Matthew Wheeler

Matthew Wheeler

Cardiologist

Bio:   I am a physician scientist with interests in cardiomyopathies, rare and undiagnosed diseases, therapeutics and genomics. I have research training in both myocardial and skeletal muscle biology and genetics, genomics, and multi-scale networks. In addition to my research training, I am a physician with interest and experience treating patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and other inherited cardiomyopathies. I have clinical training in medicine, cardiology, cardiovascular genetics, and advanced heart failure. I have extensive translational science efforts, participating in several ongoing clinical trials for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, dilated cardiomyopathy, ATTR cardiac amyloidosis, and mechanical circulatory support. I am Co-PI of Stanford’s NIH-funded Center for Undiagnosed Diseases a clinical site of the Undiagnosed Diseases Network. I am also a co-Investigator of the Bioinformatics Center of the Molecular Transducers of Physical Activity Consortium. I pursue projects and collaborations at the intersection of striated muscle genetics, genomics, and clinical investigation.
4.7 out of 5
61 Patient Ratings
18 Patient Comments

Heart Transplant Program

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • 2nd Floor, Room A260
  • Stanford , CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-723-5468
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Center for Inherited Cardiovascular Disease

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • 2nd Floor, Room H2157
  • Stanford , CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-721-4363
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Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy Clinic

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • 2nd Floor, Room A260
  • Stanford , CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-724-4942
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Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • 2nd Floor, Room A260
  • Stanford , CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-736-7878
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Amyloid Center

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • 2nd Floor, Room A260
  • Stanford , CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-725-6186
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Stanford Sports Cardiology

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • 2nd Floor, Room A260
  • Stanford , CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-736-7878
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Mechanical Circulatory Support Program

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

  • Medical Education: Pritzker School of Medicine University of Chicago Registrar (2005) IL
  • Board Certification: Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, American Board of Internal Medicine (2014)
  • Residency: Stanford University Hospital -Clinical Excellence Research Center (2007) CA
  • Fellowship: Stanford University School of Medicine (2013) CA
  • Fellowship: Stanford University School of Medicine (2012) CA
  • Board Certification: Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine (2012)
  • Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (2008)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Williams College, History and Biology (1998)

Administrative Appointments

  • Adult Medical Director, Center for Undiagnosed Diseases at Stanford (2015 - Present)
  • Executive Director, Center for Undiagnosed Diseases at Stanford (2014 - Present)
4.7

Friendliness

4.6

Explanations

4.7

Listens

4.7

Includes you in decisions

4.8

Clear Communication

4.8

Confidence in your doctor

4.7

Recommended to others

4.0

Wait times

SHC Patient, Mar 2018

Dr. Wheeler always excellent. Julia Platt - genetics consultant also very good.

SHC Patient, Mar 2018

Everyone was so professional but in a relaxed and friendly way.

SHC Patient, Dec 2017

Dr. Matthew Wheeler ALWAYS takes the time to help us understand where I am at in my process and LISTENS to what I am needing to tell him about such a big decision. My confidence in him and Stanford is so very high. I am grateful.

SHC Patient, Nov 2017

They listened & observed the pain but no solutions they measured the # of low flows but offered no new information - why were we there?

SHC Patient, Oct 2017

Dr. Wheeler is excellent in all ways.

SHC Patient, Oct 2017

Good.

SHC Patient, Aug 2017

Dr. Wheeler is terrific.

SHC Patient, Jul 2017

Great follow up - Thank you.

SHC Patient, Apr 2017

Exceptional visit.

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

Quiet voice. I had to ask him to speak louder several times. Very professional and caring.

SHC Patient, Dec 2016

I never feel hurried or rushed at my appointments. They are very caring -

SHC Patient, Sep 2016

Good.

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4.7 out of 5
61 Patient Ratings
18 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Mar 2018

Dr. Wheeler always excellent. Julia Platt - genetics consultant also very good.

SHC Patient, Mar 2018

Everyone was so professional but in a relaxed and friendly way.

SHC Patient, Dec 2017

Dr. Matthew Wheeler ALWAYS takes the time to help us understand where I am at in my process and LISTENS to what I am needing to tell him about such a big decision. My confidence in him and Stanford is so very high. I am grateful.

SHC Patient, Nov 2017

They listened & observed the pain but no solutions they measured the # of low flows but offered no new information - why were we there?

SHC Patient, Oct 2017

Dr. Wheeler is excellent in all ways.

SHC Patient, Oct 2017

Good.

SHC Patient, Aug 2017

Dr. Wheeler is terrific.

SHC Patient, Jul 2017

Great follow up - Thank you.

SHC Patient, Apr 2017

Exceptional visit.

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

Quiet voice. I had to ask him to speak louder several times. Very professional and caring.

SHC Patient, Dec 2016

I never feel hurried or rushed at my appointments. They are very caring -

SHC Patient, Sep 2016

Good.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

I feel privileged to be under the care of such great doctors and I tell everyone what excellent treatment and receiving

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

After the visit when I forgot the instructions the care provider wasn't as clear or patient. But that's understandable b/c it was their time.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Great first visit with Dr. Wheeler took plenty of time to review details with me.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Dr. Wheeler is a very competent physician and spent all the time needed to inform me of my available choices.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Always very detailed - spends quality time.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

We are impressed with the quality and quantity of time we've had with each doctor and supporting staff. It's something we talk about with our friends and family. I feel like I'm in the best possible hands in the world.