Pamela L. Kunz

Pamela L. Kunz

Medical oncologist, Gastrointestinal specialist

Bio:   Dr. Kunz specializes in the treatment of gastrointestinal malignancies with an expertise in the care of patients with neuroendocrine tumors (NETs). She has developed broad investigative programs in the field of neuroendocrine tumors, encompassing clinical trials, population sciences, and translational correlates. She is the Principal Investigator on numerous clinical trials. She is the Director of the Stanford Neuroendocrine Tumor Program. She currently serves on the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Neuroendocrine Tumors Guidelines Panel, the Neuroendocrine Tumor Taskforce of the National Cancer institute, the NANETS Guidelines and Executive Committees, and leads the NET Working Group of the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG).
4.9 out of 5
319 Patient Ratings
45 Patient Comments

Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer Program in Palo Alto

Professional Education

  • Medical Education: Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine (2001) NH
  • Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine (2004) CA
  • Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine (2005) CA
  • Fellowship: Stanford University School of Medicine (2007) CA
  • Board Certification: Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine (2010)
  • Board Certification, Oncology, ABIM (2010)

Administrative Appointments

  • Director, Stanford Neuroendocrine Tumor Program (2015 - Present)
  • Leader, GI Oncology Clinical Research Program (2015 - Present)
  • Director, Inpatient Oncology (Med 10) (2013 - Present)
4.9

Friendliness

4.9

Recommended to others

4.8

Explanations

4.9

Listens

4.8

Includes you in decisions

4.9

Clear Communication

4.9

Confidence in your doctor

4.0

Wait times

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

generally very hurried and appears unprepared in terms of reviewing charts/history

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

Dr. Kunz was amazing! A great doctor. Knowledgeable, patient, friendly, helpful and put us at ease.

SHC Patient, Jun 2016

Well, I can only that third department continues to give the same care as my experience - thank you. I needed that kind of support.

SHC Patient, Jun 2016

Dr. Kunz provides me with updated options for my care and is very patient and reassuring.

SHC Patient, May 2016

Dr. Kunz is amazing! She is so organized & detail oriented which makes me feel so much better.

SHC Patient, May 2016

Dr. Kunz very informative, kind, caring & professional.

SHC Patient, May 2016

Good experience.

SHC Patient, May 2016

Service Dr. Kunz provided was excellent we discussed some complex treatment plan she made them very clear.

SHC Patient, May 2016

Before appt. was very stressed after. Felt so confident.

SHC Patient, May 2016

Dr. Kunz was a welcome after having to deal with Dr. Cho Nhan. Dr. Kunz discussed my future care with chemotherapy and any issues up to my meeting with her.

SHC Patient, May 2016

I just met PK ? so this was my first time. Hard to rate until I get to know her. But it was a GREAT first encounter.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

Dr Pam Kunz is the doctor care providers. She spends probably more than allotted time with me. The time to travel is becoming harder to overcome but she is so caring and thorough in providing advice and communicating with my local oncologist - She is tops in our opinion.

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4.9 out of 5
319 Patient Ratings
45 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

generally very hurried and appears unprepared in terms of reviewing charts/history

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

Dr. Kunz was amazing! A great doctor. Knowledgeable, patient, friendly, helpful and put us at ease.

SHC Patient, Jun 2016

Well, I can only that third department continues to give the same care as my experience - thank you. I needed that kind of support.

SHC Patient, Jun 2016

Dr. Kunz provides me with updated options for my care and is very patient and reassuring.

SHC Patient, May 2016

Dr. Kunz is amazing! She is so organized & detail oriented which makes me feel so much better.

SHC Patient, May 2016

Dr. Kunz very informative, kind, caring & professional.

SHC Patient, May 2016

Good experience.

SHC Patient, May 2016

Service Dr. Kunz provided was excellent we discussed some complex treatment plan she made them very clear.

SHC Patient, May 2016

Before appt. was very stressed after. Felt so confident.

SHC Patient, May 2016

Dr. Kunz was a welcome after having to deal with Dr. Cho Nhan. Dr. Kunz discussed my future care with chemotherapy and any issues up to my meeting with her.

SHC Patient, May 2016

I just met PK ? so this was my first time. Hard to rate until I get to know her. But it was a GREAT first encounter.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

Dr Pam Kunz is the doctor care providers. She spends probably more than allotted time with me. The time to travel is becoming harder to overcome but she is so caring and thorough in providing advice and communicating with my local oncologist - She is tops in our opinion.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

I am very pleased with Dr. Junz and have confidence in her.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

I am going to stay in this hospital because they treated me very well I am very happy because you are concerned for the patient and you are very nice.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Dr. Kunz is easily the best oncologist I have been to. I have been to Mayo, Froedtert, Oschner & Stafford.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Both Dr. Kunz & Theresa were supportive & very positive. I am grateful for their openness & their compassionate care for me.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Dr. Kunz & her PA are both top of the line!

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Dr. Kunz conveys. A sense of complete competence & professionalism while managing at the same time to make one feel as though you are in conversation with a close friend or family member. Best "bedside manner" of ANY physician I've met.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Dr. Kunz is the best! I have recommended Dr. Kunz to several other patients in our support group.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Dr Kunz is the best of the best.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Wonderful concern, understanding care.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

Overall good.

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

Dr. Kunz is amazing both as a doctor and person.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Gorgeous Doctor with a Brilliant mind

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

this was my first visit to Stanford---great experience

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

We love Dr. Kunz!

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

Very good - professional.

SHC Patient, Jun 2015

If I lived in the Bay Area I would have her as my oncologist.

SHC Patient, Jun 2015

Every one in Stanford I have ever dealt with has been very supportive ,funny and very kind and considerate.

SHC Patient, May 2015

I saw the provider for a second opinion on my current diagnosis. She answered questions in ways that made absolute sense. I was advised of a clinical trial that I was not aware of and that I agreed to participate in.

SHC Patient, May 2015

Dr. Kunz is one of the best doctors I have ever seen.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

DR. Kunz is like a ray of sunshine! I can't endorse her strongly enough. She has always been kind, caring, responsive, patient, and supportive.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

This is my second clinical trial with Dr. Kunz. I am completely confident in her.

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

I have been very happy with Dr. Kunz in all respects - medical expertise, compassion and genuine concern for my quality of life.

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

We are very thankful to have such a kind & knowledgeable dr. as Dr. Kunz.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Pamela Kunz & staff are excellent.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Always excellent.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Doctor and NP were excellent. Listened well and addressed every concern.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

It took me too long to finally see Dr. Kunz, but hopefully it was due to her popularity and so many individuals waiting to see her.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

I don't mind waiting; she takes the time with me if needed too.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Great regard & trust in her!

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

For an initial visit she was too brief.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

We are extremely lucky to have Dr. Kunz.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Wait time beyond reasonable!

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Dr. Kunz and her staff were just wonderful & caring.