Robert S. Negrin, MD is a Professor of Medicine and former Chief of the Division of Blood and Marrow Transplantation at Stanford University from 2000-2020. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of California at Berkeley and MD from Harvard University. He trained in medicine and hematology at Stanford University and joined the faculty in 1990. His research work has focused on cellular immunology in particular developing a more fundamental understanding of complex biological reactions such as graft versus host and graft vs tumor reactions in animal models and in the clinic. He has authored over 225 original papers, 40 book chapters and a book. He has received a number of awards including the Doris Duke Distinguished Clinical Scientist Award and is a member of the Association of American Physicians. He was previously the President of the International Society of Cellular Therapy and the American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation. He served as an Associate Editor of the journal Blood and is the founding editor of Blood Advances.

Professional Summary

Professional Education
  • Fellowship: Stanford University School of Medicine (1987) CA
  • Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine (1986) CA
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Hematology (2019)
  • Internship: Stanford University School of Medicine (1985) CA
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (1987)
  • Medical Education: Harvard Medical School (1984) MA
  • BA, Univ. California, Berkeley, Biochemistry (1977)

Honors & Awards
  • Associate Editor, Blood (2010-2017)
  • Distinguished Clinical Scientist Award, Doris Duke Foundation (2004-2009)
  • Fellow, Jose Carreras International Leukemia Foundation (1993-1996)
  • Fellowship, Damon Runyon-Walter Winchell Cancer Fund (1988-1991)
  • Member, Association of American Physicians (AAP) (2008)
  • President, American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation (2006-2007)
  • President, International Society of Cellular Therapy (2000-2002)

Administrative Appointments
  • Division Chief, Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, Stanford University (2000 - Present)
  • Medical Director, Clinical Bone Marrow Transplantation Laboratory (1990 - Present)


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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. Robert Negrin has been amazing, honest and caring. He always takes the time to answer all of my questions. He is very "real" and I appreciate that!
Dr. Negrin has been wonderful. He always explains all our concerns. He listens and makes it understandable. I feel encouraged each time I see him. What a gentleman he is. Kudos Dr. Negrin!
Dr. Negrin took his time to answer questions and concerns and was well informed about my specific medical history.
Dr. Negrin & staff are the best!
Dr. Negrin is always friendly & care about his patient.
I was very impressed with Dr. Negrin. He was very forthright, and at the same time he took the time to listen to and acknowledge my concerns. I felt that he cared about me.
I recommend to all who have transplant like me.
I would have appreciated it if Dr. Negrin would have explained the details & mechanisms of the BMT procedure. For example the lymphoid radiation, how it works, why is it preferred at Stanford vs. other hospitals that use chemotherapy.
Dr. Negrin was pleasant and took the time to answer all of our questions.
All good excellent.
Overall friendly & good at explaining things. Excellent -
Physician sets reasonable expectations.
Dr. Negrin is outstanding, great bedside manner. Inspires confidence, sets expectations, is clear.
Dr. Negrin is outstanding!
I have full faith that I am in the hands of a truly gifted & caring doctor.
Dr. Negrin is one of the finest doctors I've met. He is outstanding and caring. Excellent.
I was always given as much time/attenuation as I needed.
Dr. Negrin absolutely kind, and informative. Zoe Rabine, she is wonderful. I came to Stanford scared. I left feeling very confident in the hospital, Dr. Negrin and Zoe!
Care providers had their act together.
Best doctor at Stanford Clinic BMT Unit.
I am a Kaiser patient who lives in Los Angeles - I asked to be sent to Stanford for a SCT - so far, it has been worth the long journey.
Received excellent care.

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