Heather Wakelee

Medical oncologist, Thoracic specialist

4.8 out of 5
156 Patient Ratings
12 Patient Comments

Cancer Center

  • 875 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-498-6000
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Thoracic Cancer Program

  • 875 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-498-6000
More Clinic Information » Insurance Coverage » Getting Here » Make An Appointment

Professional Education

  • Fellowship: Stanford University Medical Center (2003) CA
  • Residency: Stanford University Medical Center (1999) CA
  • Board Certification: Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine (2003)
  • Internship: Stanford University Medical Center (1997) CA
  • Medical Education: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1996) MD
  • M. D., Johns Hopkins University, Medicine (1996)
  • A.B., Princeton University, Molecular Biology (1992)

Honors & Awards

  • Teaching Award, Stanford University Division of Oncology (2007, 2008, 2009, 2011)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Johns Hopkins University (06/1996)
  • Merit Award, American Society of Clinical Oncology (05/2003)

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Patient Ratings and Comments

4.9

Friendliness

4.8

Recommended to others

4.8

Explanations

4.9

Listens

4.8

Includes you in decisions

4.8

Clear Communication

4.9

Confidence in your doctor

3.8

Wait times

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Knowing Dr. Wakelee is spearheading my case provides a great comfort & confidence.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

I owe my life to Dr. Wakelee and staff. Truly not sure I'd have made it w/out them.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Excellent care provider.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Exceptional level of care and treatment by Dr. Wakelee & her staff.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Dr. Wakelee & team are the best in the west!

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

Every step of our visit was positive and upbeat.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

I had multiple care providers including Dr. Wakelee. Each one introduced themselves told me their role in my care. Especially interested in holistic care giver & his advice.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

I have been blessed by good fortune meeting Dr. Heather Wakelee (I rarely give kudos).

SHC Patient, May 2014

The doctor and the NP are always wonderful. I am so grateful for their help.

SHC Patient, May 2014

Very good experience.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

She treated me w/respect.

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

Dr. Wakelee is one of the finest physicians I have ever dealt with.

4.8 out of 5
156 Patient Ratings
12 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Knowing Dr. Wakelee is spearheading my case provides a great comfort & confidence.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

I owe my life to Dr. Wakelee and staff. Truly not sure I'd have made it w/out them.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Excellent care provider.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Exceptional level of care and treatment by Dr. Wakelee & her staff.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Dr. Wakelee & team are the best in the west!

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

Every step of our visit was positive and upbeat.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

I had multiple care providers including Dr. Wakelee. Each one introduced themselves told me their role in my care. Especially interested in holistic care giver & his advice.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

I have been blessed by good fortune meeting Dr. Heather Wakelee (I rarely give kudos).

SHC Patient, May 2014

The doctor and the NP are always wonderful. I am so grateful for their help.

SHC Patient, May 2014

Very good experience.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

She treated me w/respect.

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

Dr. Wakelee is one of the finest physicians I have ever dealt with.