Professional Summary

Professional Education
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Nephrology (2016)
  • Fellowship: UCSF Dept of Nephrology (2006) CA
  • Residency: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (2001) TX
  • M.D., Washington University, Medicine (1998)
  • B.S., Stanford University, Biological Sciences (1994)

Honors & Awards
  • John S. Miller Award, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (2001)
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Stanford University (1994)
  • SPARK Scholar, Stanford University (2010)


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Practice Locations

Kidney Clinic (Nephrology) at Boswell Building Stanford, CA
Stanford, CA

300 Pasteur Drive, 1st Floor, Suite A175

Stanford , CA 94305

(650) 723-6961

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(15 Ratings)

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(16 reviews)

Dr. Pao is an excellent doctor, with a vibrant and caring personality. he listens to what I say and takes my concerns into consideration and adjusts treatment if necessary.
Dr. Pao had read my chart (including what my urologist had faxed him) & reviewed my urine collection data prior to my entering his office, so he had only to explain the results to me, then tell me his recommended trmt. plan & why.
Very kind; very sharp, listened to me and explained fully to me. I liked him very much!
Dr. Pao was excellent and made me feel that he was taking the necessary time to diagnose/suggest treatment.
Dr. Pao saw my leg swelling problem, put me on a diuretic and referred me to a cardiologist.. leg swelling & pain gone in 2 days. He is fabulous and a v. caring physician. VERY.
Dr. Pao explained his opinion and treatment options well. He is friendly and answered my questions. Dr. Pao answered my follow up questions via email in a timely manner.
Dr. Pao was extremely attentive, knowledgeable & kind.
If there were a 6 or above, I would mark it, we love Dr. Pao. He's tremendous in all regards.
I am a physician at Stanford Children's Health Dr. Pao was outstanding!
Dr. Pao is engaging, caring, concerned, professional, highly regarded & an excellent diagnostician. He made me feel like I was important & wants to figure out how best to help me.
All is very good.
Dr. Pao provided the most thorough explanation of the source and causes of my condition and this most aggressive treatment.
The doctor seemed good.
Dr. Pao gave extensive information on ways including diet that could relieve my chronic and acute kidney stones and provided aggressive remedies.
Dr. Pao spent a lot of time with me and answered all my questions. He set up a care plan that met my needs and was considerate of my wishes and life choices.
Excellent doctor.

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