Sean P. David, M.D., D.Phil.

Family medicine doctor

Bio:   I am a family doctor and physician scientist interested in translational research to improve preventive health and public health strategies to improve population health. Born and raised in Seattle, I love the west and Pac-12 football, fishing, marathon running and rowing.
4.6 out of 5
44 Patient Ratings
6 Patient Comments

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Professional Education

  • Board Recertification, Family Medicine, American Board of Family Medicine (2005)
  • Fellowship, American Academy of Family Physicians, Advanced Research Training (2002)
  • Fellowship, C. Everett Koop Institute at Dartmouth, Tobacco Control (2002)
  • Fellowship, Institute of Medicine, Roundtable on Translating Genomic-Based Research for Health (2013)
  • Fellowship, NIDA K08 Mentored Clinical Scientist, Nicotine Dependence (2007)
  • Fellowship, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Generalist Physician Faculty Scholar, Smoking Cessation in Primary Care (2015)
  • Professional Education: University of Oxford (2006) UK
  • Residency: NH Dartmouth Family Practice Residency (1998) NH
  • Medical Education: University of Washington School of Medicine (1995) WA
  • BS, University of Washington, Zoology (1990)
  • SM, Harvard School of Public Health, Health & Social Behavior (1999)
  • Internship: NH Dartmouth Family Practice Residency (1996) NH
  • Fellowship, Cancer Research UK GPRG, University of Oxford, Pharmacogenetics (2002)
  • Board Certification: Family Medicine, American Board of Family Medicine (1998)
  • Board Recertification, Family Medicine, American Board of Family Medicine (2015)

Honors & Awards

  • MCR President, Green College, University of Oxford (2004-2005)
  • K08 Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award, National Institute on Drug Abuse/National Institutes of Health (2002-2008)
  • Generalist Physician Faculty Scholars Award, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (2002-2006)
  • Advanced Research Training Award, American Academy of Family Physicians (2001-2003)
  • Profiles in Competence Teaching Award, Brown Alpert Medical School (2002)
  • Dean’s Teaching Excellence Award, Brown Alpert Medical School (2001)
  • Family Practice Scholar Award, Glaxo-Wellcome (1997)
  • Benjamin Meaker Visiting Professorship, University of Bristol (2010)
  • James C. Puffer, M.D./American Board of Family Medicine/Insitute of Medicine Anniversary Fellow, Institute of Medicine (2011-2013)
  • Board of US BMJ Fellows, BMJ Group (2013)

Administrative Appointments

  • Instructor of Family Medicine, Brown Alpert Medical School (1999 - 2001)
  • Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Brown Alpert Medical School (2001 - 2009)
  • Director of C. Everett Koop Health Policy Fellowship, Brown Alpert Medical School (2003 - 2009)
  • Director of Primary Care Genetics Laboratory & Translational Research Center, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island/Brown Alpert Medical School (2002 - 2009)
  • Adjunct Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Brown Alpert Medical School (2009 - Present)
  • Clinical Associate Professor (secondary appointment), Stanford Prevention Research Center (2011 - Present)
  • Physician curator, PharmGKB (2010 - 2011)
  • Clinical Associate Professor of Family & Community Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine (2009 - 2014)
  • Associate Professor of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine (2014 - Present)
  • Member Affiliate, Meta-Research Innovation Center at Stanford (METRICS) (2014 - Present)
  • Member, Stanford Cancer Institute (2016 - Present)

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4.7

Friendliness

4.5

Recommended to others

4.6

Explanations

4.6

Listens

4.6

Includes you in decisions

4.8

Clear Communication

4.5

Confidence in your doctor

4.5

Wait times

SHC Patient, Jun 2016

I really appreciated that Dr. David ordered the tests I needed. It made me feel a lot better. He listened well and took my post medical conditions into account and followed up weeks later.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

very professional

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

The doctor was friendly, comforting and all around excellent!

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Extremely courteous, thoughtful.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Fantastic care!

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Every one is so great. They care totally.

4.6 out of 5
44 Patient Ratings
6 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Jun 2016

I really appreciated that Dr. David ordered the tests I needed. It made me feel a lot better. He listened well and took my post medical conditions into account and followed up weeks later.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

very professional

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

The doctor was friendly, comforting and all around excellent!

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Extremely courteous, thoughtful.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Fantastic care!

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Every one is so great. They care totally.