Eri Fukaya

Vascular medicine specialist

Clinical Associate Professor, Surgery - Vascular Surgery Clinical Associate Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

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Dr. Fukaya practices Vascular Medicine at the Stanford Vascular Clinics and Advanced Wound Care Center. She received her medical education in Tokyo and completed her medical training both in the US and Japan. She joined Stanford in 2015.

Vascular Medicine covers a wide range of vascular disorders including chronic venous insufficiency, varicose veins, deep vein thrombosis, post thrombotic syndrome, peripheral artery disease, carotid artery disease, cardiovascular risk evaluation, fibromuscular dysplasia, rare vascular disease, lymphedema, arterial/venous/diabetic ulcers, and wound care.

Dr. Fukaya has a special interest in venous disease and started the Stanford Vascular and Vein Clinic in 2016.

Board Certified in Vascular Medicine
Board Certified in Internal Medicine
Board Certified in Internal Medicine (Japan)
Board Certified in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Japan)

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Education & Certifications
  • MD, Tokyo Women's Medical University
  • PhD, Tokyo Women's Medical University
  • Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania, Vascular Medicine
  • Residency, Beth Israel Medical Center, Lankenau Medical Center, Internal Medicine
  • Residency, Tokyo Women's Medical University, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery


Practice Locations

Vascular and Vein Clinic Portola Valley, CA
Portola Valley, CA

3260 Alpine Road

Portola Valley , CA 94028

(650) 498-8981

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Advanced Wound Care Center Redwood City, CA
Redwood City, CA

450 Broadway Street

Redwood City , CA 94063

(650) 721-8800

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Vascular Laboratory at Stanford Medicine Outpatient Center Redwood City, CA
Redwood City, CA

450 Broadway Street, Pavilion B, 1st Floor, B17

Redwood City , CA 94063

(650) 725-5227

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

300 Pasteur Drive, 3rd Floor, A32

Stanford , CA 94305

(650) 725-5227

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Vascular and Endovascular Care in Portola Valley Portola Valley, CA
Portola Valley, CA

3260 Alpine Road

Portola Valley , CA 94028

(650) 498-8981

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Dr Fukaya and other Stanford staff always treat me with the utmost respect and care. Dr Fukaya’s “hands-on†approach along with involving other appropriate staff members in my care
Excellent care!
I just LOVE Dr. Fukaya, she is one of the Sweetest doctors I have ever had !!
Love her bedside manner and expertise
Dr. Fukaya and Nurse Judy Lau have been superb.
Would recommend Dr Fukaya to others
Thank you.
Wa s treated cordially and taken care of swiftly and gently!
I'm very lucky to have Dr. Fukaya as my vascular surgeon.
Dr. Fukaya gave me excellent care and a great deal of time at the Advanced Wound Clinic.
Excellent doctor and support staff
Most caring and personable physician, a true asset to Stanford indeed
she really listens to you, offers helpful suggestions very knowledgeable
The visit exceeded my expectations.
Great !!!
In my experience everything was amazing they make feel comfortable ,the dr and all the staff work hard to give a good customer service and a really good job ,thank you so much ðŸ™
Good, close, detailed observer of small month-to-month changes in wound states & needs.
Dr. Fukaya and her team were very good at explaining everything about my procedure and being available for questions in the following days.
A+ Service!
Very likely to recommend this care provider
Amazing physician knowledgeable accessible and kind.. Top notch
I am happy to have her for my doctor.
Everyone was great I felt cared for Doctor who Kyle was nice but they were also very good
I would Highly Recommend Dr. Fukaya! She is everything you want in a care provider; approachable, knowledgable, and caring. =)
Dr. Fukaya was fantastic: took the time to clearly explain my condition and next steps, and answered all my questions. She's also very personable and has a reassuring and approachable bedside manner. This was one of my most impactful, helpful, and enjoyable medical visits in memory.
Dr. Fukaya is so nice and has patience
Great visit everyone at this office is friendly and professional.
This Doc is amazing! She explained what the ultrasound said. What the next steps are. Including what procedure is, how long it would take, exactly what she will do and what recovery will be.
All the personal stuff are amazing
Everyone, beginning with the front desk through the process of checking out to schedule another appointment was extremely friendly & helpful.
Dr. Fukaya was personable and professionally thorough in our discussion of medical tests that were performed recently.
The visit was on time and I was explained in detail about my options for treatment.
She’s the best you should have a box that says excellent and I would check that
Dr. Fukaya and her team are excellent.
Dr. Fukaya and all staff were very attentive and kind.
Well organized clinic with wonderful care providers!!!
Excellent advice and explained my medical issues with simple language and clarity.
Excellent in every way
Dr. Fukaya is an excellent medical professional, i am lucky to have her as my consultant.
excellent visit
Today I received a lot of answers to many questions with regard to several issues I have.
Everyone was very professional and caring and explained everything very thoroughly
Outstanding first visit!
Excellent attention
Listens, answers all my questions and very caring!!
Very thoughtful
I would highly recommend this care to others
Great job
She took the time to explain everything to me and I liked her a lot. She was extremely kind and professional.
Doctor, Nurse, they take time to explain in detail.
Excellent care, facility and support staff. Prompt, clear explanations, good outcomes.
very profesionals
Dr. Fukaya is wonderful and so kind. She made me feel very comfortable.
She is wonderful, very gentle and thorough. Her staff is very nice and helpful.
Staff was professional & friendly. Dr. Eri Fukaya is the best in her field and so down to earth. She has been an angel for me because her skills changed my medical condition. I am grateful!!
I appreciate her understanding my concerns and willing to let me make decisions about my health.
Dr. Fukaya & assistant were GREAT!!! They were both very sensitive to my needs, and made my appt. a little more pleasant!!
Dr. Fukaya was perfect: thoughtful, informative and patient in response to my questions and concerns.
The care provider is very professional, good listener and goes beyond and above to assist in the resolution of my medical issues
Very knowledgeable and informative. Explained things clearly. Was very helpful
very informative and kind
excellent: prompt admittance, caring RN's, and Dr.
Very down to earth people working there,in all phases
On time, quality care. Knowledgeable and friendly front and back staff. Great experience!!
really crisp timing
The attending physician was thorough, patient, knowledgeable, kind and very approachable.
Mastery & knowledge of the subject. Caring, kindness and willingness of describing the cause and treatment of the issue. Absolutely the Best!
Excellent service!
Great Doctor
I am lucky to have Dr. Fukaya taking care of my health issues.
Dr. Fukaya was patient, thorough, and knowledgeable. I got well taken care of and all my concern solved.
Dr. Fukaya was thorough, took time to explain my situation, gracious, friendly and very profesional.
LOVED Dr .Eri Fukaya !!! So excited to start treatment !!
Best experience in making the appointment at the vascular center and the most efficient handling in radiology and consultation.
She was very attentive and informed me of options for treatment.
Would recommend Dr Fukaya without hesitation!
Dr Fukaya is wonderful! She was recommended to me by other who feel the same way too.
Absolutely! I will continue to.
Appreciate she explains results of tests thoroughly.
I do recommend
Dr. Fukaya is knowledgeable and personable. She is a great asset!
I think she is awesome. She always answers my questions and she takes her time and is kind. I live in Fresno so the video calls are nice because I don't have to travel. She always gets back to me through email in a timely matter.
very likely
Dr Fukaya is very knowledgeable and professional and friendly at the same time. I trust her completely with my treatment and would recommend her without hesitation.
Dr Fukaya has shown great understanding and compassion for my lymphema.
Just recommend Dr. Fukaya today!!!
Dr. Fukaya was easy to talk to and explain my condition in details so that I could understand.
Dr. Fukaya is the best!!!
Excellent doctor
Very friendly and very helpful. Extremely knowledgeable.
Dr. Fukaya is one of the most friendly doctors I have ever met and very knowledgeable.
I think she is great. She takes her time and listens and answers my questions. I feel very secure having her as my specialist.
The best I've ever experienced.
the doctor was kind , friendly and thorough
Dr. Fukaya is among the most knowledgeable caring and careful doctors I have ever seen. I am blessed and grateful to have access to this clinic.
Dr Fugaya is the BEST. She is caring and wonderful and fixes the problem!
I'm extremely satisfied with Dr. Fukaya's visit. She was very professional, friendly and went the extra mile to address all my concerns. I would be happy to recommend this care provider to others.
Dr. Fukaya is so gentle & competent. I felt very lucky to have her work on my wounds.
Dr. Eri Fukaya was very concerned about 7y post surgery blood flow and prescribed the required medication.
Experience was good. My hypertension, diabetes, and post surgery care were covered.
Dr. Fukaya provided me with excellent care - I greatly appreciate her.
I have been delighted by Dr. Fukaya's skill, kindness and how well she keeps me informed.
Wonderful physician - friendly, welcoming, explains a lot in good detail, open for questions, knowledgeable about field of medicine, professional and also encourages good health practices. Gives patients helpful tips for care.
Dr Fugaya is caring and explains all procedures in terms I can understand. She is concerned about your entire health and shows her caring nature which helps in so many ways. she never rushes you and is a joy to have as a doctor.
She was a fantastic dr.
Dr. Eri Fukaya is the best doctor that i have ever seen!! She is very compassionate and provides excellent care. I have never felt the pain during debridement. She has magical hands.
My OB-GYN, Dr. Stephanie Taylor, told me I should only see Dr. Fukuyama for my challenging left leg. She said I was lucky, because she's the only one that has written a paper on inherited varicose veins, she's young, and she's brilliant. Need I say more.
Dr. Fukaya was the best doctor I have ever encountered. She is very friendly, knowledgeable and spent a great deal often explaining things.
Dr. E. Fukaya is one of the best in working WITH the patient. She explains everything, she listens to and answers all questions. On top, she is very friendly!
Dr. Fukaya is the absolute best!
Dr. Fukaya is THE BEST!
Dr. Fukaya is a skilled technician and a kind person. Her touch is gentle, her skill with anesthetic improve. She's terrific!
Dr. Fukaya is delightful, extremely knowledgeable and takes time to calmly explain the overall treatment plan
Dr. Fukaya is terrific! I am so happy to have her help!
Dr. Fukawa was very attentive and helpful and hard a wonderful "beside manner"
Dr. Fukaya is extremely professional, friendly and we had good laughs during the procedure.
No words. Just excellent A+. Thank you Dr. Fukaya.
I was very impressed wit Dr Fukaya!
Visit was very well inducted and my concerns well understood. Treatment options were clearly explained. We will see how one option works in a few months.
Everyone was friendly and professional. The care was outstanding.
Dr. Fukaya is totally outstanding. Brilliant great bedside manner. Excellent communicator focused on bringing all Stanford Medical experts who can assist in patient healing.
Great docs got a lot of info we needed straight forward bottom line just right.
Dr. Eri Fukaya is an extraordinary physician. Her kindness, sincere caring, and concern make everything better and are great encouragement.
Dr. Fukaya was beyond wonderful. She provided exceptional care, was empathetic and thoughtfully addressed my concerns - a consummate professional in every way; simply outstanding.
Dr. Fukaya explained things better than any doctor I have visited. She answered every question.
She answered all my questions, even those not pertaining for the initial visit. Friendly and actually concerned for her patients well being & peace of mind.
Dr. Fukaya was very kind the vascular technologist Vanessa (?) name was wonderful & so thorough -
Dr. Fukaya and her team were extraordinary. Thank you so much for the difference you make in the lives of you patients.
Dr Fugaya is fabulous in all areas that matter to patients!
Dr. Fukaya is professional, empathetic and goes out of her way to be helpful.
Excellent experience - follow up tests scheduled within 2 weeks.
Doctor Eri Fukuyama was very knowledgeable and explained everything in terms I could understand. it was wonderful to talk to someone who knew about my condition.
She is the best!
Dr. Eri Fukaya is the best doctor ever!! I am amazed how kind she is. She is very knowledgeable and I wouldn't have healed without her valuable treatment & moral support.
Dr Fukaya is an outstanding, caring doctor and I highly recommend her to others with my rare condition
Visits are shorter and shorter there were the days... - I've been 40 years at Stanford - and I see the change from family to very corporation - What a pity!
Very happy with Dr. Fukaya.
I have complete confidence in the knowledge & decision making of Dr. Eri Fukaya.
Love the team work.
Dr. Fukaya was outstanding! I wish I could have all doctor visits be so thorough, she had fully received all my records before I saw her and answered all my questions. She provided an excellent assessment of my condition & she was truly wonderful!
Dr Fukaya was fabulous. she alleviated many of my concerns by her clear plain English explanations. Her concern for her patients was evident. I will be recommending her to all my friends. Stanford is very lucky to have her.
Dr. Fukaya is a fantastic doctor!
Dr. Fukaya is a fantastic doctor! Very knowledgeable, friendly, compassionate, thorough! Just one of the best doctors I've ever seen.
Dr. Fukaya is the consummate professional. I have total confidence in Dr. Fukaya.
Clearly a well trained professional. This doctor is outstanding in her explanations, procedures and follow-through.
My favorite Dr. (E. Fukaya MD) makes my trip (Mount View) to Red W. City - very pleasant. Thank you. Dr. E. Fukaya -> the best so, kind, caring - friendly.
Dr. Fukaya provided me with more time & explanations than any other provider. She is extremely professional, but also friendly & concerned.
The after visit material is exceptional.
So impressed with breadth of knowledge and willingness to carefully explain alternating, while answering several questions.
Dr. Fukaya is a very kind & thorough. She gave us all our options & was very patient.
Dr. Fukaya is an excellent doctor - very caring & thorough!
Dr. Eri is the best dr. ever!! She is very knowledge, completely understands the patients requirements, thoroughly diagnosis, & provides excellent treatment. It feels like a family -> yes! I visit the center every week on Monday.
Excellent treatment and caring attention.
First time I have ever filled out this questionnaire. Have discarded most. However the experience I had with Dr. Fukaya was the best I have ever experienced.
I would give Dr. Fukaya an even higher rating if it was available. She is outstanding.
Dr. Fukaya is knowledgeable and interested in helping me even to the extent of advising or handling of a new medication. I am very impressed with her people skills too.
Dr. Fukaya is "great!"
The provider was thorough, friendly, very informative. I really appreciated her willingness to listen and address my health problem.
I would recommend Stanford to everyone needing medical assistance as the care provided is excellent.
Dr. Fukaya took her time in educating and evaluating me and my needs. I did not feel rushed and truly felt as though I was receiving the best care possible!
Dr. Fukaya provided sensitive, expert care for me for more than 18 months during 2017 and 2018 excellent communicator, very sensitive, great person an outstand professional who enhances Stanford reputation. My forever appreciation.
Dr. Fukaya is by far one of the best doctors I have been to - And I have been to a lot. Helpful, very informative and always prompt & with communication.
Dr. Fukaya is always polite, concerned & speaks with grace. She is the best and that's why I always go with her. My wound therapy is all due to Dr. Fukaya's judgment & care. I'm forever grateful for her.
Eri Fukaya, MD is very professional and personable. She demonstrates empathy and concern for the patients she has wonderful bed-side manners. I would highly recommend her.
Dr. Fukaya is the BEST in every way.
Dr. Fukaya provided excellent care. She was supportive, caring, and detailed.
I believe the dr. was a very good doctor. However the ultrasound data supplied to her was wrong, (ultrasound test done lying down & not standing up.
Dr. was excellent. She even called to see how my husband was doing. She gave us her cell # for any weekend problems. She is superb excellent she called our home to see how my husband was doing.
Amazing combination of knowledge, skill, and bedside manner. Dr. Fukaya Awesome.
Professional, caring, personable.
Very good doctor.
Excellent in all respects.
Exceptional care provider!
I would like to say Stanford Health Care is lucky to have superb dr. like a Dr. Eri Fukaya.
Dr. Fukaya was great. Spent a significant time educating me on my problem and explaining treatment options.
She was very careful & thorough - gentle.
Dr. Fukaya was very patient and professional. Really appreciate.
Very good doctor!
Dr. Fukaya was professional, friendly, informative. I was so impressed w/the time she spent w/me explaining my situation/options in great detail. I have great confidence she understands my situation & will treat me successfully!!
Dr. Fukaya was really helpful she took her time to answer all my questions and I had complete confidence in the assessment of my condition.
Dr. Fukaya is fantastic & she was thoughtful, listened, answered my questions well and is obviously incredibly smart. Don't lose her to another practice!!!
I liked that she had visuals for me to see and that she explained the problem using examples and made it easier for me to understand.
Very good.
We love Dr. Fukaya!! Dr. Fukaya is very thorough about caring for my mom. She explains situations very carefully so we can understand. She's always cheerful and makes my mom comfortable. Dr. Fukaya has been amazing to my mom - it also helps that she can speak Japanese so my mom can easily communicate with her.
Most amazing experience with any of Stanford's Specialty clinics so far
Dr.s Fukaya, Suh, Kaitn have been understanding and professional! Each of them takes the time to explain follow-up care in detail.
Excellent. I think very much of Dr. Fukaya. She help me very much, I can't say enough along with her staff.
Top notch - world class doctor.
Absolutely fantastic doctor!! She was very thorough and informative. WOW!
Dr. Fukaya is a wonderful doctor with a beautiful personality.
Love Dr. Fukaya! She is down to earth and efficient. Always takes time to clean the wounds.
Dr. Fukaya was perfect. Explained everything to me. Answered all of my questions. Very good, very communicative and technically superior.
Very good expereince with my treatment procedure with Dr. Fukaya.
Dr. Fukaya was very thorough in cleaning the wound. She asked lots of questions and gave some good advice.
Dr. F was tremendous! So were her nurse assistants. She exemplified why I sought medical help from Stanford.
Dr. Fukaya is excellent.
Explains things very well! Was friendly, answered all my questions. I felt like she really cared about my concerns. Liked her very much!
Dr. Fukaya is fantastic.
Very good.
Dr. Fukaya is excellent! I recommend her highly, she is personable, professional caring & spent time explaining.
The visit with Dr. Fukaya was great. She explained... though medically there wasn't much could be done for me.
Dr. Fukaya, was very professional, and very knowledgeable. I would recommend her highly.
Dr. Fukaya has worked hard to find the veins that have been causing pain and treat them thoroughly, much better than the four doctors seen over past seven years.
Dr. Fukaya is knowledgeable, thoughtful, PROFESSIONAL & friendly. I trust her!
Extremely satisfied with care provided by Dr. Fukaya and rest of staff.
Dr. Fukaya was probably the best doctor I've ever come across. her knowledge, bedside manner, technique and care were above and beyond. I can't say enough good things about her!!
I was very happy with Dr. Fukaya. I can't say enough on how I was very comfortable with her and just appreciated her patience and kindness with me.
I love Dr. Fukaya. She is very patient and professional. She makes me feel I am in a good hand that she will take care of my problem the best she can.
First time to visit Stanford I was very impressed by quality of doctor and office compared with Palo Alto Medical Foundation.
Amazing treatment and care by Dr. Fukaya! Very much appreciated.
I had the absolute Best care possible with Dr Fuyaya. She did everything and more that I could wish for as a patient. I felt she cared about me as a real person. A manner of providing medical assistance which is often missing in todays health care system. Not only did she know what to do, and did it, she explained tings to me and was effective and steadfast in her care. She never pushed me past what I could tolerate, she always seemed relaxed and patient and, though I am more thankful than I can express for all the hard work she and her team gave me, I admit to missing seeing them each week!
I tell everyone I see about Dr. Fukaya and staff and how wonderful their service is.
Excellent care given by provider.
A +.
I had GREAT experience with Dr. Fukaya. She was very patient and clearly explained to me about my issues and her plan on how to treat it. She made me feel very comfortable under her care.
Dr. Eri Fukaya is excellent doctor.
Dr. explained everything in detail and I understood everything she said. Dr. cleaned/removed tissue from both of my wounds. I appreciated all the time she spent with me. (Above and beyond what other Drs. have done.)
Attention & service were outstanding.
DR. Fukaya took care of me a year ago. It was great to see her again and reconnect. She has been extremely helpful to me and continues to be.
Dr. Fukaya is very personable and seemed genuinely interested in my vein issue. She was very informative and I appreciate the time she took to explain the nature of my problem, in words I could understand. She was helpful in answering my questions.
Dr. Fukaya is extremely appears very knowledgeable in what she does.
A team of specialists pulled together in a relatively short period of time. I knew none of them but they turned out to be exemplary! Cannot express my gratitude toward ALL of them!
My experience has been very good with Dr. Fukaya. She is very special.
Very good experience.
Wonderful doctor - Very caring. Really tries very hard to help -
If I did not ask several question, I would know very little about the problem, the type and version for the care provided, and what I can or should do after the appointment. The doctor appears "shy", reluctant to talk.
Very good.
I like to received a written doc. of the visit & discussion so that I remember accurately. I did message doctor with questions & received response but still need more info.
Dr. Fukaya is one of the best doctors I have seen at Stanford. She went out of her way to refer me to other colleagues for additional treatment.
They were all very gracious and concerned. Terrific!!!
Very compassionate & "at most" service - comfortable.
We came from out of town looking for a good Doctor and good care. And we found it! Thank you to all the staff and especially Doctor Fukaya
Extremely pleased with care provider. Very knowledgeable. Well informed about my condition. Very satisfied with her recommendations.
Skilled professionals.
The doctor was very nice and talked with language we could understand. It was a good experience!
Super excellent attention!
Dr. Fukaya's follow up & caring attention to details is great - she is an amazing physician & a wonderful person!
Dr. Fukaya is extremely thorough, conscientious, and really goes above & beyond. I felt she was beyond very good! On a 1-5 scale, she is a 10!
One of best dr. who explained in detail about my problem. Gave good detail how to track my problems for next visit.
I was impressed with the high level of communication between staff members, as well as collaborative conversations.
She's outstanding!
She answers all the questions I had. Talked about treatments & follow up procedures. I was very impressed that she listen to all my vein problems. She had answers & things to be done for the problems.
Dr. Fukaya was awesome & I am finally confident in the care of me & my heart!
The doctor was knowledgeable, caring, supportive, and helpful.
Dr. Fukaya was very friendly and warm.
Dr. Fukaya is excellent! I can't say enough positive things about her. She explained in detail! Answered all my questions thoroughly; very professional and was very comfortable with her. I had a great experience and have every confidence in her abilities.
Extremely satisfied with care and attention of care provider.
She reassured me so I'm no longer worried - very good experience.
Excellent dr.
Thank you.
The best.
Dr. Fukaya was very kind, and she explained for my questions, and I was very pleased.
Dr. Fukaya is beyond excellent. Her explanations of my condition were outstanding.
Doctor and nursing staff were easy to talk to. Their attitude was that I was the only patient they had that day. They took their time and I left happy to have been helped by a great team.
She makes very good eye contact and makes sure I follow her explanations & directions.

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