Wen-Kai Weng, MD, PhD

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


Associate Professor of Medicine (Blood and Marrow Transplantation and Cellular Therapy) and, by courtesy, of Dermatology

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Languages Spoken:
Chinese

Biography


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.

Professional Summary


Professional Education
  • Fellowship, Stanford University, Medical Oncology (2002)
  • Residency, University of Texas-Houston, Internal Medicine (1999)
  • Internship, University of Texas-Houston, Internal Medicine (1997)
  • PhD, University of Minnesota, Pathobiology/Immunology (1996)
  • MD, ChungShan Medical and Dental College, Medicine (1988)

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, 2010, 2012, 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019)
  • 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
  • Co-Director, Stanford Multidisciplinary Cutaneous Lymphoma Clinic (2014 - Present)
  • Director, Blood and Marrow Transplantation/Cellular Therapy (BMT/CT) Fellowship Program (2015 - Present)
  • Scientific Advisory Board, Lymphoma Research Foundation (2011 - 2012)

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Practice Locations


Blood and Marrow Transplant Program (BMT) - 875 Blake Wilbur Drive Palo Alto, CA
Palo Alto, CA

875 Blake Wilbur Drive, Clinic E, 1st Floor

Palo Alto , CA 94304

(650) 498-6000

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Patient Ratings

(163 Ratings)

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4.9/5

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(50 reviews)

For me its the best doctor since my illness started.
Thank you! Dr. Weng for saving my life! You & your staff are amazing people.
Dr. Weng and his staff are awesome.
I would recommend you to other people for the reason the doctors are very good & secure.
Dr. Weng is undoubtedly one of the most caring and informative doctors I have ever seen!!
I feel fortunate to have Dr. Weng as my primary BMT doctor.
Dr. Weng is very friendly and personal.
Dr. Weng is very caring and very nice.
The care provider made the information easy to understand.
Dr. Weng give excellent care and very knowledgeable and professional. 10. For sure!
I also appreciate his sense of humor. And it's always appropriate.
Speaking to the doctor and how he explained everything.
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!
Dr. Wen is exceptionally skilled at explaining complex, serious issues & adjusting his delivery to my level of understanding. Instills confidence.
Dr. Weng is very knowledgeable & professional, caring, loving & compassionate to patients & their families. God bless him! He is the best!
Because to me they explained everything well that I needed.
Dr. Weng is the worst in describing in lay terms the mechanism of multiple myeloma.
Couldn't have been better! Best personable staff I have EVER experienced!
Excellent!
Dr. Weng is always thorough, professional and informed. He has been my doctor for 4 years and I've never had a complaint.
The care provider listen and answer all my concern.
Staff is and always the best. I'm always pleased with every visit and each and every staff member is always great.
Dr. Weng is very sensitive & thoughtful I have complete confidence in the care he provides.
Dr. Weng is awesome!
Excellent care.
Did not really discuss alternative care options.
Dr. Weng is awesome - I am so thankful that I was connected with him.
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.
Dr. Weng has my total trust. We love him -
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.
Felt in very capable hands.
Will make every effort to see me before my appointment time whenever he is available.
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.
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.
Great experience!
Dr. Weng is excellent.
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!
Dr. Weng who very familiar with my medical history and spent a lot of the answering my questions.
Dr. Weng is excellent.
My husband & I were VERY impressed with the knowledge of the whole staff!
Dr. Weng was terrific! Smart, responsive, optimistic, sensitive & knowledgeable.
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.
Very impressed - best explanation of my condition/tx options.
This appointment was a follow up to my treatment.
I love Stanford and I recommend to other who needs help.
Dr. Weng is the best!
Dr. Weng inspires complete confidence with his knowledge, experience & positive, friendly attitude.
She doesn't explain until asked; then does in helpful way.
Good.
I am glad Dr. Wang is my doctor. I have also had good experience with Dr. Miklos in the hospital.

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