For Media


Office of Communications
Phone: 650.497.6397

Media Relations Contacts
Ashley Georgian
Phone: 650.725.6625

Lisa Kim
Phone: 650.723.6696

After Hours Support
The Office of Communications is staffed from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday. To contact a member of the communications staff after hours, on the weekends or holidays, call 650.723.6661 and request pager 15226. The on-call communications representative will return your call as soon as possible.

The Office of Communications at Stanford Hospital & Clinics is committed to responding quickly to media inquiries and facilitating interviews with nationally respected experts in medicine.


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Access the latest Stanford Hospital & Clinics news or view archived press releases.

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Stay connected to Stanford Hospital & Clinics by liking us on Facebook, following us on Twitter and watching our videos on YouTube.

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Stanford Hospital & Clinics produces videos on a variety of topics, including general health news, our services, patient stories, highlights of our unique organization, Guest Services programs and Health Library lectures.


The Office of Communications can provide the following services to members of the news media:

Media Escorts
A representative of the Communications staff must escort members of the media at all times during media activities at Stanford Hospital & Clinics. All media interviews, photography or video shoots must be coordinated through the Office of Communications.

Photographs and Video
Still photos and video footage for use in publications or broadcast programs.

We can help connect you with medical experts to comment on news stories.  For more information, contact us at 650.725.6397 or

Directions & Parking
The Office of Communications can provide specific directions and assistance with parking at any of our locations. Maps and driving directions to Stanford Hospital and our many clinic locations are available online.


Patient Privacy
One of our top priorities at Stanford Hospital & Clinics is to ensure patient privacy at all times. Any patient who will be interviewed, videotaped or photographed within Stanford Hospital must first sign a consent form authorizing the release of their personal health information. Members of the Office of Communications staff are authorized to obtain consent.

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
Stanford Hospital & Clinics Office of Communications follows all U.S. and California laws for releasing patient information to the media. To learn about these laws, please review the Guide to Release of Patient Information to the Media, which is based on the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and existing California law.

Other Stanford Media Contacts

Stanford Medicine's media and public relations teams are available around the clock to provide information. For assistance on pediatric issues, contact the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Media Relations team. For information on medical research, contact the Stanford University School of Medicine Office of Communications and Public Affairs. For other university-related queries, contact the Stanford University Office of Communications.

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