At the Center for Personalized Wellness, we get to know your body, mind, and genes for a transformative experience designed to help you understand your health down to the cellular level, if you so chose. The knowledge, care, and habits you cultivate today can impact you now and deep into your future. Select from our four distinct offerings based on what’s right for you.
Helping you get to the right medications at the right dose more quickly
Not everyone responds to medications in the same way. A medicine that works well for others may not work well for you, and could result in significant side effects. In the United States, adverse drug reactions cause a great number of hospitalizations, and are a leading cause of death in hospitalized patients. Pharmacogenomics may prevent dangerous drug reactions by pre-identifying patients at risk. A pharmacogenomics analysis will study your genetic profile to determine what medications are likely to help you—or hurt you—before you even take the medication. This can help get you to the right medication faster, avoiding possibly life-threatening side effects.
Stanford Health Care (formerly Stanford Hospital & Clinics) is known worldwide for the advanced patient care provided by its doctors and staff. We also provide a wide range of guest services and amenities to our patients and visitors. Learn more about preparing for a hospital stay, billing and financial services, and our other support programs in Patients & Visitors.