Clinical Focus

  • Connected Care
  • ClickWell Care- Virtual Primary Care
  • Telemedicine
  • Digital Health
  • Internal Medicine
  • Hospitalist Medicine
  • Clinical Trials
  • Personalized Medicine

Academic Appointments

Administrative Appointments

  • Vice Chair, Strategy and Innovation, Department of Medicine, Stanford School of Medicine (2015 - Present)
  • Chief, Stanford Center for Digital Health, Stanford Medicine (2015 - Present)
  • Associate Chief Medical Officer, Digital Strategy & Innovation, Stanford Healthcare (2012 - Present)
  • Assistant Chief Strategy and Planning, Division of General Medical Disciplines (2012 - 2014)

Honors & Awards

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

Professional Education

  • Residency:Stanford University Hospital -Clinical Excellence Research Center (2011) CA
  • Medical Education:Medical College of Virginia (2008) VA

Research & Scholarship

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

How virtual care and connected health is leveraged in health systems.

Behavioral approaches to improve engagement

Outcome of digital health interventions

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


All Publications

  • 27580275 The Outlook of Digital Health for Cardiovascular Medicine: Challenges but Also Extraordinary Opportunities. Turrakhia, M., Desai, S. 2016