Peter Pompei, MD

Geriatrician

Bio:   Dr. Pompei is a general internist and geriatrician with 20 years of clinical experience. After graduating from the University of Chicago’s Pritzker School of Medicine, he completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of North Carolina. He then pursued a research fellowship in General Internal Medicine at Cornell University where he focused on measures of co-morbidity and predictors of mortality. He returned to the University of Chicago and served as Fellowship Director in Geriatric Medicine and studied delirium in hospitalized patients. In 1993, he joined the faculty at Stanford where his work has included: Director of the Fellowship in Geriatric Medicine, associate program director for the Internal Medicine Residency, and quarter lead for the Practice of Medicine Course during the 2nd year. He is active in the work of the American Geriatrics Society’s efforts to infuse geriatric principles into the surgical disciplines, and he volunteers for AFS, an international program for high school student exchanges.
4.7 out of 5
129 Patient Ratings
5 Patient Comments

Senior Care

  • 211 Quarry Road
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-725-5222
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Professional Education

  • Fellowship: Weill Cornell School of Medicine (1985) NY
  • Internship: University of North Carolina School of Medicine (1983) NC
  • Residency: University of North Carolina School of Medicine (1983) NC
  • Board Certification: Geriatric Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (1988)
  • Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (1983)
  • Medical Education: University of Chicago Hospitals (1977) IL
  • Fellowship, NY Hosp-Cornell Medical College, General Internal Medicine (1983)
  • Residency, Univ North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Medicine (1983)
  • Resident, Univ North Carolina, Chapel Hill, General Surgery (1979)
  • BA, The Johns Hopkins University, Biochemistry (1973)
  • MD, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Medicine (1977)

Honors & Awards

  • Department of Medicine David A. Rytand Clinical Teaching Award, Stanford University School of Medicine (2004)
  • Department of Medicine Chief Resident Teaching Award, Stanford University School of Medicine (2003)
  • General Internal Medicine Divisional Teaching Award, Stanford University School of Medicine (2001)
  • Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching, Stanford University School of Medicine (2000)
  • Geriatrics Recognition Award, American Geriatrics Society (1999)
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians (1994)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Pritzker School of Medicine (1977)
  • Phi Beta Kappa, The Johns Hopkins University (1973)

Administrative Appointments

  • Member, Professional Education Executive Committee, American Geriatrics Society (2004 - 2008)
  • Member, Improving Doctoring for Elder Americans Task Force, Society of General Internal Medicine (2003 - 2004)
  • Member, Test-Writing Committee/Recent Advances Self-Evaluation Process Module in Geriatric Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (2003 - 2003)
  • Member, ITE/ABIM Questions Review Project, American Geriatrics Society (2003 - 2003)
  • Associate Program Director, Medicine Residency Program, Stanford University School of Medicine (2000 - 2009)
  • Member, Adverse Drug Committee, Stanford University Medical Center, Department of Medicine (2000 - 2012)
  • Member, Jahnigan Career Development Awards Review Committee, American Geriatrics Society (2000 - Present)
  • Chair, Education Committee, American Geriatrics Society (2000 - 2004)
  • Reviewer and Interviewer, Medical School Admissions Committee, Stanford University Medical Center, School of Medicine (1998 - Present)
  • Member, External Peer Review Committee, UC Davis, Academic Geriatric Resource Center (1998 - 2000)
  • Medical Director, Internal Medicine Clinic, Stanford University, Division of GIM (1997 - 2010)
  • Medical Director, Lytton Gardens Health Care Center (1996 - Present)
  • Member, Committee for Resident Training and Clinical Service, Stanford University Medical Center, Department of Medicine (1996 - 2009)
  • Member, Department of Medicine Intern Selection Committee, Stanford University Medical Center, Department of Medicine (1996 - 2009)
  • Member, Resident Review Committee, Stanford University Medical Center, Department of Medicine (1996 - 2009)
  • Member, National Scientific Advisory Council, American Federation for Aging Research (1995 - 2000)
  • Director, Fellowship Program in Geriatric Medicine, VA Palo Alto Health Care System (1995 - 2003)
  • Deputy Director, Increasing Geriatrics Expertise in non-Primary Care Specialties, American Geriatrics Society (1994 - Present)

Patient Ratings and Comments

4.7

Friendliness

4.6

Recommended to others

4.6

Explanations

4.7

Listens

4.7

Includes you in decisions

4.7

Clear Communication

4.7

Confidence in your doctor

4.7

Wait times

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

The best provider ever!

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

In my opinion, you can't do better than Dr. Peter Pompei

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

When first scheduled visit w/senior care clinic expected a physician who expressed greater care & compassion/understanding for someone with dementia & their caregiver. Did not find that to be the case.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Good.

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

I HAVE recommended Dr. Pompei.

4.7 out of 5
129 Patient Ratings
5 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

The best provider ever!

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

In my opinion, you can't do better than Dr. Peter Pompei

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

When first scheduled visit w/senior care clinic expected a physician who expressed greater care & compassion/understanding for someone with dementia & their caregiver. Did not find that to be the case.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Good.

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

I HAVE recommended Dr. Pompei.