Stephen Ruoss

Pulmonologist

Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary and Critical Care) at the Stanford University Medical Center
4.9 out of 5
154 Patient Ratings
24 Patient Comments

Chest Clinic

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • 1st Floor, Room A175
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-725-7061
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LAM Program

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • 1st Floor, Room A175
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-725-7061
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Professional Education

  • Internship: University of Connecticut-School of Medicine (1982) CT
  • Fellowship: UCSF Medical Center (1991) CA
  • Residency: Va Medical Center - Boston (1985) MA
  • Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (1984)
  • Residency: Boston University Medical Center/Framington (1984) MA
  • Medical Education: University of Washington School of Medicine (1981) WA
  • MD, University of Washington, Medicine (1981)

Administrative Appointments

  • Clinical Chief, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Division, Department of Medicine (2010 - Present)
  • Medical Director, Stanford Medical Center Transfer Center, Stanford Medical Center (2003 - Present)
  • Medical Director, Stanford Medical Center Respiratory Care Services, Stanford Medical Center (2004 - Present)
5.0

Friendliness

4.9

Recommended to others

4.9

Explanations

4.9

Listens

4.9

Includes you in decisions

4.9

Clear Communication

4.9

Confidence in your doctor

4.2

Wait times

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Good experience.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

I'm very pleased with Dr. Ruoss.

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Ruoss is an outstanding doctor, and I have 100% trust in him. I consider myself lucky to be one of his patients.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Dr. Ruoss is an excellent physician. I am fortunate to have him as my pulmonologist.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Very professional & satisfying.

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

I'm 76 years old and in all those years Dr. Ruoss is by far the best dr. EVER.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Dr. Ruoss is excellent! I feel very confident about the care I am receiving for my MAC infection.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Dr. Ruoss was friendly, personable and very impressive.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

I have a friend who needs his services and I have already recommended him.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Don't mind waiting because I know he spends quality time w/his patients above & beyond most MD's.

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

Dr. Ruoss is an excellent clinician! I'm fortunate to be his patient.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Trust my provider 100%.

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4.9 out of 5
154 Patient Ratings
24 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Good experience.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

I'm very pleased with Dr. Ruoss.

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Ruoss is an outstanding doctor, and I have 100% trust in him. I consider myself lucky to be one of his patients.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Dr. Ruoss is an excellent physician. I am fortunate to have him as my pulmonologist.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Very professional & satisfying.

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

I'm 76 years old and in all those years Dr. Ruoss is by far the best dr. EVER.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Dr. Ruoss is excellent! I feel very confident about the care I am receiving for my MAC infection.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Dr. Ruoss was friendly, personable and very impressive.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

I have a friend who needs his services and I have already recommended him.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Don't mind waiting because I know he spends quality time w/his patients above & beyond most MD's.

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

Dr. Ruoss is an excellent clinician! I'm fortunate to be his patient.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Trust my provider 100%.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

I am very please with the doctor.

SHC Patient, May 2014

Fabulous doctor! Wish even 1/2 of physicians were as good!

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Very thoughtful doctor - took the time to understand our concerns & addressed them in clear manner.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Dr. Ruoss is the best! I am blessed to have him treat my LAM. He is so very knowledgeable!

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Dr. Ruoss is the best - compassionate, understanding, informative.

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

Dr. Ruoss is great!

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

Dr. Ruoss is an excellent physician!

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

Outstanding.

SHC Patient, Jan 2014

Awesome doctor.

SHC Patient, Jan 2014

Wonderful doctor.

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

Dr. Ruoss is FANTASTIC. Took time and went over information in kind & caring manner.

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

Dr. Ruoss is awesome. He has put me very much at ease with this rare lung disease I have.