Ann Weinacker

Pulmonary critical care specialist, Pulmonologist, Critical care specialist

Bio:   Ann Weinacker is the Vice Chair of Medicine, Quality Implementation, and is Associate Chief Medical Officer, Patient Care Services. She is also Immediate Past Chief of Staff at SHC. She served as Chief of Staff from 2011-2014 after serving as Vice Chief of Staff from 2010-2011. Dr. Weinacker has extensive experience in SHC clinical and administrative leadership, in addition to serving since 1999 as a full-time faculty member in the Stanford University School of Medicine. She is currently Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. She is also Associate Director of the Intensive Care Unit and director of the Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Program. A strong advocate for patient centricity, Dr. Weinacker was appointed in November 2009 to be one of four leaders designated to actively design, guide and implement strategies to improve the patient experience at Stanford. Her research focus is ICU outcomes.

Dr. Weinacker began her career as a nurse and nurse anesthetist before completing her M.D. at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine, Mobile, in 1986. Her advanced training includes a pulmonary and critical care fellowship and a cardiovascular postdoctoral research fellowship, completed at the University of California, San Francisco in 1994. She is the winner of numerous national honors, editorial posts. Locally, she received the SHC Board of Hospital Director’s coveted Denise O’Leary Award for Clinical Excellence in 2008.
4.9 out of 5
51 Patient Ratings
6 Patient Comments

Chest Clinic

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • 1st Floor, Room A175
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-725-7061
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Professional Education

  • Residency: University of South Alabama Medical Center (1990) AL
  • Internship: University of South Alabama Medical Center (1987) AL
  • Board Certification: Critical Care Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (1993)
  • Board Certification: Pulmonary Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine (1992)
  • Fellowship: UCSF Medical Center (1994) CA
  • Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (1989)
  • Medical Education: University of South Alabama Medical Center (1986) AL
  • M.D., University of South Alabama, Medicine (1986)
  • R.N. Anesthetist, University of South Alabama, Anesthesia (1980)

Honors & Awards

  • Award for Service to Medical School, University of South Alabama College of Medicine (1986)
  • Best Intern Award, University of South Alabama (1987)
  • Victor Benator Award for Best Teaching Resident, University of South Alabama (1989)
  • Leadership Development in Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, American College of Chest Physicians (1999)
  • Chief Residents' Teaching Award, Stanford School of Medicine (2003)
  • Excellence in Teaching, Stanford University School of Medicine (2004)
  • Honor Medical Society, Alpha Omega Alpha (2006)
  • Denise O'Leary Award for Clinical Excellence, Stanford Hospital and Clinics Board of Directors (2008)

Administrative Appointments

  • Associate Chief Medical Officer, Patient Care Services, Stanford Health Care (2016 - Present)
  • Fellowship Director, Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Stanford University (2014 - Present)
  • Vice Chair, Quality -- Implementation, Department of Medicine, Stanford University (2014 - Present)
  • Chief of Staff, Stanford Hospital and Clinics (2011 - 2014)
  • Vice Chief of Staff, Stanford Hospital and Clinics (2010 - 2011)
  • Chair, Emergency Medical Response Team Committee, Stanford University Medical Center (2007 - 2011)
  • Dean's Task Force for Clinical Excellence, Stanford University School of Medicine (2007 - 2008)
  • Quality Improvement & Patient Safety Committee, Stanford University Medical Center (2007 - 2008)
  • Vice Chair, Clinical Affairs, Department of Medicine, Stanford University (2007 - 2008)
  • Chair, Rapid Response Team Committee, Stanford University Medical Center (2005 - 2007)
  • Interim Director, Heart-Lung and Lung Transplant Program, Stanford University School of Medicine (2005 - 2006)
  • Continuing Quality Improvement in the ICU Committee, Stanford University School of Medicine (2003 - Present)
  • Fellowship Director, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Stanford University (2001 - 2002)
  • Credentials Committee, American College of Chest Physicians (2000 - 2004)
  • Associate Director, Intensive Care Unit, Stanford University Medical Center (1999 - Present)

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SHC Patient, Jun 2016

Doctor Weinacker, went above & beyond Doctor patient care. She spent alot time with me. Talking about my health and its problems, she is without a doubt the best doctor I have ever had; she is wonderful. Thank her for me.

SHC Patient, Jun 2016

Great doctor!!!

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

This dr. was excellent very informative. She sent us a letter of what transpired on my visit. We have never seen such detailed information before.

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

I really appreciate the time spent with me, & the thoroughness.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

We're from out of town - Dr. called via phone often to check progress.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Good experience.

4.9 out of 5
51 Patient Ratings
6 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Jun 2016

Doctor Weinacker, went above & beyond Doctor patient care. She spent alot time with me. Talking about my health and its problems, she is without a doubt the best doctor I have ever had; she is wonderful. Thank her for me.

SHC Patient, Jun 2016

Great doctor!!!

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

This dr. was excellent very informative. She sent us a letter of what transpired on my visit. We have never seen such detailed information before.

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

I really appreciate the time spent with me, & the thoroughness.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

We're from out of town - Dr. called via phone often to check progress.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Good experience.