Professional Summary

Education & Certifications
  • Medical Education: Stanford University School of Medicine (2006) CA
  • Fellowship: Stanford University Hematology and Oncology Fellowship (2012) CA
  • Residency: Stanford University Internal Medicine Residency (2011) CA
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology (2012)


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Practice Locations

Lymphoma Program Palo Alto, CA
Palo Alto, CA

875 Blake Wilbur Drive

Palo Alto , CA 94304

(650) 498-6000

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Lymphoma Program in Palo Alto Palo Alto, CA
Palo Alto, CA

875 Blake Wilbur Drive

Palo Alto , CA 94304

(650) 498-6000

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Patient Ratings

(105 Ratings)

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Patient Reviews

(160 reviews)

Excellent doctor! Very clear in her explanations and suggestions.
She and the team are the best
very kind and very direct
Doctor Maeda, very responsive, polite and always ready to help in any matter. I highly appreciate her professional level
Both Dr. Maeda and Dr. Salzberg were excellent in answering all my questions, giving me plenty of time to ask questions and giving me lots of feedback.
Lauren Maeda is a brilliant doctor !
Very knowledgeable and caring professional.
Very good doctor and assistant
She's very sweet and being an Expert for my issue, I always felt fortunate to have her caring for me.
Great caring Doctor! Very efficient
I've been with her for several years. She is a highly qualified doctor, I recommend her to everyone
Very coordinated, on time, thorough and explained in detail.
Dr. Maeda and her team are wonderful!
She is an excellent, caring physician; I feel fortunate to have had her as my doctor for the last five years.
very knowledgeable about my condition willing to work with me on medications and procedures going forth
Great Doctor and great team. Explained diagnosis and treatment in terms that we could understand.
Dr. Maeda and her staff are wonderful. They always pay attention and answer all my questions. I am grateful to have them.
Dr. Lauren is a very lovely and delightful woman and I feel very confident having her as my expert care provider for my health issue.
Great PA assistant and great Dr
Please see my answer to previous question. It includes comments regarding Dr. Maeda.
I waited a long time.
Lauren Maeda is a wonderful doctor & lovely person as well… she’s a ray of sunshine in a very difficult field of medicine!
The best!
She is an excellent, caring, and personable doctor, and I'm very grateful for her care.
Excellent Dr. Listens and cares.
Dr. Maeda was wonderful! She answered every question I had and has made clear that I can reach out at any time with further questions.
Both Doctors were extremely helpful and compassionate.
Felt very comfortable talking with Dr's
Dr. Maeda and Eric Kuo were very clear and helpful
Dr Maeda is an excellent doctor that truly cares for your well being and good health.
Everyone is so nice!!!
I found Dr Maeda to be warm, friendly, easily understood and patient, with both me and my family’s questions and ignorance.
Stanford Health Care has an amazing team of people! Keep up the great work!
Dr. Maeda is great!
I love Dr. Maeda! She explains everything clearly to me and is very reassuring about my condition. Her recommendations for my health are very much appreciated. I like that she is very warm and friendly, and calls me by my first name.
She's lovely, is easy to understand her recommendations and options.
She is wonderful. Brilliant woman. Very knowledgeable about her area of expertise. She Knows how to explain difficult issues. She is kind, empathetic, Pleasant and has a good sense of humor. She has a wonderful suppot team Sam and May. Also fabulous.although most of the time I Remain calm, however this week things really became overwhelming. They were able to speak to me and in a way and more so they actually listen,,, many dos do not. In a away you remove my anxiety. This is a rough ride I am on.. they make it tolerable… I am so fortunate to have them. And Stanford.
Wonderful visit. The Doctors were friendly, patient, and did a great job of explaining everything to us.
Excellent doctor!
She's just the best! She addresses the patient holistically and is honest and straightforward.
Dr Maeda is a very attentive clinnic9ian and a master.
Dr. Maeda is wonderful, I am grateful she is my specialist. She is very patient with my many questions and is very thorough in explaining things to me. I gladly make the 6-hour drive to see her because I know I am getting the absolute best care from Dr. Maeda and her team!
Thank You Dr. Maeda for your support.
Very knowledgeable lymphoma doctor.
Dr. Maeda cares about me and it shows.
Wonderful doctor and very thorough. It was hard to hear for me as I wear aids and also Dr. Maeda wore a face mask which made it harder for me. She understood and she spoke a little louder..
Great doctor. So fortunate she's my Expert consultant and she's in Northern CA. I’
Wonderful staff at Lymphoma Clinic. Very informative.
I have a really good team that makes me comfortable!
She's wonderful! Caring.....and really LISTENS! I know, because during our conversations, she zeroes in on what I'm saying/asking, and reiterates it back to make sure she's getting me (which she almost always is!) and them responds with thoughtful, thorough answers ~ even to tough questions and even if it's "hard" news. There's always good eye contact and she respects my thoughts/opinions and those of my spouse/my daughter (caretaker) ~ always willing to address our many questions or when things need more clarity. Brilliant! Professional! High emotional intelligence!
I was very much impressed with the excellent care I received. I’m thankful for great doctors like her who show personal interest in their patients.
Liked my doctors
I appreciate everyone’s care and kindnesses. Dr M. Is very much appreciated by myself and family.
She is wonderful.
Great experience
The team is fabulous -- both Maeda, Anna and, especially Dr. Eckerdt for going out of his way to call me.
She is very good and easy to talk with.
She is fabulous
She is great.
Doktor will take care the best they can to the patient so patient can have speedy recovery
You’re the Best!!
Excellent visit. Wonderful doctor
Made me feel comfortable and also trusting in results for treatment!
Very happy with Dr. Maeda and her team!
she is an excellent dr.
Excellent service
It's wonderful to have a doctor who converses with me about my medical condition. Dr. Maeda takes time to ask me pertinent questions and she gives thoughtful answers based on the data she has before her. It's refreshing to have a doctor who knows about current medication and methodology.
Wonderful doctor.
Great Doctor..makes you feel so comfortable..easy to ask questions..I feel very confident in her guidance with my condition
Professional and communicates clearly. I respect her medical opinion and knowledge.
Dr Maeda was extremely helpful in providing a complete and detailed understanding of my disease and the current treatments for a positive outcome. She and her staff were open and approachable with any of my questions and truly empathetic.
Thank you so much to Dr. Maeda and her team members. 😀
Wonderful doctor. I trust her and thankful to be in her care.
She was very thorough .. Answer all my questions and explained my lab work and scans
Dr. Maeda was wonderful. She educated me well on my diagnosis and answered all my questions, She was a good listener and patient in listening to me recite my history and symptoms. She did not make the visit feel rushed. I felt very satisfied when I left the clinic that I understood my condition and prognosis. She stated that I or my referring physician could contact her in the future with any questions, which was very reassuring.
Lauren Maeda was very friendly and helpful and explained everything to me carefully.
She's great, but runs a late for video appts.
Both she and may have excellent personal skills. Both are clear into the point and come across good-natured and concerned.
Dr. Maeda is great!! Wonderful bedside manner, professional and very knowledgeable.
I am content that she is my doctor. Saw her first time without mask.
Although Dr Maeda was delayed with her visit due to other patients, her Fellow Dr Eric Eckhert covered for her and was extremely helpful in answering my questions and concerns. She eventually was able to come online to provide directions concerning up coming procedures and appointments.
Excellent doctor and so thankful she is an Expert of the treatment I seek so her playbook can be use by my local medical team.
She is cheerful and cheering.
The sessions went very well. Excellent discussions and all questions were promptly answered.
She's very good and PROFESSIONAL.
She is extremely kind, and I am grateful that she is my oncologist.
Thank You,Doctor Lauren Maeda, You take care me for five years,You save my life. I never forget. God bless You,and Stanford health care.
The hospital and personnel very clean!
The doctor & physician assistant were amazing! THANK YOU!
The help and guidance I received from Dr. Maeda was excellent. Very helpful in answering all my questions.
I highly recommend Dr. Maeda and her support team.
Dr. Maeda is a very good physician, but most of my time has been spent with her PA and NP.
Excellent listener - spent time on full discussion of condition, prognosis.
Very good experience with all staff.
The team is very good in friendliness/courtesy and professional. Including explanation.
Excellent doctor -
Very satisfied at ALL levels!
All my questions were answered and all of the information that was given to me was explained so I could understand.
Dr. Maeda is the best! I am very grateful for the superb care I have received.
I had an excellent experience - all personnel were exceptional!
Dr. Moe & Dr. Maeda were super!!
Always a pleasure to have an appointment with dr. Maeda. She's the best! I am very fortunate to be receiving such great care.
The best!! Dr. Lauren Maeda is professional, brilliant & kind. Her explanations of lymphoma CLL were so clear; she had so much information, she answered most of my questions before I had a chance to ask. She gave many options for treatment. We talked about being part of a study at Stanford. Dr. Maeda showed much concern for my care & for my future. I have full confidence in Dr. Maeda & decisions, suggestions & all paths she chooses for my life with lymphoma. I am so very grateful for Dr. Maeda.
I feel very comfortable with the doctor and her staff.
Dr. Natta's thoroughness and expertise made our 4 hr. drive more than worthwhile. I've been under an oncologist's care for over a year and I have never felt as confident of my understanding of my cancer as I was when we left the conversation with her.
EXCELLENT! 5 stars!
First class service.
Dr. Maeda is excellent and I only wish I lived closer so I could take advantage of Stanford Care.
Dr. Maeda & her team were wonderful, they took the time to answer our questions, address our concerns and we never felt rushed. We were very happy with the care and information we received.
Dr. Maeda is top-notch.
Doctor was very friendly and concerned about my treatment.
Provider does not spent that much time with me.
I had a great experience with Dr. Maeda. She really takes her time to address my concerns and my questions. Very easy to talk to understand her explanations.
Overall very professional service.
Dr. Maeda is ALWAYS caring, kind, thorough and gentle.
Dr. Maeda is wonderful!!
During my consultation with Dr. Maeda, I found her to be very knowledgeable and thorough. It was time well spent!
Dr. Maeda was excellent - very professional and caring. I will highly recommend her to others.
I have never gotten care from any provider like this anywhere.
We have no doubt at Stanford Lymphoma Clinic that Dr. Maeda is the authority in the field. What I was really impressed was, her caring attitude and her skills to explain everything so clearly to us. I am so fortunate to have her as my doctor.
A great experience. Lots of time spent with me to explain everything. Thank you!
Always well prepared for appt.
First-class experience.
Dr. Maeda was wonderful. She was very encouraging and gave me a lot of hope. She spent a lot of time with me which was really appreciated because we came a long way.
I am very satisfied with the care provided by the Stanford Medical Center.
Dr and a "fellow" both gave all the time we needed. Showed concern that we were huddled in blankets to try to get warm and tried to fix that problem as well as deal with questions _____ exam.
I love Dr. Maeda.
Best hands ever.
Awesome, awesome, awesome!
I'm fortunate to have such a great doctor.
Excellent! - Both the physician & NP.
Dr. Maeda & her assistant May were awesome and put my family at ease about my treatment and condition.
Dr. Lauren MAEDA was just wonderful. She was very kind, friendly thoughtful and explained everything to me.
I have chosen Dr. Maeda and her team for my primary oncologist care.
Made me feel relaxed. Seemed interested in my problem.
Dr. Maeda and NP give me confidence that I'm being cared for by the best. Very caring and thorough.
Dr. Maeda is always wonderful and we leave feeling as though our time was very well spent!
One of the most personable, caring physicians I've ever met!
I'd give everyone a 10 if your survey went that high!
She was very friendly and patient in explaining the problem.
Very good experience.
Mae FNP & Dr. Maeda were both excellent, they both took a lot of time & answered all my questions. I am a FNP myself & I felt the care was excellent.
Both the resident & attending for my sleep clinic visit were condescending and I feel the diagnosis was made before meeting with me and were very dismissive of my opinions.
NP May and Dr. Maeda were great at explaining my medical condition, very professional, kind and empathetic/ caring. I have a lot of confidence in them!
We LOVE Dr. Maeda and May! They are excellent!
Dr. Maeda AND May are excellent! We couldn't ask for anyone better!
In the context of a clinical study, I do not feel my questions are answered health & symptom.
The appointment was for consultation & possible treatment at Stanford (cancer).
Easy to understand, friendly, knowledgeable.
May was/is very caring. Both times have seen her - excellent.
Professionalism are well in order.
Dr. Maeda AND May have been EXCELLENT!!!
It was extremely comforting that Dr. Maeda had extensive notes with dates and descriptions of every procedure, test, diagnostic, scan I've had since I was diagnosed.
No complaints at all!

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