Dr. Suffoletto is a primary care doctor at Stanford Internal Medicine Clinic. She is board certified in internal medicine.

For each patient, Dr. Suffoletto prepares a care plan. Her goal is to help every individual achieve the best possible health and quality of life. Her care plans are customized, comprehensive, and compassionate.

Patients praise Dr. Suffoletto‘s clinical skills and warm bedside manner. They value her ability to listen closely and communicate clearly.

Her expertise and empathy are fundamental to her leadership as the medical director of the Stanford Coordinated Care (SCC) program. This program uses an interdisciplinary, team-based approach to enhance care for moderate- and high-risk patients throughout the Stanford Health Care system.

Dr. Suffoletto also helps educate the internal medicine providers of the future. She is a clinical associate professor of primary care and population health in the Stanford Department of Medicine, Division of Primary Care.

To advance the field of internal medicine, she has published virtual patient cases, medical education curricula, and has given regional and national presentations on women’s health topics and medical education with a focus on simulation training.

Prior to joining Stanford, she held positions as associate chief of staff for education and innovative learning and medical director of simulation education in the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System and chief of staff at Butler VA Healthcare System in Pennsylvania.

Professional Summary

Education & Certifications
  • Residency: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Internal Medicine (2008) PA
  • Medical Education: Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine (2004) IL

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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Coordinated Care Palo Alto, CA
Palo Alto, CA

211 Quarry Road, Suite 402

Palo Alto , CA 94304

(650) 724-1800

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Dr. Suffoletto spent time with me and was very personable and kind. I was very grateful.
Dr. Suffaleto is fabulous
Dr. Suffaletto was extremely open, kind and caring.
Very thorough and caring.
Excellent care. Listened patiently to my issues and provided a clear guidance.
Dr. Suffoletto has excellent "bedside manners": she listens well, pays attention to what questions and/or concern I have does not make me feel rushed
Very pleasant & caring!
She combines great expertise and lots of clinical experience with a natural empathetic way of dealing with me.
Dr Suffoletto was positive and supportive and educated me about the issues involving the ongoing care of my finger. She also removed the stitches and rechecked my blood pressure. Overall, the care I received was exceptional.
Everything went very well
Dr. Suffoletto is excellent and to me she is the best for my needs. All my primary care physicians have been excellent.
Thank you, you were very helpful and answered my question. Happy New Year, Dianne Carlson
Dr. Suffoletto is the best
Dr Suffoletto was thoughful, thorough and unrushed in conducting my annual physical. She patiently answered all my questions and addressed my concerns.
Thank you Doc!
Great visit!
She is caring intelligent and a great person
Dr. Jo-Anne Suffoletto is very patient and answered all the questions and explained very well. I highly recommend her to my friends.
Excellent. Extraordinaire Compassionate Personable Lovely I love her as my doctor. I would love her as a friend. I’d be happy to have her as a neighbor Advocate Or relative!
I was able to get a same day appointment and Dr. Suffoletto took wonderful care of me!
Hats off to Dr. Suffoletto for job well done with video visits!! There’s no delay with her appointments, she makes you feel comfortable just like you’re in her office, and all questions are answered as you go!! What more can you ask for!! Great job Dr. Suffoletto! Your service is always appreciated!!
Highly professional, Best Doctor I ever visited in past 20 years
Great listening skills
Excellent care ! Wonderful and caring.
Doctor is very thoughtful, explains each step she would be doing clearly to patient.
She shows great concern about the patient. She listened attentively to the patient’s presentation and she clearly explained the steps to cure the disease.
Jo-Anne Suffoletto has an excellent bedside manner. She allows plenty of time to engage during an appointment. She offers many opportunities to ask questions. I feel fortunate to have her as my primary care physician.
I am pleased to have her as my doctor.
She was very thorough during my visit and answered all my concerns.
Check in was easy. Doctor S was very nice and thorough. She took time to answer my questions & was very observant. Also nice is fact that she doesn’t rush to prescribe medications unless necessary.
Wonderful care all the way around!
a brilliant mix of science expertise and humanity.
Great MD
Dr. Suffoletto is outstanding: a great doctor who listens well, personable with attention to detail
On time and thorough.
I like her, she seems caring and responsive. She doesn’t seem rushed which is really nice. That means a lot.
Dr. S is fabulous.
brightly professional and warmly personal
Dr. Suffoletto was friendly, clear, and helpful. I’m very grateful to have her as my PCP!
She is very nice and respectful and always trecplain everything and look for better options.
Thank you very much for all you’ve done. All the best for the future
I'm so thankful! She is great.
She's fantastic, great listener, quick on the uptake. I appreciate that she's super efficient and takes great care of me.
Thorough, professional and pleasant!
This was my first visit with her and to meet her She has great decision making skills and had my best interest in the ones she suggested
My doctor really listened to my concerns
My doctor was able to see me without an appointment. I am so grateful as I had an increase in blood pressure and was concerned.
Very friendly & welcoming which makes for a pleasant visit.
She answered all Of my questions and went through my records in detail. I am happy choosing her as my doctor. She is patient and caring.
It was an excellent video meeting.
Dr. Suffoletto it’s a very caring and empathetic Physician.
very personable, thorough and did not make me feel rushed
Dr Suffoletto is fantastic.
I’m happy I chose dr Suffoletto, she is very good about explaining what’s happening to where I can understand.
When I finally saw her, she was terrific! Very knowledgeable, caring, and thorough.
Dr. Suffoletto s smart, kind, empathetic and an excellent listener.
She’s warm, empathetic, and communicable. I felt very taken care of!
She listened to me and build a plan of care with me. I felt very comfortable about our visit.
I really liked her. After 38 years my doc retired and getting a new physician was a challenge. So happy I found Dr. Suffoletto. Lookin forward to meeting her in person. She is very easy to talk to and really listens!
This was our first visit and it went great. I think she may be the ideal fit for me considering my particular set of medical issues.
I can’t think of any additional comments.
I am very happy with Dr Suffoletto she is always there when I call & has a return call answering my questions & concerns! I never leave the conversation without an answer/result or a plan! I appreciate her!
She is a rare combination of intelligence, expertise, attention to me and great warmth
Great bedside manner and experience.

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