Dr. Muffly specializes in blood and marrow transplant and cellular therapies. Her interests include clinical research with a focus on improving outcomes in acute leukemia and blood and marrow transplantation.

Professional Summary

Professional Education
  • Fellowship: University of Chicago Hospitals (2013) IL
  • Residency: Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center (2010) NH
  • Internship: Dartmouth Hitchock Medical Center (2008) NH
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Hematology (2020)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology (2020)
  • Medical Education: Jefferson Medical College (2007) PA

Honors & Awards
  • Access to Care Award, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (2020)
  • American Society of Blood & Marrow Transplantation Travel Grant Recipient, . (2013)
  • Clinical Innovation Award, Stanford Cancer Institute (2017)
  • Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO Jane C Wright, MD Young Investigator Award, . (2013)
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center (2010)
  • Herbert Armory Hare Honor Medical Society, Jefferson Medical College (2007)
  • Illinois Medical Oncology Society Fellow Research Award Recipient, . (2012)
  • Innovation Award, Stanford Cancer Institute (2020)
  • NIH T32CA9566 Training Grant Recipient, . (2012)
  • Palliative Care Research Cooperative Group Investigator Development Award, . (2016)
  • Richard and Debra Gonzalez Fellowship Grant Recipient, University of Chicago (2012)

Administrative Appointments
  • Assistant Fellowship Director, Stanford Blood and Marrow Transplant Division (2016 - 2019)
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Blood and Marrow Transplantation Stanford University (2018 - Present)
  • Bone Marrow Transplant Fellow, Colorado Blood Cancer Institute, Denver CO (2013 - 2014)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Stanford University (2014 - 2018)
  • Clinical Research Group (CRG) Leader, Stanford Blood and Marrow Transplant (2019 - Present)
  • Clinical Research Operations Leader, Stanford BMT-CT Division (2019 - Present)
  • Faculty Director, Stanford Cancer Cell Therapy Core Database (2018 - 2020)
  • Senior Fellow, Leukemia & Transplantation Program - University of Chicago (2011 - 2013)
  • Senior Fellow, Lymphoma Program, University of Chicago (2011 - 2013)
  • Senior Fellow, Adolescent & Young Adult Clinic, University of Chicago (2012 - 2013)


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Practice Locations

Blood and Marrow Transplant Program (BMT) - 900 Blake Wilbur Drive Palo Alto, CA
Palo Alto, CA

900 Blake Wilbur Drive, 2nd Floor

Palo Alto , CA 94304

(650) 498-6000

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Dr Muffly & her Team they are awesome!!!I’m very Blessin with them all I can say thank you so much
She is the BEST!!!
Dr Lori Muffly and her team were professional, attentive and friendly. It was very informative consultation. Thank you very much!
No one better
The best
We expect to receive a summary of the appointment soon.
Dr. Muffly and Marqui are always so nice and make me feel comfortable.
All issues, if any, are explained fully and I am able to ask questions or ask for clarification.
Dr. Muffly is an amazing doctor! We are so lucky to have her.
Dr. Muffly has always been great. Both as a provider and as a collaboratory with my primary oncologist. Would recommend her in a heartbeat.
Dr. Muffly & Marqui are great!!!
Dr. Muffly and Marqui are very nice and easy to talk to.
Dr. Muffly is a blessing to me. She is an excellent doctors with a beautiful, caring and warm hearted personality. She is the best and I truly do love her. The world needs more people like her.
Dr. Muffly & Marqui are wonderful!!!
Lori is a caring professional and wonderful person. I have complete trust in her expertise. I am fortunate to have her as my oncologist.
Dr. Muffly is very knowledgeable and love the time she spent with us to talk about the treatment.
Dr. Muffly and her staff are top of the line medical professionals. Summa Cum Laude.
She's very nice, but after 2 visits seemed reluctant to be really straight with us about the future of treatment. We overall left with feeling of being given false hope from 1st visit to last.
She was awesome!
Dr. Muffly is the BEST.
I feel extremely lucky to have Dr. Muffly. She is so clearly informed on the latest research. She also never rushes thru appointments and genuinely cares. She's an excellent MD.
Good experience.
She was wonderful. I wish she had been our doctor from the beginning.
Dr. Muffly is WONDERFUL!!!
Dr. Muffly is excellent.
Dr. Muffly is ALWAYS wonderful & thorough.
Very nice and showed concern to patient.
We have recommended Dr Muffly because of who she is - competent, excellent bedside manners!
Primary dr., nurse and social workers were all courteous, professional, informative, attentive.
Dr. Muffly is extremely showing concern towards her patients.
Dr. Muffly was so caring & sweet. She explained everything in great detail & made me feel extremely comfortable. I would definitely recommend her.
Dr. Muffly came across as very professional and really listened to what I had to say about my condition, which was greatly appreciated.
Dr. Muffly has been wonderful. His support staff has also been great. Everyone (MD included) is very responsive.
Dr. Muffly is the best doctor I have ever met. She truly cares about her patients and is very knowledgeable about my condition. She knows exactly what needs to be done whenever I have disease-related issues.
Dr. Muffy is a top notch doctor - excellent with patients & very knowledgeable!
Always have a good experience with the dr.
Dr.Lori Muffly is an excellent Dr person, caregiver. She's gone out of her way for Sean's care & needs.
Very good.
Dr. Muffly is an excellent doctor who demonstrates, competence, patience and understanding.
Doctor was nice, she seemed a bit tired or very mellow.
Excellent - caring doctor - highly recommend her - abilities & bed-side manners!
Dr. Muffly is the best physician I've ever had.
Dr Muffly was very caring and sweet. She explained my illness and treatment clearly and gave me much comfort.
Dr. Muffly is the best of the best! So grateful that she is our doctor!!
I was very comfortable with Dr. Muffly.
The best care anywhere!
All very good thank you thank you very much.
The best.
Very good attention from all not even one complaint.
I've just met Dr. Muffly and feel confident she will be an excellent doctor.
First time doctor was very good.
Dr. Muffly and her assistant are very good with their patient (this patient).
I feel very lucky to have Dr. Lori Muffly as my BMT doctor. She is very knowledgeable, up with the latest research, takes time to really explain what's going on and answer our questions, and is incredibly responsive when I email or call with any questions. She has great bedside manner - very caring.
I can't say enough for Stanford's entire staff of doctor's nurses and supporting staff. They are all very professional & well organized care givers.

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