Patient Care

Anesthetic care is delivered in four affiliated hospitals or clinics:

  • Stanford Hospital and Clinics
  • Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
  • Palo Alto Veteran's Administration Hospital
  • Santa Clara Valley Medical Center

Anesthetic care may be given during preoperative evaluations, in operating rooms, in obstetrical wards, in intensive care units, in recovery rooms, in catheterization laboratories, before MRI/CT scans, in radiation therapy suites, in pain clinics, for postsurgical patients, and in clinics for chronic pain conditions. Specialized types of care, such as medical acupuncture, are also available.