Megan Mahoney

Megan Mahoney

Family medicine doctor

Bio:   Dr. Megan Mahoney is Clinical Professor and Section Chief of General Primary Care in the Division of Primary Care and Population Health at Stanford University. She has a passion for teams and technology in health care and leads team-based care redesign efforts and the precision health initiative called Humanwide (humanwide.stanford.edu). Her career has focused on developing innovative and transformational approaches to integrated, team-based care that empowers patients, health care providers, and communities in the U.S. and globally. In 2017, she was elected Vice Chief of Staff for Stanford Health Care and will assume the position of Chief of Staff 2020. She relies on a close collaboration between health care administration, researchers, and medical education which is essential for ensuring a learning health system at Stanford. She served as the Medical Director and Clinic Chief of Stanford Family Medicine, Stanford's academic family medicine practice at Hoover Pavilion 2014-2016. Before joining Stanford, she was a faculty member at UCSF for 10 years where she served in several leadership capacities in clinic operations, medical education and research.

Dr. Mahoney endeavors to provide patient-centered and compassionate services that enable patients to reach their health and wellness goals. Her academic focus is to develop innovative and transformative approaches to proactive and personalized team-based primary care that empowers patients, health care providers, and communities in the U.S. and internationally.
4.8 out of 5
76 Patient Ratings
72 Patient Comments

Stanford Primary Care in Palo Alto

Professional Education

  • Residency: UCSF School of Medicine SF General Hospital (2004) CA
  • Medical Education: UCSF Graduate Medical Education Ofc (2001) CA
  • Board Certification: Family Medicine, American Board of Family Medicine (2004)

Honors & Awards

  • "Outstanding Family Service Network HIV Provider" for the Family HIV Clinic, Family Service Network, Ryan White Care Act Part D (2007)
  • Fellow, California Healthcare Foundation Leadership Fellowship (2015-2017)
  • Presidential Award of Distinction for Presentation, AASLD Annual Meeting, American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (2009)
  • The Dr. Augustus A. White III and Family Faculty Professionalism Award, Stanford University School of Medicine Office of Faculty Development and Diversity (2019)
  • The Hellman Fellows Fund Recipient http://www.hellmanfellows.org/, University of California (2010)

Administrative Appointments

  • Chief, General Primary Care Section (2015 - Present)
  • Vice Chief of Staff, Stanford Health Care (2017 - Present)
4.9

Friendliness

4.8

Explanations

4.8

Listens

4.8

Includes you in decisions

4.9

Clear Communication

4.8

Confidence in your doctor

4.8

Recommended to others

4.3

Wait times

SHC Patient, May 2019

Megan is fantastic.

SHC Patient, Apr 2019

Dr. Mahoney was excellent! She was great at communicating with me about my care and my appointment with her went very well. You can tell that she knows what she's doing and she comes across like she actually cares about your health which sometimes isn't the case w/ other doctors. The medical scribe she had with her was also very kind and I was glad I had agreed to have her join the appointment. Overall this appointment was an example of what all healthcare interactions should be like and I plan on contacting family medicine to see if I can switch my PCP to Dr. Mahoney because she left such a great impression on me.

SHC Patient, Mar 2019

Dr. Mahoney is an amazing doctor and human being.

SHC Patient, Feb 2019

Dr Mahoney is wonderful.

SHC Patient, Jan 2019

Megan Mahoney is a blessing to her patients. She is the most caring and sensitive PCP I have ever encountered. SHC is fortunate to have her on staff.

SHC Patient, Dec 2018

The Dr. was really nice and friendly but she seemed to be in a hurry and not really focused on me.

SHC Patient, Oct 2018

Dr. Mahoney is THE BEST! She and her whole office staff keep me coming back!

SHC Patient, Jul 2018

Dr. Mahoney is an incredible doctor & communicator. Her follow up is also incredible. We couldn't ask for anything more. We are so glad she is our doctor. She is also very generous with her time.

SHC Patient, May 2018

as I mentioned from the survey. Dr. Mahoney is an excellent doctor whom I never seen before. I really like her. She had setup a treatment plan on how to make my body healing. I love her so much. Thanks so much Dr. Mahoney.

SHC Patient, May 2018

A slightly long visit because I had many questions, and Dr. Mahoney answered all of them thoroughly.

SHC Patient, Mar 2018

Dr. Megan Mahoney is an excellent, caring and gracious physician. She has a wonderful fund of knowledge, insight and very supportive and caring. We are indeed fortunate to have her.

SHC Patient, Mar 2018

Dr. Mahoney is AWESOME!!

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4.8 out of 5
76 Patient Ratings
72 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, May 2019

Megan is fantastic.

SHC Patient, Apr 2019

Dr. Mahoney was excellent! She was great at communicating with me about my care and my appointment with her went very well. You can tell that she knows what she's doing and she comes across like she actually cares about your health which sometimes isn't the case w/ other doctors. The medical scribe she had with her was also very kind and I was glad I had agreed to have her join the appointment. Overall this appointment was an example of what all healthcare interactions should be like and I plan on contacting family medicine to see if I can switch my PCP to Dr. Mahoney because she left such a great impression on me.

SHC Patient, Mar 2019

Dr. Mahoney is an amazing doctor and human being.

SHC Patient, Feb 2019

Dr Mahoney is wonderful.

SHC Patient, Jan 2019

Megan Mahoney is a blessing to her patients. She is the most caring and sensitive PCP I have ever encountered. SHC is fortunate to have her on staff.

SHC Patient, Dec 2018

The Dr. was really nice and friendly but she seemed to be in a hurry and not really focused on me.

SHC Patient, Oct 2018

Dr. Mahoney is THE BEST! She and her whole office staff keep me coming back!

SHC Patient, Jul 2018

Dr. Mahoney is an incredible doctor & communicator. Her follow up is also incredible. We couldn't ask for anything more. We are so glad she is our doctor. She is also very generous with her time.

SHC Patient, May 2018

as I mentioned from the survey. Dr. Mahoney is an excellent doctor whom I never seen before. I really like her. She had setup a treatment plan on how to make my body healing. I love her so much. Thanks so much Dr. Mahoney.

SHC Patient, May 2018

A slightly long visit because I had many questions, and Dr. Mahoney answered all of them thoroughly.

SHC Patient, Mar 2018

Dr. Megan Mahoney is an excellent, caring and gracious physician. She has a wonderful fund of knowledge, insight and very supportive and caring. We are indeed fortunate to have her.

SHC Patient, Mar 2018

Dr. Mahoney is AWESOME!!

SHC Patient, Feb 2018

Dr. Mahoney is a kind, accessible, open, and knowledgeable practitioner who takes the time to know me, listen to me, and offer valuable insight in addition to medical advice. I can't say enough good things about her!

SHC Patient, Feb 2018

Dr. Mahoney takes great care of my mom!!

SHC Patient, Dec 2017

The manager is the best doctor I've had, very good clinician that cares about her patients.

SHC Patient, Nov 2017

Dr. Mahoney is not only very intelligent, but a great listener & really helped me deal with some issues that were not so obvious.

SHC Patient, Nov 2017

love Dr Mahoney! thank you for all you do. I truly appreciate you.

SHC Patient, Sep 2017

Dr. Mahoney took time to examine the pelvic area and found a problem. She is really through and supportive at the same time.

SHC Patient, Aug 2017

Dr. Mahoney is the BEST!!! I feel so grateful to be able to work with her as my primary provider! She always takes time to speak with me, makes sure all my questions are answered, and is genuinely interested in my well-being.

SHC Patient, Aug 2017

Dr. Mahoney is the best MD I have seen!

SHC Patient, Jul 2017

Dr. Mahoney is a wonderful doctor who cares about her patients and spend enough time listening to her patients.

SHC Patient, Apr 2017

Dr. Mahoney is a exemplary primary care physician - communicative, engaging, includes the pt, in decision making. I feel fortunate to have her as my new primary physician.

SHC Patient, Apr 2017

I will definitely recommend to friends!

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Outstanding provider! After Dr. Mahoney, I wouldn't want any other primary MD!!

SHC Patient, Feb 2017

Love Dr. Mahoney!! She takes the best care of my mom!!

SHC Patient, Feb 2017

Dr. Mahoney is amazing. I drive 2 - 3 hours from my home each time I want to see her because she is that good. I just wish she were more available, but I understand she must be very popular.

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

Dr. Mahoney is the epitome of the gold standard in medicine.

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

The doctor I saw said I had chronic allergies. i didn't know what to do with that information.

SHC Patient, Dec 2016

Dr. Mahoney is incredibly professional, thorough and pleasant. Could not be happier with her!

SHC Patient, Dec 2016

Dr. Mahoney was exceptional - very patient, very good. Thank you.

SHC Patient, Nov 2016

I can't imagine a doctor much better than Dr. Mahoney

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

Dr. Megan Mahoney is a kind and dedicated physician. She always gives my mom the best care and is concerned for her wellness.

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

Dr. Mahoney is the best MD I have had!

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

Always awesome.

SHC Patient, Sep 2016

Dr. Mahoney is really easy to talk to and approachable. She always respond to my questions and give me advice in person or over the phone when I need one. I highly recommend her for anyone.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

as I said Dr Megan Mahoney is the best!!!

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

It is a privilege to have Megan Ruth Mahoney as my primary physician, and all of the associates which have been involved in my care have been excellent as well.

SHC Patient, May 2016

Took the time to understand the situation immediately brought resources to bear.

SHC Patient, May 2016

Dr. Mahoney is the best MD! She cares about me and my health. In addition, she is knowledgeable and professional. I am impressed!

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

Dr Mahoney was great !

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

This was my first visit with Dr Meg Mahoney, and everything was fine. Dr. Mahoney is a caring & friendly doctor. I felt I could tell her anything about me. She is an excellent doctor!

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Dr. Mahoney is absolutely amazing! She is incredibly thorough and very attentive to my needs. She goes beyond the physical symptoms I presented for and does a thorough assessment of my psychological state and well being.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

I grately appreciate Dr Mahoney's thorough explanation of the prescription and the procedure that was performed. Additionally, I appreciate her attention to detail. She and her team have really helped ease my uneasy nerves.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Dr. Mahoney is the best! She listens carefully to the patient and understand patient's feeling as well as patient's needs. I highly recommend her to my family and friends!

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

I loved that the doctor had a scribe with her! That way she could actually look me in the eyes instead of having to type on the computer during the visit!

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Dr. Mahoney is very good and very considerate in dealing with patients.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Dr. Mahoney is very good and good in dealing with patients.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

She is very good and she is very kind and nice.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Dr. Nichols was friendly, patient, and addressed my direct concern about protocol at Stanford regarding lung transplants for small people.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Great experience!

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

My mother loves Dr. Mahoney! She is so kind and wonderful!

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

This was my first experience with Dr. Megan since Dr. Crump left. I love her energy as well as here smile reaching her eyes. The appointment was a tad bit longer than usual because I needed to get to know her as well as she knowing me. I was not a number with her. She asked questions to have a more comprehensive insight into each of my disabilities...that made me feel wonderful! I indicated my concerns at this time pertaining to my health and she answered my questions to where I felt very comfortable. I am very blessed to have Dr Megan as my primary doctor and she receives high fives for her professionalism and caring persona.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Dr. Mahoney was enthusiastic.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Dr. Mahony is a wonderful doctor. Caring and compassionate

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Love Megan!

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

Dr. Mahoney was (and is) exceptional. Of all the doctors I have had in my life, she spends the most time, is the easiest to talk with, explains the best, and figures out plans and paths to addressing any and all issues. She is truly fantastic and I feel I am getting the best of care with her as my physician.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

Dr. Mahoney immediately apologized to me for the poor service received in previous appointment. That was very meaningful and special. For Megan Mahoney ONLY!!!

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

Dr. Megan Mahoney is wonderful!!! Simply the best!!!

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

I had a great appointment.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Provided me up to date information about health issues.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

good

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Dr. Mahoney is the best MD I have had.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Usually I don't bring up concerns at these appointments as I find them minimal and embarrassing. They were all very easy to talk to and did not diminish a single concern or question I had. Very clear communication. Really lovely and bright people.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

good

SHC Patient, Jun 2015

First visit with Dr. Mahoney. Very good experience.

SHC Patient, May 2015

Dr. Mahoney is a compassionate, sensitive and well-informed, intelligent physician

SHC Patient, May 2015

Dr. Megan Mahoney is outstanding! Extremely thorough and knowledgable. Also thoughtful and considerate. Great combination!

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

I have memory loss. I need a CAT scan or MRI and blood test to measure amyloid protein levels in my blood stream. Absolutely nothing has been ordered or scheduled. I am besides mysel.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

One of the best doctor appointments that I've ever had. I don't normally fill out surveys, but wanted to make sure that Dr. Mahoney gets credit for her wonderful demeanor and the care that she took during my appointment.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

I was surprised when she left the room and didn't say goodbye. I thought she left for some paperwork.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

I have already recommended Dr. Mahoney to a colleague!

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Really had a great experience. Dr. Mahoney took an enormous amount of time listening.