Health Care

Stanford Medicine delivers unparalleled care for each patient’s unique needs. Our multidisciplinary approach to health care coordinates expertise with the most advanced technology for the best possible outcomes.

For eighth year running, U.S. News & World Report ranks Stanford Health Care one of the nation’s highest-rated hospitals.

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Emergency Department

If you have an medical emergency call 911

Stanford Medicine offers patients direct access to clinical trials that safely evaluate new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat disease.  

Patient Care

Driven to discover and committed to advancing health, our physicians are dedicated to developing new insights and improving outcomes.

  • How Stanford Medicine tackles opioid crisis

    At Stanford Medicine, programs to help patients struggling with substance-abuse disorders, research into addiction, and educational programs to increase awareness about addiction and treatment are aimed at reducing dependence on opioids.

  • Black boxes in operating rooms

    High-tech monitoring system, inspired by the aviation industry, is designed to capture what’s happening during surgical procedures to improve training and promote a culture of safety.

  • $10 million for autism, sleep research

    About 80% of children with autism have trouble sleeping, but whether better sleep could lessen other autism symptoms is unknown. A new grant will help Stanford Medicine scientists find out.

In response to a June 12 federal rule that obstructs health care access for transgender and other sexual and gender minority people, Stanford Medicine affirms its support of our LGBTQ+ community

Our donors help us lead in innovation and patient care, setting the best minds free to change the course of human health.

We are leading a biomedical revolution to improve health, reimagining patient-centered care that is proactive, predictive, and precise. 


Although the leadership of Stanford Health Care and Stanford University work in close partnership, the hospital and university are separate legal entities. Stanford Health Care cannot access the university’s endowment, nor is the endowment part of the hospital's budget.