Peter D'Souza

Emergency medicine doctor

Clinical Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine

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Dr. D'Souza's clinical practice is in Emergency Medicine at Stanford Hospital. He has a strong interest in Emergency Medical Services and pre-hospital care. He currently serves as medical advisor for the Palo Alto Fire Department, Mountain View Fire Department, and Santa Clara Fire Department. He serves as the Department Liaison to the Trauma Service. He previously served as Medical Director for Stanford Life Flight and course director for the Stanford EMT Training Program. His research interests include treatment of neurological emergencies and variability in trauma care.

Professional Summary

Education & Certifications
  • Residency: Stanford University Emergency Medicine Residency (2006) CA
  • Internship: Stanford University Emergency Medicine Residency (2004) CA
  • Medical Education: UCLA David Geffen School Of Medicine Registrar (2003) CA
  • Board Certification: American Board of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services (2015)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine (2007)
  • Fellowship, Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Emergency Medical Services (2007)

Awards & Memberships
  • Member, Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society (2002)

Administrative Appointments
  • Assistant Medical Director, San Mateo County EMS Agency (2008 - 2009)
  • Emergency Medicine Liaison to Trauma, Stanford Health Care (2010 - Present)
  • Interim Medical Director, Clinical Decision Unit, Stanford Health Care (2014 - 2015)
  • Medical Advisor, Mountain View Fire Department (2017 - Present)
  • Medical Advisor, Palo Alto Fire Department (2017 - Present)
  • Medical Advisor, Santa Clara Fire Department (2017 - Present)
  • Medical Director, Stanford Life Flight (2010 - 2020)


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Practice Locations

Marc and Laura Andreessen Adult Emergency Department Stanford, CA
Stanford, CA

1199 Welch Road

Stanford , CA 94304

(650) 723-5111

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