Bio

Clinical Focus


  • Cancer > Head and Neck Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Diseases
  • Endocrinology
  • Diabetes and Metabolism

Academic Appointments


Administrative Appointments


  • Medical Director, Thyroid Cancer Program (2008 - Present)

Honors & Awards


  • America's Top Doctors Award, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. (2015)
  • Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors, Inc. (2015)
  • America's Top Doctors Award, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. (2014)
  • Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors, Inc. (2014)
  • America's Top Doctors Award, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. (2013)
  • Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors, Inc. (2013)
  • Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors, Inc. (2010)
  • Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors, Inc. (2009)
  • Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors, Inc. (2008)
  • Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors, Inc. (2007)

Professional Education


  • Board Certification: Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, American Board of Internal Medicine (2003)
  • Fellowship:Stanford University School of Medicine (1999) CA
  • Residency:Stanford University School of Medicine (1997) CA
  • Internship:Stanford University School of Medicine (1995) CA
  • Medical Education:Brown University - School of Medicine (1994) RI

Research & Scholarship

Clinical Trials


  • Nexavar® Versus Placebo in Locally Advanced/Metastatic RAI-Refractory Differentiated Thyroid Cancer Not Recruiting

    Trial of sorafenib versus placebo in the treatment of locally advanced or metastatic differentiated thyroid cancer refractory to radioiodine

    Stanford is currently not accepting patients for this trial. For more information, please contact Ruth Lira, (650) 723 - 1367.

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Teaching

2014-15 Courses


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