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.


Kelly Guy, MD,

Kelly Guy, M.D. is an Assistant Clinical Professor at Stanford School of Medicine. Hailing from Washington State originally, she is now a long-time Stanfordian, completing her undergraduate degree, MD degree, and residency at Stanford. She joined the Stanford Valley Care team in 2020. She is interested in medical education, with a particular interest in teaching doctor-patient communication skills. In her spare time she enjoys cycling, skiing, and spending time with family.



Jeanette Conley, Medical Education Coordinator

Jeanette Conley, joined Stanford School of Medicine in 2015, primarily providing administrative support to the Stanford ValleyCare 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.

Neel Chari, MD

Neel Chari, M.D. is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Stanford School of Medicine. He earned his M.D. degree at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and subsequently completed his residency training in Internal Medicine at Stanford in 2020. His clinical interests include quality improvement, multi-disciplinary communication, and medical education. Outside of work, he enjoys playing tennis and working towards his goal of hiking every trail in the Bay Area.


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 – ValleyCare in Pleasanton and at Stanford Health Care – Emeryville.


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.