Professional Summary

Professional Education
  • Residency: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (2005) IA
  • Medical Education: Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania (2004) PA
  • Board Certification: United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties, Neuro-Oncology (2015)
  • Residency: University of California School of Medicine (2009) CA
  • Internship: University of California School of Medicine (2007) CA
  • Fellowship: Stanford University (2011) CA
  • Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology (2010)

Honors & Awards
  • Selected Participant, NINDs Clinical Trials Training Course (2011)
  • Who's Who in America, Marquis (2015)


Clinical Trials

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

Practice Locations

Stanford Neuroscience Health Center Stanford, CA
Stanford, CA

213 Quarry Road

Stanford , CA 94305

(650) 723-6469

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Neurological Spine Disorders Clinic Palo Alto, CA
Palo Alto, CA

213 Quarry Road

Palo Alto , CA 94304

(650) 723-6469

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Brain and Spine Tumor Center at Stanford Cancer Center Palo Alto, CA
Palo Alto, CA

875 Blake Wilbur Drive, Clinic D

Palo Alto , CA 94304

(650) 498-6000

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(49 reviews)

Dr. Nagpal has always been kind & caring and seems very knowledgeable.
Dr. Nagpal is very kind and even goes the extra mile to take an interest in our personal life.
Very good experience.
Both Dr. Nagpal and her assistant. Dr. Patel were generous with their time reviewing my history and options. It was reassuring to know they were knowledgeable about my health issues. It is clear I could not receive better care anywhere on this planet!
I am grateful to Dr. Nagpal and her staff! I am secure in knowing that I am receiving the best care!
Dr. Nagpal used terms that we understood! First time we felt we understood everything!
I always appreciate the detailed explanations of my progress provided by Dr. Steven Chang and Dr. Seema Nagpal.
They were both great doctor and her assistant they actually took the time to truly know how I felt.
Dr. Nagpal was very helpful in laying out our options and allowing us to reach our conclusion to not proceed with treatment.
I have been under the care and supervision of Dr. Nagpal and her team for just over seven years. All are complete professionals. It's like she is part of our family.
Both Dr. Nagpal & Dr. Chirag Patel took great care to explain all details of my current condition and the required follow-up in six (6) months.
All very excellent.
Very good provider.
Very good care.
I absolutely love Dr. Nagpal. She is great and makes me feel as if I am her only patient when I am with he at the time of my appt. She will go above and beyond to make sure I am OK. Love her!
All with kindness & attention.
I couldn't be happier with care from Dr. Nagpal & her team.
Good service from everyone.
MD & RN are always outstanding.
Dr. Nagpal has been treating me now for almost six years. She understands my needs and concerns. Truly professional and has a wonderful team that always... in the exam to say "hi."
Both caregivers were excellent.
I have been under the care of for just under five years. She has always has been professional and understanding of our situation.
I appreciate the time & care Dr. Nagpal takes with me. She is wise & encouraging.
Dr. Nagpal is amazing she is caring and treats me like a true partner in my care which is so important to me. She takes the time to address all of my concerns and while I hope I never have to refer anyone to her I would in a heart beat.
Explained my condition and outcome so I could understand.
Thank you Seema for everything you have do for us. We love you Bill & Annie McGuire.
Could not have asked for a better nurse or doctor considering my diagnosis I was very impressed with the staff and the care they gave me.
I have been under the care of Dr. Nagpal for almost 5 years. I have the upmost confidence in her decisions regarding my health treatments.
I have grown very fond of Dr. Recht over the years, and missed him during his sabbatical. Dr. Nagpal made his absence easier, with the same combination of knowledge and charm.
Both dr & nurse were totally on target with us and our questions & concerns.
Suma Nagpal is wonderful! She gives above & beyond to support me & consult re: my issues.
Dr. Nagpal's office is fantastic!
I have been/treated by Dr. Nagpal for over four years. She is a true professional in every sense of the word.
Always caring!!
Very very professional.
Love Stanford.
All my visits to Stanford have been positive.
Always a very comforting to visit and see Dr. Nagpal.
Dr. Nagpal always shows a lot of concerns and explain things well.
Dr. Nagpal is very knowledgeable in her profession as a neuro oncologist.
All my experiences with Dr. Nagpal have been outstanding. Very concerned about my treatment & well-being.
My concerns about possible neuropathy side effects were alleviated.
Dr. Nagpal is the best! She is smart, well-informed, keeps current on clinical trials & treatment, thoughtful, caring, an excellent communicator, & is passionate about her field of expertise. She gives me all the time I need to discuss & explain my disease & treatment options. I feel blessed to have her caring for me!
Provider explains easily about brain tumor.
I have seen Dr. Nagpal fir just over two year. Truly professional in all things she does.

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