Professional Summary


Professional Education
  • Medical Education: Stanford University School of Medicine (1972) CA
  • Residency: Stanford University Dept of Cardiothoracic Surgery (1977) CA
  • Residency: Stanford University General Surgery Residency (1975) CA
  • Board Certification: American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Thoracic Surgery (1979)
  • none, Dartmouth College, Chemistry/Mathemetics (1968)
  • B.A., Stanford University, Basic Medical Sciences (1969)
  • M.D., Stanford University, Medicine (1972)

Honors & Awards
  • Alfred Blalock Lectureship, Johns Hopkins Medical School (2008)
  • Antoine Marfan Award, National Marfan Foundation (2001)
  • Chairman, American Heart Association, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery Council (1995-1997)
  • David J. Dugan Distinguished Service Award, Western Thoracic Surgical Association (2016)
  • Distinguished Achievement Award, American Heart Association (AHA) CVSA Council (2008)
  • Distinguished Alumni Award, Stanford University Medical School (1997)
  • Distinguished Scientist, American Heart Association (AHA) (2003)
  • E. Stanley Crawford Lectureship, Baylor College of Medicine (2008)
  • Earl Bakken Scientific Achievement Award, Society of Thoracic Surgeons (2013)
  • Eugene Braunwald Mentorship Award, American Heart Association (AHA) (2009)
  • Heller Family Scientific Research Award, The Marfan Foundation (2018)
  • Henry Bahnson Lectureship, University of Pittsburgh (2016)
  • Honored Invited Lecturer, Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain and Ireland (2015)
  • Honored Lecturer, Japanese Association of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery (1998)
  • Horace G. Smithy Lecturer, Medical University of South Carolina (2004)
  • Invited Honorary Lecture, European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (2001)
  • J.E. Wallace Sterling Lifetime Achievement Award in Medicine, Stanford Medicine Alumni Association (2021)
  • James and Virginia Hubbard Lecture, Brigham and Women's Hospital (2005)
  • John W. Kirklin Memorial Lectureship, Mayo Clinic (2016)
  • Keith Reemtsma Lectureship, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons (2009)
  • Keynote Address, Scandinavian Association of Thoracic Surgery (1999)
  • Keynote Honored Lecturer, Japanese Society for Cardiovascular Surgery (2005)
  • Keynote Scientific Lecture, Sociedad Espanola de Cirugia Cardiovascular (2002)
  • Mortimer Buckley Lecturer, Massachusetts General Hospital (2004)
  • Outstanding Achievement in Medicine Award, Santa Clara County Medical Society (2004)
  • President, American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) (2007-2008)
  • President, Western Thoracic Surgical Association (1994-1995)
  • Presidente, Sociedad de Cardiocirujanos (España) (1988)
  • R. T. Hall Lectureship, Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (1990)
  • Rollin Daniel Lecturer, Vanderbilt University Medical School (1998)
  • Scientific Achievement Award, American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) (2019)
  • Stikeman Prize and Visiting Professor, McGill University (2003)
  • Thomas Ferguson Lecturer, Washington University School of Medicine (2008)
  • Victor Chang Memorial Lectureship, Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (2016)
  • Wilfred Bigelow Award, Wilfred Bigelow Award, Canadian Cardiovascular Society (2000)
  • William W. L. Glenn lecturer, American Heart Association (AHA) (2002)

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Practice Locations


Center for Marfan Syndrome and Related Aortic Disorders Stanford, CA
Stanford, CA

300 Pasteur Drive, 3rd Floor, Clinic A31

Stanford , CA 94305

(650) 725-8246

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Valvular Heart Disease Clinic Stanford, CA
Stanford, CA

300 Pasteur Drive, 3rd Floor, Clinic A31

Stanford , CA 94305

(650) 723-6459

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Aortic Disease Center Stanford, CA
Stanford, CA

300 Pasteur Drive, 3rd Floor, Clinic A31

Stanford , CA 94305

(650) 725-8246

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Heart Surgery Clinic at Boswell Building Stanford, CA
Stanford, CA

300 Pasteur Drive, 3rd Floor, Clinic A31

Stanford , CA 94305

(650) 724-7500

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(48 reviews)

great
Dr. very good, informative concerned and friendly. Good medical knowledge about me about my medical condition and treatment.
Dr. Miller has a unique ability to explain highly complex medical information in a simple, easy-to-understand way. He genuinely cares about my health and sets a splendid example for his staff.
All doctors should aspire to provide the level of care and concern that Dr. Miller delivers.
Fantastic appointment. So thorough caring patient. Answered all my questions.
He is really great. He explains everything in detail with confidence. He could use more comforting language after he explains stuff though. Like "you'll be fine!"
Absolutely is the best. Dr. Miller makes you feel the only person he cares/thinks about.
Craig Miller is the best!
Dr. Miller was very thorough and very extremely friendly, concern and explained everything.
Great physician & leader in the field. The best!
Dr. Miller is like the Dahl Lama, when he talks you listen. I have been around a lot of doctors in my life. Dr. Miller is by far the most intelligent and gifted person I have been around.
Dr. Miller gave me his full undivided attention for the entire appointment. He takes great care to explain every thing in understandable terms was is a genuinely likeable person.
Dr. Liang & Dr. Miller are the best!
Dr. Miller was very detailed when describing my heart condition. He is patient and caring. I'm very happy to have him as my doctor.
Best doctor I've seen.
Dr. Miller provided beset explanation of medical issues and proposed procedure to remedy.
Dr. Miller is the best!
Dr. Miller is world class - an outstanding physician!
Dr. Craig Miller & his staff are excellent.
We received lots of materials to explain my condition and the procedures to correct them. Well done!
Dr. Miller and his medical staff went above and beyond. Very friendly and informative. A+++ service!
I am so thankful for Dr. Miller. He showed genuine concern & took excellent care of me. He is not ego-driven.
Dr. Miller is an exceptional physician. He was kind, caring and modest. He carefully explained the surgery that I needed, including the risks and complexities. He made a way for my surgery to happen in short order and ideally saved and prolonged my life.
Outstanding.
Even though I had to wit a long time to be seen. Dr. Miller was very thorough and spent as much time as I needed. I felt very confident after seeing him.
(We felt confident w/Dr. Miller.) EXCEPTIONAL DOCTOR: Very knowledgeable and thorough in his explanation pre/post surgery. We were shown w/visuals and explanation of what the surgery would in tell and options then after the surgery he went into detail what occurred & we found him a people person.
It would be difficult to overstate how superb the care has been from both Craig Miller and Inna Axelrod.
Dr. Miller is the finest physician I've ever met. His remarkable skill as a doctor as only be described as genius; but he is equally down to earth, kind, caring and self-effacing.
Dr. Miller and his staff not only gave me the best treatment but they were great to my family as well.
Dr. Graig Miller is a warm & friendly doctor. He explained in an easy understanding way about my up coming surgery thoroughly. I am confident that he is a true professional doctor who is doing the best for his patients.
Was the best care I have ever received at any medical center. Outstanding!
I have already recommended at least three others -
I came away with complete confidence that Dr. Miller could fix my problem.
Good.
There aren't enough words to show my appreciation for Dr. Miller. He has been wonderful.
Dr. Miller is the best. I am trusting him with my heart condition to the end -
I could not ask for better treatment from Dr. Miller and his staff at Stanford!
Dr. Miller is an outstanding provider who understands my condition and way of thinking. He also offers advice, much like a coach, that other doctors have not offered.
I cannot say enough good things about Dr. Miller.
Dr. Miller has saved my life twice!!
All good!
Dr. Miller was excellent with me and condition.
Best care and concern I could ever expect.
My appointment with Dr. Craig D. Miller as well as his support team went very smoothly and was very beneficial and helpful.
Dr. Miller is an exceptional surgeon.
Dr. Miller was extremely helpful and impressive!!
Dr. Miller is very thorough, knowledgeable & compassionate. Put me at ease.
I'd highly recommend him. Felt lucky to see him.

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