Shireen Heidari

Shireen Heidari

Palliative medicine doctor


Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

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Biography


Shireen Heidari, MD is a palliative care and family medicine physician. She works as part of the inpatient palliative care consult team providing complex symptom management and support for patients and families facing any stage of a serious illness. Dr. Heidari is the rotation director for students, residents and fellows on the Stanford inpatient palliative consult service. She is also the clinical lead for the Stanford site of the PERIOP-PC Study, which involves collaboration with the surgical department to evaluate the impact of surgeon-palliative care team co-management for patients and family members preparing for major upper gastrointestinal cancer surgery.

Before joining the faculty at Stanford, Dr. Heidari attended medical school at Boston University, completed her residency at UC San Diego where she served as chief resident, followed by palliative fellowship at UCLA. Her interests include early palliative care integration, narrative medicine, and expanding primary palliative care skills for all clinicians.

Professional Summary


Professional Education
  • Medical Education: Boston University School of Medicine (2012) MA
  • Board Certification: American Board of Family Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine (2016)
  • Fellowship: University of California, Los Angeles CA
  • Board Certification: American Board of Family Medicine, Family Medicine (2015)
  • Chief Resident, University of California San Diego, Family Medicine
  • Residency: University of California San Diego (2015) CA

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