Richard Lafayette

Richard Lafayette

Nephrologist

4.9 out of 5
206 Patient Ratings
29 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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Kidney Clinic (Nephrology) at Boswell Building

  • 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

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

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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

4.4

Wait times

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

All good, Dr. Lafayette provides the best care and makes sure I am in good heath.

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

First time seeing Dr. Lafayette - He was patient, kind and knowledgeable. He answered many questions I had and had a genuine concern for me as a patient. Highly recommend!

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

I drive 3 hours to consult with Dr. Lafayette. I have utmost confidence in him - He is an expert in my rare disease.

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

Very positive meeting. I've provided a second CD of scan but have not heard any response from Dr. Lafayette?

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

he is a wonderful Doctor! I am lucky to have him as my care provide! always has time for any questions or concerns I have either by My Health or by phone. he really cares about my health!!

SHC Patient, Jun 2016

Dr. Richard A. Lafayette is THE doctor I TRUST, respect and admire.

SHC Patient, May 2016

Excellent, and was able to clear up a conflict concerning another medical visit in another clinic.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

I was extremely impressed with Dr. Lafayette's professionalism, knowledge, communication and care. I would without a doubt recommend him to anyone who needs an EXCELLENT nephrologist.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

Very positive, thorough intern and primary physician.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

Dr. Lafayette is a wonderful doctor.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

Wonderful care!

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Dr Lafayette is an excellent Doctor. I am fortunate to have him as my doctor

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4.9 out of 5
206 Patient Ratings
29 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

All good, Dr. Lafayette provides the best care and makes sure I am in good heath.

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

First time seeing Dr. Lafayette - He was patient, kind and knowledgeable. He answered many questions I had and had a genuine concern for me as a patient. Highly recommend!

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

I drive 3 hours to consult with Dr. Lafayette. I have utmost confidence in him - He is an expert in my rare disease.

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

Very positive meeting. I've provided a second CD of scan but have not heard any response from Dr. Lafayette?

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

he is a wonderful Doctor! I am lucky to have him as my care provide! always has time for any questions or concerns I have either by My Health or by phone. he really cares about my health!!

SHC Patient, Jun 2016

Dr. Richard A. Lafayette is THE doctor I TRUST, respect and admire.

SHC Patient, May 2016

Excellent, and was able to clear up a conflict concerning another medical visit in another clinic.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

I was extremely impressed with Dr. Lafayette's professionalism, knowledge, communication and care. I would without a doubt recommend him to anyone who needs an EXCELLENT nephrologist.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

Very positive, thorough intern and primary physician.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

Dr. Lafayette is a wonderful doctor.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

Wonderful care!

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Dr Lafayette is an excellent Doctor. I am fortunate to have him as my doctor

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Dr. Richard Lafayette is an excellent nephrologist. I am fortunate to have him as my kidney doctor.

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

Dr. Lafayette is always on time and a most excellent Doctor. I would not want to go to someone else for my renal visits, he is the best!

SHC Patient, May 2015

Perfect!

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.