Kenneth Sakamoto

Kenneth Sakamoto

Internal medicine doctor, Cardiologist

4.7 out of 5
143 Patient Ratings
32 Patient Comments

General Cardiology at Boswell Building

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • 2nd Floor, Room A260
  • Stanford , CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-723-6459
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Professional Education

  • Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (1985)
  • Residency: UCSD Medical Center (1985) CA
  • Board Certification: Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine (1987)
  • Fellowship: VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System (1987) CA
  • Internship: UCSD Medical Center (1983) CA
  • Medical Education: Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med (1982) OH
  • B.S.E., Princeton University, Chemical Engineering (1978)

Honors & Awards

  • Alpha Omega Alpha, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (1981)
  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology (1989)

Administrative Appointments

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, UCLA School of Medicine (1997 - 2011)
  • Clinical Associate Professor, Stanford University School of Medicine (2011 - Present)
  • Clinical Instructor, UCLA School of Medicine (1988 - 1997)
4.8

Friendliness

4.8

Explanations

4.7

Listens

4.7

Includes you in decisions

4.7

Clear Communication

4.7

Confidence in your doctor

4.7

Recommended to others

4.4

Wait times

SHC Patient, May 2017

I loved how much time he spent with me and how he explained things to me!

SHC Patient, Apr 2017

Doctors nurses and all the personnel from Stanford thanks for your attentions and continue being nice as now, a greeting to everyone.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Dr. Sakamoto is an excellent doctor with his dedication and knowledge. I feel lucky for him to be my doctor! I'll be glad to recommend Dr. Sakamoto to others.

SHC Patient, Feb 2017

I would recommend Doctor Sakamoto to anyone.

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

Dr. Sakamoto is an excellent doctor with his patience and great knowledge. I feel lucky for him to be my doctor! I'll be happy to recommend Dr. Sakamoto to others.

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

Dr. Sakamoto was incredible. Very detailed explaination and generous with his time. I never felt rushed and he put me at ease. Even got me a same day appointment for an echo right after the cardiology appointment. I was very impressed with the entire cardiology clinic, and Dr. Sakamoto in particular.

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

I am extremely impressed with the care and warmth of all staff especially the physicians.

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

Dr. Sakamoto and Dr. Sheth are exceptional on all of these points. they listen carefully, address concerns, explain decisions, and offer me options. This visit, they both asked me to make decisions about medications, and they fully explained the options before doing so. Excellent care.

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

Very impressed.

SHC Patient, Dec 2016

Dr. Sakamoto is very very thorough & his time/detail orientedness in understanding my dad's history is very much appreciated.

SHC Patient, Nov 2016

I really appreciate all the detail Dr. Sakamoto provides.

SHC Patient, Nov 2016

Dr. Sakamoto was exceptional. I was verypleased to have met with him. He was kind, understanding and also very responsive with follow-up questions. Thanks!

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4.7 out of 5
143 Patient Ratings
32 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, May 2017

I loved how much time he spent with me and how he explained things to me!

SHC Patient, Apr 2017

Doctors nurses and all the personnel from Stanford thanks for your attentions and continue being nice as now, a greeting to everyone.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Dr. Sakamoto is an excellent doctor with his dedication and knowledge. I feel lucky for him to be my doctor! I'll be glad to recommend Dr. Sakamoto to others.

SHC Patient, Feb 2017

I would recommend Doctor Sakamoto to anyone.

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

Dr. Sakamoto is an excellent doctor with his patience and great knowledge. I feel lucky for him to be my doctor! I'll be happy to recommend Dr. Sakamoto to others.

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

Dr. Sakamoto was incredible. Very detailed explaination and generous with his time. I never felt rushed and he put me at ease. Even got me a same day appointment for an echo right after the cardiology appointment. I was very impressed with the entire cardiology clinic, and Dr. Sakamoto in particular.

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

I am extremely impressed with the care and warmth of all staff especially the physicians.

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

Dr. Sakamoto and Dr. Sheth are exceptional on all of these points. they listen carefully, address concerns, explain decisions, and offer me options. This visit, they both asked me to make decisions about medications, and they fully explained the options before doing so. Excellent care.

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

Very impressed.

SHC Patient, Dec 2016

Dr. Sakamoto is very very thorough & his time/detail orientedness in understanding my dad's history is very much appreciated.

SHC Patient, Nov 2016

I really appreciate all the detail Dr. Sakamoto provides.

SHC Patient, Nov 2016

Dr. Sakamoto was exceptional. I was verypleased to have met with him. He was kind, understanding and also very responsive with follow-up questions. Thanks!

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

I was so impressed with Dr. Sakamoto. He spent over an hour with me, was utterly charming and spent ages explaining my problem without talking down to me. I think he is fantastic and was very helpful and reassuring.

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

Dr Sakamoto has always been a great physician!

SHC Patient, May 2016

Dr. Sakamoto was great! Would highly recommend him to others. He took his time with me and made me feel well cared-for.

SHC Patient, May 2016

Everyone at Stanford I came into contact with were very kind and caring.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Knowledgeable, caring physician.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

I have nothing but the best care any patient could ever have. Thank you.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Dr. Sakamoto is thorough, professional, and caring - I've never had better.

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

Dr. Sakamoto has always treated me with great respect & intelligence.

SHC Patient, May 2015

Dr. Sakamoto was excellent. #1. Dr. Sakomoto was care giver.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

Dr. Sakamoto is one of the best doctors I have ever seen. He really cares about his patients.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Dr. Sakamoto is the best! His caring meals a lot to me.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Excellent treatment.

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

A very down to earth person. Lots of time for you and friendly.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Dr. Sakamoto is the best!!

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

The cardiologist spent a lot of time with me and answered all my questions thoroughly.

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

Most excellent.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Dr. Sakamoto is a gem - I hope I never lose him - always courtesy and very helpful!

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Most thorough physician I have ever met.

SHC Patient, May 2014

One of the best providers I have met in my entire life so far! I can happily give 5 stars to the provider.

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

Dr. Sakamoto's care is exceptional. I feel very safe with his care & understanding.