Cindy Kin

Cindy Kin

Colorectal surgeon, Surgical oncologist

4.8 out of 5
113 Patient Ratings
59 Patient Comments

Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer Program in Palo Alto

Professional Education

  • Board Certification: Colon and Rectal Surgery, American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery (2013)
  • Board Certification: General Surgery, American Board of Surgery (2011)
  • Board Certification, American Board of Surgery, General Surgery
  • Fellowship, Cleveland Clinic, OH, Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Residency, Stanford Hospital and Clinics, General Surgery
  • MD, Columbia University, Medicine
  • BA, Harvard University, Government
4.9

Friendliness

4.8

Explanations

4.8

Listens

4.8

Includes you in decisions

4.8

Clear Communication

4.8

Confidence in your doctor

4.8

Recommended to others

4.4

Wait times

SHC Patient, Jun 2018

Dr.Kin and assistant were wonderful.

SHC Patient, May 2018

Dr. Kin was fantastic. She explained the procedure, answered all questions and set my mind at ease re: the surgery. She allowed me time to contemplate the quickness of the surgery.

SHC Patient, Apr 2018

My doctor I had a very good appointment with she made me feel like family even though I only meant her once.

SHC Patient, Mar 2018

Dr. Kin is very personable, courteous, and compassionate. She provided thorough examinations of my situation and offered a clear explanation of the treatment suggested.

SHC Patient, Mar 2018

Explained everything very well. Treated me like a human being and not a number. Can't wait for her to do my surgery.

SHC Patient, Feb 2018

I am so pleased to have Dr. Kin as my surgeon. She is brilliant and talent but beyond that she is kind positive and attentive. Great bedside manner and the ability to make you feel at ease in this difficult situation. I would highly recommend her to anyone. Lucky to work with her.

SHC Patient, Jan 2018

Dr. Kin is great, easy to talk to about my health issue.

SHC Patient, Dec 2017

good

SHC Patient, Dec 2017

Dr. Kin was very attentive to my issue and clear in communicating next steps to understand more.

SHC Patient, Oct 2017

I'm confident in Dr Kin.

SHC Patient, Oct 2017

Dr. Kin and all of her assistant were wonderful!

SHC Patient, Sep 2017

Dr. Kin is excellent.

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4.8 out of 5
113 Patient Ratings
59 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Jun 2018

Dr.Kin and assistant were wonderful.

SHC Patient, May 2018

Dr. Kin was fantastic. She explained the procedure, answered all questions and set my mind at ease re: the surgery. She allowed me time to contemplate the quickness of the surgery.

SHC Patient, Apr 2018

My doctor I had a very good appointment with she made me feel like family even though I only meant her once.

SHC Patient, Mar 2018

Dr. Kin is very personable, courteous, and compassionate. She provided thorough examinations of my situation and offered a clear explanation of the treatment suggested.

SHC Patient, Mar 2018

Explained everything very well. Treated me like a human being and not a number. Can't wait for her to do my surgery.

SHC Patient, Feb 2018

I am so pleased to have Dr. Kin as my surgeon. She is brilliant and talent but beyond that she is kind positive and attentive. Great bedside manner and the ability to make you feel at ease in this difficult situation. I would highly recommend her to anyone. Lucky to work with her.

SHC Patient, Jan 2018

Dr. Kin is great, easy to talk to about my health issue.

SHC Patient, Dec 2017

good

SHC Patient, Dec 2017

Dr. Kin was very attentive to my issue and clear in communicating next steps to understand more.

SHC Patient, Oct 2017

I'm confident in Dr Kin.

SHC Patient, Oct 2017

Dr. Kin and all of her assistant were wonderful!

SHC Patient, Sep 2017

Dr. Kin is excellent.

SHC Patient, Aug 2017

Dr. Kin is the key to my journey to full recovery. She is very knowledgeable in her area of expertise. I am very proud and lucky to be cared under her team. I feel comfortable in asking any questions. She's the best.

SHC Patient, Aug 2017

I will be so glad to recommend my care giver to anyone.

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

Dr. Kin is an excellent doctor I drive almost 3 hrs. to see her.

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

Dr. Kiri is amazing. Made me feel that I could get this. AND I DID.

SHC Patient, Dec 2016

Dr. Kim was one at the most competent, kind, thorough, sweet, funny & professional professionals I have ever met. Both appts. left me feeling as though she was a friend.

SHC Patient, Nov 2016

When you enter the people are very good.

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

Dr. Kin, her PA and even the nurse/assistant who took my vitals, were ALL very nice and professional... as well as personable.

SHC Patient, Sep 2016

Again GREAT staff!

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Dr. Kin is amazing. She truly cares about her patients and does a fantastic job all around.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Excellent care.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Dr. Kin is the best! Competent, kind, caring - the best there could be.

SHC Patient, May 2016

Great answered question.

SHC Patient, May 2016

Dr. Cindy Kin is an excellent example of high quality care!

SHC Patient, May 2016

Very friendly and easy to talk to and discuss issues w/. You can tell that she cares and wants to help. Out of 3 Stanford colorectal surgeries I have seen she is the best.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

Very good service.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

She's thorough and kind.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Dr. Kin is the best! Caring, knowledgeable, wonderful, compassionate. I am so grateful to her -

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Very pleased to have Dr. Kin and her PA on my medical team. They were both wonderful. Very approachable, kind, well-informed and thoughtful. Truly, the best you can ask for in a medical professional. I am very happy with their care of and attention to my needs.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Dr. Kin is one of the best doctors I have ever encountered. No one has ever so clearly explained what the treatment options are. I felt her genuine concern for the medical nightmare I have been experiencing and I have the upmost confidence in her.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Spent extra time explaining/teaching very much appreciated.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

I was very pleased with Dr. Kin & the assistant MD. The care & service I received was excellent!

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Lovely bedside manner. Upbeat. Takes her time.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Dr. Kin is the best! Excellence, kindness, compassion, caring - THE BEST EVER dr. - she is wonderful!

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Dr. kin is the most amazing, compassionate, kind, knowledgeable , .caring and best Dr I have had. She is the best. I recommend her very highly

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Both Dr Kin and the NP Elizabeth were entirely respectful and kind, and gave me a high degee of confidence in their knowledge. I feel I am in great hands with both of them.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

She's brilliant, caring, confident and made me feel completely at ease with her suggestions regarding my condition -- I'm so lucky to have her as my surgeon!!!

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Dr. Kin has been excellent thru this fairly stressful experience. Very knowledgeable but also kind and approachable.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Dr. Kin is truly OUTSTANDING - an excellent surgeon who takes the time to listen, responds quickly to email - she's one in a million!

SHC Patient, May 2015

Dr. Kin is the best and most personable doctor I've ever had.

SHC Patient, May 2015

All good.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

Dr. Kin is the best. She is most knowledgable, compassionate, kind and caring.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Excellent provider.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Dr. Kin is the BEST knowledgeable & compassionate, GREAT.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Dr. Kin was great!

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Good. Very caring attentive - Pleasant.

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

A very positive experience.

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Dr. Cindy Kin is a wonderful, highly knowledgeable and very caring and compassionate dr.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Dr. Kin is top notch!

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

My experience was by far the best hospital I have ever used. Thank dr.'s and nurse's for my surgery.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Excellent communication skills of provider - very comforting!

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Dr. Kin was above and beyond what I expected and I am extremely grateful for her both professional and thoughtful demeanor.

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

Impressed with Dr. Kin's confidence.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Best dr./surgeon I've ever been with.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

All good with all persons.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Dr. Cindy Kin is one of the best doctors I've seen. Made me feel comfortable, not embarrassed. Very nice, took her time w/me.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Cindy Kin was awesome in emergency.

SHC Patient, Jan 2014

Cindy Kin is my most excellent care giver!