Edda Spiekerkoetter

Pulmonary hypertension specialist, Pulmonologist, Pulmonary critical care specialist

Associate Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine)

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Professional Summary

Education & Certifications
  • Fellowship: Stanford University Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship (2009) CA
  • Fellowship: Stanford University (2008) CA
  • Fellowship: Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (2006) CA
  • Residency: Medizinische Hochschule Hannover (2002) Germany
  • Medical Education: University Hospital Freiburg (1995) Germany

Honors & Awards
  • Helmholtz International Research Group Award, Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen, Germany (2013-2016)
  • High-Potential Women Leaders Program, Stanford University Graduate School of Business (Jan-Feb 2022)
  • K08 Career development award, NIH (2011-2016)
  • Manuscript Award, Cardiovascular Institute at Stanford (Feb 2014)
  • Mid-Career Women Faculty Leadership Seminar (MidWIMS), Association of American Medical Colleges (Dec 2022)
  • Peer Reviewed Medical Investigator-Initiated Research Award: Arteriovenous Malformations, Department of Defense (2019 -2022)
  • Peer Reviewed Medical Investigator-Initiated Research Award: BMPR2 and RV Function in CHD, Department of Defense (2017 - 2020)
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Pulmonary Hypertension Association (2003-2005)
  • Poster Award, Excellence Cluster Cardio-Pulmonary System (ECCPS) and Pulmonary Vascular Research Institute (PVRI) (Jan 2014)
  • R01 - Targeting Novel BMPR2 modifiers in Pulmonary Hypertension with Repurposed Drugs, NIH / NHLBI (2016 - 2021)
  • R01 - Understanding and targeting right ventricular adaptation and failure, NIH / NHLBI (2021 - 2025)
  • Seed Grant - Phase II Clinical Trial, SPARK and Spectrum Stanford (2012-2014)
  • Seed Grant - Phase II Clinical Trial, Wall Center of Pulmonary Vascular Disease (2012-2014)
  • Seed Grant - Small Molecule High Throughout Screen, Wall Center of Pulmonary Vascular Disease (2012)
  • Seed Grant- BMP signaling in the RV, Cardiovascular Institute Stanford (2013-2014)
  • Supplemental award of the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA), Pulmonary Hypertension Association (2011 - 2016)
  • Winner of Poster competition, Cardiovascular Institute Stanford (Sept 2012)
  • Young Physician Scientist Award, American Society of Clinical Investigation (April 2015)

  • Chair, 3CPR Early Career Committee, American Heart Association (2021 - 2023)
  • Member of Cure HHT Research Network _ CZI Rare as ONE, Cure HHT.org (2022 - Present)
  • Nominating Committee, American Thoracic Society (2020 - 2021)
  • Pulmonary Circulation Program Committee, American Thoracic Society (2013 - 2019)
  • Member, Pulmonary Vascular Research Institute (2014 - Present)
  • Member at large, European Respiratory Society (2000 - Present)
  • Member at large, American Thoracic Society (1998 - Present)

Administrative Appointments
  • Director, HHT Center of Excellence, Stanford University (2019 - Present)


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Practice Locations

Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia Center of Excellence Stanford, CA
Stanford, CA

300 Pasteur Drive

Stanford , CA 94305

(650) 498-1764

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Chest Clinic in Palo Alto Stanford, CA
Stanford, CA

300 Pasteur Drive, 1st Floor, Room A175

Stanford , CA 94305

(650) 725-7061

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Patient Reviews

(31 reviews)

Very thorough and extremely clear in explaining the issues.
Very helpful and friendly
she explained my concerned matters very clear and friendly.
Excellent doctor! She explained everything very well.
Thanks for your services
Edda is always very thorough, caring and knowledgeable. She is always willing to assist with referals, ect. when needed. Love her!
She is outstanding!
I continue to be impressed with Dr. Spiekerkoetter's knowledge and ease in speaking to her regarding my conditions and treatment. She is very thorough and pleasant. I highly recommend her to any and all who need this type of expertise.
Great review and through
We had a very good conversation and explanation about my health history and future plans.
very good and very nice stuff they care about there patient
She was great
Love my Doctor
Very personable and inviting, answered all my questions and invested in the Health of my wife/patient.
All very kind.
Dr. Frauke is very knowledgeable, caring and was very thorough in going over my HHT medical history.
The care provider is excellent, very knowledgeable and concerned for her patients.
One of the things I especially like about Stanford is the amount of time & engagement everyone gives. All of my physicians watch my body language & if they even think I'm not understanding they restate what was said.
Love my doctor.
We were very impressed by the doctor's knowledge into my medical history (having obviously read my file in every detail) and the depth of questions that she asked.
My daughter accompanied me she speaks English for the reason that I didn't have problems -
Nurse practitioner was very helpful and friendly. Dr. Spiekerkoetter is excellent.
Dr. Spiekerkoetter & the entire staff are all the best medical team I have ever had. Wouldn't trade them for anybody.
Dr. Spiekerkoetter - wonderful, down to earth lady.
Good experience I had. The care provider demonstrated courtesy.
Such an excellent doctor. Loved her manner of explanations & very thorough with all tests, labs & procedures.
Dr. Spiekerkoetter is a consummate professional, I trust her implicitly.
Provider gave me hope I felt at ease and I feel I'm in good hands.
Dr.S. spent 1 hr. with my mom and I answered all of our questions. Gave us the small and big picture. Very attentive to detail.
Felt we were very well informed by the doctor seeing us -
Love my care providing team at the PH Clinic. They are like family. Everyone is happy to see me... hugs all around.

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