Yashaar Chaichian, MD

Rheumatologist


Clinical Associate Professor, Medicine - Immunology & Rheumatology

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Additional Languages Spoken:
Farsi , Spanish

Biography


Dr. Chaichian specializes in the diagnosis and management of all rheumatic diseases. As Director of the Stanford Lupus Clinic, he has a particular clinical, research, and teaching interest in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). He also has a secondary interest in connective tissue disease-associated interstitial lung disease (CTD-ILD). Along with Dr. Jennifer Yeh (Dermatology), he co-directs a Rheumatology-Dermatology multidisciplinary clinic at Stanford to facilitate expert management of patients with various skin/autoimmune overlap conditions including SLE with cutaneous manifestations.

He serves on the OMERACT 2022 SLE Working Group, an international collaborative effort that is aiming to revisit and update the core set domain of outcome measures to be assessed in randomized controlled trials and longitudinal observational studies in SLE. He has served as a principal investigator on clinical trials in SLE, and is involved in the Lupus Clinical Investigators Network (LuCIN). He has an ongoing interest in clinical/translational team science approaches that answer important questions relevant to lupus. He works closely with Dr. Julia Simard and other research collaborators on various projects, including studying pregnancy outcomes in SLE, the role of cognitive bias in the evaluation of lupus/other autoimmune conditions, and work centered around COVID-19 and autoimmunity. In addition, he serves as the Faculty Lead for the Division of Immunology and Rheumatology’s Clinical Research Unit (CRU) at Stanford University School of Medicine.

From a teaching standpoint, he is actively involved in the education of medical students, PA students, residents, and rheumatology fellows on topics related to rheumatology including SLE. He is also engaged in educational outreach for patients with SLE through several forums including the Lupus Foundation of Northern California.

Professional Summary


Education & Certifications
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Rheumatology (2014)
  • Fellowship, University of Chicago Medical Center, IL, Rheumatology (2014)
  • Primary Care Chief Resident, William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, WI (2012)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (2011)
  • Residency: University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (2011) WI United States of America
  • Internship: University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (2009) WI United States of America
  • Medical Education: University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine (2008) IA

Honors & Awards
  • Award recipient, Abstract Discussion Group, ACR Rheumatology Research Workshop (2014)
  • Bill and John Fenton Scholarship, University of Iowa (2003-2004)
  • Department of Medicine Teaching Award recipient, Stanford University School of Medicine (2019)
  • Dewey Stuit Award for Sophomore Honors Student, University of Iowa (2002-2003)
  • Distinction in Research, completion of Research Distinction Track, University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine (2008)
  • Graduation with Honors and Highest Distinction, University of Iowa (2004)
  • Rhodes Dunlap First-Year Honors Student Award, University of Iowa (2001-2002)
  • Rhodes Dunlop Honors Program Scholarship, University of Iowa (2002-2004)
  • Student Leadership Award, University of Iowa, Multicultural Graduation Recognition Banquet (2004)

Memberships
  • Faculty Lead, Clinical Research Unit (CRU), Division of Immunology and Rheumatology, Stanford University School of Medicine (2022 - Present)
  • Member, OMERACT 2022 SLE Working Group (2021 - Present)
  • Member, Arthritis Foundation Pain Management Expert Panel (2021 - Present)
  • Member, Clinician Educator (CE) Advisory Committee, Stanford University Department of Medicine (2020 - Present)
  • Member, Arthritis Foundation Northern California’s Medical & Scientific Committee (2020 - Present)

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Practice Locations


Immunology and Rheumatology Clinic Palo Alto, CA
Palo Alto, CA

900 Blake Wilbur Drive, 2nd Floor, Room W2081

Palo Alto , CA 94304

(650) 723-6961

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Autoimmune Skin Disease Clinic Redwood City, CA
Redwood City, CA

450 Broadway Street, Pavilion B, 4th Floor

Redwood City , CA 94063

(650) 723-6316

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So grateful for the thoroughness and his concise approach to care
I found him to be very thorough and helpful. I am grateful that I was referred to him for evaluation.
All were great.
Excellent Doctor
Dr. Chaichian is professional, thorough and a compassionate doctor. He really care about his patients.
Dr. Yeh and Dr. Chaichian are both so compassionate, understanding and professional
Very kind and knowledgeable.
Thank you for always putting your patients first and going above to provide the best care possible.
Dr Chaichain was Exceptional
Excellent gifted well educated trained caring doctor
An excellent doctor. He is very knowledgeable and very thorough in his evaluation of my condition and does everything possible to keep my chronic condition in check.
He is a great doctor, you can tell that he cares, he take time to listen with all your concerns and he has answers for all your questions
Outstanding care and office visit. Very thorough.
He is intelligent, and especially kind and respectful. His patience means a lot to me since my condition is complex.
Dr. Chaichian was excellent. We talked about treatments and made a plan to help me with my hand. He listen to everything I had to say and he came out with a plan. I am extremely happy with the Doctor.
He is an excellent physician who listens to his patients and critically analyzes information to determine the best course of action for his patients.
Dr. Chaichain was very friendly. I felt he asked a lot of important questions and was very thorough.. He gave me ample time to answer and explain. He did not rush the visit. Thank you!
I like especially when you left the recommendations what Doctor said.
He a very caring doctor, I appreciate having him as my doctor.
Dr Chaichian it's very kind and he answers all my questions.
Very informative and caring
Excellent knowledgeable courteous and prioritized treatment
He’s very nice very willing to help me.
Dr. Chaichian is a very caring and brilliant doctor. He literally gave my life back to me through his care. I am grateful for all he does . He goes beyond and above every time.
Dr. Chaichian is wonderful. He is always very thorough and condiderate. He gives clear directions and is good about following up as needed.
Fabulous!
Dr. Chaichian is an excellent physician.
An absolutely amazing physician who truly cares about his patients.
Great personality! Really enjoyed my appointment!
Dr. Chaichian Had a plan for me prior to our meeting. Verified with me areas he had concerns with based on prior years labs and X-rays. From another Dr. I had been seeing due to insurance issues. He has a plan going forward for my care and will select which care would be best after my labs and in person visit.
Very attentive and helpful with questions I had.
Dr Chaichian is excellent.
I always feel seen and heard by Dr. Chaichian. He is terrific.
Dr. Chaichian is excellent. I appreciate how he discusses all of my concerns and answers all of my questions. I feel comfortable and secure in his care.
Nice Doctor through
Stanford is awesome everyone is so kind
Great and caring Doctor
He is the best doctor ever. I appreciate him so much. He is very watchful & sees things even I don't see. He is very sensitive to understanding a person's feelings & responds to them so warmly & kindly. I wouldn't trade him for anybody.
I was very pleased with Yashaar Chaichian. He was courteous, even hopping on the video visit for a moment to let me know he was finishing up with the patient ahead of me and would be with me soon. This is the first time any provider has done that! Dr. Chaichian was knowledgeable, thorough and listened well. I felt he understood and cared about my needs as a patient.
Very good Dr, listens and is attentive to my problems.
Efficient and thoughtful
Great physician with excellent listening skills, compassion and knowledge.
Listened to All my symptoms and problems!
Dr chaichian is incredibly detailed. Very considerate and thoughtful. Gives me the feeling that he cares about me as a human, and provides a very comprehensive evaluation. Solid 10 out of 10!
Thanks for your great medical support.
Dr. Yashaar Chaichian is an Excellent Dr. He is very through with each visit I have had. Very caring Dr.
Very kind doctor,very helpful and caring
Very professional and easy to talk to. I trust him and respect him very much.
Dr Chaichan has been a great doctor and informative resource about my health issues.
Very patient and response in a way i can understand when i have questions. He pays attention to my answers to his questions
Dr. Chaichian is an exceptional, excellent, knowledgeable and caring Provider.
Dr C is the best -- very thorough in his approach. He has the video model "down"... You know that he has completely evaluated your condition, asked all the right questions, and reviewed your video/photos etc to have a clear understanding of your condition(s).
Excellent way for medical follow ups
He is very knowledgeable and explains things in a manner that's easy to understand. I'm grateful he's my doctor.
Excellent care. Very thorough doctor's visit. Cared about me and my future health.
My first Video Visit experience is excellent - Dr. Chaichian has explained all my lab results and given me new instruction for next video visit as well.
Very thorough and helpful
the doctor was on time
Dr. Chaichian has always been very helpful and professional. He is thorough in his assessment and has always given me clear directions regarding my health care plan. I am very pleased and grateful to have him as my Doctor.
Extremely Professional and personable Dr. Chaichian is the best Doctor I have ever seen . He makes sure he covers all questions and makes sure if there is anything else we need to discuss it’s covered ,, also that if I need anything before next visit to reach out to the team. Never felt rushed and always felt heard . Dr. Chaichian is absolutely the BEST !
Knowledged on the subject I came to see him for
visit went well, he responded appropriately to my questions.
Those doctors were very conscientious of my time and thorough in there work
Great doctor
Dr. Chaichian is an excellent doctor. He truly cares about his patients. I trust him completely.
He's excellent
1st Time seeing this Dr. in person liked him a lot
Dr Chaichian is wonderful. Very helpful and willing to provide the care I need.
He is a great listener and very caring about all my medical issues
He’s fantastic!
Dr. Chaichian seemed genuinely concerned about me.
All interactions with staff and doctor was excellent. The poor point was not approving the appointment even as it was made six months ago. I was not notified that there was a problem till arriving at the check in desk. Appeared that this has been a problem for some time and with other patients.
Doctor Chaichian is excellent and I have much confidence in his treatment plan.
we needed more time but the doctor was fine. the video visits do not work for us.
Dr Chaichian has been a wonderful listener! I really enjoy our discussions as he explains things in layman's term which I can understand.
kind and friendly medical service are provided
Very informed and thorough with my d personal problem. Really cared and made me feel comfortable and that he would help me.
so appreciative of the time taken to review my history and health status
Dr. Chaichian was excellent, as always! The same goes for his team who always help me and keep me updated.
Courteous and professional
I was not satisfied with his diagnosis and recommendations as my expectations were high from Stanford.
Dr. Chaichian is always very concise and thorough. I am very satisfied with my visits with him and appreciate all of his expert advice and directions.
I appreciate that Dr. Chaichian took the time to listen to me and to ask me questions about my health history.
He’s great!
Excellent doctor...Highly recommend.
He is nice. He listens. He cares. He has knowledge.
He is a very knowledgeable and caring Dr
I always feel like I get the best care at Stanford.
He was thorough and confirmed a previous diagnosis.
He a very good medical provider.
Dr Chaichian is a wonderful, knowledgeable, thoughtful physician.
He’s great!!
Dr. Is very good doctor.
Love the special attention and care he provides patientS!
Very thorough
He’s a great listener and easy to talk to.
Excellent
I appreciate that he listens to my concerns and also provides me with options based on the latest data.
A great and very thorough doctor
Professional
Very thorough.
He is a great Doctor
Very thorough, kind and professional. I feel like he'll make every effort to help me and that my case is in expert hands. Thank you!
Dr. Chaichian is always helpful with me understanding my disease and is always thorough with my symptoms and concerns.
Discuss medication action with my participation.
He asked very thorough and detailed questions, listened carefully and I think based his recommendations on what he understood from my tests, the records, my responses, and seeing me and my movements, on the video conference. I have full confidence in his judgement based on our video meeting.
Dr. Chaichian is very thorough, compassionate and I trust his opinion and care.
He is a wonderful Dr very caring and knowledgeable
Dr. Chaichian is very thorough and patient. He listens to my concerns and answers all of my questions. I feel comfortable and I’m confident I’m in good hands. Thank you!
He is very good medical provider.
Dr Chaichian was wonderful - very knowledgeable, thoughtful and caring. Extremely professional.
This appointment was difficult, due to things I needed to discuss and disclose to him, he was understanding, compassionate and reassured me of the plan ahead, and things will get better.
Dr. Chaichian asks questions in detail in order to get necessary Information from the patient. Then Dr. Chaichian explains what is going on with the patient by using easy words so the patient can understand the situation well. Dr. Chaichian cares about his patients both in the office and on the video visits. I really appreciate that.
For just meeting him for the 1st time I felt very comfortable with him. He went over my history and asked a lot of questions about me. He listened to what I had to say and shared some thoughts and suggestions about my medications. I’m very happy knowing he will care for me! He has a great bedside manner! I’m happy!!😃
Dr C is consistently awesome. He makes the video format work very well considering his practice requires a review of physical characteristics and changes over time. He is always so thorough and such a pleasure to speak with.
He is an excellent Dr
This was likely my last visit with Dr Chaichian, as I am moving far away out of state soon. My experience with him has been nothing but positive. His in person care is exceptional. He always takes time to listen and seems genuinely concerned. Since he tried an “old school†treatment of Lupus with Quinacrine, my health has been improving. It’s the first medication that I was able to handle side effects, due to the mildness. I’m continuing to improve and finally getting back to living my life for the first time in 10 years! Words cannot express my gratitude. He also took the time to help me find the right Lupus Dr. for my specific needs, near where I am moving. I’m grateful for the healthcare that I have received from him.
Dr. Chaichian as always verify caring and professional. Easy to understand because his instructions and future plans to take care of my medical problems were given to me in plain English.
Dr Chaichian always tries his best. My spouse and I have been thinking of moving, but I don’t think I’d get the care elsewhere that he provides. I feel like a difficult patient, and I’ve been to other doctors in other states that would just leave me to my own devices and tell me to suck it up. I do think I would not be alive if i weren’t a patient of his, and Stanford’s in general.
Extremely patient and a great listener
I highly recommend Dr. Chaichian!
The doctor was very informative. Unfortunately, options for my problem are few.
Excellent doctor overall.
I like Dr. Chaichian he was prepared with the things I have being going and I like that he was knowledgeable of what happen with me
Great physician!
He is an excellent doctor
So happy to meet him; he was caring and thorough; I am looking forward to having him help me navigate my health problems at this time.
He is a wonderful doctor, he explains everything and is very helpful
He is a great physician that takes his times and asks and answers questions
I appreciate his communication style, clarity, and patience to answer all questions.
Really pleasant manner- made me feel relaxed
He was excellent
I like him and he is very patient with me.
Good doctor
I think Dr. Chaichian is a very good doctor. Very detailed, patient and very knowledgeable. I don’t have any negative comments for him.
Nothing to add. It was a very effective video visit.
Thank you. You were very thorough.
Competent, knowledgeable, and kind. Always feel well cared for by this doctor.
Dr. Chaichian was very kind, respectful and personable throughout the appointment. I was very comfortable with him and am glad to have been appointed him as my Dr. I have confidence and hope that he will do his very best to help me with my physical problem.
Dr. CHAICHIAN HAS ALWAYS BEEN VERY THOROUGH AND EXPLAINS EVERYTHING WELL TO ME. I DONT HESITATE TO ASK QUESTIONS BECAUSE HE MAKES ME FEEL COMFORTABLE. I AM PLEASE WITH HIS CARE. HE IS A VERRY GOOD DOCOTR WHO LISTENS AND DOES HIS BEST TO HELP RESOLVE MY PROBLEMS.
He is very knowledgeable and through. I am very pleased with his guidance and feel comfortable with his recommendation. He clearly outlined the path to follow and has been great about following up on any questions or concerns that I have.
He’s a really good doctor. He explains everything and answers all my questions.
the spent a lot of time wiht me and really listend to my concerns and needs He never made me feel rushed or like I was bothering him and I asked a lot of questions.
I appreciate his professionalism and his bedside manners.
Very pleasant, spoke clearly, listened to all I had to say and responded well.
Very kind and thoughtful doctor. Thank you.
great doctor!
Dr C is exceptional... he always does more than is required and is interested in my entire 360-degree health view.
I have seen Dr. Chaichian two times, both via video visits, and I have been very happy both times. Dr. Chaichian reviewed my message and lab results ahead of time and our time during the video visit was well spent.
fast. I like that he does not do small talk. i like the quick visit.
He was very respectful and clear about his suspected diagnosis. He seems very knowledgeable and patiently answered all of the questions that I asked.
He’s such a knowledgeable Dr. He knows my illnesses and helps me understand my illnesses.
It was good to speak to someone who is knowledgeable about my disease.
Very thorough and competent and engaged in my issues and my care. Excellent physician.
Very professional & very nice. Pheasant experience. Thank you!
Nothing at all, he exactly know my problem & im impressed that he took time to get my health history.
Very good
Dr. Chaichian is an excellent doctor. He is very intelligent and compassionate and truly cares for his patients.
Dr. Chaichian is excellent and caring Doctor.I’m in good hands.
Very caring and knowledge doctor.
Excellent. Good communication
Great physician, very thorough and very knowledgeable!
He is very thorough and helpful.
Dr. Chaichian has been explaining the things are happening to me and the things I need to do to keep my condition as stable as possible. Therefore I really appreciate his effort to make me feel that I am heard by him. Thank you Dr. Chaichian.
So kind, super patient, easy to talk to, highly recommend him. Was running today, and took the time to duck in on the video quickly to let me know it would be a few more minutes, which I really appreciated as well.
It is a pleasure to meet with Dr Chaichian. He listens to my concerns and helps me understand my condition! I look forward to my next video visit in 3 months.
He was very professional and I was pleased about how well he listened to my medical case.
I've seen Dr. Chaichian several times as inpt. and outpt. He is a very knowledgeable and great doctor. Dr. Kidstart is also very knowledgeable and help address all my questions.
Dr. Chaichian always spends so much unrushed time talking to me. He is wonderful!
The doctor was just simply exceptional.
I am a huge fan of Dr. Chaichian! He is caring. Thoughtful and he gives the sense of really caring. I am delightful and so happy with his care.
Dr. Chaichian is a quintessential internist -- thorough and careful. I thoroughly trust him. Definitely would recommend him. I am a physician so I know what high standards there are.
It's always a pleasure to see Dr. Chaichian. He consistently provides excellent care, and he is kind and compassionate, and always takes time to address any concerns I have. I greatly appreciate him.
My doctor spent so much time with me addressing my concerns. It was a total shock, but was so appreciated!
Dr. Chaichian always takes his time during visits and expresses great concern. He is very passionate about what he does and it shows tremendously.
always feel like all my needs get met. questions are always answered. I leave my appointment f always feel everyone treats me with respect and kindness. thank you.
Dr. Chaichian was excellent he took over an hour with me - helped me with all my questions.
Dr. Chaichian is fantastic. He seriously focuses on my medical issues, but with a friendly and open demeanor. I am thrilled to have him as my doctor. The level of detail he reviews and discusses with me is impressive.
I'll recommend my friends to visit if need.
I have found Dr. Yashir Chaichen to be a very caring physician. he takes the time to listen to the patient. Has helped me a lot with arthritis. He also takes the time to explain any medical terminology for your problems.
Excellent care provider! Took time to ask detailed questions about symptoms. He was very focused during the assessment of my condition. Very professional in relation to patient.
They talk nice to make me understand.
Dr. Chaichian is very informed, attentive, professional, respectful and available. He has a terrific demeanor!
He is good, communication was very clear properly well-explained health condition & proper treatment.
Dr. Chaichian is great! He is patient,listens well and weeks with me & manage my health. He is also very good at explaining everything!
Dr Chaichian took his time. I did not feel rushed. he listened sand provided thorough explanations of my conditions to help rule out symptoms
Dr Chaichin really listened and I didn't feel we were rushed at all. All my questions were answered - it was a very good appointment.
Doctor spent the time he needed to explain all my concerns, he ordered several lab work.
Dr. Yashaar & his team of nurses are polite & very knowledgeable - they care & return my calls within - 30 mins. - 1 hr.
Dr. was fantastic. Listened to me, explained his findings, took so much time before diagnosing. HE WAS GREAT!!
outstanding exam with clear explanations of current health status and plans for future. I am completely comfortable and confident in the medical care provided. Professional and pleasant as well, and that isn't a requirement for me....I'm focused on getting appropriate healthcare guidance....having the doctor be so professional and communicative is a bonus.
Both providers I see at Stanford have repeatedly provided excellent care. I have shown best improvement since I started with them. I'm extremely confident in my providers.
All is excellent.
Dr. Chaichian took the time to read through all my notes and address each concern. Even though it is not related to his specialty, he is concerned and has referred me to a neurologist, as there is definitely something going on and he wants to get to the source & treat.
I feel that I am getting the best possible care for my condition.
the dr was terrific! I really enjoyed working with him. I'd like to know what his conclusions are.
Care provider was "Google-ing" information during the visit as if learning himself too. This did not instill confidence in his knowledge, in my opinion.
Knowledgeable, friendly and competent.
every aspect of visit was excellent. I am a RN charge nurse in another community 3 hours away, and your facility, staff, efficiency blew me away!!!!! Medical care at its best ... Hands down have never experienced anything like your organization. I was even encouraged by my doctor to find a specialist in my area for my convenience to not have to travel.. I have to say I will not be doing that, and would travel even farther to receive the exceptional medical experience that I have thus far at your facility.
Dr Chiachain is awesome
Best provider I've ever had! Clearly cares about patients well-being. Appointments never feel rushed. Always explains next steps and follow up care well.
I was extremely pleased with Dr Chiachian. It was a very thorough appointment and he spent quite a while with me (perhaps 45 minutes) which made the 7 hour round trip drive well worth it. He was smart and well informed and he listed to what I had to say and gave me lots of information.
Dr. Chaichian was very thorough, caring and communicated extremely well.
i felt i was being listen to and he made a good diagnose. i agree with all he said.
Clinician did a lot of background regarding my medical situation. He had a lot of knowledge. He was detailed in explanation.
Dr. was very thorough, listened. Dr. said some pages were MISSING FR. previous fax fr. my healthcare dr. The office should have requested those pages or even called me about it. I could have gotten those records.
my health provider is warm and very professional. I feel comfortable with the care provided to me.
Physician washed his hands everytime before shaking mine! Very impressed.
I feel privileged to have Dr. Chaichian as my rheumatologist! He is a kind, compassionate, and competent doctor who provides excellent care. He's also an excellent communicator and he is very thorough.
professional knowledge approachable charming
Always seems rushed or people knock on door during visit. I want more help with concerns but feel they don't have time to address them.
The visits have been great
I was very impressed with the amount of time he took to understand my history, etc.
Outstanding provider! VERY knowledgeable about my medical records! Arrives prepared for appt.
Dr. Chaichian is very helpful and explains every medication thoroughly. He also explains the latest research and prescribes what is best for me.
Dr. Chiachain was very caring, explained in language I could understand & listened to my questions & concerns.
Dr. Chaichan blew me away with his thoroughness and knowledge. He is a gem doctor to find. I feel happy for Stanford knowing they have him out there as a professor, that's just fantastic. He was wonderful, very kind, funny at appropriate times, and seemed to genuinely care about helping me identify my condition.
Dr. Chaichian is outstanding! By far my most attentive & conscientious provider. Extremely thorough & genuinely concerned about my health. Great communication - both with me & with other doctors of mine for optimal coordination of care.
What I like about Dr. Chaichian is that he and I have always been partners in my care. He consults with me about how we should treat my disease. He's helping me do the best I can given a complex disease, managing the symptoms and dealing with a treatment protocol that has unpleasant side effects. I have full confidence he will handle whatever lies ahead. He knows how to interpret test results, which tests to order, what signs to look for, and what should concern him. He worries so I don't have to. I have enough to worry about in other areas. It's precious peace of mind and very comforting.
I have never been treated this good by any health care provider in my 75+ years.
Dr. Chaichian listens to me and cares about my health. He lets me know what is going on with my test results & most importantly I have gotten better. A great relief!
Dr. Chaichian was kind and spent more than the usual amount of time. He was thorough in addressing my problems.
Very courteous and caring showed a lot of concern for my health.
Very detailed. Showed concern.
Very good
Very detailed about my care.
I felt I was participating in my health instead of being lectured. Excellent Dr.
Dr. Chaichian is a compassionate, highly intelligent doctor in whom I have great trust and faith.
My doctor is fabulous! He keeps me informed and answers my questions via mystanfordhealth promptly!
I am very satisfied with my care provider. I only have good words for him. He is patient and takes time to explain things and listens to my concerns.
Dr. Chiachian is an excellent rheumatologist - he is very knowledgeable, thorough, caring, and competent.
While I am confident in my doctor's abilities to treat my ongoing condition, my doctor was obviously pressed for time during my appointment, which was t the end of the day.
Care provider experience has been excellent!
Dr. Chaichian is thorough, caring, and very competent. I have full faith in his care.
Basic diagnosis info good. Diet/exercise info off the net - not very thorough & he did not discuss lifestyle options not offered
Visit much better than last: no interns this time, yay! Dr was very attentive, polite & took notes this time. I feel like he is genuinely concerned & getting to know me as a patient.
I feel privileged to have Dr. Chaichian as my rheumatologist. He is professional, knowledgeable, thorough, and compassionate.
My first visit with this doctor was very positive.
Dr. Chaichian is thorough, knowledgeable, and smart. I know he's doing the best job possible taking care of me. I hope he's at Stanford for a long time.
Dr. Yashaar is very, very thorough.
This doctor would not listen to either my comments or questions. Don't know why he wouldn't let me talk???
Very attentive and patient.

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