James Wall

Bio:   Dr. James Wall is a practicing Pediatric Surgeon at Stanford University. He is an alumnus of the Stanford Biodesign program and holds a Master's degree in Bioengineering. His current research interest is in the design, development and analysis of health technology as well as the emerging field of surgical endoscopy. James currently leads the surgical endoscopy program at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital and is the Assistant Director of the Biodesign Innovation Fellowship for Stanford Biodesign. Lucile Packard is one of the only Children's Hospitals in the world to offer advanced surgical endoscopic procedures including the Per-Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) for Achalasia.

Professional Education

  • Board Certification: Pediatric Surgery, American Board of Surgery (2015)
  • Board Certification: General Surgery, American Board of Surgery (2010)
  • Fellowship: Stanford University School of Medicine (2003) CA
  • Residency: UCSF - Dept of Surgery (2003) CA
  • Internship: UCSF - Dept of Surgery (2003) CA
  • Medical Education: University of Pennsylvania (2003) PA
  • Biodesign Fellowship, Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign (2007)
  • Masters of Bioengineering, Stanford University (2008)

Honors & Awards

  • Pediatric Surgery Fellowship Teaching Award, Division of Pediatric Surgery (2016)

Administrative Appointments

  • Chairman Value Based Selection Committee, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (2015 - Present)
  • Assistant Director, Biodesign Innovation Fellowship, Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign (2014 - Present)