Ranjana Advani

Medical oncologist, Lymphoma specialist

Saul A. Rosenberg, MD, Professor of Lymphoma

View Professional Summary »
Languages Spoken:
German , Gujarati , Hindi , Punjabi , Sindhi


Ranjana H. Advani, MD is the Saul Rosenberg Professor of Lymphoma and serves as the Physician Leader of the Lymphoma Clinical Care Program. She specializes in research and treatment of Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphomas and has developed a broad collaborative investigative program, encompassing clinical trials and translational correlates. She is the Principle Investigator on numerous clinical trials. She currently serves on the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) non Hodgkin and Hodgkin Lymphoma (vice chair) guidelines panel, Lymphoma Core Committee of the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) and the National Cancer Institute Lymphoma Steering Committee.

Professional Summary

Professional Education
  • Fellowship: Stanford University Hematology and Oncology Fellowship (1996) CA
  • Residency: Stanford University Internal Medicine Residency (1990) CA
  • Internship: Santa Clara Valley Medical Center Internal Medicine Residency (1987) CA
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology (1995)
  • Medical Education: Bombay University (1982) India

Administrative Appointments
  • Lymphoma DMG leader, Stanford Cancer Institute (2010 - Present)


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.

Practice Locations

Lymphoma Program Palo Alto, CA
Palo Alto, CA

875 Blake Wilbur Drive

Palo Alto , CA 94304

(650) 498-6000

Make An Appointment More Clinic Information » Getting Here »

Patient Ratings

(265 Ratings)

Overall Rating

View Ratings by Category

Friendliness/courtesy of the care provider
Likelihood of your recommending this care provider to others
Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition
Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care
Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries
Clear Communication
Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your treatment
Time Spent
Amount of time the care provider spent with you
Recommend to others
Your confidence in this care provider
Wait times
Wait time at clinic (from arriving to leaving)

How Our Ratings Work

The Patients Ratings and comments are gathered from our Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety.

Patient Satisfaction Survey Disclaimer

Patient Reviews

(65 reviews)

Dr. Advani is amazing, she makes you feel like you're her only patient.
Very good.
It's beyond this survey. I left that day feeling like Dr. Advani & team can save my life. I cannot put that into words.
My wife and I were extremely pleased w/our visit with Dr. Advani and Dr. Skinner. They built immediate rapport and trust as they thoughtfully explained my condition.
Delighted with Dr. Advanti!
Was very informative and honest, straight forward. Laid treatment diagnosis and their plan all out no hidden pieces/parts. Really liked it.
Dr. Advani is incredible.
Dr. Advani is the ultimate physician: Great knowledge, great judgment, great care. Her staff professionals are excellent. I live today in great part because of her care -
I have only good things to describe. everyone was very helpful, caring, and really lovely.
Dr. Advani is excellent in keeping us aware of my condition & what I should expect going forward.
Both doctor and PA were exceptional in their care. I'm very fortunate to have be accepted by Dr. Advani for my care.
My providers see several patients. They don't waste time, but they don't rush me. I always get clear answers. They take the time that is necessary to answer my questions.
Keep up the excellent work.
I am grateful.
I couldn't be more pleased with the superb care.
Dr. Advani did a great job of explaining things and answering questions.
All good.
Dr. Advani & her nurse Kelly have been amazing at getting back to me via email & have done a great job answering my questions during this stressful time.
Dr. Advani is a brilliant physician/researcher in the field of lymphoma. It is a privilege to be seen by her.
Very good attention.
Dr. Advani and her staff - I find them to be exceptional!
Dr Advoni is amazing!
Concern showed by Dr. Advani helped deal with questions. Very helpful.
It is my opinion that Dr. Advani is the finest Oncologist and Scientist in the disciplne of Lymphoma Oncology, in the world. As a level 4 patient, since 2011, I am alive, feel wonderful... as we attack the Lymphoma as it pops up. Dr. Advani knows her patients well, is honest, and makes us part of her protocol for healing. I trust her with all of my heart.......She is truly the best. I must also add her love and appreciation for my family is endearing......adding, likewise her team.....Katie Pose has been part of my program from the beginning of my Lymphoma ( Mantle Cell) treatments.....She is like a member of my "get well and healing" family!
We recommend Stanford, our doctor and or nurse practitioner frequently.
Dr. Advanti is wonderful. She is very personable and very efficient and right to the point. We love her.
I appreciate Dr. Advani's warmth and caring nature. I trust her knowledge and concerns in treating my lymphoma. She makes me part of the team! I feel encouraged and helpful and move through my treatment. She is wonderful and surrounds herself with a positive support team. I am so pleased she is my oncologist - She is the best!
My care provider full of humility & heavenly touch in her hands.
Very busy operation!
I always feel I get as much time as I need.
Excellent in all regards.
Dr. Advani is well worth the trip to California to see.
Care provider was very knowledgeable regarding my condition.
I recommend everyone w/lymphoma to go to Advani.
The best!
Dr Advani is always exceptional and I count myself lucky to be in her care.
I hope no one needs this type of care provider.
Excellent care, knowledge, personality.
Keep-up the good work.
Never bad experience.
dr. Advani is an outstanding doctor & human being. She shows great compassion.
Very thorough & caring!
The medical team was very thorough and detailed about my health history.
So thankful for their help!
We have a great deal of confidence in Dr. Advani for care of our "orphan" cancer.
As I mentioned above, I feel very fortunate to have Dr. Advani and her team taking care of me. I have received outstanding care.
Nicest, most respectful, most informative high level expert I have ever talked with and I have met many.
I very thankful to have Dr. Advani as my doctor. She is the best.
No problem with provider. Big problem with Stanford access & coordination & communication.
Dr. Advani is amazing, she listens & acts. I am here because of her wise actions.
Dr. Advani is and has been an excellent oncologist for me. Bar none - the best!
Dr. took the time to have us admitted because of the urgency needed w/medical care.
Dr. Advani saved my life!
Very experienced - Highly professional salute her patience - Every time I visit her, it is the best one.
Dr. Advani is an outstanding oncologist as are the members of her team.
Dr. & her assistant represent the best in health care.
I feel so fortunate and thankful to have Dr. Advani.
Dr. Advani is excellent! She saved my life. Drs. and nurse practitioners are overworked.
Dr. Advani has been wonderful.
Dr. Advani dismissed my concerns completely, made me feel like I was a nuisance/hypochondriac. Dr. Advani has NO bedside manner.
I'm in total remission for 2 years Dr. Advani & I exchanged info about my remarkable recovery.
Dr. showed caring for the pt.
Everyone was FANTASTIC and we always had a great time!

View More »

Referring Physicians

  • Send referrals online
  • View referral status
  • Access medical records