Natalie Kirilcuk

Natalie Kirilcuk

Colorectal surgeon, Colon and rectal surgeon

4.8 out of 5
254 Patient Ratings
47 Patient Comments

Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer Program in Palo Alto

Professional Education

  • Fellowship: Washington University in St Louis (2011) MO
  • Medical Education: Stanford university School of Medicine (2005) CA
  • Internship: Stanford Hospital and Clinics - Dept of Surgery (2006) CA
  • Residency: Stanford Hospital and Clinics - Dept of Surgery (2010) CA
  • Board Certification: Colon and Rectal Surgery, American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery (2012)
  • Board Certification: General Surgery, American Board of Surgery (2011)

Administrative Appointments

  • Associate Program Director, General Surgery Training Program (2012 - Present)
  • UBMD Medical Director - E3, Stanford Health Care (2014 - Present)
4.8

Friendliness

4.7

Explanations

4.7

Listens

4.7

Includes you in decisions

4.8

Clear Communication

4.8

Confidence in your doctor

4.8

Recommended to others

4.2

Wait times

SHC Patient, Jun 2017

Very good doctor for treatment. Very knowledgeable and skilled. But wish they had suggestions for long-term health/lifestyle changes that could help my diagnosis. Felt good about getting the needed surgery.

SHC Patient, Jun 2017

Friendly, put me at ease when & during procedure.

SHC Patient, Jun 2017

Dr. Kirilcuk was very pleasant & explained my upcoming procedure to me, showing me the concept with a diagram. She answered my questions & was very kind. I liked her confident & friendly manner.

SHC Patient, Jun 2017

The staff treats you like FAMILY!

SHC Patient, May 2017

Dr. Kirilcuk has greatly improved my quality of life! I have had no side effects from the surgeries she conducted.

SHC Patient, May 2017

It would have been nice if Dr. Kirilcuk introduced herself to my mother who was sitting next to me (whom she'd never met).

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

I am so thankful to be treated by Dr. Kirilcuk and her staff. They are so helpful, compassionate and competent. What a great team.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

The professionals were very courteous and patient.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Very pleased with providers.

SHC Patient, Feb 2017

I loved Dr. Natalie Kirilcuk her kindness preserverance very professional.

SHC Patient, Feb 2017

Dr. Kirilcuk went way out of her way to address my concerns about surgery after a test suggested it might be avoided. Very happy with her care & effort.

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

Absolutely the gold-standard in care!

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4.8 out of 5
254 Patient Ratings
47 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Jun 2017

Very good doctor for treatment. Very knowledgeable and skilled. But wish they had suggestions for long-term health/lifestyle changes that could help my diagnosis. Felt good about getting the needed surgery.

SHC Patient, Jun 2017

Friendly, put me at ease when & during procedure.

SHC Patient, Jun 2017

Dr. Kirilcuk was very pleasant & explained my upcoming procedure to me, showing me the concept with a diagram. She answered my questions & was very kind. I liked her confident & friendly manner.

SHC Patient, Jun 2017

The staff treats you like FAMILY!

SHC Patient, May 2017

Dr. Kirilcuk has greatly improved my quality of life! I have had no side effects from the surgeries she conducted.

SHC Patient, May 2017

It would have been nice if Dr. Kirilcuk introduced herself to my mother who was sitting next to me (whom she'd never met).

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

I am so thankful to be treated by Dr. Kirilcuk and her staff. They are so helpful, compassionate and competent. What a great team.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

The professionals were very courteous and patient.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Very pleased with providers.

SHC Patient, Feb 2017

I loved Dr. Natalie Kirilcuk her kindness preserverance very professional.

SHC Patient, Feb 2017

Dr. Kirilcuk went way out of her way to address my concerns about surgery after a test suggested it might be avoided. Very happy with her care & effort.

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

Absolutely the gold-standard in care!

SHC Patient, Nov 2016

Dr. Kirilcuk was complete as well as pleasant.

SHC Patient, Nov 2016

Friendly.

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

The diagram that she showed me explained my condition clearly.

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

Dr. Kirilcuk was outstanding! She was friendly, sensitive, and presented information in a positive way. I really like her.

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

One of the best dr. there.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

There was no rushing on part of MD.

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

When I first got my cancer diagnosis, Dr. Kirilcuk told me "You and I are going to get to be old friends," referring humorously to the anticipated every-three-month followups I could anticipate. But in fact, her consistent care and support do make me feel like she's a friend. I have only the highest praise for her skill and for her concern. She remembered when she saw me that I'd been concerned when I saw her 3 months ago about finishing in time to get to an appointment, and asked me this week whether I'd made it. That's pretty remarkable, I think.

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

Dr. Natalie Kirlicuk was very professional and very understanding regarding my concerns.

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

She is the best.

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

I appreciate Doctor "K." There are many solutions to my problem, all of which she thoroughly described.

SHC Patient, Jun 2016

Excellent physicians & interns explained everything I fell very confident being under their care.

SHC Patient, May 2016

Dr Kirlcuk is an excellent Doctor. She is knowledgable and caring. I would highly recommend her

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

Dr. Kirilcuk is a wonderful doctor. I liked her very much & she was very reassuring but also forthcoming. She explained everything very well and made me feel at ease. She great & I'm thankful she was my surgeon.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Dr. Kirilcuk is on top of my care and progress.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Excellent.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

the doctor, nurses, and everyone else I dealt with at Stanford were extremely kind and helpful

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Dr. K. is the best.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

She tended to speak fast (know time is at a premium) but it's hard to take in all the info, remember what was said when I got home, and/or form questions I still have but didn't express in the time allowed. Also, while I received a good list of to do's til next appt, handwriting is difficult to read. Thought I'd be getting a typed version. Front desk staff that day (1 - young lady seemed "put out." When I asked for my copy of biopsy results be returned. Some difficulty locating it.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Very good. Took into consideration my wait time, very informative. I would recommend her if she wasn't at Stanford.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Dr. Kirilcuk is very good at explaining your situation, status of your situation, what your options are and what you should consider in making your decision as to treatment options. She is also very professional and caring.

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

Best doctor I've ever had.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Dr. K saved my life thank you Dr. K and Stanford!!

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

I felt like I was treated more like just another patient, rather than like an individual.

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

During my first surgery, the prescription drugs needs 24-48 hours order time which caused inconvenience. Dr. can provide more information about the surgery rather than saying "it went well."

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

What can I say? Dr. Kirilcuk save my life. Thank you!

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Physician brought in med student without asking.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Very good.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

The doctor had prep herself on my case. Well informed about my problem.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Dr. Kirilcuk was kind and through.

SHC Patient, May 2014

Dr. Kirilcuk was very professional & explained my issues clearly with a diagram & outlined treatment choices.

SHC Patient, May 2014

Knowledgeable professional friendly!

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Excellent care.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Very kind. Failed to discuss treatment options other than surgical. Later discovered other options through research. This greatly disappointed me.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Dr. Kirilcuk is an excellent doctor. One of the best!

SHC Patient, Jan 2014

This doctor also performed a difficult colonoscopy for me as a precaution. She is very thorough.