Multidisciplinary Center for Treating Marfan Syndrome and Related Aortic Disorders

The Stanford University Center for Marfan Syndrome is the largest of its kind in California and among the nation's leading centers for the diagnosis and treatment of Marfan syndrome. We ensure that patients with Marfan syndrome and aortic disorders have access to comprehensive diagnostic and management services from specialists in cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, ophthalmology, orthopedics, and genetics.

Center for Marfan Syndrome
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Phone: 650-725-8246 Getting Here
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300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Phone: 650-725-8246 Getting Here

Our Doctors

Care and Treatment of Marfan Syndrome

Expertise in Marfan syndrome

The Center for Marfan Syndrome was established in 1988, the first of its kind in the western United States.

The central mission of our center has always been to be an integrated, multidisciplinary unit that provides comprehensive, cost-effective, state-of-the-art diagnostic evaluation and care for adult and pediatric patients with Marfan syndrome and Aortic disorders.

The Stanford University Center for Marfan Syndrome brings together the Marfan syndrome specialists in treating aortic disorders to ensure every patient receives a comprehensive diagnostic review and personalized treatment plan. In addition, our specialists provide comprehensive consultative services to referring physicians for diagnosis, as well as specialists in:

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Clinical Genetics
  • Dermatology
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Functional Restoration
  • Neurology
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedics
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Rheumatology
  • Urology

The Stanford University Center for Marfan Syndrome and Aortic Disorders is dedicated to continuing its leadership role in defining the genetic basis of these diseases, improving patient care, and serving as a community resource.

  • Integrated, comprehensive, multidisciplinary subspecialty care
  • Internationally recognized expertise in aortic and cardiac surgery
  • Noninvasive evaluation of aortic and cardiac disease by echocardiography, MRI, and ultrafast CT scanning

For example, Dr. Craig Miller, one of our cardiac surgeons, is nationally recognized for his work with difficult cases of thoracic aneurysm. Our multidisciplinary approach helps us maintain an innovative edge in treating this difficult condition. 

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Please bring any relevant medical records and family information to your appointment, such as:

  • Echocardiogram reports
  • CT scans or MRIs of the chest and abdomen
  • Dilated eye examination
  • Any genetic evaluations
  • Photos of various relatives
  • Autopsy reports, if pertinent

International Patients

Phone: +1-650-723-8561

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For Health Care Professionals


Phone: 1-866-742-4811
Fax: 650-320-9443
Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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