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Sumbul Ahmad Desai

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Contact Information

  • Clinical Offices
    Department of Medicine 300 Pasteur Dr Rm S102 MC 5110 Stanford, CA 94305
    Tel Work (650) 723-6083 Fax (650) 497-8001
  • Academic Offices
    Alternate Contact
    Sandra Ehlert Administrative Assistant Tel Work 650-723-6083
    Not for medical emergencies or patient use

Professional Overview

Clinical Focus

  • Hospitalist Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Academic Appointments

Administrative Appointments

  • Associate Chief Medical Officer, Strategy and Innovation, Stanford Hospital and Clinic (2012 - present)
  • Assistant Chief Strategy and Planning, Division of General Medical Disciplines (2012 - present)
  • Medical Director, Strategic Initiatives, Office of CMO, Stanford Hospital and Clinics (2011 - 2012)

Honors and Awards

  • Kaiser Family Foundation Fellow, Kaiser Family Foundation (2009)
  • Presidential Award for Clinical Excellence, Medical College of Virginia, VCU SOM (May 2008)

Professional Education

Residency: Stanford University Hospital -Internal Medicine Residency Training Program CA (06/2011)
Medical Education: Medical College of Virginia VA (2008)

Scientific Focus

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

Intersection of Media and Medicine, Cost Effective Healthcare, The effect of media on the geriatric population

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