Vascular Malformations Clinic

Stanford Health Care is at the forefront of treating intracranial and spinal malformations. For more than 30 years, thousands of pediatric and adult patients with vascular malformations have been treated here.

Vascular Malformations Clinic
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Phone: 650-723-6469 Getting Here
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300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Phone: 650-723-6469 Getting Here

Our Doctors

Care and Treatment of Vascular Malformations

Treatments for Arteriovenous Malformation

Stanford Health Care has numerous options available for treating even the largest, most difficult AVMs, including:


Special microcathethers are guided into the arteriovenous malformation to obstruct its abnormal blood vessels.

Stereotactic computer-assisted microsurgery

This type of surgery is done with a microscope and image-guided navigation to minimize any impact on surrounding brain tissue.


Stereotactic radiosurgery with CyberKnife

A painless, noninvasive technology that offers delivery of high dose X-rays, focused precisely on a targeted region to treat tumors, brain and spine conditions, and cancers.

Treatments for cavernous malformation

Treatment for cavernous malformations has dramatically improved in the last decade. New computer-guided navigation developed at Stanford allows neurosurgeons to reach even the deepest parts of the brain to remove these lesions with relatively low risk.

CO2 Laser surgery

A special CO2 laser is often used during the surgical procedure and offers excellent precision for removing cavernous malformations safely.

For Patients

Call us to make, change or reschedule an appointment.


  • Send medical records before your appointment.
  • Bring any MRI or CT films.
  • The length of your appointment may vary.
  • During your exam, the care team will review films, gather a lengthy medical history, do medical exams and discuss treatment options with you.


To reorder a prescription, have your pharmacy call 650-723-4720 or fax a refill request to 650-725-0390.

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.


Phone: 1-800-800-1551,  24 hours - 7 days a week

Stanford Health Care (formerly 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.


To refer a new patient, call us at 650-723-6469. Fax a referral form with supporting documentation to 650-320-9443.

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