Bio


Alex Lyapin is a Nurse Practitioner at Stanford Health Care with the Department of Heart Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support. He completed his MSN NP degree in 2015 at Western Carolina University and then DNP at Frontier Nursing University in 2018. He came to work at Stanford in 2016 initially to the Department of Vascular Surgery. Currently, Dr. Lyapin works in both inpatient and outpatient setting providing cardiology care to patients after heart transplant or left-ventricular assist device implant. He is actively involved in many teaching initiatives in his department such as annual Stanford MCS Symposium and ACES.

Clinical Focus


  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Cardiology
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Heart Failure

Professional Education


  • Bachelor of Science, Western Carolina University, Nursing (2011)
  • Master of Science, Western Carolina University, Family Nurse Practitioner (2015)
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice, Frontier Nursing University (2018)