Randall Vagelos, MD

Randall Vagelos, MD

Cardiologist

Bio:   Board certified in Internal Medicine, General Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, and Heart Failure and Transplantation. Medical Director of Stanford Cardiac Care Unit since 1991. Clinical interests: CHF, advanced structural heart disease (heart muscle, coronary artery, valve, and pericardial), as well as post radiation and chemotherapy induced heart damage.
4.8 out of 5
263 Patient Ratings
66 Patient Comments

Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy Clinic

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • 2nd Floor, Room A260
  • Stanford , CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-724-4942
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Heart Transplant Program

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • 2nd Floor, Room A260
  • Stanford , CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-723-5468
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Professional Education

  • Fellowship: Stanford University School of Medicine Registrar (1991) CA
  • Cardiology Fellowship, Stanford University School of Medicine, Cardiology Fellowship (1989)
  • Board Certification: Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, American Board of Internal Medicine (2014)
  • Board Certification, American Board of Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology (2002)
  • Board Certification: Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine (1989)
  • Residency: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center (1986) NY
  • Medical Education: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (1983) NY
  • Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (1986)
  • Internship: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center (1984) NY
4.9

Friendliness

4.8

Explanations

4.8

Listens

4.8

Includes you in decisions

4.8

Clear Communication

4.9

Confidence in your doctor

4.9

Recommended to others

4.0

Wait times

SHC Patient, Jun 2017

Randy Vagelos, MD - exceptional in all respects!

SHC Patient, Jun 2017

Although my wait to see him was over an hour when he got to the room he spent valuable time with me.

SHC Patient, May 2017

Very appreciative of responsiveness of Dr. V in scheduling appointment on a rush basis.

SHC Patient, May 2017

Dr. Vagelos is an excellent cardiologist. He has stabilized my congestive heart failure and been very proactive in seeking solutions/effective treatments for my many problems.

SHC Patient, May 2017

Dr. Vagelos has been incredibly kind & visionary with regard to helping plan treatment. I am so blessed her is my cardiologist - I love my TAVR!! New life!!

SHC Patient, Apr 2017

Good.

SHC Patient, Apr 2017

Very good doctor, great attention and I trust him a lot.

SHC Patient, Apr 2017

OUTSTANDING.

SHC Patient, Apr 2017

I like my doc but I seriously dislike the clinic's administrative practices.

SHC Patient, Apr 2017

Satisfactory.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Always an excellent experience with Dr. Vagelos and his staff.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

I was extremely impressed and satisfied with Dr. Vagelos in every respect.

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4.8 out of 5
263 Patient Ratings
66 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Jun 2017

Randy Vagelos, MD - exceptional in all respects!

SHC Patient, Jun 2017

Although my wait to see him was over an hour when he got to the room he spent valuable time with me.

SHC Patient, May 2017

Very appreciative of responsiveness of Dr. V in scheduling appointment on a rush basis.

SHC Patient, May 2017

Dr. Vagelos is an excellent cardiologist. He has stabilized my congestive heart failure and been very proactive in seeking solutions/effective treatments for my many problems.

SHC Patient, May 2017

Dr. Vagelos has been incredibly kind & visionary with regard to helping plan treatment. I am so blessed her is my cardiologist - I love my TAVR!! New life!!

SHC Patient, Apr 2017

Good.

SHC Patient, Apr 2017

Very good doctor, great attention and I trust him a lot.

SHC Patient, Apr 2017

OUTSTANDING.

SHC Patient, Apr 2017

I like my doc but I seriously dislike the clinic's administrative practices.

SHC Patient, Apr 2017

Satisfactory.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Always an excellent experience with Dr. Vagelos and his staff.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

I was extremely impressed and satisfied with Dr. Vagelos in every respect.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

This cardiologist is excellent and the patient care he delivers doesn't get any better. He is smart, professional and very personable. Great doctor!

SHC Patient, Feb 2017

I am grateful for Dr. Vagelos' skill, knowledge and thoroughness. Also, his openness with communication.

SHC Patient, Feb 2017

A brilliant doctor.

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

Dr. Vagelos has my utmost admiration. He is very thorough and I feel confident he will help me navigate my heart problems.

SHC Patient, Dec 2016

I was so grateful that I was able to see Dr. Vagelos today. He had an opening in his clinic and I was able to be fit in.

SHC Patient, Nov 2016

Each experience promoted confidence, reassurance and trust.

SHC Patient, Nov 2016

Dr. Vagelos is personable, intelligent and an excellent doctor.

SHC Patient, Nov 2016

We have great respect and confidence in Dr. Vagelos.

SHC Patient, Nov 2016

Randy Vagelos is the best physician I've ever had. He is superb.

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

Dr. Vagelos is a fabulous doctor and a great representative of SHC

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

Good.

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

I have been seeing Dr. Vagelos for 13 years now and have great confidence in him and his care of me.

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

He's the best!

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

Excellent.

SHC Patient, Sep 2016

Great team work.

SHC Patient, Sep 2016

Dr. Vagelos is a wonderful doctor. He is patient, compassionate and very knowledgeable.

SHC Patient, Sep 2016

My confidence in R. Vagelos could not be higher!

SHC Patient, Sep 2016

Dr Vagelos is an expert in the cardiac effects of Radiation therapy. I feel I am making the right decision to make Dr V my only cardiologist for he knows the best treatments , meds, etc in my particuliar case. My San Francisco cardiologist has been counterproductive over the years,

SHC Patient, Sep 2016

I'm blessed to have Dr Vagelos as my cardiologist. This visit I met with his resident Andrew first who was very thoughtful, knowledgable, and compassionate.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

I have known Dr. Vagelos since 1998, and he is superb!

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

physician is an outstanding professional; took very complete history, interested, friendly with exceptional clinical knowledge.excellent example of the very best at stanford healthcare.

SHC Patient, May 2016

Dr. Vagelos is knowledgeable, experienced, thorough, & he cares.

SHC Patient, May 2016

Dr Vagelos is thorough, careful, and takes the time to elicit relevant information from my mother, who trusts and values Dr V

SHC Patient, May 2016

Dr. Vagelos is an incredibly effective analyst and communicator. He explains clearly what he is thinking and ensures that every point is understood before moving forward.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

Good doc; good rapport.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

I am indeed fortunate to be under the care of Randy Vagelos, M.D.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

you all are very good for what you do

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Dr Vadelos was one of the most informative doctors I have ever met. He spent a very along time with me making certain he and I understood all issues.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

I have full academic confidence in Dr. Vagelos. But he doesn't seem to remember or care about previous history - Updates his memory, little current complaint (physical complaints) addressed.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

I always admire dr v's thoroughness and depth of knowledge of patients like me.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

I have been a patient of Dr. Vagelos for 13 yrs. and cannot speak highly enough about him.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

I have been Dr. Vagelos' patient for over 20 years. I have total confidence in him. Excellent doctor as well as a human being.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Thank you DR Vagelos!

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

16th year of care, excellent.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Dr. Vagelos is superb in all respects.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Dr. Vagelos is highly intelligent, well trained, competent, friendly. I highly recommend him.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Dr. Vagelos is truly outstanding in all regards.

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

Dr.Vagelos is a great Cardiologist and provides outstanding care. We are blessed to have him as our Family Cardiologist.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

All very good.

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

I was completely satisfied with the information and care given by the doctor.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

Dr.Vagelos is a wonderful doctor.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

Good experience.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Dr. Vagelos was excellent and went way beyond my expectations.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Exceptional care provider (Randy Vagelos, M.D.).

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

One of the best physicians I've ever been to, and I am a physician. World class care.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Very good.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

And overall very positive each appointment was very very helpful.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Dr. Vagelos and his nurse Mullin are exceptional in kindness and good humor.

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

Listed me as "morbid obese" whereas later BMI was only 29 (overweight).

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Fabulous.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Randall H. Vagelos, MD is an outstanding cardiologist and Stanford University Medical Center and school of medicine are fortunate to have him. He would be on any ones _______ for best cardiologist practicing today!

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Types mostly in the computer.

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

Dr. Vagelos is one of the most outstanding physician's I've ever met - (I am also a physician) - he is absolutely superb.

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

A great doctor. I have recommended him to all my friends.