Lawrence Shuer, MD

Neurosurgeon, Epilepsy neurosurgeon, Spine neurosurgeon, Pain neurosurgeon, Neuro-oncologist

Professor of Neurosurgery at the Stanford University Medical Center
4.8 out of 5
201 Patient Ratings
17 Patient Comments

Brain Tumor Center

Comprehensive Epilepsy Program

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • 3rd Floor, Room A301
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-723-6469
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Neurological Spine Disorders Clinic

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • 3rd Floor, Room A301
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-723-6469
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Brain Tumor Center at the Advanced Medicine Center, Clinic D

  • 875 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Clinic D
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-498-6000
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Professional Education

  • Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine (1984) CA
  • Board Certification: Neurological Surgery, American Board of Neurological Surgery (1986)
  • Internship: Stanford University School of Medicine (1979) CA
  • Medical Education: University of Michigan School of Medicine (1978) MI
  • B.A., Univeristy of Michigan, Biomedical Sciences (1975)
  • M.D., University of Michigan, Medicine (1978)

Administrative Appointments

  • Associate Chair, Stanford University School of Medicine - Neurosurgery (2004 - Present)
  • Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education, Stanford School of Medicine (1996 - 2011)
  • Chief of Staff, Stanford Hospital and Clinics (1996 - 2008)

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4.8

Friendliness

4.8

Recommended to others

4.8

Explanations

4.8

Listens

4.8

Includes you in decisions

4.8

Clear Communication

4.8

Confidence in your doctor

4.1

Wait times

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

I think Dr. Shuer is the best.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

Dr. Shuer is wonderful.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

First time I saw this doctor!

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Excellent communicator.

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Dr. maybe intelligent, but was dismissive, didn't take the time to explain his conclusions, seemed to busy to care.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

No medications discussed.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Great to be able to access providers via email; very good resource to handle questions and concerns in a timely way.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Interesting to be able to get exam/service from same doctor over 15 year period.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

I just saw Dr. Shuer and his assistant.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Very satisfied - courteous and professional health care provider.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Very positive experience.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

My overall experience is one of supreme gratitude and thanks to a great dr. & neurosurgery team.

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4.8 out of 5
201 Patient Ratings
17 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

I think Dr. Shuer is the best.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

Dr. Shuer is wonderful.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

First time I saw this doctor!

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Excellent communicator.

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Dr. maybe intelligent, but was dismissive, didn't take the time to explain his conclusions, seemed to busy to care.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

No medications discussed.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Great to be able to access providers via email; very good resource to handle questions and concerns in a timely way.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Interesting to be able to get exam/service from same doctor over 15 year period.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

I just saw Dr. Shuer and his assistant.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Very satisfied - courteous and professional health care provider.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Very positive experience.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

My overall experience is one of supreme gratitude and thanks to a great dr. & neurosurgery team.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

No medication necessary - referred to Stanford pain mgt.

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

More explanation needed to my condition in detail.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Great.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Dr. Shuer always makes me feel comfortable.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Dr. Shuer explained in easy to understand terms why I need surgery and what to expect. He showed sympathy for my problem.