Jean Y. Tang MD PhD

Jean Y. Tang MD PhD

General dermatologist, Dermatologic oncologist, Cutaneous oncology specialist

Bio:   Jean Tang, M.D., Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Dermatology. Dr Tang's research focuses on genetic skin diseases such as Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome and Epidermolysis Bullosa clinical trials. She studies new ways to treat and prevent NSMC and melanoma, and the relationship between sun protection and vitamin D. She conducts preclinical studies in mice, clinical trials in high risk patients and also conducts secondary data analysis using large national datasets. Dr. Tang has led or co-led the conduct and completion of 4 investigator initiated clinical trials with 3 trials focused on BCC cancer treatment and/or prevention. She received her MD/PhD from Stanford, completed her dermatology residency at Stanford, and then went to UCSF for a 3 year post-doc in mouse genetics, while simultaneously pursuing formal coursework in biostatistics, epidemiology, and clinical trial design in the KL2 CTSI program.
4.8 out of 5
141 Patient Ratings
20 Patient Comments

Skin Cancer Program

  • 900 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • 3rd Floor
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-498-6000
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Skin Cancer Program in Palo Alto

  • 900 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • 3rd Floor
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-736-5477
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General Dermatology Clinic

  • 450 Broadway Street
  • Pavilion B, 4th Floor
  • Redwood City, CA 94063
  • Phone: 650-723-6316
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General Dermatology Clinic in Redwood City

  • 450 Broadway Street
  • Pavilion B, 4th Floor
  • Redwood City, CA 94063
  • Phone: 650-723-6316
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High-Risk Skin Cancer Clinic

  • 450 Broadway Street
  • Pavilion B, 4th Floor
  • Redwood City, CA 94063
  • Phone: 650-723-6316
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Professional Education

  • Residency: Stanford University Hospital and Clinics - Dermatology Department (2007) CA
  • Internship: Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (2004) CA
  • Medical Education: Stanford University Hospital and Clinics - Dermatology Department (2003) CA
  • Fellowship: UCSF - Dept of Epidemiology and Biostatistics (2008) CA
  • Board Certification: Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology (2007)
  • Fellow, Univ of Calif, San Francisco, KL2 Clinical Research (2009)
  • Resident, Stanford University, Dermatology (2007)
  • Intern, Santa Clara Valley, Medicine (2004)
  • PhD, Stanford University, Biophysics (2003)
  • MD, Stanford University, Medicine (2003)
  • BA, UC Berkeley, Biochemistry (1995)

Honors & Awards

  • Young Investigator Award, Prevent Cancer Organization (2007-2009)
  • Health Services Investigator Award, American Skin Association (2009)
  • K23 Career Development Award, National Institutes of Health (2009 - 2013)
  • Clinical Investigator Award, Damon Runyon (July 1 2011 - July 2014)
  • Scholar-Innovator, Harrington Discovery Center (2014-2016)

Administrative Appointments

  • President, American Dermatoepidemiology Network (2013 - 2015)
  • Director, Clinical Scholars Track, Dept Dermatology (2012 - Present)
  • Co-Director, AACR Molecular Biology in Clinical Oncology Workshop (2015 - Present)

Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you may have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.

Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.

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Explanations

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Includes you in decisions

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Clear Communication

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Confidence in your doctor

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SHC Patient, Jul 2016

The resident (sorry; forgot her name) was very helpful by explaining every thing she did, and by answering all of my questions. OUTSTANDING bed side manner! I also appreciated Dr. Tang dropping in to say hello and asking if I had any questions.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Dr. Tang is amazing. She is the main reason I stay under the Stanford umbrella for health care (otherwise I would switch to be in the same system as my husband).

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Excellent care & explaining.

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

A+ for Dr. Tang.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Dr. Tang is knowledgeable, thorough & I rec'd what I needed.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Dr. Tang is efficient, thorough and listens to my concerns.

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

Dr. Tang & her resident have excellent bedside manner.

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

Dr Tang is a good doctor.

SHC Patient, Jun 2015

Excellent doctor!!!

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

Excellent experience for first visit.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

Dr. Tang is very good,

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Only good experience plus confidence & trust in her medical knowledge.

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4.8 out of 5
141 Patient Ratings
20 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

The resident (sorry; forgot her name) was very helpful by explaining every thing she did, and by answering all of my questions. OUTSTANDING bed side manner! I also appreciated Dr. Tang dropping in to say hello and asking if I had any questions.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Dr. Tang is amazing. She is the main reason I stay under the Stanford umbrella for health care (otherwise I would switch to be in the same system as my husband).

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Excellent care & explaining.

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

A+ for Dr. Tang.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Dr. Tang is knowledgeable, thorough & I rec'd what I needed.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Dr. Tang is efficient, thorough and listens to my concerns.

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

Dr. Tang & her resident have excellent bedside manner.

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

Dr Tang is a good doctor.

SHC Patient, Jun 2015

Excellent doctor!!!

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

Excellent experience for first visit.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

Dr. Tang is very good,

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Only good experience plus confidence & trust in her medical knowledge.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Excellent.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Only negative is that Dr. Tang takes sabbaticals - so she isn't always available.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Dr. Tang is excellent in her knowledge regarding transplant patients.

SHC Patient, May 2014

Dr. Tang is excellent!

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

A+ - all super.

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

Very satisfied with provider.

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

She only works one day a week.

SHC Patient, Jan 2014

Dr. Tang is excellent in the field of post transplant patients care. She is the best.