Vasu Divi, MD

Otolaryngologist, Head and neck surgical oncologist, Surgical oncologist, Head and neck surgeon, Facial plastic surgeon

Associate Professor of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS) Masters Student in Clinical Informatics Management, admitted Summer 2021

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Professional Summary

Professional Education
  • Board Certification: American Board of Otolaryngology, Otolaryngology (2010)
  • Fellowship, Harvard Medical School / Mass Eye and Ear Infirmary, Head & Neck Surgical Oncology, Microvascular Reconstruction, Skull Base Surgery (2010)
  • Residency, University of Michigan, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (2009)
  • M.D., University of Michigan, Medical School (2004)
  • B.A., University of Michigan, Economics (1998)

Administrative Appointments
  • Associate Director of Quality, Stanford Cancer Center (2018 - Present)
  • Director of Stanford Head and Neck Surgery Fellowship, American Head and Neck Society (2013 - Present)
  • Unit-Based Medical Director F3, Stanford Hospitals and Clinics (2019 - Present)
  • Value-Based Care Leader for Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Stanford University (2020 - Present)


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Practice Locations

Pituitary Center Palo Alto, CA
Palo Alto, CA

Facial Nerve Center Palo Alto, CA
Palo Alto, CA

Head and Neck Cancer Program in Palo Alto Palo Alto, CA
Palo Alto, CA

900 Blake Wilbur Drive

Palo Alto , CA 94304

(650) 498-6000

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(109 reviews)

Very good in all area's.
Dr. Vasu Divi and Lily Lam are the best.
I'm very pleased w/my provider. She is excellent. I have complete trust in her.
The doctor was very kind and explained very well the situation.
I am so happy with my care providers thank you so much for care for me.
Lily & Dr. Divi are wonderful - !
Excellent doctor.
Dr. Divi is fantastic! He is caring, informed, conscientious and an amazing surgeon.
Excellent care!!
Dr. Divi is excellent!
They have treated me very well.
Not a good experience.
Dr. Divi is an exceptionally brilliant, caring, patient, thorough doctor with amazing communication capabilities. He saved my life and I will forever be grateful to him. Lily Lam, his NP, is remarkably kind, informative and supportive. I can't express my respect for them enough.
Dr. spent as much time as I needed. Dr. Divi has saved my life.
Both Dr. Divi and Dr. Pepper explained procedure, friendly courteous answered all questions.
Treated with much courtesy.
It was my first time, and I felt comfortable with their professionalism and surely I recommend in the future after my surgery and recovery.
Both Dr. Divi and Lily Lam were very good.
The staff at Stanford is wonderful!
All good. Dr. Divi is "tops."
Willing to provide more information (explanation) than other providers I visited in other healthcare.
Always WELL attended!
We love Dr. Divi!
Dr. Divi is the BEST!
At this point in treatment Dr. Divi has extended my life by years.
Dr. Divi is the best Doctor I have ever met. He has the most excellent care and doesn't make you feel rushed. He is very caring and compassionate. Dr. Divi and Lily are the best and truly a "gem".
The best.
Dr. Divi and his assistants are always kind, helpful, very concerned about my needs. Excellent care and attention to details.
I love all you people you are wonderful to me.
Good, friendliness, very helpful.
Very good experience.
All the personnel treated me very well thanks.
Love my drs.
I would refer him as the best in his field.
Everyone was really great and kind to me. My age didn't matter to them. Wonderful place to be.
All very good.
Excellent doctor.
Dr. Divi and Lily Lam were both extremely helpful, supportive and informative! Dr. Divi is a REMARKABLE surgeon, and 1 credit him with saving my life.
Everyone at Stanford is awesome!
Lily, Andrew, Dr. Divi were exceptional!
Very very good experience.
He didn't provide good information on how to care for my wound after surgery. When I called for clarification, it took two days of phone calls to get a simple answer.
Excellent care; quick referrals to tests & professionals I needed.
So good.
Excellent & proactive physician.
I'm very satisfied with Dr. Divi.
Excellent experience - surgery was compressed & accomplished with in ten days from introduction to major surgery on my scalp!
Excellent experience. Impressed with physicians knowledge and ability to communicate complicated situation in compassionate steady way. Felt in excellent hands. Relieved to be in this physician & his nurses care. Felt confident of their capabilities.
Nothing but good experience.
All involved in my care demonstrated exceptional care and were easy to talk with. They provided superior care.
My visits w/Dr. Divi and Lily are always pleasant. They both explain everything to where I can understand. I have all the confidence in the world with Dr. Divi and Lily. I am in debt to both of them for all they have done for me.
Excellent experience as always! Thank you!
Dr. Divi always takes the time to listen and answer all my questions he cares about me as a person and is empathetic.
I put myself in good hands with Dr. Divi and Lily. I totally have faith on them and would recommend them to everyone.
Really outstanding experience.
I'm very lucky to have Dr. Divias my cancer doctor. He performed a miracle surgery on my tongue.
All information given is to where I understand Dr. Divi and Lily are very courteous. Professional yet friendly - he and Lily take time to answer my concerns. They treat me with respect and I would recommend them to ALL my family & friends.
Always great.
Dr. Divi is very professional & confident. He knows exactly what he should do & when might happen later. I am very comfortable before & after the surgery. #8. Can be longer, but I understand that Dr. Divi has many patients. #9, 10. Very.
Dr. Divi came into the clinic to see me on his non-clinic day.
I had more than fair amount of courtesy, I am greatly appreciative.
Very happy with outcome, treatment while under care - no issues at all.
I like seeing Dr. Divi.
Dr. Divi is amazing. Lily was also great - She is a fantastic "right hand" to Dr. Divi -
If Dr. Divi didn't do my surgery I would probably be dead right now. After a painful death. He did a miracle surgery with a skill & talent that saved my life.
Very good.
Dr. Divi is the best.
Overall, I was very happy and more than satisfied w/ Dr. Divi AND his assistants.
All of my experiences with Dr. Divi have been very good. He has always been friendly, courteous and attentive to my concerns.
This was just a consultation - the procedure has yet to be scheduled! Yikes!
Family member asked questions & was ignored!!
So far, so good.
Very professional and honest. Takes time and explains he gives options and advice. I would recommend him 100%
Dr. Divi is always very clear and shows great care when speaking with me. The NP's have also been extremely attentive and show good concern.
Very good experience with the doctor very kind & their personnel too.
Dr. Divi takes the extra time needed to answer all my questions. He is skilled, focused, thorough, and concerned for me as a person.
I feel better when greeted with a smile - they usually do smile.
Dr. Divi is very knowledgeable & professional.
They made each visit enjoyable as possible.
Very good.
V. good.
The dr. hasn't given up yet on me. He's trying to keep checking on my cancer problems.
Dr. Divi is simply - the BEST!
GOOD - they taught us how to take care of the patient after her discharge, we had lots of fun!
No bad experience - Everything was perfect! Dr. Divi is one of the best MD!!!
Very good feelings about Dr. Divi.
Dr. Divi Vasu was incredibly good on all sectors. He made the exact (and reassuring) diagnosis and instructed Lily Lau, RN for follow up.
V. good.
Excellent care.
Too much delay.
They did a terrific job.
Again surpassing my expectations!!!
I just don't know doctor well enough but he seemed to be very busy.
Dr. Divi is thorough, focused, skilled and caring.
Could not have been better. A true professional!
Only good experiences.
Dr. Divi is an excellent doctor!!!
I feel Dr. Divi stood between myself and this disaster called cancer. Dr. Divi is my knight in shining armor!
Dr. Divi is a wonderful doctor even if he does look like a kid!!

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