Benjamin I. Chung

Urologic oncologist, Urologist, Genitourinary specialist, Urologic specialist

4.7 out of 5
350 Patient Ratings
48 Patient Comments

Urologic Cancer Program

Laparoscopy and Endourology Program

Neurogenetic Oncology Program

Stanford Cancer Center South Bay

Professional Education

  • Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital (2001) MA
  • Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic Foundation (2006) OH
  • Internship: Massachusetts General Hospital (2000) MA
  • Board Certification: Urology, American Board of Urology (2008)
  • Fellowship, Cleveland Clinic, Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery (2006)
  • Residency: Lahey Clinic Hospital (2005) MA
  • Medical Education: Jefferson Medical College (1999) PA
  • Residency, Lahey Clinic, Urology (2005)
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital, Surgery (2001)
  • Internship, Massachusetts General Hospital, Surgery (2000)
  • M.D., Jefferson Medical College, Medicine (1999)
  • B.A., Amherst College, Classics (1995)

Honors & Awards

  • Best Doctors, San Francisco Magazine (2015-present)
  • Best Doctors, Castle Connolly (2013-present)
  • Recognition, Who's Who in America (2007-present)

Administrative Appointments

  • Executive Committee Member, Stanford School of Medicine Faculty Senate (2015 - Present)
  • Director, Robotic Surgery (2009 - Present)
4.8

Friendliness

4.8

Recommended to others

4.7

Explanations

4.7

Listens

4.7

Includes you in decisions

4.8

Clear Communication

4.8

Confidence in your doctor

4.1

Wait times

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

The doctor explained the test conducted but did not give an overview of my health condition relating to his expertise.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Good.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Made us all feel welcome and blessed

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

Dr Chung always seems attuned to his patients' needs and willing to share his vast knowledge. One feels confident in his expertise.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

Care provider was very informative.

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

Best doctor ever.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Stanford stands out for care and friendliness highly recommend to all.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Dr. Chung was very nice & set down to answer questions.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Dr. Chung is very personable and clearly knowledgeable in his field, yet he discussed w/me in straightforward terms without the slightest condescension.

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

Dr. Chung is exceptional.

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

All good!!

SHC Patient, Jun 2015

All staff have full experiences in their jobs and they treat me with complete respectful.

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4.7 out of 5
350 Patient Ratings
48 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

The doctor explained the test conducted but did not give an overview of my health condition relating to his expertise.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Good.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Made us all feel welcome and blessed

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

Dr Chung always seems attuned to his patients' needs and willing to share his vast knowledge. One feels confident in his expertise.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

Care provider was very informative.

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

Best doctor ever.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Stanford stands out for care and friendliness highly recommend to all.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Dr. Chung was very nice & set down to answer questions.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Dr. Chung is very personable and clearly knowledgeable in his field, yet he discussed w/me in straightforward terms without the slightest condescension.

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

Dr. Chung is exceptional.

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

All good!!

SHC Patient, Jun 2015

All staff have full experiences in their jobs and they treat me with complete respectful.

SHC Patient, Jun 2015

Excellent.

SHC Patient, Jun 2015

All very good.

SHC Patient, May 2015

I'm very confident in the care of Dr. Chung. Looking forward to follow up care.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

Dr Chung said he would like a board of experts to look at my file otherwise he would not do anything except perhaps order an MRI. I was surprised to get a call from his office 2 days after my visit scheduling me for a partial nephrectomy!

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

Dr. Chung is the best MD I have ever met. He is a brilliant surgeon and a wonderful human being. I cannot adequately express how indebted I am to this physician.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

Dr. Chung is an outstanding doctor and a fine person. #1. Doctor a friend.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Dr. Chung is a very good doctor - Great sense of humor, down to earth person.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Dr. Ben Chung is awesome!!!

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Dr. Chung is very helpful and caring.

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

I have good experience.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Experience, excellent physician.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Good.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Dr. Chung is excellent.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Very kind.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Dr. B. Chung always call me with results of my office visit last 7 yrs. Awesome dr.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

He was great!!

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

A very pleasant and caring doctor who cared about me.

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

Dr. Chung was great!

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Very confident in my care giver. Very understanding.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

I have the most utmost confidence in Dr. Benjamin Chung.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

I have the greatest respect and confidence in Dr. Chung. So I can focus on being better.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Dr. Chung is the best!!!

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Very good.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Dr. Benjamin Chung was very thorough and also compassionate of my diagnosis. Excellent listener & communicator.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Dr. Chung & his staff are terrific in every way - every one of them.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

This provider is very good doctor because he is listening very well I am very happy with this provider.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Excellent -

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Good.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Dr. Ben Chung is a wonderful asset for your hospital. Please take good care of him -

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

VERY good care.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Dr. Chung is amazing doctor very easy to talk to.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Very competent and approachable.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

All staffs are skillful in their deeds and they are understanding what the patient needs.

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

Dr. left for 5 minutes during appointment.

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

x3 follow up phone calls by Dr. Chung himself. REALLY impressed me & apprised me of test outcomes plus recommended follow up & treatment.

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

Excellent experience.