Wen-Kai Weng, MD, PhD

Wen-Kai Weng, MD, PhD

Blood and marrow transplant specialist, Lymphoma specialist, Medical oncologist, Multiple myeloma specialist

Bio:   Dr. Wen-Kai Weng specializes in the treatment of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL), his basic research interest is immunotherapy for lymphoma and cancer, with two components: tumor specific targeting therapy and allogeneic transplant. He is currently working on new strategies to target patient-specific tumor using antibody along with effector cells. He is also conducting clinical study looking at the clinical efficacy of allogeneic transplant in patients with cutaneous lymphoma.
4.9 out of 5
183 Patient Ratings
49 Patient Comments

Blood and Marrow Transplant Program (BMT)

  • 875 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Clinic E, 1st Floor
  • Palo Alto , CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-723-0822
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Hematology Program

  • 875 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Clinic F
  • Palo Alto , CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-498-6000
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Lymphoma Program

Professional Education

  • Fellowship: Stanford University School of Medicine Registrar (2002) CA
  • Medical Education: Chungshan Medical College (1988) Taiwan
  • University of Minnesota (1996) MN
  • Internship: University of Texas Medical School (1997) TX
  • Residency: University of Texas Medical School (1999) TX
  • Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (2007)
  • Board Certification: Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine (2008)

Honors & Awards

  • Charles and Dorothy Andrew Bird Award, Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society (1996)
  • Developmental Research Award, Stanford Cancer Institute (2012-2013)
  • Developmental Research Award, Stanford University Cancer Center (2009-2010)
  • Division Teaching Award, BMT, Stanford University (2009)
  • Division Teaching Award, BMT, Stanford University (2010)
  • Division Teaching Award, BMT, Stanford University (2012)
  • Doctoral Dissertation Award, University of Minnesota Graduate School (1995)
  • Fellowship, Lymphoma Research Foundation (2002-2004)
  • ITI Seed Grant Award, Institute for Immunity, Transplantation and Infection, Stanford University (2011-2012)
  • K08 Clinical Scientist Career Development Award, NIH/NCI (2005-2009)
  • Predoctoral National Research Service Award, NIH/NIAID (1994-1995)
  • Translational Research Grant, Stanford Cancer Institute (2014-2015)

Administrative Appointments

  • Scientific Advisory Board, Lymphoma Research Foundation (2011 - Present)

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Friendliness

4.9

Explanations

4.9

Listens

4.9

Includes you in decisions

4.9

Clear Communication

5.0

Confidence in your doctor

4.9

Recommended to others

4.8

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SHC Patient, Aug 2017

Thank you! Dr. Weng for saving my life! You & your staff are amazing people.

SHC Patient, Aug 2017

Dr. Weng and his staff are awesome.

SHC Patient, Jul 2017

I would recommend you to other people for the reason the doctors are very good & secure.

SHC Patient, Jun 2017

Dr. Weng is undoubtedly one of the most caring and informative doctors I have ever seen!!

SHC Patient, May 2017

I feel fortunate to have Dr. Weng as my primary BMT doctor.

SHC Patient, Apr 2017

Dr. Weng is very friendly and personal.

SHC Patient, Apr 2017

Dr. Weng is very caring and very nice.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

The care provider made the information easy to understand.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Dr. Weng give excellent care and very knowledgeable and professional. 10. For sure!

SHC Patient, Feb 2017

I also appreciate his sense of humor. And it's always appropriate.

SHC Patient, Feb 2017

Speaking to the doctor and how he explained everything.

SHC Patient, Dec 2016

Dr. Weng is the best! He is knowledgeable about all my medications & treatment. He is kind & funny & oh so personable - I am so thankful for him!

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4.9 out of 5
183 Patient Ratings
49 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Aug 2017

Thank you! Dr. Weng for saving my life! You & your staff are amazing people.

SHC Patient, Aug 2017

Dr. Weng and his staff are awesome.

SHC Patient, Jul 2017

I would recommend you to other people for the reason the doctors are very good & secure.

SHC Patient, Jun 2017

Dr. Weng is undoubtedly one of the most caring and informative doctors I have ever seen!!

SHC Patient, May 2017

I feel fortunate to have Dr. Weng as my primary BMT doctor.

SHC Patient, Apr 2017

Dr. Weng is very friendly and personal.

SHC Patient, Apr 2017

Dr. Weng is very caring and very nice.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

The care provider made the information easy to understand.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

Dr. Weng give excellent care and very knowledgeable and professional. 10. For sure!

SHC Patient, Feb 2017

I also appreciate his sense of humor. And it's always appropriate.

SHC Patient, Feb 2017

Speaking to the doctor and how he explained everything.

SHC Patient, Dec 2016

Dr. Weng is the best! He is knowledgeable about all my medications & treatment. He is kind & funny & oh so personable - I am so thankful for him!

SHC Patient, Dec 2016

Dr. Wen is exceptionally skilled at explaining complex, serious issues & adjusting his delivery to my level of understanding. Instills confidence.

SHC Patient, Nov 2016

Because to me they explained everything well that I needed.

SHC Patient, Nov 2016

Dr. Weng is very knowledgeable & professional, caring, loving & compassionate to patients & their families. God bless him! He is the best!

SHC Patient, Nov 2016

Dr. Weng is the worst in describing in lay terms the mechanism of multiple myeloma.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Couldn't have been better! Best personable staff I have EVER experienced!

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Excellent!

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Dr. Weng is always thorough, professional and informed. He has been my doctor for 4 years and I've never had a complaint.

SHC Patient, May 2016

The care provider listen and answer all my concern.

SHC Patient, May 2016

Staff is and always the best. I'm always pleased with every visit and each and every staff member is always great.

SHC Patient, May 2016

Dr. Weng is very sensitive & thoughtful I have complete confidence in the care he provides.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

Dr. Weng is awesome!

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Excellent care.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Did not really discuss alternative care options.

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Dr. Weng is awesome - I am so thankful that I was connected with him.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Dr. Weng in wonderful he's always willing to discuss my concerns & wonderfully upbeat. Our visits are always a pleasant experience even when it's not what I want to hear.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Dr. Weng has my total trust. We love him -

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Dr. Weng is kind and thorough. He never rushes me or hurries me along. He is SMART and I have a lot of confidence in him.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Felt in very capable hands.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

Will make every effort to see me before my appointment time whenever he is available.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

I have a great amount of trust in my oncology team; Dr. Weng and Suzanne are easy to communicate with and show a lot of concern and support in my treatments and recovery.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Dr. Weng is the "man" he explained everything to me to where I could understand what is going on with my health. The social worker was great (ANA STAFFORD). And so was the RN (INNA KAPLAN) I was so comfortable talking with them.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Great experience!

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Dr. Weng is excellent.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

He saw what was happening, said, "I have no idea what this is, this is how I think we should treat it", then discussed the various possible treatments. I was impressed!

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

Dr. Weng who very familiar with my medical history and spent a lot of the answering my questions.

SHC Patient, Jun 2015

Dr. Weng is excellent.

SHC Patient, May 2015

My husband & I were VERY impressed with the knowledge of the whole staff!

SHC Patient, May 2015

Dr. Weng was terrific! Smart, responsive, optimistic, sensitive & knowledgeable.

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Dr. Wang is always very efficient and kind. He is also very good at explaining medical terminology and procedures and procedures in a way that I could understand.

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Very impressed - best explanation of my condition/tx options.

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

This appointment was a follow up to my treatment.

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

I love Stanford and I recommend to other who needs help.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Dr. Weng is the best!

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Dr. Weng inspires complete confidence with his knowledge, experience & positive, friendly attitude.

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

She doesn't explain until asked; then does in helpful way.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Good.

SHC Patient, May 2014

I am glad Dr. Wang is my doctor. I have also had good experience with Dr. Miklos in the hospital.