Uri Ladabaum

Medical oncologist, Gastroenterologist, Geneticist, Cancer geneticist, General gastroenterologist


Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology and Hepatology)

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Additional Languages Spoken:
French , Spanish

Biography


Dr. Uri Ladabaum serves as director of the Gastrointestinal Cancer Prevention Program and heads the Clinical Service of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Ladabaum received his medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco, completed his residency and chief residency in internal medicine at Stanford University Hospital, and fellowship in gastroenterology at the University of Michigan, where he also obtained a M.S. degree in clinical research design and statistical analysis. He returned to the Bay Area in 1999 as a faculty member at the University of California, San Francisco, and joined the Stanford faculty in 2009.

Dr. Ladabaum's research focus is colorectal cancer risk management and prevention, including screening, risk stratification, and management of average-risk as well as high-risk populations, including persons with Lynch syndrome. His clinical efforts include providing consultation and screening and surveillance endoscopic services for average risk and high-risk persons, and caring for patients and families with suspected or established inherited cancer predisposition syndromes, including Lynch syndrome and polyposis syndromes. In addition, Dr. Ladabaum provides general gastroenterology consultation and endoscopic services.

Dr. Ladabaum's research program spans a range of methods and approaches including epidemiological studies, observational and interventional clinical studies, systematic reviews, decision analyses and health economic evaluations. Current efforts include exploring colorectal cancer screening tailored to risk, and enhancing the uptake of genetic testing and preventive interventions.

Professional Summary


Education & Certifications
  • Fellowship: University of Michigan (1998) MI
  • Residency: Stanford University Internal Medicine Residency (1994) CA
  • Medical Education: University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine (1991) CA
  • A.B., University of California, Berkeley, Biochemistry (1987)
  • M.D., University of California, San Francisco, Medicine (1991)
  • M.S., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Clinical Research Design and Statistical Analysis (1999)
  • Residency, Stanford University Hospital - Internal Medicine, CA (1994)
  • Chief Residency, Stanford University Hospital - Internal Medicine, CA (1995)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology (1997)

Administrative Appointments
  • Director, Gastrointestinal Cancer Prevention Program (2009 - Present)
  • Senior Vice Chief, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (2013 - Present)
  • Vice Chief, Clinical Service, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (2013 - Present)

Publications

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Practice Locations


Digestive Health Center in Redwood City Redwood City, CA
Redwood City, CA

420 Broadway Street, Pavilion D, 2nd Floor

Redwood City , CA 94063

(650) 736-5555

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Digestive Health Center in Redwood City (Endoscopy Suite) Redwood City, CA
Redwood City, CA

420 Broadway Street, 3rd Floor

Redwood City , CA 94063

(650) 736-5555

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Digestive Health Center in Palo Alto (Endoscopy Suite) Stanford, CA
Stanford, CA

300 Pasteur Drive, Ground Floor

Stanford , CA 94305

(650) 736-5555

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GI Cancer Prevention Program in Palo Alto Stanford, CA
Stanford, CA

300 Pasteur Drive

Stanford , CA 94305

(650) 736-5555

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GI Cancer Prevention Program in Redwood City Redwood City, CA
Redwood City, CA

420 Broadway Street, Pavilion D, 2nd Floor

Redwood City , CA 94063

(650) 736-5555

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General Gastroenterology Clinic in Redwood City Redwood City, CA
Redwood City, CA

420 Broadway Street, Pavilion D, 2nd Floor

Redwood City , CA 94063

(650) 736-5555

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Cancer Genetics Program Palo Alto, CA
Palo Alto, CA

900 Blake Wilbur Drive

Palo Alto , CA 94304

(650) 498-6000

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Cancer Genetics Program in Palo Alto Palo Alto, CA
Palo Alto, CA

900 Blake Wilbur Drive

Palo Alto , CA 94304

(650) 498-6000

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General Gastroenterology Clinic Redwood City, CA
Redwood City, CA

420 Broadway Street, Pavilion D, 2nd Floor

Redwood City , CA 94063

(650) 736-5555

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General Endoscopy Redwood City, CA
Redwood City, CA

420 Broadway Street, Pavilion D, 2nd Floor

Redwood City , CA 94063

(650) 736-5555

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General Endoscopy Suite in Redwood City Redwood City, CA
Redwood City, CA

420 Broadway Street, Pavilion D, 2nd Floor

Redwood City , CA 94063

(650) 736-5555

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Advanced Endoscopy in Palo Alto Stanford, CA
Stanford, CA

300 Pasteur Drive, Ground Floor

Stanford , CA 94305

(650) 736-5555

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Patient Ratings

(21 Ratings)

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Patient Reviews

(111 reviews)

Exceptional care
Dr. Ladabaum is very compassionate, professional and informative. I appreciate him very much.
Overall excellent visit, thank you!
Dr Ladabaum is an exceptional physician.
He was thorough, candid (which I appreciate), but also very helpful and empathetic. Refreshing indeed.
Informative, helpful and caring. Thank you
He is very knowledgeable and explained everything
Excellent appointment. He listened and took notes. He reviewed all my test work and answered all of my questions!!
Excellent!
Very knowledgeable.
He strikes me as caring but my problem is difficult for any doctor to find a cure.
Exceptional listening
Excellent doctor!
Dr Ladabaum is one of my favorite doctors. He listens to my concerns, asks questions regarding my health and history and presents options for treatment. I am very confident that he provides thorough and knowledgeable care.
Great doctor, took time to listen and explain the options to his patient very thoroughly.
Dr. Ladabaum was very thorough, caring and helpful during my visit. His expertise is very evident while still maintaining a warm connection.
Willing to discuss alternative treatment and concerned for my opinion. Easy to talk with.
Smart, knowledgeable, thorough and friendly.
Didnt read background. Unprepared
Good to meet Dr.Ladabaum,provided excellent service.
My wife and I were very impressed and happy with Uri
Dr Uri Ladabaum is an excellent GI Specialist. His knowledge and command of the specialty are amazing!! He asks relevant clever questions about patients' problems with the full intention of reaching a conclusion to offer a solution, advice, or treatment. I had doubts about the interpretations of test results, diagnosis, or line of treatment. Dr. Ladabaum explained all aspects of my concerns and queries very systematically and patiently. He makes you feel comfortable and is willing to address all your concerns. He cares for his patient and gives advice with full confidence and responsibility, a trait that is very rare in medical practice. My son and daughter-in-law have been his patients and think very very highly of him. So do I.
I felt he Was very knowledgeable, he explained things to be very easily and covered all the bases. I basically felt like I was heard and that they are working towards finding out what’s going on with me. That I’m going to have a plan moving forward and that makes me feel confident in my health
Knowledgeable and approachable
Thank you for the information.
Doctor is very responsive to all my questions
I really like the way Dr. Ladabaum thinks about problems how he analyzes them especially when they are complicated.
Well done, excellent assistant, thanks.
Excellent physician.
Thank you for a really helpful visit!
Excellent doctor, he explained what we could do, including my options. He listened to my concerns and what I had to say about past medical issues. I like him.
Dr. Uri Ladabaum is an excellent physician and I (we - he is my husband’s doctor as well) are very grateful to be under his care. Dr. Ladabaum is thorough, has excellent listening skills, a very warm and approachable manner, explains everything fully and answers any and all questions with care. I have undergone several procedures by Dr. Ladabaum and am very, very pleased and comforted he will be conducting the endoscopy and colonoscopy to be scheduled for me this time. I would be pleased to highly recommend him anytime.
I like Dr ladabaum a lots, this is my first visiting. He is so detail oriented and patient.
Dr. Ladabaum is the best!
Dr. Ladabaum is a thoughtful doctor who has outstanding training and who knows the latest guidelines for treatment. He is one of the best doctors at Stanford.
He was knowledgeable with hood listening skills. I had a very productive video meeting with him. am glad I chose him as my GI doctor.
He’s a great doctor who listens and addresses each concern.
Dr. Ladabaum was incredibly helpful, insightful, and kind. He took the time to answer my questions and offered me so much help.
Excellent. Dr. Ladabaum was very informative of a stomach condition and how best to treat it. Spent sufficient time to explain and answer questions.
Dr. Ladabaum is an excellent doctor taking care of and following up on my GI issues.
Good comunication and informative. If there is one thing that I would pass on. The visit felt a little rushed.
Dr. Ladabaum is phenomenal! The care, attention and professional advise he offers are truly remarkable!
Dr. Ladaboum provided me with good information on the area we discussed, he seemed to be knowledgeable about on the field and I felt comfortable talking to him.
Dr. Ladabaum is wonderful! He is very attentive and understanding, and he explains everything perfectly. I'm very happy to be his patient!
He's great.
The visit went well.
Very thoughtful, thorough, objective - thanks
Dr Ladabaum is excellent, he answered all my questions and concerns clearly. Thanks
He did an outstanding job of making me feel comfortable. I trust him completely. I believe he is a competent, professional medical doctor. He was the only doctor able to perform my colonscopy. I appreciate his expertise.
Answered my questions thoroughly and inspired confidence regarding upcoming appointment.
DR. Ladabaum explained everything with analysis. I am glad to have him.
Wonderful visit with Dr. Ladabaum. He listened, evaluated the situation, asked me lots of questions and came up with a short term plan which I agreed with.
I enjoyed meeting you and look forward to working with you to manage my care.
He was great. Really enjoyed the visit.
Had a very good visit with dr. Ladabaum.
I appreciate how clean his descriptions of the procedure were and how direct and honest he was.
He’s very knowledgeable and clear. Really liked him.
First class doctor. Very understanding and easy to understand.
Many thanks to Dr. Uri Ladabaum! An awesome doctor!!
Clearly Understood the go ahead plan.
Dr. L. took time to talk to me, hear my problems, made me feel like I was well cared for. Definitely recommend him.
Very knowledgeable and professional, super kind, great experience.
Dr. Ladabaum was amazing - I was seeking a second opinion on my situation and found him extremely clear and easy to talk to - I came away with much deeper understanding of my health status and the best treatment options to consider. He was smart, reassuring, friendly & caring, even though I'm not his patient!
Good because of kind.
First-class treatment in all respects, IMO.
I especially appreciated the thorough explanation of the available diagnostic options and their advantages and limitations.
All very attentive so much the personnel doctor, secretary, nurse, etc., etc. Very good treatment.
Dr. Ladabaum was outstanding. Ability to communicate with patient is exceptional.
Excellent attention from Dr. Uri Ladabaum.
Great doctor.
I was very impressed withDoctor Ladabaum. A very professional, knowledgeable Doctor with great bedside manners.
High technical skills. - People skills are fair can be cold/unempathetic at times, not interested in patient's details of the symptoms. I'd still go back to this provider for another try.
Dr. Ladabaum & I had very good rapport. His expertise was very appreciated.
Drs. were very thorough.
Doctor didn't seem interested in trying to help me beyond a cursory attempt. I expected far better from Stanford.
Peter Levonian & Kim Zayhowski spoke with me at length prior to Dr. Ladabaum and all 3 were outstanding.
EXTREMELY IMPRESSIVE.
Kerry Kingham and Dr. Ladabaum are the best!
The doctor was friendly, caring and very easy to understand & was definitely helpful in every way.
Although the doctor was very knowledgeable and thorough, it took forever to book an appointment and once at the hospital, it took a long time to even see the doctor.
Dr. Ladabaum was excellent.
A dream care provider.
Very good.
Dr. Ladabaum is the consummate physician. His knowledge & kindness are the best any patient could find. I am lucky to be in his care.
Provider was so easy to follow despite the seriousness of the topic (cancer). He also made me feel so comfortable & he cared what my decision is. Best care this year!!
Dr. Ladabaum was very good, thoroughly reviewed my case, explained his view and new information that was helpful to me.
Good.
Good.
Perfect.
Good experience.
I thought the dr. took a lot of time with me which was exceptional and very much appreciated.
The care provider is very good. He gave me the time for explanations all my sickness. He is so good provider.
long appointment bc the doctor took time to talk through all my issues. I especially appreciated that he didn't talk down to me and we weighed pros and cons. Excellent Doctor.
The Medical information I was provider after surgery was very informative.
A couldn't ask for a more caring doctor...
My care provider was extremely patient and overall gave me the best care I've received from a doctor.
I worked with Dr Ladabaum several years ago when I began my journey treating my medical condition. I am so pleased to have located him again & to be working with him again. He's the best all around!
I appreciated the doctors honesty and being very direct in a sensitive manner.
Both trainee & staff doctor were excellent.
Both Dr. Ladabaum & the genetic counselor were wonderful!
We are very blessed to have such an excellent doctor, as Dr. Ladabaum. He is a gift to the field of medicine & to his patients.
Good.
I get very good talked with the doctor he give me a good explanations for take care myself.
Dr. Ladabaum and his team are outstanding. I am so lucky to be his patient. His kindness and understand are profound.
Had no complains at all.
He hospitalized me that day and I needed to be hospitalized!
Dr. Ladabaum was excellent, knowledgeable & courteous.
Dr. Ladabaum is very easy to talk with and I do not feel "rushed" during my appointment.
Very informative & caring.
I feel very secure in moving on and putting my health in drs care.
Was very helpful & encouraging & thorough in assisting me in all the areas of concern & in clarifying my questions.

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