Advanced Surgical Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease
Our heart surgery program continues the legacy of Dr. Norman Shumway, who completed the first adult heart transplant in the U.S. in 1968. Our internationally recognized cardiac surgeons perform advanced surgical procedures and pioneer new ones, with an emphasis on minimally invasive techniques whenever possible.
Our clinical excellence, combined with our ground-breaking research, makes us one of the top heart surgery programs in the nation.
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.
Stanford Health Care provides comprehensive services to refer and track patients, as well as the latest information and news for physicians and office staff. For help with all referral needs and questions, visit Referring Physicians.
HOW TO REFER
To refer a patient, please call: 650-724-7500.
Fax a referral form with supporting documentation to 650-320-9443.
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