Peter Pompei, MD

Internal medicine doctor, 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
136 Patient Ratings
12 Patient Comments

Senior Care

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

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

Administrative Appointments

  • Deputy Director, Increasing Geriatrics Expertise in non-Primary Care Specialties, American Geriatrics Society (1994 - Present)
  • Director, Fellowship Program in Geriatric Medicine, VA Palo Alto Health Care System (1995 - 2003)
  • Member, National Scientific Advisory Council, American Federation for Aging Research (1995 - 2000)
  • Member, Resident Review Committee, 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, Committee for Resident Training and Clinical Service, Stanford University Medical Center, Department of Medicine (1996 - 2009)
  • Medical Director, Lytton Gardens Health Care Center (1996 - Present)
  • Medical Director, Internal Medicine Clinic, Stanford University, Division of GIM (1997 - 2010)
  • Member, External Peer Review Committee, UC Davis, Academic Geriatric Resource Center (1998 - 2000)
  • Reviewer and Interviewer, Medical School Admissions Committee, Stanford University Medical Center, School of Medicine (1998 - Present)
  • Chair, Education Committee, American Geriatrics Society (2000 - 2004)
  • Member, Jahnigan Career Development Awards Review Committee, American Geriatrics Society (2000 - Present)
  • Member, Adverse Drug Committee, Stanford University Medical Center, Department of Medicine (2000 - 2012)
  • Associate Program Director, Medicine Residency Program, Stanford University School of Medicine (2000 - 2009)
  • Member, ITE/ABIM Questions Review Project, American Geriatrics Society (2003 - 2003)
  • Member, Test-Writing Committee/Recent Advances Self-Evaluation Process Module in Geriatric Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (2003 - 2003)
  • Member, Improving Doctoring for Elder Americans Task Force, Society of General Internal Medicine (2003 - 2004)
  • Member, Professional Education Executive Committee, American Geriatrics Society (2004 - 2008)
4.7

Friendliness

4.6

Recommended to others

4.6

Explanations

4.6

Listens

4.7

Includes you in decisions

4.7

Clear Communication

4.7

Confidence in your doctor

4.6

Wait times

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Very good.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Very good experience.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Dr. Pompei is the BEST!!

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Dr. Pompei listened to my concerns, gave me referral to the specialist gave same recommendations.

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

Very good experience.

SHC Patient, May 2015

I'm happy w/Dr. Pompei".

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

My care was provided almost exclusively by interns & residents. Dr. Pompei mostly interacted with them rather than me the patient.

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
136 Patient Ratings
12 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Very good.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Very good experience.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Dr. Pompei is the BEST!!

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Dr. Pompei listened to my concerns, gave me referral to the specialist gave same recommendations.

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

Very good experience.

SHC Patient, May 2015

I'm happy w/Dr. Pompei".

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

My care was provided almost exclusively by interns & residents. Dr. Pompei mostly interacted with them rather than me the patient.

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.