Marilyn Tan, MD

Marilyn Tan, MD

Endocrinologist

Bio:   Marilyn Tan, MD is double board certified in Endocrinology and Internal Medicine. She practices general endocrinology, but her main clinical and research interests are in diabetes management. In her free time, she enjoys running, skiing, cooking, and finding new restaurants.
4.8 out of 5
163 Patient Ratings
19 Patient Comments

Endocrinology Clinic

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • 1st Floor, Suite A175
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-721-1300
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Professional Education

  • Board Certification: Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, American Board of Internal Medicine (2014)
  • Board Certification, Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, American Board of Internal Medicine (2014)
  • Fellowship: Stanford University Medical CenterCA
  • Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (2012)
  • Residency: Stanford University Hospital -Clinical Excellence Research Center (2012) CA
  • Medical Education: Boston University School of Medicine (2009) MA
  • BA, University of California, Berkeley, Molecular and Cell Biology (Magna Cum Laude) (2005)

Honors & Awards

  • Honors Certificate in Medical Education, Stanford University School of Medicine (2016)
  • Physician Educator, Stanford Japan Program (Tokushima, Japan) (2016)
  • Focus on Fellows Award, American Diabetes Association (2014)
  • Physician Educator, Stanford Japan Program (Okinawa, Japan) (2013)
  • Northern California Regional Poster Finalist, American College of Physicians (2012)
  • 1st Place Stanford 2020 QI Challenge, Stanford Hospital and Clinics (2010)
  • Phi Beta Kappa, University of California, Berkeley (2004)
  • Regents and Chancellor's Scholar, University of California, Berkeley (2001)

Administrative Appointments

  • Resident Rotation Director, Stanford University Medical Center (2014 - Present)
  • Endocrinology Clerkship Director, Stanford University School of Medicine (2015 - Present)

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Friendliness

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Recommended to others

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Explanations

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Listens

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Includes you in decisions

4.8

Clear Communication

4.8

Confidence in your doctor

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Wait times

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

really nice talking to Dr Tan.. discussed all conditions, previous labs, and the path forward. Very good experience.

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

Always very pleasant and cordial.

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

very good

SHC Patient, Jun 2016

Dr. Tan was excellent -- she was very reassuring about previous test results, and provided a lot of explanation about my diagnosis. It was clear she was very knowledgeable.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

Dr. Tan was attentive, detail oriented, and took the time to allow me to understand and participate in my care.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Also was able to handle rare/complex issues. She was fantastic!

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Dr. Tan is awesome! Very knowledgeable, willing to answer question and communicate complex technical answers (which I wanted). She is extremely friendly and approachable. Willing and able to have an extremely in depth discussion about my condition, options, and potential future treatments.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Dr. Tan is one of the few Stanford doctors that actually listened to me. I'm the patient and I am well versed on my own healthcare, and she listened to the concerns I had and addressed them.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Doctor was proficient and courteous. She was attentive to my worries and help me with my health concerns.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

She is amazing! One of the best doctors I have seen in my life, and I have seen many.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Very good experience.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

I cannot say how grateful I am for Dr. Tan's involvement in my care. She has been incredibly kind and caring. She's extremely professional and equally gracious.

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4.8 out of 5
163 Patient Ratings
19 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

really nice talking to Dr Tan.. discussed all conditions, previous labs, and the path forward. Very good experience.

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

Always very pleasant and cordial.

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

very good

SHC Patient, Jun 2016

Dr. Tan was excellent -- she was very reassuring about previous test results, and provided a lot of explanation about my diagnosis. It was clear she was very knowledgeable.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

Dr. Tan was attentive, detail oriented, and took the time to allow me to understand and participate in my care.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Also was able to handle rare/complex issues. She was fantastic!

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Dr. Tan is awesome! Very knowledgeable, willing to answer question and communicate complex technical answers (which I wanted). She is extremely friendly and approachable. Willing and able to have an extremely in depth discussion about my condition, options, and potential future treatments.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Dr. Tan is one of the few Stanford doctors that actually listened to me. I'm the patient and I am well versed on my own healthcare, and she listened to the concerns I had and addressed them.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Doctor was proficient and courteous. She was attentive to my worries and help me with my health concerns.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

She is amazing! One of the best doctors I have seen in my life, and I have seen many.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Very good experience.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

I cannot say how grateful I am for Dr. Tan's involvement in my care. She has been incredibly kind and caring. She's extremely professional and equally gracious.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

Recommended her to my mother.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Friendliness - Good.

SHC Patient, Jun 2015

I took several of Dr Tan's cards, and will recommend her to a few friends with similar issues.

SHC Patient, May 2015

Dr. Tan has a sound knowledge of her field. She was able to link with then breath and length of my comprehensive medical history and give me advice to connect information from one specialest to her specialty.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

I could have used more info about my new medications including poss. side effects.

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Dr. Tan is extremely smart caring & communicative. A+.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Dr. Tan was wonderful. She really took the time to explain everything and answer questions.