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

Education & Certifications
  • Medical Education: Sidney Kimmel Medical College Thomas Jefferson University (2007) PA
  • 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)

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)

  • Member, American Society of Clinical Oncology (2013 - Present)
  • Member, American Society of Hematology (2013 - Present)
  • Member, American Society for Transplantation and Cellular Therapy (2014 - Present)
  • Member, Stanford Cancer Institute (2014 - Present)
  • Member, Scientific Review Committee Panel Member, Stanford Cancer Institute (2016 - 2020)
  • Member, Center for Cancer Cell Therapies (2016 - Present)
  • Member, Society of Hematologic Oncology (SOHO) Educational Planning Committee (2017 - Present)
  • Member, Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Late Effects Task Force (2018 - 2019)
  • Member, Transplantation and Cellular Therapy Meetings (TCT) Scientific Organizing Committee (2019 - 2020)
  • Member, American Society of Hematology Government Affairs Committee (2019 - Present)
  • Member, Bone Marrow Transplant Clinical Trials Network Publications Committee (2019 - Present)
  • Member, BMT Clinical Trials Network Myeloid Malignancies State of the Science Committee (2020 - Present)
  • Member, Center for Int’l Blood and Marrow Transplant Research Nominating Committee (2020 - Present)
  • Member, American Board of Internal Medicine Hematology Item Writing Task Force Committee (2020 - Present)
  • Co-Chair, Bone Marrow Transplant Clinical Trials Network Publications Committee (2021 - Present)
  • Member, Stanford Cancer Institute Data and Safety Monitoring Committee (2021 - Present)

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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Excellent doctor and thorough. Wonderful bedside manner, kind and gracious. Covered all current medical concerns.
Lori is very thorough in following up on details.
Lori Muffly has been caring, professional, and an excellent listener during my time with Stanford. I was very fortunate to have her throughout this journey.
She is the best!
Dr. Muffly is amazing. I am grateful to work with her.
Dr. Muffly is the best ! Marquis, too !
Excellent doctor
Dr. Muffly is a wonderful doctor. She takes the time to talk with me and discuss questions I may have. She is very caring and very patient which I appreciate.
Caring and knowledgable!
Dr Muffly and team are fantastic, always thoughtful and personable. She takes the time to make the connection to me as a person and a patient.
Excellent and caring doctor. The best in the business in my opinion!
She takes he time with me. I feel listened too.
Great Doctor who always Motivates the patients to do their best.
Great docs and staff
Dr. Muffly is the BEST! Couldn’t have asked for a better Dr.
Dr. Muffly is amazing!
Dr. Muffly is fantastic, I am not sure what else to say. She has explained everything I need to know, from very basic science aspects of the treatment to answering any medical questions.
I am very happy with the care that Dr.Muffly provides. She is very patient, kind and shows compassion.
Very good
She is excellent!
She is a very great doctor, and a very good person
She's the best !
Dr mufflly dr shireffe are very talented and good listener to there patients im blessed to have them as my dr
...gave us all the information we needed to make our decision; very friendly, and no pressure.
She is a dedicated and very inspiring person who has been very supportive and knowledgeable in my life and treatment. I'll be forever grateful for the care and support from all Stanford staff.
Dr. Muffly is a caring doctor
Dr. Muffly is my fantastic BMT doctor.
Love her demeanor and ability to communicate with our son. She made a connection right away with him on our in person visit and during our video visit.
Dr. Muffly is the best !
Greatest doctor I have ever seen
Wonderful doctor. She covered all items of concern. She has a great bedside manner.
She is a great Doctor!
Dr. Muffly is wonderful. I hope I never have to recommend her to anyone for a transplant, but I definitely would if the need came up.
I definitely will recommend Dr. Muffly
Dr Muffly is providing me with excellent care.
Wonderful doctor!
she’s great
I’m very thankful to be able to meet with doctor Muffly on Video
Dr. Muffly is a terrific doctor. She always asks about how I am doing. She is truly concerned fro my health. She asks questions about my situation and if I am getting along ok.
Very happy with my care at Stanford ‼ï¸
She is very kind and all the time she is happy when she talks to me
Thank you for being compassionate and we have faith in you and your team!
Excellent, very t
We love Stanford and Dr. Muffly! We wish we lived closer.
I like Dr Muffly, she helped me to understand the information that she presented to me to help me make a decision. I felt that she was concerned about me and cared about the kind of treatment that I am going to receive to hopefully have a successful transplant.
Excellent to see you as always! Thanks for your compassion and cheer and kindness!
She is hopeful, helpful and very positive.
Fantastic doctor!
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 Muffly is a great doctor. Always on top of my medical conditions and follow up in case I have a question.
Dr. Muffly and her team are great !
Dr. Muffly besides being a great, concerned doctor is fully interested in my overall well being. She always asks questions about other aspects of my life and makes sure I fully understand the results of our visit.
Dr. Muffly is the best doctor I ever had. She is a good listener and goes beyond her duty in referring me to other doctors she knows well to check me out.
Dr. Muffly is amazing and great at being personable and professional at the same time.
Excellent doctor!
Dr. Muffly is Amazing!!!
Fantastic listener. Understands patient and provides feedback as necessary. Thoughtful and reassuring.
I was impressed with Dr. Muffley.
Hugh respect for dr Muffly…. She works hard to keep me alive
Excellent visit as always. Dr. Muffly was extremely informative, listened to all my concerns and questions, and answered every one as thoroughly as possible.
Very easy to talk to; she is a very good listener and her responses are always very thoughtful. Very competent
Extremely happy with the care from Dr Muffly
She is always nice and has a wonderful bedside manner. She is helpful and thorough in her care.
Caring , knowledgeable and her concern is to better your life and keep you living.
She's the best, along with her RN/NP's ! Very caring, attentive and confidence inspiring !
Dr. Muffly is an excellent oncologist and very approachable. She is extremely knowledgeable and totally trust her with my care.
She is wonderful!
Dr Lori Muffly and her team were professional, attentive and friendly. It was very informative consultation. Thank you very much!
Excellent doctor!
Dr Muffly is friendly, kind, considerate and clear about treatment and medications. She is a wonderful doctor with an excellent bedside manner.
She cares so much and always listens to what I say. We make a plan of action together.
No one better
Excellent bedside manner and also very detailed and useful and thorough information. Overall very reassuring, even though the procedures are understandably somewhat risky and concern-generating. Good stuff!
Wonderful, kind, caring doctor!
She bedside manner continues to be superb and is on top of my condition
She is an AMAZING doctor. So blessed to have her care for me.
She is a thorough and is a great doctor.
Excellent, kind, knowledgeable and always helpful doctor. Never have felt rushed or hurried. I feel very blessed and fortunate to have her as my physician.
extremely informative, answered and anticipated questions very well - looking forward to continuing with Dr Muffly as my surgeon
The best
She keeps me motivated and is always finding something positive of my progress
She’s amazing. I thank God every day that he put her in my life as my doctor.
Very good at explaining my health care options as well as answering any and all questions. Very professional demeanor.
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.
First time doctor was very good.
I've just met Dr. Muffly and feel confident she will be an excellent doctor.
Dr. Muffly and her assistant are very good with their patient (this patient).
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.
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.

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