Our Team

Alice Cha, MD

Alice Cha, M.D. is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Stanford School of Medicine. A Bay Area native, she received her undergraduate degree from University of California, Berkeley. She completed her medical education at New York Medical College and her Internal Medicine Residency at Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara in 2016. She has a special interest in teaching and working with young learners. In medical school, she participated in the student-inspired pilot course, Learning to Teach, as part of revolutionizing traditional curriculum. She was awarded Exemplary Performance in study group course and curriculum development in UC Berkeley's Student Learning Center. She mentored and worked with struggling learners throughout clinical training.

John Gahagan, MD,

John Gahagan, MD is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Section of Colorectal Surgery. He earned his medical degree from Wake Forest University School of Medicine, and then he completed his General Surgery training at the University of California, Irvine. He completed his Colon & Rectal Surgery Fellowship at the New York Presbyterian/Cornell, Columbia, Memorial Sloan Kettering program in New York. He has extensive training in advanced minimally invasive surgical techniques including robotic and laparoscopic surgery. He has authored several textbook chapters and original articles in peer-reviewed journals. His clinical practice is focused on the surgical treatment of colon and rectal cancers, inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease), and benign colon and anorectal diseases (diverticulitis, hemorrhoids, fistulas, fissures). He believes in patient-centered care and multi-disciplinary approach to the treatment of diseases of the colon, rectum and anus. He joined Stanford in 2019 and is excited to build a Stanford colorectal surgery practice in the East Bay at Stanford Tri-Valley in Pleasanton and at Stanford Health Care – Emeryville.

Linda Wang, MD

Linda Wang is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Stanford School of Medicine. She completed her undergraduate degree at Rice University in Houston, Texas and earned her M.D. degree at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) in Portland, Oregon. She then completed her residency training in Internal Medicine at Stanford in 2021 and joined the ValleyCare hospitalist group later that year. Her professional interests include quality improvement, medical education, and physician wellness. Outside of work she enjoys hiking and traveling (especially to national parks), cooking, and tending to her numerous houseplants. 


Minjoung Go, MD, MPH

Minjoung Go, M.D., M.P.H, is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Stanford School of Medicine. She completed her M.D. degree at University of Illinois College of Medicine and then completed her Internship and Residency at Stanford in 2015. She has great interest in hospital based quality improvement projects. During her residency, she was an active member of the Resident Safety Council, a group of residents engaged in patient safety and quality improvement project. She has worked on projects to improve MD-RN communication. With her background in public health, she is also interested in preventive medicine, patient safety, and education.

Jeanette Conley, Medical Education Coordinator

Jeanette Conley, joined Stanford School of Medicine in 2015, primarily providing administrative support to the Stanford Tri-Valley Hospitalist Group, working alongside the Medical Director to coordinate the development and implementation of future programs.  She brings with her over 15 years of skillful administrative experience in various corporate and healthcare organizations.