Wendy Caceres

Internal medicine doctor

Clinical Associate Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

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Education & Certifications
  • BA, Harvard University, Chemistry (2003)
  • Residency: Stanford University Dept of Medicine (2014) CA
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (2014)
  • Medical Education: Stanford University (2011) CA

Honors & Awards
  • Charles Dorsey Armstrong Award, Clinical Excellence in Caring for Patients by a Senior Resident, Stanford Internal Medicine Residency (June, 2014)
  • Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award, Outstanding Resident Role Model, Stanford Medical School (June, 2014)

  • Board Member, BeAGoodDoctor.org (2018 - Present)

Administrative Appointments
  • Associate Chair for Diversity and Inclusion, Department of Medicine (2020 - Present)
  • Associate Program Director, Stanford Internal Medicine Residency (2017 - Present)
  • Co-Medical Director, Pacific Free Clinic, Cardinal Free Clinics (2015 - 2020)


Practice Locations

Stanford Primary Care in Palo Alto Palo Alto, CA
Palo Alto, CA

211 Quarry Road

Palo Alto , CA 94304

(650) 498-9000

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love working with Dr. Caceres
Dr. Caceres is very knowledgeable and open to answering all questions and concerns.
I'm very satisfied with my primary care doctor
Wonderful, caring, personable doctor
Dr. Caceres is excellent and I feel that she is addressing my concerns. Very glad to have her as my physician.
Dr. Wendy Caceres is an excellent doctor. I am grateful to have her as my primary care doctor.
Very thorough
Dr. Caceres is an amazing doctor. She is very compassionate and is a great listener. She is probably the best doctor I have had. Stanford is lucky to have her.
Dr. Caceras is very caring and knowledgeable. I have great confidence in her assessments and trudt her recommendations.
Dr. Caceres is a caring, professional and personable doctor who is thorough and listens to her patients. She is the primary reason why I continue to use Stanford medical services.
thorough and caring
She is the best of the best
Very good listener, she is very good and thourough on details about my health
She is the best PCP I’ve ever had. She coordinates my care like a true boss. Idk where I’d be without the care I receive at Stanford and Dr Caceres is at the helm for helping me manage multiple serious health issue. I appreciate her so much. She is truly the best!
She needed to ve better prepard gor the call and had difficulty explaining the issue
front desk people are fabulous..:) DR. CASARES IS THE BEST!!!!
Dr. Wendy Caceres is a great doctor. I am grateful to have her as my primary care doctor. She is always very thorough, attentive and caring.
Dr. Caceres is wonderful!! Very thoughtful, knowledgable and approachable.
Dr. Caceres is a wealth of knowledge , caring and professional
Dr Caceres is extremely professional. She listens and answers concerns. She always reads the past history and pays close attention to lab works. I feel very confident that she looks out for my best health care and coordinates with other doctors.
She is the best PCP I could dream of. Love her so much!
Dr. Caceres is excellent.
Dr Ceceras is always so attentive, kind, thoughtful and thorough. I always feel like I’m in control of my health & appreciate her advice / recommendations.
Dr. Caceres was very thorough and helpful. She answered all questions and made good recommenmdations
Great job; helpful, caring, knowledgeable.
We were accepted by Dr Caceres for same day appointment. Super service thank you team for above and beyond care delivery.
She’s wonderful and thoughtful
Dr. Wendy Caceres has been my primary care doctor for several years and has always been excellent. She is one of the best doctors I have had. I am grateful to have her as my doctor. She demonstrates compassion and understanding. And she is always so eager to help.
She is an excellent, caring provider. Listens carefully and answers my questions.
Dr Caceres has been my PCP for many years now and she is the best. Very knowledgeable, compassionate, understanding and approachable!
Thank you very much for your time and support this morning! I will hopefully be done with all this stress as soon as possible. Please have a good day!
Dr Caceres, has always been excellent with providing health care. She has been there for me thru the loss of my husband and getting me to the proper departments to help with my medical and mental care. She has left no stone unturned to make sure I am taking care of myself. We've been on this journey for over 5 years together. Sher is quick to answer my messages, schedule tests and set up a video or in person visit when necessary. I know I'm in the best hands with Dr. Caceres.
There's nothing better in this world than having a doctor whom always and I mean always puts your mind at ease. Dr. Caceres isn't just a warm doctor' she listens and does ask many questions-she's very thorough and takes the time to explain everything to me and always follows up on My Health with me-she is just amazing. Most important; is the fact that she listens to what I have to say-I love that about her. Stanford is very lucky to have her on their faculty but I feel luckier having her as my doctor! She is Awesome!
Dr Caceres is an amazing listener who shows compassion & really listens to what I’m saying. She’s receptive, well informed & gives solid advice/guidance/support/remedies. I like that she is open to alternative treatments in addition to western medicine. She’s my favorite doctor!
She is excellent, she listens to my concerns and responds appropriately. I would say she is 'the best' doctor at Stanford when it comes to attention and professionalism. The only regret I have with Dr Carceras is that I forget to ask about her children, which is not relevant to my visit.
Dr. Caceres is one of our favorite doctors. She always goes above and beyond for her patience she is the main reason why I stay at Stanford she is a true classic in the pure definition of a great doctor.
Wendy is awesome!!!!!!
She is always so thorough and understanding. Very caring doctor
Thank you Wendy!
She is an excellent physician, stays in close contact with my many specialists, is very personable, a good listener, and is genuinely interested in her patients. I would enthusiastically recommend her to anyone who ask.
She is very supportive and knowledgeable. I know that she really pays attention to me.
Dr. Caceres is very thorough and listens well to my medical concerns.
I look forward to my conversations with Dr. Caceres. She listens and provides thoughtful responses.
Very thankful Dr. Caceres was able to see me today. She was very informative and listened to my concerns. She did not make me feel rushed. She made me feel very comfortable after meeting with her for the first time. She was empathetic to my condition. She was very thorough and provided me with an understanding of what to do and what to be aware of concerning my health issue. She was really great to talk to. I would highly recommend Dr. Caceres as a primary care physician based on my visit today.
Wendy is wonderful. I feel very fortunate to have her as my doctor.
I will recommend Dr. Caceres to all my neighbors around me.
Dr Caceras has been my primary care for about 8 years and appears to be THE ONLY doctor that actually listens to what I have to say. My surgeons also listen and provide good advice
thank you so much all the things that you do for my health and care🙠⠤ï¸
The doctor spent a lot of time going over all my issues. I never felt rushed like I do with other doctors.
I was treated very well by Dr,. Caceres during the video call.
Dr. is very knowledgeable, caring, showed empathy .
Physician excellent; time management and information and communications, awful
Dr Cáceres is the best, she knows me, is engaged in my care, hears me and addresses my concerns.
I thought she listened to my issues and sounded like she came to a knowledgeable conclusion. Further tests and suggestions were given to help diagnose me further.
Outstanding. Service in my preventive care treatments and analysis of my health care needs.
A great tentative primary doctor.
she is the best and I'm so happy to have her as my doctor.
She’s very thorough and caring.
Listens and cares about patients
Dr Caceres is always very thorough-I'm so lucky to hsve her as my primary doctor!
Very knowledgeable and clear
She is an outstanding doctor. I feel very grateful to be one of her patients.
Very kind and compassionate physician. She will advocate and support your needs.
Dr. Wendy Caseres is an excellent doctor. She is very informed. She is compassionate, listens to me and always explains results of my tests, and her plan of care for me. There is no doubt left after each visit I had with her. My husband and I are blessed to have her as our doctor.
I trust her.
Always a pleasure to visit with Dr Caceres. She leaves no stone unturned. Excellent physician.
Always listens carefully, asks questions, I have every confidence in her.
On time Very helpful Dedícate time for my questions Easy to understand explanations
Dr. Caceres is easy to talk to and seems to understand me well. She has a gentle approach and is realistic about expectations and plans. I enjoy talking to her and appreciate her help and support.
Dr. Wendy Caceres is a kind and compassionate physician. She is genuinely interested in my health and mental well being. Always responds promptly to my questions and concerns through the MyHealth messages. Great physician who will go above and beyond to care for you.
attentive, caring, down-to-earth, easy to talk to
Dr. Caceres is an excellent doctor and it is extremely easy to communicate with her.
I love Dr Caceres she has always made me feel that she cares for me. She is ver through with her questions and is not in a hurry to end your call.
She's the best! Wouldn't change her for anyone else...Always Warm and caring. I'm so lucky she's my doctor.
I’ve been seeing Dr. Wendy Caceres for quite some time. She is very attentive to your needs by asking appropriate questions and address all your concerns. Very kind and caring physician who goes above and beyond.
The doctor is exceptionally meticulous in cross check8ng lab reports and my physical body to analyze my health concerns.
She's the best! So glad she's my primary doctor-wouldn't change her for anyone else
Very professional!
I believe Dr Caceres is an outstanding professional who displays an extraordinary depth of technical knowledge and empathy. I believe Dr. Caceres eats, breathes and sleeps the Hippocratic Oath.
Very Thorough evaluation of my overall health condition
She was very helpful and explained options to me clearly.
Very caring and knowledgeable physician. Always receptive to my needs.
She was very helpful.
Dr Caceres is the best!
I really appreciated her listening, the input she had, and the time she gave to the appt.
Excellent bedside manner
I have known Wendy Caceres for several years and have found her attentive , helpful and kind. I am happy to have her as a primary care physician.
Simply an amazing doctor. She listens to her patient’s concern, investigates and doesn’t leave any stones unturned.
Wendy Caceres is a great doctor I love having her as my doctor!
highly recommend Dr Cacares
She’s caring, listens well, and covers all the steps that could address my concern. And she’s easy to talk to which means a lot to me.
She is great, knows you, makes you feel like she cares and is interested in what you have to say, makes the visit feel personal, she is emphatic and warm. Her follow up is excellent. She is knowledgeable, personable and efficient
Best doctor ever
She is kind, articulate, and very thorough, polite and respectful. I felt that she listened very well to me, answered all my questions, and explained how I could contact her with any questions or concerns. I never felt rushed during my visit, and felt that she had reviewed my records ahead of time and had a good understanding of my medical condition. I am so glad to have her as my primary MD.
Dr. Caceres is the best of the best! She is smart, listens, coordinates care well, and has a great “bedside†manner.
Dr. Caceres is phenomenal, she is very attentive and it shows she really cares about her patients. It is easy to get a hold of her and a pleasure to have as my primary care doctor. She is patient and always makes sure I understand everything and that all my concerns are addressed.
Wendy Caceres was absolutely wonderful! She really listened and cared. She had several ideas for me that gave me renewed hope.
Dr Caceres, in my opinion pushes the competency level to unexplored heights. I’m so grateful and lucky to be under her care.
she's excellent; I enjoy our conversations and her advice is well thought out and practical
Wendy Caceres is an excellent PCP , She is very friendly , helpful and professional. I’m so lucky to have her as my PCP . Thank you Wendy !
Dr. Caceres is very professional and very friendly and she takes care of you
Dr. Wendy Caceres is a wonderful doctor. She's knowledgeable, patient and very thorough. I feel very lucky to be her patient.
Dr. Caceres is an amazing doctor. The best really!
She doesn’t have to change a thing. She’s awesome!
I really like Dr Caseres she is a outstanding Dr.
What a thoughtful, considerate and knowledgable person! I am grateful to have her as my personal physician. I appreciate her consideration of a systems approach to medicine, rather than an approach that treats all body component as separate. It is this attention to how one function may be impacted by another that gives me confidence in her medical suggestions. I trust her care.
Dr. Wendy Caceres is amazing. I am grateful to have her as my doctor.
She is awesome as usual. She has been my physician for the last 5 years. Very easy to talk to.
Dr. Caceres is nothing short of a gem. She is thorough, caring, brilliant. I will be her patient for the rest of my life.
She’s the greatest. I’ve been seeing her for six years and I couldn’t want for better care!
Dr Caceres listen and hear me as a patient with medical concerns.She spent time with me and I feel I’m not rushed.
I'm very happy with the care Dr. Caceres provides. She is always thorough, listens to my concerns, provides helpful advice and responds to my emails when necessary. I would highly recommend Dr. Caceres to others and prefer only to visit with her when I have in-person office visits.
She is really nice she takes time to answer questions and concerns, she discussed thoroughly the results of the tests taken. She asked if there is anymore questions before she leaves.
We look forward to seeing her again.
Dr. Caceres was outstanding. She had deep insight and brilliant recommendations. She is a major asset to Stanford healthcare.
She's very good & helpful when she explained something to me.
I'm so grateful for Dr. Caceres! She's empathetic and always willing to work with me and to collaborate on my plan of care! Thank you!
She's the best!
Great attentive doctor.
Keep up the awesome work!
I am very pleased with Dr. Caceres. She is very helpful and addresses all my issues. She is very pleasant and personable.
Dr. Caceres is the best PCP I've ever had.
Can't say enough about Dr. Caceres - always very thorough and what I love most about her is that she listens.
Dr. Caceres is absolutely amazing. She really takes an interest in her patients and is very smart.
Dr. Caceres is literally the best!
Always a pleasure to see Dr. Caceres. I always find myself whining to her about what was bothering me when I visit. She listens patiently and addresses my concerns. She's a Blessing. Absolute Best!
Dr. Caceres is an amazing doctor. She is one of the best doctors I have seen.
As always Dr. Caceres listens and addresses all of my questions - and gives clear sound explanations to them!
Dr. Caceres is the "best" primary dr. I've had in my lifetime. I'm very fortunate to have a dr. that cares for my health.
She is the best!
Can't say enough about my dr. She's great! She listens and addresses my concerns and puts my mind at ease. So glad for her!
My PCP rough. She's incredible. She goes above & beyond. Much love & appreciation Dr. Caceres!
She spent a lot of time addressing my concerns. Excellent.
Dr. Caceres took her time during my follow-up visit. She addressed my concerns thoroughly, counseled and recommended treatment when necessary. She's the best!
As far as I'm concerned-I have the best primary doctor a person can have. I'm tickled she's my doctor and you guys are lucky to have her!
I have recommended co-workers to the same positive experience but Dr. Caceres is not taking new pt.'s.
Always listens and suggests next step - Very attentive.
Dr. Caceres is always VERY thorough - she listens, it's what I love most about her-
Dr. Caceras is a very personable, caring health care provider. She made several suggestions for improving my health and I have been working on implementing those ideas. The results have been positive and I appreciate her "watchfulness" in monitoring my health over the years.
She always provided excellent services with kindness.
Very good experience I am comfortable w/my PCP. She goes over everything well, assess as should & overall listens to what I'm feeling.
Dr. Caceres is the best dr. I've ever had. She always addresses my medical concerns with a plan & follow-up to correct the concern. Great dr.!
dr caceres is thorough in explaining and answering my concerns
Dr. Caceres was exceptionally helpful and informative to me. I highly recommend Dr. Caceres.
Dr. Caceres is always well informed & up to date on latest research & findings.
As far as i'm concerned-I have the best doctor-she listens unlike other doctors.I thank my lucky stars for her...
Loved this MD - best doctor visit at Stanford in 20 years!
Dr. Wendy Caceres is excellent! She is very thorough with. Questions I ask, prescription information, re-fills, condition/illness I may be experiencing!
Again - Dr. C. uses an excellent team approaches. She clearly trusts & communicates with all of us - Patient as part of her team? What concept! Yes, common at Stanford but hard to mention it.
Dr. Caceres is a great doctor! My favorite & I've had a few!
I made sure my wife used this doctor as her care provider.
Doesn't seem sensitive to concerns of questions about the medications.
My doctor is always very thorough and what I love most of her is that she listens to what I have to say & explains fully so I can understand & the importance of follow-ups & medication.
Dr. was very attentive, spent a lot of time.
Dr. Caceres is an amazing doctor! She is very knowledgeable and compassionate. I feel very fortunate to have her as my doctor. I highly recommend her.
She changed my meds. Said she would call to see how I am doing with the change - still haven't heard from her it has been 10 days so far and no call.
Dr. Caceres is a very thorough doctor - I couldn't ask for anyone better. She's very good at listening which is what I love most bout her. She also takes the time to explain things so I can understand.
Dr Caceres assign the Nurse (specially in controlling diabetic) to help me how to use one touch meter to measure blood sugar. This is Extra and very helpful
Doctor Wendy Caceres is very good doing super work thank you.
Dr. caceres is outstanding
Dr. C. had a "scribe" so she could focus all attention on me.
She's very good & very thorough, I highly recommend her to my family & friends.
Very excellent.
Excellent my doctor is so thorough
Hands down the best!
Dr Caceres is the most caring & thoughtful doctor I've ever seen. I'm very lucky to be her patient.
I did not get a lot of explanations on what could other symptoms be and how long this condition will last. More about what it is and what is the treatment only.
Dr. Caceres is patient, explains everything! Is great!
My Dr is excellent, I couldn't have asked for anyone better.
Dr. is very kind for me. I appreciate to her.
Dr. Caceras is great!
I am very satisfied with the care given to me by my primary care physician. She is very pleasant, she remembers me and my husband. She listens to my questions and comments and responds the best she can. I am very lucky to have Dr. Caseras as my doctor.
really great.
My care provider is the best! Knowledgeable, connects with her patient, very friendly.
dr. Caceras was a recommend doctor when I chose to go over to STANFORD and put all my care under one umbrella. I have not regretted that decision. Dr. Caceres is a kind and caring physician that looks at the bigger picture. I needed that in a primary care. I also like how allmy doctors are included in whatever happens on any given visit.
My physician, Wendy Casceres, is fantastic. Kind, smart, thoughtful. I am so impressed by her knowledge.
Dr Caceres very professional and caring physician has a great heart and concern for her patients very articulate and very communicative Stanford is very fortunate to have an outstanding doctor on their team of professionals Highly recommend her to others and very valuable information on the current studies in the medical profession!! Dr Caceres is very dedicated to her profession of educating and teaching others about preventive maintenance health!!
Love Dr C. Outstanding concern and care.
Dr Caceres was knowledgeable and really aware of my concerns - dense breast tissue, number of screening mammograms, and colonoscopy screenings. She spent so much time talking to me. I believe she really listened and she was aware of the latest research. I'm really lucky to have such a competent and caring doctor.
Dr. Caceres is hands down the best PCP I've ever had! She has wonderful empathy, great recall for previous health issues, and is very thorough.
Dr. Caceres is the best doctor I've had in my life-time. She has guided me to greatly reduce my cholesterol/high blood pressure. My blood pressure has gone down from 223 to 130 ava daily.
very impressed with the care I received
Dr Caceres is honestly wonderful. caring, thoughtful, and thorough. I highly recommend her to family and friends
dr Wendy caceres is thoroughl. she doesn't mind the time. she answers my questions. and you can feel the concern to me as a patient
I have primary care physician that is caring and compassionate about my health problem.
very pleasant and intelligent. I love my doctor's holistic approach in treating patients.
Dr Cacres and her staff provide excrll patient care.
Dr. Wendy Caceres really good attention and her assistant Vanessa.
Dr. Caceres is wonderful. She listened to my issues and gave me advice. She is very responsive to my questions and concerns. I am very happy with the level of care I received. Thank you.
I am very happy with Dr. Wendy Caceres. She is a fine and caring physician.
Dr. Caceres was great. She actually followed up with me on health info no one had provided me before in my 4 + years at Stanford.
Very knowledgeable provided good resource to aid in my problem.
Dr. Caceres is the best doctor I've had in 20 years. She listens to me, includes me in all decisions and spends all the time necessary to give me more than adequate care. Most important, she looks me in the eyes when she speaks to me and we have actual conversations about my issues and care.
Dr. Caceres is my new PCP replacing Dr. Julietta Gabiola, whom I was VERY happy with. Dr. Caceres is an excellent replacement for Dr. Gabiola. I have tremendous confidence in Dr. Caceres.
very good experience.
I was very impressed with Dr. Caceres. She took the time to go through all of my medical history and listened to my questions/concerns. At no point did I feel rushed. I would recommend Dr. Caceres to my family and friends.
Dr. Caceres was worth the wait!
Dr. Caceres is the best!
dr very through
Fantastic experience compared to any other health provide.
Dr Cacres is a excellent physician, she is professional, caring and very knowledgeable. l'd give her my highest rating
Dr. Caceres is fantastic
What I see missing compared to my previous Care Provider at PAMF for an annual physical is the more thorough physical exam like : ear and mouth check; heart and lung auscultation; I had breast cancer, I always had physical check on my body for lumps and also abdominal pressure checks. Other than that, I love my doctor now.
Regular experience.
Dr. Caceres is the first doctor I've had in 25 years in whom I have complete confidence.
dr. Caceres was wonderful. The appointment didn't feel rushed, she answered all of my questions, and even cited the literature (loved that)!
Very knowledgeable, easy to talk to and friendly
Dr. Caceres is caring and kind. Excellent physician!
Dr. Caceres is wonderful. She is the best primary physician I've had. She is very knowledgeable and knows current medical trends and always answers all my questions and makes me feel at ease to ask them. She also takes the time to look at my comprehensive medical history and took note or other appointments with specialist and follows up on my medical progress. She also has incredible energy and makes you feel like you're the only patient she is seeing, even though you know she's been slammed all day with patients.
Again, I found Dr. Caceras to be knowledgeable, professional, caring and friendly. I am happy that she has been assigned to be my primary care physician
I believe I am extremely fortunate to have Dr. Caceres as my primary physician. I consider Dr. Caceres a competent, caring, considerate, interesting, interested, etc., doctor. I recommended Dr. Caceres to my wife - first time in 51 years I have done so.
Dr. Wendy Caceres is one of the best doctors I have ever interacted with
5 stars across the board.
Dr. Caceres is by-far the best dr. with whom I've worked at Stanford. She's knowledgeable, caring, non-judgmental, and goes above & beyond to ensure my best care (holistically).
She seems very concern with her patient & Very thorough.
I appreciate the care that Dr Caceres provides me with in clinic and through myhealth.
I was switching to Dr. Wendy from Dr. Gabiola so I was a new patient for Dr. Wendy. I am so relieved that I now seem to have a great doctor. She seemed interest in every small issue I brought up.
she took a lot of time, she was caring and listened to my needs.
This was my first visit with Dr. Caceres is an impressive, knowledgeable and caring doctor.
Dr. Caceras was better than I could have hoped for in a Primary Care doctor.

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