Richard Lafayette

Associate Professor of Medicine (Nephrology) at the Stanford University Medical Center
4.9 out of 5
169 Patient Ratings
14 Patient Comments

Amyloid Center

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • 2nd Floor, Room A260
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-725-6186
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Lupus Clinic

  • 900 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • 2nd Floor, Suite W3045
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-723-6961
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Kidney Clinic (Nephrology)

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • 1st Floor, Suite A175
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-723-6961
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Professional Education

  • Residency: Long Island Jewish Medical Center (1988) NY
  • Fellowship: Stanford University School of Medicine (1992) CA
  • Board Certification: Nephrology, American Board of Internal Medicine (1990)
  • Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (1988)
  • Internship: Long Island Jewish Medical Center (1986) NY
  • Medical Education: New York Medical College (1985) NY

Honors & Awards

  • America's Top Doctors, Best Doctors (2004-2014)
  • America's Top Doctors Award, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. ((2015))
  • America's Top Doctors Award, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. ((2014))

Administrative Appointments

  • Director, Stanford Glomerular DIsease Center (2010 - Present)
  • Clinical Chief, Nephrology, Stanford University (1999 - 2012)
  • Associate Chair, Stanford University School of Medicine - Medicine (2002 - 2007)

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4.9

Friendliness

4.9

Recommended to others

4.9

Explanations

4.9

Listens

4.9

Includes you in decisions

4.9

Clear Communication

4.9

Confidence in your doctor

4.3

Wait times

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

I have been with Drl Lafayette for 16 years. He is the best. I would change Health Plans to keep him as my doc.

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Love Dr. L. With him for 16 yrs.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Dr. Lafayette is an excellent physician, very helpful and intelligent. Super experience.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Awesome, excellent! Very good!

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

Had Lafayette 24 yr. prior to me having him again. Wouldn't want nobody else to doctor my kidney.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Dr. Lafayette is a great doctor.

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

Very caring and considerate.

SHC Patient, May 2014

They considered various aspects of my health and in great details. I am very happy about that.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Dr. Lafayette is the best doctor that I have ever met. He takes extremely good care of me!

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Dr. Lafayette is a wonderful doctor.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Very informative.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Excellent experience.

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4.9 out of 5
169 Patient Ratings
14 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

I have been with Drl Lafayette for 16 years. He is the best. I would change Health Plans to keep him as my doc.

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Love Dr. L. With him for 16 yrs.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Dr. Lafayette is an excellent physician, very helpful and intelligent. Super experience.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Awesome, excellent! Very good!

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

Had Lafayette 24 yr. prior to me having him again. Wouldn't want nobody else to doctor my kidney.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Dr. Lafayette is a great doctor.

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

Very caring and considerate.

SHC Patient, May 2014

They considered various aspects of my health and in great details. I am very happy about that.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Dr. Lafayette is the best doctor that I have ever met. He takes extremely good care of me!

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Dr. Lafayette is a wonderful doctor.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Very informative.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Excellent experience.

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

I only was there on a information finding mission & ended up wanting to be treated there.

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

Dr. Lafayette is a great doctor.