Sandy Trieu

Palliative medicine doctor

Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

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Education & Certifications
  • Residency: Stanford University Hospital and Clinics (2009) CA
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine (2010)
  • Fellowship: VA Medical Center Palo Alto (2010) CA
  • Medical Education: Oregon Health Science University (2006) OR

Awards & Memberships
  • Member, Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society (2006-present)
  • VITAS BEST Award, VITAS Healtchare (2014)
  • VITAS Leadership Council Award for Outstanding Team Physician, VITAS Healthcare (2012)

Administrative Appointments
  • Associate medical director, VITAS Healthcare (2013 - Present)


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Practice Locations

Palliative Care in South Bay San Jose, CA
San Jose, CA

2589 Samaritan Drive

San Jose , CA 95124

+1 (833) 444-7622

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(47 reviews)

Very open and understanding! It was very helpful with explaining my anxiety and medical concerns.
I’m very thankful for Dr. Trieu, she is caring, kind, compassionate, and understanding.
She the best! She’s always on time, answers all my questions, recommends what’s best for me. She good on what she does. I highly recommend her.
She is a wonderful supportive doctor. My husband has Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia, has had four strokes and vascular dementia. She has been most helpful in dealing with the difficulties of dealing with his situation. She also gives excellent advice
Dr. Trieu is fantastic. Very caring and understanding. She offers options but understands the need and ability of the patient. My mother enjoys her meetings with Dr. Trieu.
Easy to talk with.
Dr. Tried was very caring about my health, and care
Excellent and caring!
Dr. Trieu is caring, kind, and understanding. She always explains in a way that I can understand.
Dr. Trieu is just amazing. We have met with a lot of doctors at Stanford and she is by far on the top of our list.
Very caring and understanding!
Dr Trieu, was very attentive and personable
Dr. Trieu always bring great satisfaction to her patient
Sandy Trieu has been a wonderful doctor for us. She listens carefully and gives us great advice. She is easy to talk to and answers any questions we have. We appreciate her support as a palliative care doctor.
I’m Thankful for Dr. Trieu being understanding, and caring with everything going on with me. I’m truly grateful for her kindness and patience. She’s always well informed, and offers great medical advice for my health conditions.
Very caring doctor I wish her well & am glad she is a part of my treatment team even if I won’t be seeing her regularly
Great interaction. Felt like she understands what I’m going through.
Dr Trieu is one of the best
thank you to Dr Sandy Trieu because you care about you care about my mom
I was very impressed with Sandy and Anna. They were extremely compassionate and caring. I felt our session went extremely well and it was definitely time well spent. I continue to be very impressed by all the Stanford staff.
Excellent healthcare provider
I’m Thankful, Grateful, and Appreciative for Dr. Trieu. She keeps up with everything going on with me, and she’s always concerned about how I’m coping with it all. Dr. Trieu is kind, caring, and understanding which means a lot especially dealing with cancer.
She is caring and smart!
Dr. Trieu has been Great!! She’s concerned, caring, kind, informative, and patient. She makes sure that I understand my plan of treatment, and also I answers all my questions, and reassures my concerns. I’m Thankful to have Dr. Trieu as my physician,
She was great. Very helpful to me. I don't see how anyone could have done more than she did for me.
Very pleasant and professional. I always feel I can open up about my medical, and personal issues with he.r.
Her response was prompt and thorough
Thanks for the conversation and I look forward to our follow up meeting next month.
Very helpful and had lots of great ideas.
Dr Trieu is very easy to talk to as all my doctors have been . She was able to provide me with clear answers to all my questions. I’m sure we’ll have many video visits in the future and that they will continue to be comfortable.
Dr. Sandy is great, she helps me to understand my current treatment, and upcoming next steps. Dr. Sandy is concerned about my health and well being, and I’m so grateful that our paths crossed.
Sandy Trieu is an excellent source of support while going through cancer treatment. She is encouraging and makes suggestions that might make every day easier for me.
Very personable and knows the subject matter well..
Professional, kind and understanding.
Very professional and to the point in meeting. Best dr. I have ever seen. But she has too many of a work load so appts were real hard to coordinate with refill time.
Dr. Trieu always spends the time I need and explains everything.
Dr. Trieu & staff are excellent.
Very pleasant drs. and assist. Very informative.
We cannot say enough about how wonderful Dr. Trieu is. She is thoughtful and an excellent listener.
Dr. Trieu is phenomenal. She listens and understands my desire to be conservative with medications.
I love Dr. Trieu, Kimberly & Stella. They really get me and are very willing to take a conservative approach with my health which is in keeping with my wishes. They go above and beyond what you would get from any other treatment team.
Dr. Trieu is very good!
Wonderful experience. Very professional, knowledgeable, regarding my condition, and offering some home for improvement of my quality of life.
I love Dr. Trieu.
Sandy Trieu is wonderful - asked just the right questions to be able to prescribe needed meds.
Love Dr. Trieu. She is so calm and understanding. Lucky to have her on my team!
Dr. Trieu IS exceptional in listening to my husband, hearing his concerns and replying to him in a way that made him finally understand the reason for limitation when it comes to getting his drivers license back. BRAVO!

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