Professional Summary

Professional Education
  • Internship: UCSF Medical Center (1995) CA
  • Fellowship: UCSF Medical Center (2001) CA
  • Residency: UCSF Medical Center (1997) CA
  • Board Certification: American Board of Family Medicine, Family Medicine (1997)
  • Medical Education: Stanford University School of Medicine (1994) CA
  • M.D., Stanford University, Medicine (1994)
  • B.A., Harvard University, History and Literature (1986)

Honors & Awards
  • Award for Excellence in Promotion of Humanism, Stanford University School of Medicine (2019)
  • Award for Excellence in Promotion of Learning Environment and Student Wellness, Stanford Medicine (2016)
  • Educator for CARE (Compassion, Advocacy, Responsibility, Empathy), Stanford Medical School (2008)
  • General Internal Medicine Division Teaching Award, Family and Community Medicine at Stanford (2002)
  • General Medical Disciplines Division Teaching Award, Stanford University School of Medicine (2011)
  • Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Award for Outstanding & Innovative Contributions to Medical Educ, Stanford University School of Medicine (2015)
  • Leadership Development Program, Stanford University School of Medicine (2010)
  • Program of Excellence Award for Promotion of Primary Care, American Academy of Family Physicians (2016)
  • Program of Excellence Award in Exposure to Family Medicine and Family Physicians, American Academy of Family Physicians (2015)
  • STFM National Innovative Program Award for OSLER (O'Connor Stanford Leaders in Education Residency), Stanford Medical School and O'Connor Family Medicine Residency (2014)
  • Teaching and Mentoring Academy Innovation Grant, Stanford University School of Medicine (2017)
  • The Arthur L. Bloomfield Award for Excellence in Teaching Clinical Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine (2002)
  • The Arthur L. Bloomfield Award for Excellence in Teaching Clinical Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine (2006)
  • The Franklin G. Ebaugh, Jr. Award for Advising Medical Students, Stanford University School of Medicine (2012)
  • The Franklin G. Ebaugh, Jr. Award for Advising Medical Students, Stanford University School of Medicine (2017)
  • The Kaiser Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching, Stanford University School of Medicine (2008)
  • The Lawrence H. Mathers Award for Commitment to Medical Education, Stanford Medical School (2013)

Administrative Appointments
  • Associate Course Director, Practice of Medicine, Stanford University (2005 - 2014)
  • Director, Core Clerkship in Family and Community Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine (2006 - 2010)
  • Director, Predoctoral Education, Family Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine (2009 - 2019)
  • Director, SHIELD (Stanford Healthcare Innovations and Experiential Learning Directive), Stanford University School of Medicine (2014 - Present)
  • Distinguished Member, Stanford Medicine Teaching and Mentoring Academy, Stanford University School of Medicine (2019 - Present)
  • Executive Director, Patient and Family Engaged Medical Education @ Stanford (2019 - Present)
  • Section Chief for Medical Education, Division of Primary Care and Population Health, Stanford University School of Medicine (2015 - Present)


Practice Locations

Stanford Primary Care in Palo Alto Palo Alto, CA
Palo Alto, CA

211 Quarry Road

Palo Alto , CA 94304

(650) 498-9000

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(59 reviews)

Good experience.
Very thorough, compassionate, and friendly.
Dr. Schillinger is terrific! She is the key reason that I continue to go to Stanford family practice. It has been a real privilege to have her as my doctor for many years - she has helped me & my family tremendously.
We love Dr. Erika!
Great doctor!
Super nice, empathetic, listens to what I'm actually feeling, status concern.
Dr. Schillinger is not only my MD but my 3 children as well. She's very professional, delightful and makes me feel @ ease.
Dr Schillinger is outstanding! I trust her completely with my entire family. She is exceptionally patient centered, compassionate and knowledgeable.
My experience with Dr. Schillinger and her associates has always been excellent. Thank you for giving me the best care.
Dr. Erika Schillinger is one of the best. Thoughtful, attentive, with a balanced approach to treatments and a process that puts the patient at the front and center of their own care.
I Love Dr. Schillenger. She's been GREAT for all the years that I've been going to see her. I like that when I see her for my yearly annual exam. We talk about me as a whole person and not just talking to any symptoms of issues that I might be experiencing.
Dr. Schillinger and med. student Tom provided phenomenal care during my visit. Tom was very thorough in his examination and presentation of symptoms. Dr. Schillinger is clearly a fantastic attending who values teaching! She even pulled up a diagram on the computer to help me more clearly visualize the problem that had brought me in for the visit. Dr. Schillinger took extra time to answer my many questions about medications and follow up care. Very pleased and well cared for during this visit!
Dr. Schillinger clearly explained how this was unlikely to be anything extremely serious, then put in the referrals for next steps. Messages were quickly responded to.
Dr. Schillinger cares about her patients and provides empathy and great clinical skill and is in tune with me as a patient. I only request her if possible.
I/we adore Dr. Schillinger I have been a patient for 20+ yrs. - she is the best. My 6 & 8 yr. old love her too.
Dr. Schillinger has been my primary care provider for almost 20 years, continuity in care is excellent in this situation. She knows my body's weak & strong points.
I've been seeing Dr. Schillinger for many years and she's and exceptional provider, very caring to her patients, and very knowledgeable.
Dr. Schillinger is the best!
Dr. Schillinger is excellent & very kind.
Wonderful doctor.
Dr. Erika Schillinger is not my PCP but she was an incredible provider. she paid attention to my concerns, explained things clearly and had a warm presence. I would highly recommend her!
Blood pressure. I asked her for giving referrals to endocrinology clinic because I had similar problem (many years ago I was operated because of toxic thyroid). Dr. Shilling was so kind and gave me referral.
Dr. Schillinger has always made me feel relaxed and part of the care team. She has great, diplomacy when discussing things that I've overlooked or dismissed. At the end of every appointment, we are always in agreement on any plan of action that needs implementing. I leave with confidence.
I enjoy my visits w/Dr. Schillinger because she cares about me as a person & my overall health as well as the visits to address specific issues.
Dr. Schillinger is a compassionate, kind and thorough doctor. I trust her with my entire family's health.
I always highly recommend her. I wish everyone could have as good of a relationship with their PCP. It makes a huge difference as a social worker to have support from my PCP.
Dr. Schillinger has been my doctor for many years. I think she's terrific & feel very fortunate to have her.
I appreciated her genuine concern regarding my weight gain & her suggestions on how to better manage it.
She's an excellent primary care physician and my children's pediatrician.
Excellent caring doctor.
Dr. Schillinger is the VERY BEST! I am very lucky to have her as my doctor.
Dr. Schillinger is always very caring and professional.
Dr. Schillinger is one of my favorite providers. She's always very attentive and I appreciate that she doesn't rush through appointments. She's very thorough.
I love Dr. Schillinger! Very much appreciate that she doesn't rush through appointments and doesn't get on the computer until after we've chatted and she's done some examination on me.
Dr. Schillinger was very considerate to me; recommended very helpful supplement for heartburn. I understand it is hard to treat some allergic people (like me) to medicines.
Dr. Schillinger is the best! As a physician myself, I trust her with my entire family she is so kind and an excellent clinician.
Above and beyond - one of the best doctors I've ever had.
She is very knowledgeable and experienced. She seemed not to know about other departments and got defensive when I shared my experience from prior years of frustration -
Dr. Schillinger is the best!
I come back to Stanford practice because I like to relationship build with my healthcare/dental providers. I feel confident in Doctor Schillinger and as I said before I like her as a doctor & person.
Dr. Schillinger is a very caring dr. w/personal touch.
I've been seeing Dr Schillinger for along time and really like her. Dr this visit she took enough time to listen had to me and address my concerns.
Dr. Schillinger was very thorough in her examination and carefully explained why I might feel chest pain.
Great doctor!
LOVE Dr. Schillinger!
Dr. Schillinger is the best. She has been my primary for many years and our relationship has developed into a partnership of trust and caring. She addresses all my concern and we work on issues together.
Great great doctor!
We love Dr. Schillinger!
Love Dr. Schillinger that's why I'm still at Stanford. I'm finding that Stanford is becoming to be the Kaiser of years ago. For the money we pay in insurance and the service we receive Kaiser is better. However, you are very lucky to have Dr. Schillinger.
Dr. SSchillinger is terrific.
Outstanding physician - very thorough, personable and competent... I just love her!
Love Erika! She's the best.
My doctor is caring and thoughtful.
I would choose "excellent" in all categories if it were an option.
She's the best! The only downside is her availability since she is also faculty. I wait for her because I think she's worth it!
Dr. Schillinger is the best!
During any my visit, Dr. Schillinger helps me to solve some problems. I leave her office very satisfied with her consideration.
I appreciate Dr. Schillinger taking her time & patience with me during my appt.
Dr. Schilliner is great!

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