Michael Fischbein

Cardiothoracic surgeon

4.9 out of 5
90 Patient Ratings
6 Patient Comments

Heart Surgery Clinic

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-724-7500
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Heart Surgery Clinic at Blake Wilbur Building

  • 900 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-724-7500
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Center for Marfan Syndrome and Related Aortic Disorders

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-725-8246
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Vascular and Endovascular Care

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-725-5227
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Aortic Disease Center

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-723-6459
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Professional Education

  • Board Certification: Thoracic Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery (2007)
  • Fellowship: Stanford University Medical Center (2006) CA
  • Board Certification: General Surgery, American Board of Surgery (2004)
  • Residency: UCLA School of Medicine (2003) CA
  • Medical Education: Boston University Medical Center (1995) MA
  • PhD, University of California, Los Angeles, Microbiology and Immunology (2001)
  • MD, Boston University School of Medicine, Medicine - Cum Laude (1995)
  • BS, University of California, Los Angeles, Kinesiology (1990)

Honors & Awards

  • Donald Morton Research Award, Department of Surgery - UCLA School of Medicine (2003)
  • Ronald K. Tompkins Golden Apple Teaching Award, UCLA School of Medicine (2003)
  • Golden Scalpel Award for Teaching Excellence, Division of General Surgery - UCLA School of Medicine (2003)
  • Caves Scientific Award, International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation - Osaka, Japan (2000)
  • Cum Laude Graduate, Boston University School of Medicine (1995)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Boston University School of Medicine (1994)

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Patient Ratings and Comments

4.9

Friendliness

5.0

Recommended to others

4.9

Explanations

4.9

Listens

4.9

Includes you in decisions

4.9

Clear Communication

5.0

Confidence in your doctor

4.3

Wait times

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Very good.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Only good experiences.

SHC Patient, May 2014

Very good caring and professional with family.

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

Everyone at Stanford was wonderful - polite & respectful, well informed & helpful. My husband & I were so impressed.

SHC Patient, Jan 2014

I felt very comfortable with the doctor.

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

I brought a CD of my CT scan but he couldn't read it. Later I sent email with directions. He promised to call me with his assessment. It is now ONE MONTH later & he still hasn't called.

4.9 out of 5
90 Patient Ratings
6 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Very good.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Only good experiences.

SHC Patient, May 2014

Very good caring and professional with family.

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

Everyone at Stanford was wonderful - polite & respectful, well informed & helpful. My husband & I were so impressed.

SHC Patient, Jan 2014

I felt very comfortable with the doctor.

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

I brought a CD of my CT scan but he couldn't read it. Later I sent email with directions. He promised to call me with his assessment. It is now ONE MONTH later & he still hasn't called.