Eric R. Sokol, MD

Urogynecologist, Pelvic surgeon, Minimally invasive surgeon

Bio:   My research and clinical work focuses on medical and surgical innovation, including the development and testing of novel surgical and clinical devices and methods. I am a Faculty Fellow in the Stanford Biodesign Innovation Program, and I work with and advise early stage startups in the medical and mobile health spaces.
4.9 out of 5
231 Patient Ratings
38 Patient Comments

Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery Clinic

  • 900 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Garden Level
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-725-6079
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Gynecology Clinic

  • 900 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Garden Level, Suite W0050
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-725-6079
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Gynecology Clinic at Blake Wilbur Building

  • 900 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Garden Level, Suite W0050
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-725-6079
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Professional Education

  • Board Certification: Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (2013)
  • Residency: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (2002) IL
  • Internship: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (1999) IL
  • Board Certification: Obstetrics and Gynecology, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (2005)
  • Fellowship: Brown University - School of Medicine (2005) RI
  • Medical Education: Wayne State University School of Medicine (1998) MI
  • Urogynecology, Brown University, Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery (2005)

Honors & Awards

  • See curriculum vitae, Stanford University (2007)

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Friendliness

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Recommended to others

4.9

Explanations

4.9

Listens

4.8

Includes you in decisions

4.9

Clear Communication

4.9

Confidence in your doctor

4.6

Wait times

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Dr. Sokol is very personable, informative, I felt like I was part of the decision making process.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Dr Sokol is amazing! He is my lifesaver!

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

I was impressed by the attention I was given by Dr. Sakol. He was very helpful and informative at all times.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Dr Sokel is an excellent physician and I would recommend him to friends and other personnel, also his staff is great

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Dr. Sokol and staff are wonderful.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Dr. Sokol was very, very informative, friendly yet professional.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Dr. Sokol made me feel like I was their only patient - their only concern & I felt that they gave me all the time I needed.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

I was very happy with Dr. Sokol. I could have asked him many more questions, but he already went over time with me. Was only left a bit uncertain about what to do next to get better, since surgery was not really recommended.

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

Outstanding MD & nurse.

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

Dr. Sokol explained more detail about a surgery I had 12 yrs. ago and why it impacts me now. Very helpful to understand.

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

Dr. Sokol was knowledgeable and caring - encouraged discussion - Gave good information.

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

I was impressed with the concern shown

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4.9 out of 5
231 Patient Ratings
38 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Dr. Sokol is very personable, informative, I felt like I was part of the decision making process.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Dr Sokol is amazing! He is my lifesaver!

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

I was impressed by the attention I was given by Dr. Sakol. He was very helpful and informative at all times.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Dr Sokel is an excellent physician and I would recommend him to friends and other personnel, also his staff is great

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Dr. Sokol and staff are wonderful.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Dr. Sokol was very, very informative, friendly yet professional.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Dr. Sokol made me feel like I was their only patient - their only concern & I felt that they gave me all the time I needed.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

I was very happy with Dr. Sokol. I could have asked him many more questions, but he already went over time with me. Was only left a bit uncertain about what to do next to get better, since surgery was not really recommended.

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

Outstanding MD & nurse.

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

Dr. Sokol explained more detail about a surgery I had 12 yrs. ago and why it impacts me now. Very helpful to understand.

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

Dr. Sokol was knowledgeable and caring - encouraged discussion - Gave good information.

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

I was impressed with the concern shown

SHC Patient, May 2015

Excellent doctor, really knows how to connect to his patients

SHC Patient, May 2015

After my surgery almost every body asking my needs.

SHC Patient, May 2015

Probably best physician experience ever.

SHC Patient, May 2015

Dr. Sokol is very competent and personable as well.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

I was happy to be at this appointment and very relaxed.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

I was given written options for my treatment. Excellent informed consent process.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Dr. Sokol explained the procedure and follow up treatment.

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Relieved.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Dr. Sokol has been exceptionally helpful as there are a lot of questions with mesh complications.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Dr. Eric Sokol is very competent & personable.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Did not listen to me.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

We are so pleased to be able to have Dr. Sokol's care.

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

Dr. Sokol was amazing. Would recommend him and will seek his help again if needed.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Would HIGHLY recommend Dr. E. Sokol very impressed by his bedside manners and knowledge.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

One of the best MDs I have found. Would recommend highly! Professional, competent, empathetic - and asked for my goals/values to guide his recommendations.

SHC Patient, May 2014

She took her time when I didn't feel I was being rushed out the door.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Dr. Sokol is a very good dr. and makes you feel so comfortable.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Dr. Sokol is excellent with a nice bedside manner.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Superior service & knowledge -

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

He was patient and explained all he was doing.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

The very best ever.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Dr Sokol spent an hour explaining all options to both my husband and me. He did not press for decision immediately.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

My confidence in Dr. Sokol has saved both my physical & mental life.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Doctor actively listened, elevated my comfort, level about my medical concerns, and skillfully carried out exam while clearly informing me about findings.

SHC Patient, Jan 2014

Dr. Sokol & his staff were very professional & yet down to earth explaining all procedures thoroughly.

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

Dr. Sokol is an angel in my life. He did everything possible to correct my problem but was very honest about the possibility that I may not be 100% better, but I am already 85% better & I'm still healing.