Stanley G. Rockson, MD

Stanley G. Rockson, MD

Cardiologist

4.7 out of 5
246 Patient Ratings
33 Patient Comments

Center for Lymphatic and Venous Disorders

General Cardiology at Boswell Building

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • 2nd Floor, Room A260
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-723-6459
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Professional Education

  • Residency: Brigham and Women's Hospital Harvard Medical School (1977) MA
  • Internship: Brigham and Women's Hospital Harvard Medical School (1976) MA
  • Board Certification: Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine (1981)
  • Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital (1981) MA
  • Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (1978)
  • Medical Education: Duke University Medical Center (1975) NC

Honors & Awards

  • Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, Stanford University (2004)
  • Lymphatic Research Leadership Award, Lymphatic Research Foundation (2004, 2006)
  • Chief Resident’s Teaching Award, Stanford University (2003)
  • Teaching Award in Cardiology, Stanford University (2000)
  • David W. Rytand Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching, Stanford University (1999)
  • Samuel Levine Fellow, American Heart Association (1977)
  • Roche Award for Clinical Excellence, Duke University (1975)
  • John A. White Fellow, North Carolina Arthritis Foundation (1974-5)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Duke University (1973)
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Duke University (1971)
  • David W. Rytand Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching, Department of Medicine, Stanford University (1999)
  • Teaching Award in Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Stanford University (2000)
  • Chief Residents' Teaching Award, Department of Medicine, Stanford University (2003)
  • Franklin G. Ebaugh Jr. Award for Mentoring Medical Students, Stanford University (2008)
  • E. William Hancock Cardiovascular Medicine Teaching Award, Stanford University (2008)
  • Pioneer Award, Lymphatic Research Foundation (2009)

Administrative Appointments

  • Member, Trans-NIH Angiogenesis Research Program (TARP), National Institutes of Health (2004 - Present)
  • Member, Trans-NIH Coordinating Committee for Lymphatic Research (2002 - Present)
  • Chair, Gordon Research Conference: Molecular Mechanisms of Lymphatic Function and Disease (2002 - 2004)
  • Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program, Stanford University (1999 - 2008)
  • Editorial Board, Angiology (1997 - Present)
  • Editor-in-Chief, Lymphatic Research and Biology (2002 - Present)
  • Chair, Scientific Advisory Committee, Lymphatic Research Foundation (1999 - Present)
  • Director, Stanford Center for Lymphatic and Venous Disorders, Stanford University (2000 - Present)
  • Chief of Consultative Cardiology, Stanford University (1997 - Present)
  • Allan and Tina Neill Professor of Lymphatic Research and Medicine, Stanford University (2008 - Present)
4.8

Friendliness

4.7

Recommended to others

4.7

Explanations

4.7

Listens

4.7

Includes you in decisions

4.8

Clear Communication

4.8

Confidence in your doctor

3.7

Wait times

SHC Patient, Jun 2016

I have already referred Dr Rockson to an out of state friend. Truly was grateful for his compassion,empathy and his knowledge .

SHC Patient, May 2016

Exceptional physician & staff that we've (both my wife and I) have enjoyed for at least 14 years, we are both very fortunate to have Dr. Rockson as our cardiologist!!

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

Dr. Rockson is a cut above all other doctors that I have ever met. He is what all doctors should be.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Dr. Rockson is an incredibly patient, kind and compassionate man! He took a great deal of time with me and was very interested to get to the bottom of my issues. He showed much professionalism & concern and was very thorough!

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Rockson is the best. Deep knowledgeable; professional; patient; superb communicator; cares!

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Dr. Rockson and his staff are excellent.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Dr. Rockson has it all: competence, listener; advisor; patient; generous with time.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

The physicians was EXCELLENT also!!! Very caring, knowledgeable, and someone I would feel very comfortable going to again or recommending to anyone else! REALLY POSITIVE EXPERIENCE!!!

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

He spend enough time. To listen me. Didn't rush

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Dr. Rockson has the reputation of being the best in this and at at least three surrounding states in his facility. I was there, are delighted to be seen by him for my problem.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Dr. Rockson spent quite a while with me explaining the diagnosis and follow up care which I really appreciated.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Dr. Rockson and his staff have always been and continue to be excellent provider.

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4.7 out of 5
246 Patient Ratings
33 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Jun 2016

I have already referred Dr Rockson to an out of state friend. Truly was grateful for his compassion,empathy and his knowledge .

SHC Patient, May 2016

Exceptional physician & staff that we've (both my wife and I) have enjoyed for at least 14 years, we are both very fortunate to have Dr. Rockson as our cardiologist!!

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

Dr. Rockson is a cut above all other doctors that I have ever met. He is what all doctors should be.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Dr. Rockson is an incredibly patient, kind and compassionate man! He took a great deal of time with me and was very interested to get to the bottom of my issues. He showed much professionalism & concern and was very thorough!

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Rockson is the best. Deep knowledgeable; professional; patient; superb communicator; cares!

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Dr. Rockson and his staff are excellent.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Dr. Rockson has it all: competence, listener; advisor; patient; generous with time.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

The physicians was EXCELLENT also!!! Very caring, knowledgeable, and someone I would feel very comfortable going to again or recommending to anyone else! REALLY POSITIVE EXPERIENCE!!!

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

He spend enough time. To listen me. Didn't rush

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Dr. Rockson has the reputation of being the best in this and at at least three surrounding states in his facility. I was there, are delighted to be seen by him for my problem.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Dr. Rockson spent quite a while with me explaining the diagnosis and follow up care which I really appreciated.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Dr. Rockson and his staff have always been and continue to be excellent provider.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

There is a reason/s I come from Las Vegas for care. Dr. Rockson beyond compare an extremely COMPETENT and CARING physician. He is the reason I am alive!

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

So much time spent exchanging information and providing me with clear explanation about my problems and how to address them!

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Dr. Rockson, Leslie & Kate are just an outstanding team. I feel so confident I am getting the best care - they are truly wonderful in all aspects.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

I have been seeing Dr. Rockson for 15 years and he is one of the best doctors I have ever seen. Always willing to listen and help.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

Dr. Rockson is a well informed and informative doctor. I look forward to my yearly visits with him

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

Dr. Rockson was awesome. He really LISTENED and cared about my issues.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Very good always.

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

Rockson is very knowledgeable, professional, caring.

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

He couldn't help me is what he said - my case was not severe enough and he deals with more severe cases.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

Great bedside manner, good listeners.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Very good experience.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

I value Dr Rockson's opinion so went to him as a non-surgical 'opinion'. He is clearly an expert in the area of lymphedema and appreciate his interest in my case given his busy schedule.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Dr. Rockson was very nice, wish we could have spent more time discussing my case.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

I would see Dr. Rockson again without question. He is a wonderful practitioner. I wish I lived closer to Palo Alto to have him as my physician.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Awesome, thorough, knowledgeable care and advocacy. Thank you!!

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Dr. Rockson really cares for his patients and really a very good human being.

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

Superb/very professional and learned.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Very good!

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Dr. Rockson was excellent, very knowledgeable. Very compassionate & warm hearted.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Dr. Rockson does an outstanding job!

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Dr. Rockson makes me feel important in my own treatment.