Robert Lowsky, MD

Robert Lowsky, MD

Blood and marrow transplant specialist, Hematologist, BMT specialist

Bio:   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.
5.0 out of 5
115 Patient Ratings
29 Patient Comments

Blood and Marrow Transplant Program (BMT)

  • 875 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Clinic E, 1st Floor
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-723-0822
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Hematology Program

  • 875 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Clinic C
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-498-6000
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Professional Education

  • Board Certification: Hematology, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (1993)
  • Fellowship: Toronto General Hospital (1993) Canada
  • Internship: Toronto General Hospital (1989) Canada
  • Residency: Toronto General Hospital (1991) Canada
  • Board Certification: Internal Medicine, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (1992)
  • Medical Education: McGill University (1988) Canada
  • 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 are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you may have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.

Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.

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Friendliness

5.0

Recommended to others

4.9

Explanations

4.9

Listens

5.0

Includes you in decisions

5.0

Clear Communication

5.0

Confidence in your doctor

4.5

Wait times

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

Dr. Lowsky provided information with friendliness and compassion. His explanations were completed in the modes of learning.

SHC Patient, May 2016

Dr. Lowsky was one of the best physicians I've seen.

SHC Patient, May 2016

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.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

(Dr.) GREAT - (ASSISTANT) - Sometimes we had to call back.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Dr.'s and nurses answered questions thoroughly and made a comfortable environment.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Dr. Lowsky & staff are the best.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Dr. Lowsky is a superb doctor - professional - caring - concerned - talented - knows his field.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Great explanation of options, transplant time lines, and outcomes.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Dr. Lowsky is a great doctor and person!

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

It's a great hospital always make me feel good.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Dr. Lowsky is always great (5) in all of these areas.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

Good.

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5.0 out of 5
115 Patient Ratings
29 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

Dr. Lowsky provided information with friendliness and compassion. His explanations were completed in the modes of learning.

SHC Patient, May 2016

Dr. Lowsky was one of the best physicians I've seen.

SHC Patient, May 2016

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.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

(Dr.) GREAT - (ASSISTANT) - Sometimes we had to call back.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Dr.'s and nurses answered questions thoroughly and made a comfortable environment.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Dr. Lowsky & staff are the best.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Dr. Lowsky is a superb doctor - professional - caring - concerned - talented - knows his field.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Great explanation of options, transplant time lines, and outcomes.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Dr. Lowsky is a great doctor and person!

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

It's a great hospital always make me feel good.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Dr. Lowsky is always great (5) in all of these areas.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

Good.

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

Dr. Lowsky is really an excellent doctor and very thorough & compassionate. He is the BEST.

SHC Patient, Jun 2015

Love Dr. Lowsky. Always explains things to me that I can understand. I know he cares about me and my disease.

SHC Patient, Jun 2015

My provider never seems rushed and I feel that he has a genuine concern for my well being.

SHC Patient, May 2015

Dr. Lowsky is an excellent physician and care provider.

SHC Patient, May 2015

The doctor was wonderful! He answered all my questions & even drew me a diagram.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

Excellent communication skills.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Very good in explaining everything that would take place if needed.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

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.

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

Dr. Lowsky is the BEST! Can't say enough good about him. WONDERFUL.

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

Dr. Lowsky was the easiest to understand. It was important to him I understood.

SHC Patient, May 2014

Dr. Lowsky is the best of the best!

SHC Patient, May 2014

Awesome results.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

PA was quiet & didn't seem friendly yet the Dr. Lowsky was excellent.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

I LOVE Dr. Lowsky. He explains everything to me & writes it down so I remember. I can email him & get an answer quickly.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Very good.

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

Very warm - seems to be genuinely concerned. Never felt rushed.

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

Dr. Lowsky takes a great interest in his patients and he definitely tries to see his patients ASAP.