Dr. Lowsky has been an academic clinician and medical researcher in hematopoietic cell transplantation for 20 years and has broad experience and expertise in the field. He has designed, written, implemented and participated in single and multi-center federally-funded clinical trials; and has served on the Stanford IRB and SRC for cancer-oriented clinical trials for over 10 years.

Professional Summary

Professional Education
  • Fellowship: Toronto General Hospital Postgraduate Education (1993) Canada
  • Residency: Toronto General Hospital Postgraduate Education (1991) Canada
  • Internship: Toronto General Hospital Postgraduate Education (1989) Canada
  • Medical Education: McGill University Faculty of Medicine (1988) Canada
  • Board Certification: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Hematology (1993)
  • Board Certification: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Internal Medicine (1992)
  • FRCP, Coll of Physicians/Surgs Canada, Hematology (1993)
  • FRCP, Coll of Physicians/Surgs Canada, Internal Medicine (1991)
  • MD, McGill University, Medicine (1988)

Administrative Appointments
  • Director, Apheresis Unit, Blood and Marrow Transplantation, Stanford University (2005 - Present)
  • Director, BMT Fellowship Program, Blood and Marrow Transplantation, Stanford University (2002 - Present)


Clinical Trials

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Practice Locations

Blood and Marrow Transplant Program (BMT) - 900 Blake Wilbur Drive Palo Alto, CA
Palo Alto, CA

900 Blake Wilbur Drive, 2nd Floor

Palo Alto , CA 94304

(650) 498-6000

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(64 reviews)

Very clean.
I felt relieved after our visit
Already have recommended Stanford Md to others
Dr Lowsky is the best.
Really took their time with me, not rushed. Asked after my wellbeing.
Dr. Lowsky was very thorough in his explanations. He made me feel confident that all my health needs were being met.
Stanford is excellent - wow!
Dr. Lowsky was direct and clear in his explanations and took the time to listen to me and answer all my questions.
Dr. Lowsky is an outstanding doctor. A+++. I am grateful Dr. Lowsky is my doctor at Stanford. Simply outstanding, caring, understanding doctor.
Very patient and took all the time to answer my questions. Very motivating and was able to explain the process very well.
Dr. Lowsky is the best. I would not have done the transplant if it were not for him. His warmth, concern & HONESTY did it for me.
I can't say enough good things about Dr. Lowsky. He explains every thing well, went back through my history and told me at what point I will need treatment, treatment options etc. I always leave his office feeling like I am well cared for and don't worry so much about my health. I would travel to see Dr. Lowsky wherever he practiced.
Above & beyond!
All the staff here are great.
I have the best care provider!
Dr. Lowsky is a wonderful doctor one of the best I have ever met with. Perhaps the best doctors appointment I have ever had. He is amazing.
Excellent service from health provider.
Dr. Lowsky was a wonderful teacher, & we all felt very relieved by his expertise & ability to impart information.
Dr. Lowsky and Ms, Romani (RN) were very clear with informing me of my proposed treatment.
Both nurse Sandra Burgess and Dr. R. Lowsky spent time with me to listen as well as inform and explain to me about my test results, etc.
All excellent.
He is the best.
Cannot say enough about Dr. Lowsky and his team - Dr. Lowsky is beyond anyone we've seen.
The doctor's treatment towards me was excellent!
Your care provider is at the top went it come to friendliness, courtesy.
Dr. Lowsky is always a positive and encouraging doctor. He really cares about all his patients.
Dr. Lowsky should be cloned he is outstanding and always available to his patients.
They took the time to explain with details all my questions. I left feeling in a good mood.
My dr is the best.
Dr. Lowsky is always very patient and helpful.
Dr. Lowsky is very detailed and knowledgeable. I easily became confident on him.
Dr. Robert Lowsky is the best physician I have ever consulted. I simply can not overstate how knowledgeable, patient, kind, and caring he is. THE BEST.
Dr. Lowsky provided information with friendliness and compassion. His explanations were completed in the modes of learning.
Dr. Lowsky was one of the best physicians I've seen.
Dr. Lowsky has been an exceptionally compassionate doctor for me. I was anxious this visit because of recent lab results. Dr. Lowsky, gave me excellent reassurances with due respect to my particular (I research my case a lot withmedical studies) and sensitivity to my emotional and psychological state.
(Dr.) GREAT - (ASSISTANT) - Sometimes we had to call back.
Dr.'s and nurses answered questions thoroughly and made a comfortable environment.
Dr. Lowsky & staff are the best.
Dr. Lowsky is a superb doctor - professional - caring - concerned - talented - knows his field.
Great explanation of options, transplant time lines, and outcomes.
Dr. Lowsky is a great doctor and person!
It's a great hospital always make me feel good.
Dr. Lowsky is always great (5) in all of these areas.
Dr. Lowsky is really an excellent doctor and very thorough & compassionate. He is the BEST.
Love Dr. Lowsky. Always explains things to me that I can understand. I know he cares about me and my disease.
My provider never seems rushed and I feel that he has a genuine concern for my well being.
Dr. Lowsky is an excellent physician and care provider.
The doctor was wonderful! He answered all my questions & even drew me a diagram.
Excellent communication skills.
Very good in explaining everything that would take place if needed.
Caring, trustworthy, interested in all of me - mind/body/spirit we feel, 100% that Dr. Lowsky has been one of our best dr.'s! He deserves a raise & recognition for the care of his patients.
Dr. Lowsky is the BEST! Can't say enough good about him. WONDERFUL.
Dr. Lowsky was the easiest to understand. It was important to him I understood.
Dr. Lowsky is the best of the best!
Awesome results.
PA was quiet & didn't seem friendly yet the Dr. Lowsky was excellent.
I LOVE Dr. Lowsky. He explains everything to me & writes it down so I remember. I can email him & get an answer quickly.
Very good.
Very warm - seems to be genuinely concerned. Never felt rushed.
Dr. Lowsky takes a great interest in his patients and he definitely tries to see his patients ASAP.

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