Harlan Pinto

Medical oncologist, Head and neck specialist

4.8 out of 5
46 Patient Ratings
34 Patient Comments

Head and Neck Cancer Program

Head and Neck Cancer Program
  • 900 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • 3rd Floor
  • Palo Alto , CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-498-6000
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Professional Education

  • Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital Internal Medicine Residency (1986) MA
  • Fellowship: Stanford University School of Medicine Registrar (1991) CA
  • Medical Education: Yale School Of Medicine Office of Student Affairs (1983) CT
  • Internship: Massachusetts General Hospital (1984) MA
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology (1991)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (1986)

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4.8

Friendliness

4.8

Explanations

4.7

Listens

4.7

Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care

4.7

Clear Communication

4.9

Confidence in your doctor

4.8

Recommended to others

3.5

Wait times

SHC Patient, Jul 2020

Overall my dr. was really good.

SHC Patient, Jul 2020

Dr. Pinto is excellent. He is very concerned about making sure he takes care of you. His PA (Brian) is also excellent.)

SHC Patient, Mar 2020

Dr. Pinto is very knowledgeable & has provided me info that I do not believe other doctors have. I now have an idea what to look out for a plan for the next few years exp. results of dry mouth on teeth, tightening of jaw opening if not exercised & more.

SHC Patient, Feb 2020

I am SO FORTUNATE to have Dr. Pinto as my doctor. He is always kind, always listens to me, always encouraging.

SHC Patient, Jan 2020

Dr. Pinto is the ultimate.

SHC Patient, Dec 2019

Dr. Pinto & staff are amazing.

SHC Patient, Aug 2019

Dr. Pinto is one of the finest, most caring doctors I have worked with.

SHC Patient, Jun 2019

Dr. Pinto has always been friendly, caring & thorough in all my visits for the past 12 yrs! We enjoy visiting w/him on my follow-up care appts.

SHC Patient, Oct 2018

Dr. Pinto and his PA Ruth are very helpful and welcoming. I feel I'm in very good hands with their care.

SHC Patient, Oct 2018

Very caring and sorrowful.

SHC Patient, Jun 2018

I have always considered Dr. Pinto to be an excellent doctor. He is always on top of things, straight forward and thorough. This has always been true with my PAs and NPs.

SHC Patient, Apr 2018

Dr. Pinto is knowledgeable and I feel confidence with him. He is the best doctor that I have ever met.

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4.8 out of 5
46 Patient Ratings
34 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Jul 2020

Overall my dr. was really good.

SHC Patient, Jul 2020

Dr. Pinto is excellent. He is very concerned about making sure he takes care of you. His PA (Brian) is also excellent.)

SHC Patient, Mar 2020

Dr. Pinto is very knowledgeable & has provided me info that I do not believe other doctors have. I now have an idea what to look out for a plan for the next few years exp. results of dry mouth on teeth, tightening of jaw opening if not exercised & more.

SHC Patient, Feb 2020

I am SO FORTUNATE to have Dr. Pinto as my doctor. He is always kind, always listens to me, always encouraging.

SHC Patient, Jan 2020

Dr. Pinto is the ultimate.

SHC Patient, Dec 2019

Dr. Pinto & staff are amazing.

SHC Patient, Aug 2019

Dr. Pinto is one of the finest, most caring doctors I have worked with.

SHC Patient, Jun 2019

Dr. Pinto has always been friendly, caring & thorough in all my visits for the past 12 yrs! We enjoy visiting w/him on my follow-up care appts.

SHC Patient, Oct 2018

Dr. Pinto and his PA Ruth are very helpful and welcoming. I feel I'm in very good hands with their care.

SHC Patient, Oct 2018

Very caring and sorrowful.

SHC Patient, Jun 2018

I have always considered Dr. Pinto to be an excellent doctor. He is always on top of things, straight forward and thorough. This has always been true with my PAs and NPs.

SHC Patient, Apr 2018

Dr. Pinto is knowledgeable and I feel confidence with him. He is the best doctor that I have ever met.

SHC Patient, Apr 2018

Top notch.

SHC Patient, Feb 2018

Dr. Pinto is knowledgeable. He is nice, experienced and explained every conditions in detail. I feel confidence in him.

SHC Patient, Jul 2017

Dr. Pinto is admirable in his ability to attend completely to my questions and to answer thoroughly.

SHC Patient, Jun 2017

Have always felt I was given the best care.

SHC Patient, May 2017

My multi disciplinary appointment was outstanding.

SHC Patient, May 2017

Dr. Kaplan is EXCELLENT.

SHC Patient, Feb 2017

Ultimate confidence in his knowledge and abilities.

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

Dr. Pinto has given me an extra year to live already. I'll be looking forward to more years, thanks to Dr. Pinto.

SHC Patient, Dec 2016

Dr. Pinto keeps me alive. I believe in him. Some day the cancer may get me, but Dr. Pinto has given me 18 years I did not have in North Dakota.

SHC Patient, Dec 2016

All good.

SHC Patient, Dec 2016

Have had same provider for 16 yrs. Very comfortable with his opinions and suggestions.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Dr. Pinto is one of the best. The NP who assisted was very good as well.

SHC Patient, May 2016

As always.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

Dr. Pinto has a very professional but friendly demeanor, and I like that.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

All good.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Excellent - Could not have had a better doctor/Doctors.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Good.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Liked Dr. Pinto not his PA.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Dr. Pinto took a long time explaining what needed to be done (Monday) I will have a biopsy on my chest (lungs) & after DNA he can see what will work for my 7 yrs of cancer.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Dr. Pinto is the BEST.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Dr. Pinto is GREAT.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

A better representative of Stanford Medical you could not find -