Uri Ladabaum, MD

Uri Ladabaum, MD

Gastroenterologist, Geneticist, Cancer geneticist, General gastroenterologist

Bio:   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.
4.7 out of 5
124 Patient Ratings
46 Patient Comments

Digestive Health Center in Palo Alto (Endoscopy Suite)

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • Ground Floor
  • Stanford , CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-736-5555
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Digestive Health Center in Redwood City (Endoscopy Suite)

  • 420 Broadway Street
  • 3rd Floor
  • Redwood City , CA 94063
  • Phone: 650-736-5555
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GI Cancer Prevention Program

  • 420 Broadway Street, Pavilion D, 2nd Floor
  • Redwood City , CA 94063
  • Phone: 650-736-5555
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Cancer Genetics Program

Cancer Genetics Program in Palo Alto

General Gastroenterology Clinic

  • 420 Broadway Street
  • Pavilion D, 2nd Floor
  • Redwood City , CA 94063
  • Phone: 650-736-5555
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Professional Education

  • Medical Education: University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine (1991) CA
  • Residency: Stanford University Hospital -Clinical Excellence Research Center (1995) CA
  • Residency: Stanford University Hospital -Clinical Excellence Research Center (1994) CA
  • Internship: Stanford University Hospital -Clinical Excellence Research Center (1992) 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)
  • Fellowship: University of Michigan Medical Center (1998) MI
  • Board Certification: Gastroenterology, American Board of Internal Medicine (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)

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4.7

Friendliness

4.7

Explanations

4.7

Listens

4.8

Includes you in decisions

4.8

Clear Communication

4.8

Confidence in your doctor

4.8

Recommended to others

4.1

Wait times

SHC Patient, Nov 2018

I especially appreciated the thorough explanation of the available diagnostic options and their advantages and limitations.

SHC Patient, Nov 2018

All very attentive so much the personnel doctor, secretary, nurse, etc., etc. Very good treatment.

SHC Patient, Sep 2018

Dr. Ladabaum was outstanding. Ability to communicate with patient is exceptional.

SHC Patient, Sep 2018

Excellent attention from Dr. Uri Ladabaum.

SHC Patient, Sep 2018

Great doctor.

SHC Patient, Sep 2018

I was very impressed withDoctor Ladabaum. A very professional, knowledgeable Doctor with great bedside manners.

SHC Patient, Aug 2018

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.

SHC Patient, Jul 2018

Dr. Ladabaum & I had very good rapport. His expertise was very appreciated.

SHC Patient, Jun 2018

Drs. were very thorough.

SHC Patient, May 2018

Doctor didn't seem interested in trying to help me beyond a cursory attempt. I expected far better from Stanford.

SHC Patient, May 2018

Peter Levonian & Kim Zayhowski spoke with me at length prior to Dr. Ladabaum and all 3 were outstanding.

SHC Patient, Mar 2018

EXTREMELY IMPRESSIVE.

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4.7 out of 5
124 Patient Ratings
46 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Nov 2018

I especially appreciated the thorough explanation of the available diagnostic options and their advantages and limitations.

SHC Patient, Nov 2018

All very attentive so much the personnel doctor, secretary, nurse, etc., etc. Very good treatment.

SHC Patient, Sep 2018

Dr. Ladabaum was outstanding. Ability to communicate with patient is exceptional.

SHC Patient, Sep 2018

Excellent attention from Dr. Uri Ladabaum.

SHC Patient, Sep 2018

Great doctor.

SHC Patient, Sep 2018

I was very impressed withDoctor Ladabaum. A very professional, knowledgeable Doctor with great bedside manners.

SHC Patient, Aug 2018

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.

SHC Patient, Jul 2018

Dr. Ladabaum & I had very good rapport. His expertise was very appreciated.

SHC Patient, Jun 2018

Drs. were very thorough.

SHC Patient, May 2018

Doctor didn't seem interested in trying to help me beyond a cursory attempt. I expected far better from Stanford.

SHC Patient, May 2018

Peter Levonian & Kim Zayhowski spoke with me at length prior to Dr. Ladabaum and all 3 were outstanding.

SHC Patient, Mar 2018

EXTREMELY IMPRESSIVE.

SHC Patient, Mar 2018

Kerry Kingham and Dr. Ladabaum are the best!

SHC Patient, Mar 2018

The doctor was friendly, caring and very easy to understand & was definitely helpful in every way.

SHC Patient, Mar 2018

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.

SHC Patient, Feb 2018

Dr. Ladabaum was excellent.

SHC Patient, Sep 2017

A dream care provider.

SHC Patient, Aug 2017

Very good.

SHC Patient, Jun 2017

Dr. Ladabaum is the consummate physician. His knowledge & kindness are the best any patient could find. I am lucky to be in his care.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

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!!

SHC Patient, Dec 2016

Dr. Ladabaum was very good, thoroughly reviewed my case, explained his view and new information that was helpful to me.

SHC Patient, Dec 2016

Good.

SHC Patient, Nov 2016

Good.

SHC Patient, Nov 2016

Perfect.

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

Good experience.

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

I thought the dr. took a lot of time with me which was exceptional and very much appreciated.

SHC Patient, Sep 2016

The care provider is very good. He gave me the time for explanations all my sickness. He is so good provider.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

The Medical information I was provider after surgery was very informative.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

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.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

A couldn't ask for a more caring doctor...

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

My care provider was extremely patient and overall gave me the best care I've received from a doctor.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

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!

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

I appreciated the doctors honesty and being very direct in a sensitive manner.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Both trainee & staff doctor were excellent.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

Both Dr. Ladabaum & the genetic counselor were wonderful!

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

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.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Good.

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

I get very good talked with the doctor he give me a good explanations for take care myself.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Dr. Ladabaum and his team are outstanding. I am so lucky to be his patient. His kindness and understand are profound.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Had no complains at all.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

He hospitalized me that day and I needed to be hospitalized!

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Dr. Ladabaum was excellent, knowledgeable & courteous.

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

Dr. Ladabaum is very easy to talk with and I do not feel "rushed" during my appointment.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Very informative & caring.

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

I feel very secure in moving on and putting my health in drs care.

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

Was very helpful & encouraging & thorough in assisting me in all the areas of concern & in clarifying my questions.