Harcharan Gill

Urologic oncologist, Urologist, Genitourinary specialist

Kathryn Simmons Stamey Professor

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Languages Spoken:
Hindi , Punjabi


Dr Gill focuses on all aspects of surgical treatment of urologic malignancies and is experienced in both open and minimally invasive surgery including robotic surgery. He has collaborated with multiple subspecialists and has published on many facets of urologic oncology. Dr Gill’s practice and research also focuses on benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and he offers all minimally invasive therapies for this condition. He is also actively involved in developing and studying new minimally invasive devises for the treatment of BPH.

Professional Summary

Professional Education
  • Residency: Royal College of Physician of Ireland (1982) Ireland
  • Internship: Kenyatta National Hosp (1978)
  • Medical Education: University Of Nairobi (1977) Kenya
  • Fellowship: Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania (1991) PA
  • Board Certification: American Board of Urology, Urology (1995)
  • Residency: Institute Of Urology (1987) England

Administrative Appointments
  • Clerkship Director, Urology (1998 - 2005)
  • Program Director, Residency program (2006 - Present)


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Practice Locations

Urology Clinic Palo Alto, CA
Palo Alto, CA

1000 Welch Road, Garden Level

Palo Alto , CA 94304

(650) 723-3391

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Urologic Cancer Program in Palo Alto Palo Alto, CA
Palo Alto, CA

875 Blake Wilbur Drive

Palo Alto , CA 94304

(650) 498-6000

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(251 reviews)

Dr. Gill was professional, informed, and caring.
Very good!
Dr. Gill is wonderful! Very patient and very calming. Very professional but warm and assuring.
Very capable & caring physician.
Dr. Gill is efficient & business-like but shows warmth too.
Excellent experience.
I have been visiting cancer clinic for 12 years and my experience has been very good.
Will recommend highly.
Dr. Gill is superb.
Dr. Gill is an outstanding professional!
Excellent service specially Dr. Gill Harcharan-Singh MD & all his personal. They are very kind, friendly & professional.
Dr. Gill is excellent in all respects.
Excellent physician!
Absolutely outstanding in all ways.
Mr. Gill gave me the time, and explained everything to me, which tow other doctors never did.
Great resident & provider.
Overall is very good.
Wonderful doctor!!
Dr. Gil is very clear and I feel he is focused on my situation while we are talking I find he is very caring & I am secure in his care.
Dr. Gill was very well informed regarding my condition & medical history. He was friendly & straightforward regarding my treatment & follow up surgery.
Dr. Harcharan Gill is an excellent care provider. He is thorough and explains situation very well.
Dr. Gill is an excellent physician and a true gentleman.
Very good.
Dr. Gill treats the patient not the disease. Very appreciated!
Doctor Gill could not have been better... Too bad all doctors are not like Dr. Gill.
Excellent experience both with staff and also Dr. Gill and Dr. Nassar.
Excellent care - thank you.
ALWAYS a great experience with Dr. Gill. He is patient, kind and easy to talk to.
Excellent visit and I am very glad I waited to see Dr. Gill. I gained a very best doctor for my urology needs going forward.
Very good experience.
Everything were good.
Very courteous, clear communication.
Dr. Gill is excellent.
Dr. Gill and his staff are the very finest, caring medical people we have ever been involved.
Dr. Gill arranged for an immediate bladder exam; assured the room was available, explained the procedures thoroughly described and showed me what he found, and directed staff to schedule surgery ASAP.
Dr. Gill, Dr. Prado & medical student Victor Contreras all are excellent.
Just real good.
Dr. Gill is exceptional.
Dr. Gill is outstanding.
Dr. Gill was thorough in his discussion and exam. He made a recommendation for follow-up, but deferred to a more definitive diagnostic procedure due to my upcoming move from the state.
Dr. Gill is the best.
Dr. Prado (resident) was extremely thorough and knowledgeable and Dr. Gill was attentive and creative with next steps.
Dr. Gill is an outstanding urologist
We came to Stanford to get a second opinion. Dr. Gill was compassionate and caring and gave us an honest evaluation & plan of treatment.
Care provider and staff assisting care provider are very helpful and go out of the way to help you.
Excellent doctor - Dr. H. Gill and his staff.
Excellent care: Dr. Gill.
Love Dr. Gill!
Always excellent service.
The staff at nuclear medicine was very understanding & helpful. Spending time with Doctor Harcharan Gill was great.
Very high level of confidence in my care provider. Extremely good physician.
i think very, very highly of Dr. Gill. He is terrific.
Very good experience.
Very knowledgeable care provider.
Dr. Gill was amazing!
Dr. Gill - he is the best!!!
Dr. Gill was exceptionally thorough, kind and supportive. One of the BEST doctors I have worked with.
Dr. Gill is both a skillful and compassionate physician. I couldn't ask for a better doctor.
I was highly received and showed senses of belonging, which experience made me feel at home.
Dr. Gill is excellent!
The doctor Mr. Gill was great he broke everything down to me to which made me feel very comfortable and confident in which is why I didn't want surgery in Reno I was uneasy with the doc here in Reno.
I receive the best attention that anybody can get - they always do anything to help you.
very good
Very great experience.
Top notch. Observed, and appreciated, him sharing knowledge with the PA.
Dr. Gill is the best. He is very knowledgeable and passionate about urology, cancer therapies and medicine in general. As such, he instills much patient confidence. I know I'm in good hands and I would not hesitate in recommending Dr. Gill.
Dr. Gill is a superb clinician, and he trains his staff excellently.
Dr. Gill is extremely kind, caring & knowledgeable. He was extremely empathetic to our concerns.
Dr. Harcharan Gill is an expert in his field and has treated me during my crisis times with sympathy and deep understanding.
Everything wonderful they do a great job.
Excellent evaluation, explanation of options, risks. Thoughtful concern.
Dr. Gill is a good urologist/oncologist
Best medical experience I've ever had.
Dr. Gill and his assistances work as a team.
Both my wife & I were impressed with Dr. Gill.
Finest health care available!
They explain the procedure very well!
Very good experience.
Dr. Gill is excellent
Excellent care provided by Dr. Gill.
Dr. Gill is outstanding and compassionate.
Dr. Gill is an excellent clinician.
Dr. Gill has really helped me when other doctors could not. Stanford is fortunate to have him!
I haven't had nothing bad its been good they give... & that very nice.
Prof. Harcharan Gill is OUTSTANDING!
Doctor was friendly and informative on this my annual follow up appt.
As usually all is wonderful.
An exceptionally professional, comprehensive and caring physician. VERY impressive. (I am a physician).
Very good.
Very good.
Very good.
Care provider is excellent; always smiling and explaining my concerns.
Very good experience support good.
Very good experience.
Dr Gill is great!
As a patient of Stanford Hospital I would recommend other patients. GOOD experience.
Our 5 yr. appt. - so important! Dr. Gill was very patient and truly alleviated many of our F.O.R (fear of reoccurrence!) issues!
Doctor was excellent. Took a good amount of time w/me.
I was very at ease.
Very professional.
All around amazing experience. Dr. Gill is truly the best.
Both the resident and the doctor were thorough and thoughtful. Both asked great questions and were very responsive. Both were highly engaged and were concerned about both the patient and the quality of care provided.
Dr. Gill always does a great job. He shows concern for my situation, and asks questions rather than just lecture or tell me what to do. I have great confidence in Dr. Gill.
Dr. Gill evaluated me carefully and explained my diagnosis and treatment options clearly.
Fantastic experience.
Dr. Gill is a wonderful doctor. I always enjoy visiting him for my cysto.
Very good in every way.
Excellent visit.
I have TOTAL confidence in Dr. Gill and his entire staff.
Dr. Gill is an outstanding urologist in all respects
Dr. Gill has a relaxing manner so I feel quite comfortable. He explained as we went showing me my bladder in detail and what to expect going forward.
All ready recommended.
Care provider is Dr. Gill.
Showed he cared.
Dr. Gill is excellent; he cares for patient's concern and answers all questions very clearly.
Dr. Gill/Urology/Oncology. Excellent doctor for 14 yrs. now.
I have recommended others and all were pleased with the Dr. and the treatment.
Best doctor I've had in years. Appreciate his honesty, professional wisdom, the amount of time given, Dr. Gill is a rarity & I thank G for him.
Dr. Fill seems fabulous.
Very through in explaining issues.
Dr. Gill took the time to "think outside of the box." As a result he discovered the cause of my chronic medical issue. I am very grateful!
Dr. Gill is so aweome. 5 stars ++.
Dr. Gill - A+++ thank you!
Dr. Gill & all associates are the best caretakers & colleagues I have ever had.
Dr. Bill continued to be an exemplary physician in every sense of the word. I feel fortunate to be in his care.
Answered my questions about nsaids and kidney health and provided "office visit" notes through My Health after the appt. Very helpful.
First impression excellent.
Dr. Gill was frank, honest & on point as to what is required for my future wellbeing & care. He took time to explain possible future procedures related to my cancer.
Dr. Gill is great!
Excellent! Thank you.
Dr. Gill was exceptional in calling after hours and weekends to keep me informed.
I have seen several urologists, and Dr. Gill is the best of all. Very confident in a positive outcome.
I have always recommended Dr Gill to friends.
Dr. Gill is very caring; I am most grateful to him. Thank you Dr. Gill!
Consultation with Dr. Gill for DaVinci surgery. I feel very comfortable now that I have met with him and he explained everything to us.
Dr. Gill is fantastic. Very smart and skilled and I have a great deal of confidence in him and admire his abilities. I have recommended him.
Excellent experience with care provider.
I am extremely satisfied with the observations guidance and detailed information of my treatment and it follow up.
Excellent service!
Dr. Gill is very professional and attentive to my medical appointments. Good recommendations & medical review.
Could not ask for better.
Impressive compared to other hospitals (2) I was in.
Dr. Gill is very friendly & gracious, I consider him a friend!!!
Good experience.
Very good. Doctor.
Dr Gill is an excellent experienced physician.
Dr. Gill is a National T. Masuna. Best doctor I've ever met.
Very good.
The doctor was rude and didn't seem she cared about my pain and my cancer.
Dr. Gill is one in a million. He is undoubtedly one of the kindest and patient professional we have encountered and we have the utmost faith and confidence in him.
Dr. Gill had excellent bedside manners. He is caring, and informative at all times.
Excellent all around.
Dr. Gill is superb in every aspect!
excellent as always
Dr. Gill is the best! He is my medical hero & I have recommended him on two occasions!
excellent doctor!
Excellent care!
Good experience.
Dr Gill was the only person who recognized that I was a physician.
Very good at showing me & going over my CT scan and describing recommendation for further testing.
Dr. Gill is an amazing professional. Without wasting any time, he clearly explained the procedures he would use. His dialogue throughout the procedure informed me completely. I have had repeat exams by Dr. Gill; in all cases he and his staff have been outstanding. He is a great model for others to follow.
Experience with Dr. Gil was very good. Explained my situation very well.
No med instructions-
Dr. Gill articulates every part of my exam with me during the process. He is the very reason I drive 3-4 hrs. out of my way to see him.
Dr. Gill is one of the best care providers (doctors/sonogram) I have dealt with in my life and I am 73 yrs. +.
We had a great discussion with Dr. Gill and my wife about current & future problems - Thank you Dr. Gill.
My doctor is very good and I have full confidence in him. He treats me very well.
Very good experience
Highest quality of service from Dr. Gill and his staff
It was a excellent visit. Explained the problem which we understood.
I was very impressed with Dr. Gill. He is an excellent doctor.
A wonderfully professional and personal experience particularly given the nature of my illness.
(Dr. Gill and the nurse were outstanding.
Dr. Gill was polite, courteous and answered all our questions, that we could understand.
Came in for ck-up and it went good.
Dr.Gill is a very friendly & compassionate physician (as well as an outstanding surgeon).
Dr. Gill is terrific.
I have recommended Dr. H. Gill to several friends.
The doctor was extremely professional.
I had a handful of vital questions I needed to ask Dr. Gill and he was able to assure me that I didn't need to worry any more.
Dr. Gills care was excellent.
Doctor is very pleasant and attentive.
Dr. Gill provided a second opinion and I have decided to switch to him from my urologist of 7 years.
Dr. Gill is, without question, one of the best doctors I have ever had. He is terrific and I know I am in good hands under his care.
I have referred someone very special. My husband,because I wanted him to have the best care as I did!
The doctor is excellent & professional I have recommended him to friends and acquaintances.
I have complete confidence in Dr. Gill & his team.
Explained everything very clearly.
Dr. Gill is very good at communication - when asked questions -
No bad experience.
Good experience.
Dr. Gill is a warm, competent, caring doctor and I have a lot of trust in his judgment.
Good experience.
Dr. Gill is amazingly good in all respects! I recommend him highly.
I have the highest regard for Dr. Gill.
No bad experience.
Outstanding care from Dr. Gill.
Dr. Gill is a "friend" very comfortable to talk with him.
Dr. Gill was very patient in explaining the procedure he recommended.
Waiting for improvement.
Dr. Gill instilled a great deal of confidence in her ability to treat & operate on my cancer.
Very good. My doctor is a very doctor nice & wonderful to me.
Dr. Gill is a very professional, thorough and pleasant doctor. He is a tremendous asset to Stanford.
Dr. Gill & staff really showed genuine care about my wife and I explained everything.
The respect of all members of Stanford Urology team for each other increased my confidence.
Dr. Gill was great!
Outstanding diagnosis of problem and explanation.
Dr. Gill & staff very comfortable with and trusting.
All good.
Dr. Gill is the BEST.
Very caring and extremely capable people!
Very good.
Very pleasant experience with this doctor and nurse.
Excellent care.
Excellent doctor - very personable and eased my concerns regarding my medical issue. Outstanding on my issue.
Doctor explained medical procedure to me easy to understand.
Always have had very good communication.
Dr. Gill is very clear, thoughtful, gentle, thorough.
I love Stanford Cancer Center!
Very good.
He made certain that I was fully aware of treatment options.
Dr. Gill is superb!
Excellent provider, have seen 4+ times in 28 years, always, excellent +.
Dr. Gill is the gold standard in urology.
I have recommended Dr. Gill and Stanford to others.
Dr. Gill is outstanding & I have recommended him to friends. Nurse/assistant very efficient!
Wait times were minimal and never felt rushed. Very pleasant experience.
Excellent care from Dr. Gill & his assistants. Thank you!
Dr. Gill seems to combine excellent skill w/common sense.
I drive 6 hours, round trip, to see Dr. Gill even though there are urologist in my town.
Dr. Gill is the greatest doctor that I have ever had! I could not get by without him!
I have complete confidence in Dr. Gill.
Dr. Gill exudes confidence and you feel there can be no better care.
My provider is great!
Dr. Gill was fantastic. He was easy to talk to and easy to understand.
Dr. Gill, like many urologists, tilts toward surgery for prostate cancer.
Very good experience. Since this was the first time he treat me.

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