Gordon Li, MD

Gordon Li, MD

Neurosurgeon

4.8 out of 5
203 Patient Ratings
42 Patient Comments

Stanford Neuroscience Health Center

Brain Tumor Center in San Jose

Brain Tumor Center

  • 875 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Clinic D
  • Palo Alto , CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-723-6469
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Neurocritical Care Program

Brain Tumor Center at the Advanced Medicine Center, Clinic D

  • 875 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Clinic D
  • Palo Alto , CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-498-6000
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Cyberknife Stereotactic Radiosurgery Program

Cyberknife Stereotactic Radiosurgery Program at Advanced Medicine Center Building

  • 875 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Clinic D
  • Palo Alto , CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-725-0084
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Cyberknife Stereotactic Radiosurgery Program at Stanford Neuroscience Health Center

Stanford Cancer Center South Bay

Professional Education

  • Board Certification: Neurosurgery, American Board of Neurological Surgery (2014)
  • Medical Education: University of California Davis (2004) CA
  • Residency: Stanford University (2011) CA
  • Internship: Stanford University (2005) CA
  • Bachelor of Science, Brown University, Neuroscience (1999)

Honors & Awards

  • Center for Brain and Behavior Awards in Pediatric Neurosciences (co-investigator), Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (2009-2011)
  • Disease Team Therapy Development Planning Award (Planning Investigator), CIRM (DR2-05373) (2011-2012)
  • Ernest Gold Award, University of California, Davis (2001)
  • Grand Opportunity Grant (co-investigator), NIH (RC2CA148491-01) (2009-2011)
  • Junior AOA, University of California, Davis (2002)
  • K08 Mentored Research Grant: PI, NIH-KNS085333A (2013-2018)
  • Plummer Linzy Scholarship, University of California, Davis (2000)
  • Predoctoral Research Award, University of California, Davis (2001)
  • Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (PI), NIH-NCI (1F32CA132329-01) (2008-2010)
  • SANS Challenge Finalist, Congress of Neurological Surgeons (2008)
  • Stanford Cancer Institute Bioscience Screening Award PI, Stanford Cancer Institute (2014)
  • Stanford Spectrum-Medtech Translational Grant (PI), Stanford Spectrum (2014)
  • Translational Grant Co-PI, CIRM (TRAN1-08522) (2016)

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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, Apr 2017

Very good.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Dr.Li was outstanding with regard to informing me of what the issue was.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Dr. Li is awesome!

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Dr. Li was outstanding in his care and informing me of expectations I will have in my future.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

In addition to being a skilled surgeon, Dr. Li has always been kind and compassionate. He takes the time to explain things and never seems rushed.

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

Great services provided. Enjoyed taking w/Dr. Li and NP.

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

Did feel a little rushed. But overall great experience.

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

Amazing how well Dr. Li takes his immense knowledge and communicates so clearly and openly. It's great having a two-way conversation and learning from him!

SHC Patient, Dec 2016

Very good

SHC Patient, Dec 2016

Dr. Li is a wonderful young surgeon, who is not only brilliant, but also extremely caring and attentive to the overall well-being of his patients. He is also very responsive to questions. We would highly recommend Dr. Li to family & friends, and would give him a perfect 10!!

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

I never could have imagined a more personable and genuine physician like Gordon Li. STill very impressed with outstanding care, time, patients, and support he demonstrated.

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

Dr. Li has always been attentive to my needs and concerns.

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4.8 out of 5
203 Patient Ratings
42 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Apr 2017

Very good.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Dr.Li was outstanding with regard to informing me of what the issue was.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Dr. Li is awesome!

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Dr. Li was outstanding in his care and informing me of expectations I will have in my future.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

In addition to being a skilled surgeon, Dr. Li has always been kind and compassionate. He takes the time to explain things and never seems rushed.

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

Great services provided. Enjoyed taking w/Dr. Li and NP.

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

Did feel a little rushed. But overall great experience.

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

Amazing how well Dr. Li takes his immense knowledge and communicates so clearly and openly. It's great having a two-way conversation and learning from him!

SHC Patient, Dec 2016

Very good

SHC Patient, Dec 2016

Dr. Li is a wonderful young surgeon, who is not only brilliant, but also extremely caring and attentive to the overall well-being of his patients. He is also very responsive to questions. We would highly recommend Dr. Li to family & friends, and would give him a perfect 10!!

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

I never could have imagined a more personable and genuine physician like Gordon Li. STill very impressed with outstanding care, time, patients, and support he demonstrated.

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

Dr. Li has always been attentive to my needs and concerns.

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

Dr. Li's skill, respect for his patient & family, calm and steady demeanor, and fact-based empathy make him a highly trusted doctor.

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

Also the best.

SHC Patient, Sep 2016

Very good.

SHC Patient, Sep 2016

Care was excellent throughout.

SHC Patient, Sep 2016

Very good thank you.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Dr. Li is very supportive, caring and eager to work with me and support me 110%. He is open-minded and willing to think outside the box, exploring and discussing options to help me improve my health care issues and needs. He is awesome!!

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

Exceeded expectations.

SHC Patient, Jun 2016

Very nice couldn't be happier.

SHC Patient, May 2016

Kind, gentle, respectful care was about average compared to any medical facility I'd experienced in my life time.

SHC Patient, May 2016

Excellent doctor. Explained all procedures & medications with family. Couldn't ask for anything better. Very caring.

SHC Patient, May 2016

Dr. Li is an exceptional doctor. he is an example for all doctors to model. he goes above and beyond for is patients - thank you Dr. Li for the amazing care & help you gave my father-in-law.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

I came 4 hours to have Dr. Li. I trust him with my life. So knowledgeable.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Excellent attention.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Dr. Li is wonderful, he is knowledgeable, and explains all risks and upsides.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Dr. Li was one of the VERY BEST doctors I have seen in DECADES of good experience with Stanford Med Center doctors.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Excellent.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Dr. Li has been outstanding!

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Great experience.

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

Dr. Li is excellent. He emails me directly to ask for my progress, and replies quickly. So problems can be quickly addressed.

SHC Patient, Jun 2015

The clinic sets the best example for their patience.

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Dr. Gordon Li delivers the highest level of excellence in care with compassion, yet he is humble and approachable. I highly appreciate his care.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Good experience.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Was the 1st visit we were ever confident in provider or facility.

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

Dr. Li is VERY GOOD.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

I would have liked a little more discussion about my condition, but understood that since I wasn't a surgical candidate, a referral to another dr. was approp.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Dr. Gordon Li is outstanding! I love him! He is kind, attentive, knowledgeable, compassionate and so very capable! I and Stanford are so fortunate to have him as a dr. I wish all doctors were as awesome as he is!!

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Dr. Li was excellent, great bed side manner & actually listened to my concerns.

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

If my condition takes a turn for the worse - I'll be back!

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

All very good.

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

Was never alone in exam room.