Glenn M. Chertow

Glenn M. Chertow

Nephrologist

4.8 out of 5
84 Patient Ratings
18 Patient Comments

Kidney Clinic (Nephrology)

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • 1st Floor, Suite A175
  • Stanford , CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-723-6961
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Kidney Clinic (Nephrology) at Boswell Building

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • 1st Floor, Suite A175
  • Stanford , CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-723-6961
More Clinic Information » Getting Here » Make An Appointment

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Professional Education

  • Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (1992)
  • Fellowship: Brigham and Women's Hospital Harvard Medical School (1995) MA
  • Residency: Brigham and Women's Hospital Harvard Medical School (1992) MA
  • Board Certification: Nephrology, American Board of Internal Medicine (1994)
  • Medical Education: Harvard Medical School (1989) MA
  • MPH, Harvard School of Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics (1995)
  • MD, Harvard Medical School, Medicine (1989)
  • BA, University of Pennsylvania (1985)

Honors & Awards

  • "Best Doctors in America" designation, Woodward and White (1996)
  • "Best Doctors in Boston" designation, Boston Magazine (1997-98)
  • "Top Doctors in Bay Area" designation, San Francisco Magazine (1999-2000)
  • "Top Doctors in Bay Area" designation, San Francisco Magazine Inductee, American Society of Clinical Investigation (2002-2004)
  • Academic Senate Distinction in Teaching Award Honorable Mention, USCF School of Medicine (2002)
  • American Kidney Fund, Amgen Clinical Scientist in Nephrology (1993-95)
  • Calvin and Sylvia Margolis Scholar in Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, BWH (1996-97)
  • Floyd C. Rector, Jr., Housestaff Teaching Award, Department of Medicine, UCSF (2001)
  • Hewlett Packard Outstanding Medical Graduate Award, HMS (1989)
  • Inductee, Society of Master Clinicians, UCSF Department of Medicine (2006)
  • Member, American Society of Clinical Investigation (2004)
  • Mentor of the Year, Bay Area Clinical Research Symposium (2007)
  • National Torchbearer Award, American Kidney Fund (2007)
  • Nominee, Kaiser Awards for Excellence in Teaching, UCSF School of Medicine (2002)
  • Nominee, Kaiser Awards for Excellence in Teaching, UCSF School of Medicine (2005)
  • Phi Beta Kappa, University of Pennsylvania (1985)
  • President's Award, National Kidney Foundation (1999)
  • Senior Mentor, Network of Minority Research Investigators, NIDDK (2008)
  • STAR Award, UCSF Medical Center (2006)
  • Summa Cum Laude, University of Pennsylvania (1985)

Administrative Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, HMS (1997 - 1998)
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine in Residence, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA (UCSF) (1998 - 2001)
  • Associate, Center for Health Policy, Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University (2008 - Present)
  • Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCSF (2004 - 2005)
  • Associate Professor of Medicine in Residence, UCSF (2001 - 2004)
  • Clinical Fellow in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (HMS) (1989 - 1992)
  • Instructor in Medicine, HMS (1995 - 1997)
  • Instructor in Surgery, HMS (1966 - 1998)
  • Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCSF (2005 - 2007)
  • Professor of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine (2007 - Present)
  • Professor of Medicine in Residence, UCSF (2005 - 2007)
  • Research Fellow in Medicine, HMS (1992 - 1995)

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4.9

Friendliness

4.8

Explanations

4.8

Listens

4.8

Includes you in decisions

4.8

Clear Communication

4.9

Confidence in your doctor

4.8

Recommended to others

4.0

Wait times

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

First time meeting provider as a patient but he remembered meeting me when I was a patient in the hospital years ago. Wow!!

SHC Patient, Dec 2016

Gave me good news about the status of my kidneys & the foods I could eat. Changed one of my medication.

SHC Patient, Nov 2016

Dr. Chertow is the best nephrologist I could put my confidence in.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Dr. Chertow is world class! We could not be more pleased with our patient experience. We feel he is our friend.

SHC Patient, Jun 2016

Excellent experience.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

Dr. Chertow is a very caring physician. He never fails to inquire about my family and is always patient explaining any and all questions and or concerns that I may have. He is certainly an asset to Stanford medical staff.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Dr. Chertow is great he is comforting clean, concise, and not hurried. Great doctor -

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Respectful, outstanding staff.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Wonderful MD - easy to talk to.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

The physician has been treating me for quite some time & he is a caring - knowledgeable man.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

So far, he is the best kidney doctor I ever have, and I changed 6 kidney doctor.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

Dr. Chertow is the best.

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4.8 out of 5
84 Patient Ratings
18 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

First time meeting provider as a patient but he remembered meeting me when I was a patient in the hospital years ago. Wow!!

SHC Patient, Dec 2016

Gave me good news about the status of my kidneys & the foods I could eat. Changed one of my medication.

SHC Patient, Nov 2016

Dr. Chertow is the best nephrologist I could put my confidence in.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Dr. Chertow is world class! We could not be more pleased with our patient experience. We feel he is our friend.

SHC Patient, Jun 2016

Excellent experience.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

Dr. Chertow is a very caring physician. He never fails to inquire about my family and is always patient explaining any and all questions and or concerns that I may have. He is certainly an asset to Stanford medical staff.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Dr. Chertow is great he is comforting clean, concise, and not hurried. Great doctor -

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Respectful, outstanding staff.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Wonderful MD - easy to talk to.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

The physician has been treating me for quite some time & he is a caring - knowledgeable man.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

So far, he is the best kidney doctor I ever have, and I changed 6 kidney doctor.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

Dr. Chertow is the best.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Dr. Chertow is the best physician I've ever encountered - He is a treasure.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

The doctor is a great person. Real friendly and nice. Very attentive.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Awesome!

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Dr. Chertow is the best physician. He answers all questions and takes his time with you. He genuinely cares about his patients.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Dr. Chertow is one of the most caring, considerate & knowledgeable doctors I've ever visited.

SHC Patient, Jan 2014

Overall this was an exceptionally informative consultation.