Shanthi Kappagoda

Shanthi Kappagoda

Infectious disease doctor

Bio:   Dr Shanthi Kappagoda is a board certified infectious disease physician. She specializes in the care of patients in the ICU with infectious diseases and also has a clinic where she treats general infectious diseases including tuberculosis, urinary tract infections, endocarditis, MRSA infections, pneumonia, coccidioidomycosis and tropical diseases. She has a special interest in bone and joint infections and left ventricular assist device infections. She is involved in Stanford's COVID-19 response including developing treatment guidelines for the infectious disease division and the department of medicine. She was an investigator in a clinical trial of remdesivir in patients with COVID-19 and in an expanded access program for convalescent plasma for patients with severe disease.
4.9 out of 5
101 Patient Ratings
48 Patient Comments

Infectious Disease Clinic

Infectious Disease Clinic
  • 211 Quarry Road
  • 2nd Floor, Suite 202
  • Palo Alto , CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-736-5200
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Orthopaedic Infectious Disease Clinic in Redwood City

Orthopaedic Infectious Disease Clinic in Redwood City
  • 450 Broadway Street
  • Pavilion A
  • Redwood City , CA 94063
  • Phone: 650-736-5200
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Travel Medicine Clinic

Travel Medicine Clinic
  • 211 Quarry Road
  • 2nd Floor, Suite 202
  • Palo Alto , CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-736-5700
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Infectious Disease Clinic in Emeryville

Professional Education

  • Board Certification: Infectious Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine (2011)
  • Residency: Brigham and Women's Hospital Harvard Medical School (2007) MA
  • Internship: Brigham and Women's Hospital Harvard Medical School (2005) MA
  • Medical Education: University of California Davis School of Medicine (2004) CA
  • Fellowship, Stanford University, Infectious Disease Fellowship (2013)
  • MS, Stanford University, Health Services Research (2013)
  • MS, Harvard School of Public Health, Tropical Public Health (1999)
4.9

Friendliness

4.9

Explanations

4.9

Listens

4.8

Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care

4.9

Clear Communication

4.9

Confidence in your doctor

4.9

Recommended to others

4.7

Wait times

SHC Patient, Jun 2020

I already know about my disease, nothing new she could tell me. Did not listen about the pain or past problem with pain. Left feeling this was a waste of my time.

SHC Patient, May 2020

Very helpful & willing to explain details.

SHC Patient, Apr 2020

All very good.

SHC Patient, Mar 2020

Stanford is the best.

SHC Patient, Dec 2019

I would like to recommend Dr. Kappagoda to other. She very kind and make me feel confident during my finger get infection. She listened and care for patient.

SHC Patient, Oct 2019

My visit with Dr. Kappagoda, I was very pleased with. My experience at Dr. Case, I was treated with professionalism & care. Stanford Hosp. is very fortunate to have a doctor like Kappagoda.

SHC Patient, Sep 2019

My experience could not have been better--really.

SHC Patient, Sep 2019

The best in every way.

SHC Patient, Aug 2019

Very professional, personable and engaging.

SHC Patient, Jul 2019

She is very knowledgeable about her speciality.

SHC Patient, Apr 2019

Excellent.

SHC Patient, Apr 2019

Excellent.

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4.9 out of 5
101 Patient Ratings
48 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Jun 2020

I already know about my disease, nothing new she could tell me. Did not listen about the pain or past problem with pain. Left feeling this was a waste of my time.

SHC Patient, May 2020

Very helpful & willing to explain details.

SHC Patient, Apr 2020

All very good.

SHC Patient, Mar 2020

Stanford is the best.

SHC Patient, Dec 2019

I would like to recommend Dr. Kappagoda to other. She very kind and make me feel confident during my finger get infection. She listened and care for patient.

SHC Patient, Oct 2019

My visit with Dr. Kappagoda, I was very pleased with. My experience at Dr. Case, I was treated with professionalism & care. Stanford Hosp. is very fortunate to have a doctor like Kappagoda.

SHC Patient, Sep 2019

My experience could not have been better--really.

SHC Patient, Sep 2019

The best in every way.

SHC Patient, Aug 2019

Very professional, personable and engaging.

SHC Patient, Jul 2019

She is very knowledgeable about her speciality.

SHC Patient, Apr 2019

Excellent.

SHC Patient, Apr 2019

Excellent.

SHC Patient, Apr 2019

I appreciate the post surgical follow up as to eliminator of infection.

SHC Patient, Apr 2019

Dr. Kappagoda was simply outstanding! She spent nearly an hour with my wife and me and answered our questions very clearly.

SHC Patient, Feb 2019

I have been Dr. Kappagoda's patient for a number of years, and I have always received the best possible care / treatment from her!!

SHC Patient, Dec 2018

Dr. Kappagoda always caring and kind with my mom and treats her as a member of her family. Also, she respond to any question when I send a message to her or asking to help my mom very quickly.

SHC Patient, May 2018

Dr. Kappagoda is very courteous, concerned about my problem, professional, thorough in explaining and talking about my medications and my health, - in a nutshell she is a great doctor and person!

SHC Patient, Mar 2018

This doctor was very professional and friendly to patient. I will recommend this doctor to others. I asked questions and she gave goo instructions for my concern. I am very thankful for this doctor to take care of me.

SHC Patient, Mar 2018

Very patient, listened to all my drs. provided good explanation.

SHC Patient, Mar 2018

Her manner of speaking was clear and understandable.

SHC Patient, Feb 2018

Very good experience.

SHC Patient, Jan 2018

The care provider was very good at attending my health need.

SHC Patient, Dec 2017

Dr. Kappagoda is a stellar doctor. She was very caring, gave me time and explained my treatment in detail.

SHC Patient, Sep 2017

Dr. Kappagoda was excellent on my treatment - thank you!

SHC Patient, Aug 2017

Dr. Kappagoda listens very intently she is clear and comprehensive in her explanations and is very caring of my overall condition.

SHC Patient, Feb 2017

Dr. K. is outstanding!

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

Dr. Kappagoda is exceptional doctor.

SHC Patient, Dec 2016

Doctor was new to me. She was up to speed on my history and with new procedures we could follow to help in the care of my condition.

SHC Patient, Sep 2016

Dr. Kappagoda was a wonderful physician and clearly worked hard to investigate my case which is not typical. I felt that she carefully considered confusing data and research all options, including a rare possibility. I felt that my situation was taken seriously and she exhausted all possibilities of treatment options to recommend. Her manner was both professional and caring, and as a patient I would give her the highest recommendation.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Kind, compassionate.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

All good.

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

No bad all good.

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

superb provider in opinion of physician patient

SHC Patient, Jun 2016

Both Drs. were fantastic! I would like to have all my health care here!

SHC Patient, May 2016

Drs. are great Drs. Edwards & Kappagoda.

SHC Patient, May 2016

I have severe hearing problem and the doctor's voice was very soft. Sometimes that made it difficult for me to comprehend what she said.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

The best. I feel at ease when I know I'm getting the best care here in Stanford. Dr. Kappagoda's care & direction gave me confidence in getting better.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Not much likelihood I'll ever be asked for a recommendation, but if so I'd give an enthusiastic, positive recommendation.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Good.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Dr. Kappagoda is a superb physician in every way.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Very good experience.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Provider is very nice, easy to understand to experience about every thing for one.

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

She very good, she talk slowly and gentle make me happy to easy understand.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

Dr. Kappagoda is very competent & caring.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Dr Kappagoda is an exceptionally empathetic and caring physician.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

All good!

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

All good kind and caring help from dr. and intern -

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Very rewarding experience gathered.