Cardiothoracic Surgery

Affiliate Hospitals


Lucile Packard Children's Hospital

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital has assembled a team of doctors, nurses and other health professionals who are specially trained to diagnose and treat infants, children and young adults with both congenital and acquired heart disease.

All our doctors use state-of-the art techniques to diagnose and treat all forms of congenital and acquired heart disease in infants, children and adolescents. Our team is highly expert in echocardiography, including fetal and transesophegal echo, and along with Stanford engineers, is developing new techniques in 3-D echo, 3-D electron beam CT scan and MRI angiography. With these new technologies, most children no longer require invasive procedures such as cardiac catheterization for diagnosis.

Stanford Faculty: Frank Hanley, MD
V. Mohan Reddy, MD
Administrative Contact: Karla Marquez
Administrative Associate
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Falk Building
870 Quarry Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304
(650) 723-0190

VA Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS)

VA Palo Alto Hospital

VAPAHCS is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology as well as education and research. Comprehensive health care is provided in areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics, and extended care.

An affiliation with the Stanford University School of Medicine provides a rich academic environment including medical training for physicians in virtually all specialties and subspecialties.  Over 1,300 University residents, interns, and students are trained each year.

Stanford Faculty: Thomas Burdon, MD
James Fann, MD
Chuong Hoang, MD
Joseph Shrager, MD
Administrative Contact: Donna Minagawa
Administrative Associate
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Falk Building
870 Quarry Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304
(650) 721-2086

Santa Clara Valley Medical Center

Santa Clara Valley Medical Center

Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (SCVMC) provides superior inpatient and outpatient care. The 524-bed hospital is recognized as providing a range of sophisticated specialty services.  SCVMC is the only medical center in the region that provides some of these advanced services including a world-class Rehabilitation Center, Regional Burn Center, High-Risk Maternity Program, Trauma Center. The addition of the new state-of-the-art main hospital building adds to the advanced level of technology available at SCVMC.

Santa Clara Valley Medical Center is affiliated with nearby Stanford University School of Medicine, and with schools of nursing, allied health professional training and research centers in the San Francisco Bay Area. SCVMC also enjoys a fine reputation for carrying out its own medical education programs.

Stanford Faculty: David Ogden, MD
Ahmad Sheikh, MD
Richard Ha, MD
Administrative Contact: Tracie Zarubi, Administrative Associate - (408) 885-6191
Erlinda Means, Clinic Coordinator - (408) 885-3838
751 S. Bacom Avenue
San Jose, CA 95128

Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland

Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland

The Cardiac Center at Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland includes an active cardiac surgery program, offering surgical options for all types of congenital heart disease. Intensive care specialists and anesthesiologists support the program to provide the best care possible for our surgical patients.

Services include evaluation and treatment for children with congenital or acquired cardiac or vascular anomalies. Consultation and surgical services provided in concert with Children’s Hospital Oakland Neonatology and Cardiology divisions.

Stanford Faculty: Olaf Reinhartz, MD, Medical Director
Frank Hanley, MD
V. Mohan Reddy, MD
Administrative Contact: Pediatric Cardiology Medical Group
747 52nd Street
Oakland, CA 94609
(510) 428-3294

Children’s Hospital Central California (Fresno & Sacramento counties)

Children's Hospital Central California

The Children's Hospital Central California Cardiothoracic Surgery Program provides the highest quality comprehensive intraoperative and post-operative care. The Children's Hospital Cardiothoracic Surgery team is part of the Northern California regional congenital heart program, which includes physicians at Stanford University, Oakland Children's Hospitals as well as Sutter Hospital in Sacramento. Each year, the combined programs perform over 1,000 cardiothoracic operations which include the full spectrum of closed and open heart procedures. These include the simple and most complex repairs for newborns, infants, children, teenagers, and young adults with congenital cardiac defects and acquired cardiovascular disease.

Stanford Faculty: Frank Hanley, MD
Malcolm MacDonald, MD
Edwin Petrossian, MD
Administrative Contact: The Willson Heart Center at Children’s Hospital Central California
9300 Valley Children’s Place
Madera, CA 93636
(559) 353-6257

Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System

Salinas Valley Medical Center

Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System (SVMHS) and Stanford Hospital & Clinics launched the Stanford Cardiac Surgery Program at Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital on September 1, 2008. This partnership brings together SVMHS' 22-year history of excellence in cardiovascular services together with Stanford's worldwide reputation as a leader in cardiovascular care. This means that even more people with complex heart conditions that require surgery can receive care in the Salinas Valley.

Stanford Faculty: Vincent DeFilippi, MD, Medical Director
Physician Assistant: William Turner, PA-C
Administrative Contact: Marilou Flores
Clinic Coordinator
212 San Jose Street, Suite 301
Salinas, CA  93901
(831) 759-3289

Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento

Salinas Valley Medical Center

Offering the largest pediatric open-heart surgery program in the area, Sutter is a regional referral center for young heart patients. The program includes full diagnostic capabilities with both diagnositc and intervertional heart catheterization services. The CCS-approved pediatric cardiac surgery program serves patients from throughout northern California and southern Oregon, and provides the complete range of procedures for infants through adolescents.

Stanford Faculty: Teimour Nasirov, MD, Medical Director
Frank Hanley, MD
V. Mohan Reddy, MD
Olaf Reinhartz, MD
Administrative Contact: Kimberlee Gondolf & Julie Farrar
Sacramento Clinic Manager
5301 F Street   #213
Sacramento, CA  95819
(916) 733-1400

St. Rose Dominican Hospitals

St. Rose Domincan Hospitals - Sienna Campus

St. Rose Dominican Hospitals and Stanford Hospital & Clinics, one of the country’s most respected medical institutions, formed an affiliation in fall 2011 when the St. Rose-Stanford Clinics/Neurosurgery Clinic opened across the street from the St. Rose Dominican Hospitals-Siena Campus.

The affiliation with Stanford Hospital & Clinics marked the first time the well-known medical institution has ventured out of California for a clinical collaboration. The partnership combines the high levels of quality and community trust already established at St. Rose Dominican Hospitals with the world-renowned expertise of Stanford in the treatment neurological disorders at St. Rose.

Stanford Faculty: Robert G. Wiencek, MD
Ashraf Osman, MD
Administrative Contact: Margie Roper
Vice President of Ambulatory Services
SRDH Foundation Offices
2865 Siena Heights Dr. #300
Henderson, NV 89052
(702) 616-5719

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