William Fearon, MD

William Fearon, MD

Interventional cardiologist, Cardiologist

Bio:   Dr. Fearon graduated from Dartmouth College and received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, where he was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He completed an Internal Medicine residency at Stanford University Medical Center serving an extra year as a Medical Chief Resident. He completed a General Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology fellowship at Stanford, spending his third year as the Chief Cardiology Fellow. He is currently a Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Director of Interventional Cardiology at Stanford University. Dr. Fearon is board certified in cardiovascular medicine and interventional cardiology, and he is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions. He was elected to the American Society of Clinical Investigation.
Dr. Fearon’s primary area of research interest is in coronary physiology. He was the US principal investigator and senior author of the FAME trial, published in the New England Journal of Medicine and is a co-principal investigator and senior author of the FAME 2 trial, also published in the New England Journal of Medicine. He has presented and published a number of abstracts and peer-reviewed papers in this area, and serves on the editorial board of Circulation, the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, JACC Cardiovascular Interventions, and Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions. He is the principal investigator on an R01 award from the NIH evaluating cardiac allograft vasculopathy. Dr. Fearon’s clinical activities include not only percutaneous coronary intervention, but also transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
4.8 out of 5
177 Patient Ratings
41 Patient Comments

Interventional Cardiology on Pasteur Drive

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • 3rd Floor, Room A31
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-725-2621
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Professional Education

  • Board Certification: Interventional Cardiology, American Board of Internal Medicine (2002)
  • Fellowship: Stanford University School of Medicine (2002) CA
  • Board Certification: Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine (2001)
  • Fellowship: Stanford University School of Medicine (1998) CA
  • Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine (1997) CA
  • Internship: Stanford University Medical Center (1995) CA
  • M.D., Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Medicine (1994)
  • B.A., Dartmouth College, English (1990)

Administrative Appointments

  • Director, Interventional Cardiology, Stanford University Medical Center (2013 - Present)

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Explanations

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Listens

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Includes you in decisions

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Clear Communication

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Confidence in your doctor

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SHC Patient, Jul 2016

I visit Dr. only for 5 minutes most of my visit was with physician assistant.

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

Dr. Fearon puts me at ease, knows his stuff, takes his time to explain what's up - I trust him.

SHC Patient, Jun 2016

Good.

SHC Patient, May 2016

Very good.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Good!

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Very good.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Dr. Fearon is the Joe Montana of cardiologists!

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Very comfortable and informative.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Dr. Fearon is wonderful. Very personable incredibly knowledgeable. Always remembered not just my name but my wife's name.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Sometimes I have come to Dr Fearon's office in a negative mood (caused by my long drive through traffic to get to Stanford from the East Bay) but he & the staff have been very nice anyway.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Good.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Superb is always.

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4.8 out of 5
177 Patient Ratings
41 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

I visit Dr. only for 5 minutes most of my visit was with physician assistant.

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

Dr. Fearon puts me at ease, knows his stuff, takes his time to explain what's up - I trust him.

SHC Patient, Jun 2016

Good.

SHC Patient, May 2016

Very good.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Good!

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Very good.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Dr. Fearon is the Joe Montana of cardiologists!

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Very comfortable and informative.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Dr. Fearon is wonderful. Very personable incredibly knowledgeable. Always remembered not just my name but my wife's name.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Sometimes I have come to Dr Fearon's office in a negative mood (caused by my long drive through traffic to get to Stanford from the East Bay) but he & the staff have been very nice anyway.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Good.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Superb is always.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Give them a 10 & over.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Excellent doctor!

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Bill Fearon is fantastic. He shows genuine interest in me. Super helpful and thoughtful. I trust him completely.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Excellent.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

It was as pleasant as any trip to the Doctor can be...

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

None better than this Doctor

SHC Patient, Jun 2015

Everything was good.

SHC Patient, Jun 2015

I was told on my 1st visit I had an extremely serious condition. On my second visit eh said he didn't know exactly what I had.

SHC Patient, Jun 2015

Great no nonsense staffing straight to the point/precise -

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Dr Fearon was professional, friendly and complete.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Stanford should be very proud of the way they conduct and operate their service!

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

There was no comment about how to care for myself as a heart patient. Heart-focused only.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Dr. Fearon is an absolutely wonderful MD!

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Good.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

The way the hosp. sent this survey to its patient made a patient like me think "I am in your good hand".

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Dr. William Fearon is tops. Very thankful to have him as my cardiologist!

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

Doctor & staff are amazing they are about me as a patient.

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

Stanford rocks!

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

Very good experience.

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

We always receive VIP service. Dr. Fearon and his assistant are very professional and caring.

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

Very good.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Dr. Fearon is a very professional & competent physician (cardiologist).

SHC Patient, May 2014

Very good.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Dr. Fearon is FANTASTIC.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Outstanding.

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

Just keep up all the way the good job.

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

Bill Fearon is a pro's pro. He is v. good. He is not only empathetic, he is thoughtful & candid.

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

A compliment to Dr. Will. is due here.

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

Pleased with the whole staff.