Biography


Dr. Dalman has served as a faculty member of Stanford Surgery since 1992, and directed the Vascular Surgery program from 2005 to 2021. He currently holds the Chidester Professorship in the Department of Surgery. His clinical interests include management of aortic diseases and lower extremity circulatory disorders, including limb salvage. He is a member of the Vascular Surgery Board, American Board of Surgery, and a past member of the Residency Review Committee for Surgery, ACGME. At Stanford Health Care he serves as Co-Director for the Cardiovascular Service Line. At the School of Medicine, Dr. Dalman is a Steering Committee and founding member of the Cardiovascular Institute (CVI). Prior to his appointment as Chief of Vascular Surgery at Stanford Health Care, Dalman served as Chief of Vascular Surgery at the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System for 14 years. Dr. Dalman's research laboratory studies the pathophysiology of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) disease, a leading cause of death in developed and developing countries worldwide, and is actively engaged in identifying and validating new treatment measures for AAA. Dr. Dalman's laboratory has received continuous research funding from the National Institutes of Health since 1999, and collaborates with leading investigators in AAA disease worldwide.

Professional Summary


Professional Education
  • Fellowship: Oregon Health Sciences Univ Hospital Vascular Surgery (1991) OR
  • Board Certification: American Board of Surgery, General Surgery (1990)
  • Residency: University of Washington Medical Center (1989) WA
  • Board Certification: American Board of Surgery, Vascular Surgery (1992)
  • Medical Education: University of Michigan School of Medicine (1984) MI
  • Fellowship, Texas Tech University, Endovascular Surgery (2003)
  • Fellowship, Oregon Health Sciences Univ., Vascular Surgery (1991)
  • Surgical Residency, Univ. of Washington, Seattle, Surgery (1989)
  • MD, .University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, .Medicine (1984)

Honors & Awards
  • Ad hoc member, Biotechnology and Surgical Sciences Study Section, Center for Scientific Review, NIH (2003-2005)
  • E. J. Wylie Travelling Fellowship in Vascular Surgery, Lifeline Foundation (2000 -2001)
  • Featured Investigator, Aortic Aneurysm Parallel Session, 2009 Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology Annual Meeting, Washington, DC (April 2009)
  • G. B. Ong Distinguished Lecturer, 2009 Surgical Forum, Department of Surgery, Hong Kong University (January 2009)
  • Harvard-Longwood Distinguished guest lecturer in Vascular Surgery, Harvard Medical School - T32 Program in Vascular Surgery (November 2008)
  • President, Western Vascular Society (2010-2011)
  • President, Silicon Valley Affiliate, American Heart Association (1999-2000)
  • Presidential Guest Lecturer, Annual Meeting, New England Vascular Society, Boston, MA (September 2009)
  • Presidential Guest Lecturer/Invited Speaker, Asian Vascular Society 2010 Annual Meeting, Kyoto, Japan (June 2010)

Administrative Appointments
  • Associate Dean for Market Development, Stanford Medicine (2018 - Present)
  • Chidester Professor and Chief, Stanford Vascular Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine (2005 - Present)
  • Director, Quality Council, Cardiovascular Service Line, Stanford Health Care (2012 - 2019)
  • Divsion Chief, Vascular Surgery, Stanford Medicine (2005 - 2021)
  • Member: Care Improvement, Operating Room, CathAngio Directors, & Credentials Committees, Stanford Hospital and Clinics (2005 - 2021)
  • Principle Investigator (Co) - CVI T32 "Mechanisms and Innovation in Vascular Disease", Stanford School of Medicine (2010 - 2020)
  • Program Director, Vascular Surgery Fellowship Program, Stanford University School of Medicine (2005 - 2011)
  • Program Director, Vascular Surgery Residency Program, Stanford University School of Medicine (2008 - 2011)
  • Steering Committee, Cardiovascular Institute, Stanford University School of Medicine (2008 - Present)

Publications

Practice Locations


Vascular Laboratory at Boswell Building Palo Alto, CA
Palo Alto, CA

300 Pasteur Drive, 3rd Floor, A32

Palo Alto , CA 94304

(650) 725-5227

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Vascular and Endovascular Care in Palo Alto Palo Alto, CA
Palo Alto, CA

300 Pasteur Drive, 3rd Floor, A32

Palo Alto , CA 94304

(650) 725-5227

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Not only was Dr Dalman warm and caring, he did a most excellent job of explaining scans. Then brought in a prop of the abdominal area to better explain
Dr. Dalman very good!
Already have to two friends who are patients now..
Excellent.
Courteous, informative, knowledge of my issue - everything about the visit was great.
Dr. Lee provides very good medical advice. He is very caring & - I never feel rushed.
As usual the dr. was very informative and professional. I felt I was in great hands.
I can easily see why Ron Dalman is the head of his department! He is excellent, listened and answered all of my questions.
Dr. Dalman was caring, concerned, down to earth. He explained everything well and listened with compassion.
Dr. Dalman is very thorough and a very courteous surgeon. I appreciate his experience and his expertise. I feel very confident in him and his directness.
Always superior.
Very good.
He was helpful, explained details well and in a caring manner. He answered my questions, and I look forward to our next appt. in September.
Dr. Dalman is very easy to talk to etc. Provided very complete and easy to understand responses.
Outstanding.
I have recommended your service to several of my friend and customers.
Very knowledgeable, caring, explained things well. Everyone at Stanford is fantastic!
Perfect.
Dr. Dalman is the best.
Fast and efficient
The doctor clearly explained choices of treatment.
Remarkable, & knowledgeable.
I felt rushed! I felt intimidated to ask questions (as if I was bothering him) I left office with many questions not answered very confused!!
I did not feel rushed.
Dr. Dalman has been instrumental in encouraging me and assisting me to enjoy my life and extend it.
I've always been treated with care and respect.
I had a good experience with this doctor.
He made reference to the ultrasound but didn't go into any detail. He had an assistant with him spoke mostly to her. What he recommended has helped greatly.
Dr. Dalman is exceptional, the best doctor I have ever been a patient of, and I have had many over the years!
After my sonogram, Dr. Dalman reviewed the results in medical / technical terms. I asked him to please repeat the diagnosis so I could fully understand it and take notes, and he appeared irritated and impatient. He was very curt and condescending in his reply, and his demeanor was generally dismissive.
Excellent.
Lots of patience and good explanation.
He was extremely knowledgeable & actually read my information before I came in. He was great and it seemed like the dept. worked as a team all trying to help me. Felt like I was in good hands.
I recommend Dr. Ron Dalman to anyone with vascular issues.
All are very kind & professional.
Dr. Dalman and his staff are AWESOME!!!
Very good.
Superlative MD and responses.
I trust the doctor explicitly.
Immediately I had confidence in Dr. Dalman. Very professional, attentive & informative. A winner dr.!!!
Dr. Pinyavat is a wonderful doctor.
Have had and fill comfortable and confident in my care. The office and techs all make you fill important, and are caring.
Dr. Ronald Dalman was very friendly and professional.
Your MDs are exceptionally good looking. It cheers this 87 yr. old woman. My life has been improved immeasurably through my contact with Ronald Dalman in Vascular Surgery.
The Stanford Hospital and staff are a class act.
Dr. Dalman was friendly, explained the care, answered questions, and very professional.
Everyone was wonderful!
I have a very good experience.
Fantastic.
I had only very good experiences.
Dr. Dalman saved my life!
Great.
Trusting Dr. Dalman as he transmits his medical knowledge, insures my compliance with his advices.
Excellent care & treatment.
Very good is not strong enough. I'd rate everything "exceptional".
Dr. Dahlman is most skilled, knowledgeable, honest - he has taken wonderful care of me - his expertise is outstanding - staff excellent.
I have great confidence in Dr. Dalman, he is a gifted surgeon.
Was my first time at Stanford. I am a new patient. So far my visit was fine.
Excellent care.
We are not clear on the follow up appointment, it's timeline, etc.

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