Viswam S. Nair, MD MS

Pulmonologist

Instructor, Medicine - Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
4.7 out of 5
56 Patient Ratings
5 Patient Comments

Chest Clinic

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • 1st Floor, Room A175
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-725-7061
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Lung Nodule Surveillance and Cancer Detection Program

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • 1st Floor, Room A175
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-725-7061
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Professional Education

  • Fellowship: Stanford University Division of PCCM (2010) CA
  • Residency: Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (2007) CA
  • Medical Education: Ohio State University (2004) OH
  • Board Certification: Critical Care Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (2010)
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Pennsylvania, Chemistry (1998)
  • Masters of Science, Stanford University, Clinical Epidemiology (2011)
  • Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (2007)
  • Board Certification: Pulmonary Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine (2009)
  • Board Certification, Critical Care Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (2010)

Honors & Awards

  • Corr. of High-Res Imaging of Regional Lung Vent. by Single Energy CT with SPECT Vent. Images, Stanford Bio-X IIP Seed Grant (2015)
  • Loan Repayment Program "In vivo and In vitro diagnostics to improve lung cancer care", NIH NCI (10/13-10/15)
  • In vivo and in vitro diagnostics for assessing the lung nodule, LUNGevity Foundation Career Development Award (07/12-07/15)
  • An analysis of early-stage NSCLC transcriptomics across varying FDG uptake levels on PET imaging, Lung Cancer Research Foundation (11/10-11/11)
  • PET-FDG uptake, gene expression and outcome in stage I resected lung adenocarcinoma, The CHEST Foundation, Clinical Research Award (07/09-07/10)

Administrative Appointments

  • Assistant Director, Lung Cancer Screening Program, Stanford (2014 - Present)
  • Co-Director, Lung Stanford Nodule Assessment Program (Lung-SNAP) (2013 - Present)
  • Associate Member, Canary Center at Stanford for Cancer Early Detection (2013 - Present)

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4.8

Friendliness

4.7

Recommended to others

4.7

Explanations

4.8

Listens

4.8

Includes you in decisions

4.8

Clear Communication

4.7

Confidence in your doctor

4.3

Wait times

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Spent most time with Dr. Sharifi. Fantastic doctor: Thorough, attentive, caring and gave a good plan for treatment.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Dr. Nair is one of the best drs. I have/had he saved my life!

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

Dr. Nair spent quality time and explained and verified all.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

I need to change pulmonary doctor. I have no confidence in this doctor. He does not give me results of test he just go on with procedures.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Excellent.

4.7 out of 5
56 Patient Ratings
5 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Spent most time with Dr. Sharifi. Fantastic doctor: Thorough, attentive, caring and gave a good plan for treatment.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Dr. Nair is one of the best drs. I have/had he saved my life!

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

Dr. Nair spent quality time and explained and verified all.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

I need to change pulmonary doctor. I have no confidence in this doctor. He does not give me results of test he just go on with procedures.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Excellent.