Stanford's Center for Advanced Lung Disease (ALD) offers comprehensive specialty care for patients with conditions such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pulmonary hypertension, lymphangeioleiomyomatosis, cystic fibrosis and interstitial lung disease.  

Our Doctors

Care and Treatment

Research

Stanford faculty doctors are actively involved in leading-edge research and clinical trials to improve the lives of patients with advanced lung disease and those who have received a lung transplant.

For information on clinical trials please contact:

Cystic Fibrosis
Colleen Dunn, Research Coordinator
650-736-0388
or 
Zoe Davies, Research Coordinator, RN, NP
650-498-5315

Interstitial Lung Disease
Susan S. Jacobs RN, MS
ssjpulm@stanford.edu
650-725-8082

Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Hospital & Clinics patient, you have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.

Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.

For Patients

Stanford Hospital & Clinics is known worldwide for the advanced patient care provided by its doctors and staff.  We also provide a wide range of guest services and amenities to our patients and visitors. Learn more about preparing for a hospital stay, billing and financial services, and our other support programs in Patients & Visitors.  

International Patients

Phone: +1-650-723-8561
Email: IMS@stanfordmed.org

Call us to make an appointment

650-723-3633

For Health Care Professionals

PHYSICIAN HELPLINE

Phone: 1-866-742-4811
Fax: 650-721-3476
Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Stanford Hospital & Clinics provides comprehensive services to refer and track patients, as well as provides the latest information and news for physicians and office staff. For help with all referral needs and questions visit Referring Physicians.

HOW TO REFER

Different programs in our clinic require different records and test results. Use the following checklists to determine what to send when making a referral. When you are ready to make a referral, fax a referral form with supporting documentation to 650-723-3106.

Referral checklists

Heart-Lung and Lung Transplant Program

  • Patient Referral Form
  • Patient phone number, address, and Social Security Number
  • Insurance information
  • History and physical, clinic notes, or hospital discharge summary
  • Pulmonary function studies
  • X-ray report
  • Thoracic CT scan report (if performed)
  • Chemistry panel
  • Hematology panel
  • Sputum cultures and sensitivities for patients with cystic fibrosis or bronchiectasis
  • Copy(s) of heart catheterization report(s) if performed

Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program

  • Patient Referral Form
  • History and physical notes, including clinic or office notes and current medications
  • Hospital discharge if in last two years
  • Recent PFT or spirometry
  • Recent Sputum cultures and sensitivities
  • Recent CT scan

Interstitial Lung Disease Program

  • Patient Referral Form
  • Most recent Pulmonary Function Tests (breathing tests)
  • CDs of recent high resolution CT scan of the chest, any other recent CT scans
  • Any lung biopsy reports, including slides
  • Recent lab work, including any serology testing done to identify autoimmune disease
  • Recent history, office visit, and physical notes from local pulmonologist or primary care provider
  • Echocardiogram
  • Current list of medications
  • Discharge summary from any recent hospitalizations
  • "Six Minute Walk" or other oxygen exercise testing

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