As neurosurgeons, we share your goal of providing the best possible
care for patients with neurosurgical disease. We also strive to
integrate training, research, and the development of novel technology
with clinical care. In some cases, referring physicians seek a secondary
consultation to confirm an opinion, to request more extensive diagnostic
evaluations than may be available locally, or to have patients receive
specialized treatment that they may be unable to provide. Please
feel free to contact our faculty. Our search engine can help you
quickly locate a Stanford specialist particularly interested in
your patient's problem. Referring physicians are welcome to participate
in our Department's educational activities listed under Announcements.
Throughout and after their treatment at Stanford, we encourage patients
to maintain close contact with their primary care and referring
Physicians, case managers or medical organizations who would like to
obtain consultations or discuss critical care issues may call General
Neurosurgery at (650) 723-5575 or fill out our
Make a Referral form and submit to the New Patient Coordinator. Your
request will be handled within 24 hours. The purpose of the referral form
is to provide contact information that will enable us to reach you quickly.
Patient Confidentiality and Security are extremely important. The Department
of Neurosurgery adheres to the "Standards for Privacy of Individually
Identifiable Health Information" as published by the Department of
Health and Human Services (DHHA) in The Federal Register, 45 CFR Parts
160 through 164. Please do not identify or provide confidential patient
data in this electronic form.
Stanford University Medical Center has an excellent International Medical
Services Program and the Department of Neurosurgery has a well established
reputation for seeing and treating patients from the international community
who have unusual and complicated neurosurgical conditions.
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