Haruko Akatsu, M.D., M.S.

Endocrinologist

Clinical Associate Professor, Medicine - Endocrinology, Gerontology, & Metabolism
4.8 out of 5
346 Patient Ratings
4 Patient Comments

Endocrinology Clinic

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-723-6961
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Cancer Center

  • 875 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-498-6000
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Professional Education

Fellowship: Stanford University School of Medicine (1999) CA

Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine (1997) CA

Internship: Stanford University School of Medicine (1995) CA

Medical Education: Brown University - School of Medicine (1994) RI

Honors & Awards

America's Top Doctors Award, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. (2014)

Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors, Inc. (2014)

America's Top Doctors Award, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. (2013)

Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors, Inc. (2013)

Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors, Inc. (2010)

Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors, Inc. (2009)

Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors, Inc. (2008)

Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors, Inc. (2007)

Administrative Appointments

Medical Director, Thyroid Cancer Program (2008 - Present)

Patient Ratings and Comments

4.8

Friendliness

4.8

Recommended to others

4.8

Explanations

4.7

Listens

4.8

Includes you in decisions

4.8

Clear Communication

4.8

Confidence in your doctor

4.5

Wait times

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

With most of my visits for my cancer & treatments, I always felt I was getting the best of care & had my questions answered completely.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Dr. Akatsu is very friendly and thorough. She listens well, explains things clearly and documents everything in plain language during our visit.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Very satisfied.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

I really feel confident in Dr. Akatsu. She explains issues thoroughly & is always up to date on my case. Her follow up and follow through has been exceptional.

Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you may 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.

4.8 out of 5
346 Patient Ratings
4 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

With most of my visits for my cancer & treatments, I always felt I was getting the best of care & had my questions answered completely.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Dr. Akatsu is very friendly and thorough. She listens well, explains things clearly and documents everything in plain language during our visit.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Very satisfied.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

I really feel confident in Dr. Akatsu. She explains issues thoroughly & is always up to date on my case. Her follow up and follow through has been exceptional.