to review my case. We met the next day and he had thoroughly reviewed my records in preparation for this appointment. Within two days, Drs. Nakfoor and my Oncologist reviewed my case and proposed treatment plan with a leading Oncologist at Mass General to elicit a second opinion prior to my treatment commencing. I recently reviewed the post treatment results with Dr. Nakfoor. The detail and amount of time spent to cover everything was comforting and greatly appreciated. I’m truly blessed with the collaboration between Dr. NaKfoor and my Oncologist, their accessibility, transparent communication, and proactive approach to eliciting input from other colleagues is at a level that I have not experienced before. I highly recommend Inspire Oncology.
John SantoneJohn Santone
23:43 04 Apr 24
Dr Nakfoor is a breadth of fresh air in a town that has a lot of get rich fast flyers, that seem to be in it for the money. He legitimately cares for his patients and has your best interest at heart. I was originally referred to him and he truly lived up to his word and promises. Great Dr and person. Highly recommend him. His partner and entire staff reflect his professionalism and general good nature bed side manner.
John KroemerJohn Kroemer
16:29 29 Mar 24
I just started with Inspire and am confident they will perform an exceptional job. Dr Nakfoor took a lot of time consulting and explaining everything.
Helen SmithHelen Smith
01:01 29 Mar 24
Pat WelshPat Welsh
17:14 25 Mar 24
George RedmanGeorge Redman
19:03 13 Mar 24
Leo LopiccoloLeo Lopiccolo
22:01 10 Mar 24
Ralph RappuhnRalph Rappuhn
17:42 09 Mar 24
John WrayJohn Wray
23:06 03 Mar 24
Great start to my radiological journey. Dr Nakfoor took the time to walk me through MRI, Pet scan , biopsy, etc. Satisfyingly thorough and complete. I left our consultation extremely satisfied.
Michael EganMichael Egan
17:47 26 Feb 24
Dr. Nakfoor and the team at Inspire Oncology are spectacular.
Dave OrthDave Orth
16:06 13 Feb 24
I felt that Dr Nakfoor and his staff were truly interested in my well-being and he is willing to put in the extra effort to research the specific conditions I have experienced.
Robin HayesRobin Hayes
04:39 09 Feb 24
I thought Dr. Nakfoor was very intelligent. He explained my radiation treatment fairly well, although I had to ask him what type of radiation I would be getting and why. I left a bit confused about the exercise program and would have liked some more information about it, from Dr Nakfoor.
Margaret GrossgoldMargaret Grossgold
20:02 08 Feb 24
Dr. Nakfoor is very compassionate, very skilled, and a good problem solver.
Kevin SiegKevin Sieg
22:32 06 Feb 24
celine Bissontzceline Bissontz
14:46 05 Feb 24
Irwin MooreIrwin Moore
14:54 03 Feb 24
Pleasant staff. Appointments on time. Dr Nakfoor unhurried, and explains everything very clearly. Same for his nurse practioner.
Steve FigliozziSteve Figliozzi
14:12 26 Jan 24
If you need an expert in Radiation, Dr Nakfoor and his team should be your choice. They were prompt, professional, and very helpful in helping me understand the process and answered all my questions. Dr Nakfoor exhibited a level of expertise, confidence and professionalism that assured me that I made the right choice.
Sally KingSally King
23:40 25 Jan 24
Gene ShueGene Shue
23:03 24 Jan 24
Well run office and fantastic doctor.
Thomas CaioneThomas Caione
15:03 19 Jan 24
I had a great experience. Dr. Nakfoor does a great job of explaining things. Spent a significant amount of time with us. Great staff also, friendly and knowledgeable.
Stanley SavicStanley Savic
15:46 10 Jan 24
Wonderful experience. This doctor and his staff do everything, and even beyond expected, to create a relaxed and friendly experience. 👍
Carl WoodCarl Wood
14:01 08 Jan 24
Dr. Nakfoor is an amazing doctor! I’ve been a patient of his for almost one year and I truly believe he saved my life. During my first appointment he was on the phone scheduling referrals for an IV port, chemo doctor, Imaging, etc. I didn’t have to worry about researching doctors, making phone calls or scheduling appointments, he basically did it all for me. Dr. Nakfoor is a true professional and I highly recommend him.
Theresa LeahyTheresa Leahy
01:14 18 Nov 23
I was very much impressed with both Dr Nakfoor and his staff. Everyone in the office was able to educate and inform my husband and I of the treatment I am about to receive. All this was done in a very relaxed and congenial manner. I felt relaxed and more informed and involved in my medical care. Inspire Oncology has settled my mind and spirit in another chapter of my life. God bless them all!
Dianna SpinuzzaDianna Spinuzza
14:36 10 Oct 23
Dr Nakfoor is the best! Look not further. Very attentive, responsive and caring. He well prepared me for a difficult treatment that I required. I strictly followed his advice of exercise and diet while I was sick and it wasn't always easy. I believe that my ability to recover better than I could have ever imagined is attributed to being under his care. I completely trusted him and today I am cancer free and healthy. I credit Dr Nakfoor and his wonderful staff for my stellar recovery. He is an exceptional doctor!
Fred GrenningFred Grenning
16:48 07 Oct 23
Dr. Nakfoor and staff are first class! My first appointment was preceded with his staff reviewing the multi-page questionnaire I had already filled out. (Yes, they actually read it) All the details that could be addressed were taken care before meeting the doctor. He’s very personable and took all the time needed to educate me on my medical issue and treatment. I wasn’t rushed. He’s an outlier. I highly recommend him.
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Radiation Oncologist and Medical Director: 21st Century Oncology, Collier County

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