Joel Neal, MD, PhD

Medical oncologist, Thoracic specialist

4.8 out of 5
236 Patient Ratings
24 Patient Comments

Thoracic Cancer Program

Cancer Immunotherapy Program

Professional Education

  • Fellowship: Brigham and Women's Hospital Hematology Oncology Fellowship (2010) MA
  • Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (2007) MA
  • Medical Education: Feinberg School of Medicine - Northwestern University (2004) IL
  • Board Certification: Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine (2010)
  • Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (2007)

Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you may have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.

Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.

4.9

Friendliness

4.8

Recommended to others

4.8

Explanations

4.8

Listens

4.8

Includes you in decisions

4.8

Clear Communication

4.8

Confidence in your doctor

3.7

Wait times

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Dr. Neal and the PA were so very easy to understand and attentive. Felt so good with both of them! Thank you.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Dr Neal thank you.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

This time I felt the doctor was rushed and could have been more supportive.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Dr. Neal is the best! This man saved my life! He has a good manner about him, ease of understanding and makes a person feel completely at ease.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

We really appreciate Dr. Neal's help and have confidence in his expertise and treatment. Dr. Neal is awesome! Highly recommend!

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Dr. Neal, Allison and Judy are all wonderful.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Need translator since patient only speaks Chinese. But, overall experience is excellent.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Provider gave words of comfort during lengthy problem.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

I think they are all awesome!!

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Dr. Neal is an amazing doctor. He put my worries to ease about my illness.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Very good +'s.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Dr. Neal's assistant is wonderful. She is clear & thorough and VERY easy to talk to.

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4.8 out of 5
236 Patient Ratings
24 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Dr. Neal and the PA were so very easy to understand and attentive. Felt so good with both of them! Thank you.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Dr Neal thank you.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

This time I felt the doctor was rushed and could have been more supportive.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Dr. Neal is the best! This man saved my life! He has a good manner about him, ease of understanding and makes a person feel completely at ease.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

We really appreciate Dr. Neal's help and have confidence in his expertise and treatment. Dr. Neal is awesome! Highly recommend!

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Dr. Neal, Allison and Judy are all wonderful.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Need translator since patient only speaks Chinese. But, overall experience is excellent.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Provider gave words of comfort during lengthy problem.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

I think they are all awesome!!

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Dr. Neal is an amazing doctor. He put my worries to ease about my illness.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Very good +'s.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Dr. Neal's assistant is wonderful. She is clear & thorough and VERY easy to talk to.

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

Dr. Joel Neal, Dr. Jody Chuang, and NP Judy Pagtama are wonderful!

SHC Patient, Jun 2015

All of them are very friendly, kind and professional. I love them.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Good.

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

Dr. Pack and Dr. Neal spent a lot of time with me (and my husband) - they gave me hope and both have excellent "people skills." I ope I can participate in the medication trial!

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Dr. Neal took his time to explain what needs to be done and possible treatments in the future. Highly professional doctor, intelligent and I see why my cousin strongly recommended to me.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

He was great!!

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Have total confidence in Dr. Neal.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

A very impressive MD, PhD.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Dr. Neal was straightforward and to the point. I appreciated all the information he provided. I highly recommend him to anyone needing this type of specialist.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Doctor Neal, Joel is great and he took care of me very well.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Excellent - uplifting.

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

Spent a great deal of time with me and my wife.