Palo Alto Veteran’s Administration Health Care System

3801 Miranda Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94304-1290
Phone: (650) 493-5000 or 800-455-0057
Fax: (650) 852-3228

Located 4 miles southeast of Stanford, the Palo Alto VA is the other principal teaching hospital affiliated with Stanford University. It is housed in a newly constructed hospital, and has 642 beds, including 272 for general medical and surgical patients, 226 for psychiatry, and 144 for extended care. The patient population consists primarily of middle-aged and elderly males with complex multisystem diseases. One fellow is assigned to the VA each month, and covers the inpatient consultation service, outpatient Hepatology practices, and the VA’s , providing

Two other VA hospitals, the VA Medical Center in Livermore, about 50 miles from Stanford, and theVA Medical Center in Menlo Park about 5 miles away, are also part of the regional health care system.


Shai Friedland, MD

Acting Chief, Gastroenterology Section
Shai Friedland, MD 
Phone: 650-493-5000 66482
Fax: 650-852-3259