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  • John Mark Gubatan, MD

    John Mark Gubatan, MD

    Instructor, Medicine - Gastroenterology & Hepatology

    BioDr. Gubatan is a physician scientist, board-certified gastroenterologist, and instructor of medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine. He earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Harvard's Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He completed his gastroenterology fellowship at Stanford where he served as chief fellow and was an American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) editorial fellow for Gastroenterology. Dr. Gubatan’s research is focused on translational studies using single-cell multi-omics to understand mechanisms of therapy failure, elucidate the role of host immune and gut microbiome interactions in the pathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and develop precision medicine strategies to improve outcomes in patients with IBD. Dr. Gubatan’s work has been featured in Gastroenterology, Gut, American Journal of Gastroenterology, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Journal of Crohns & Colitis, and Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. Dr. Gubatan's research and career development has been supported by a Chan Zuckerberg Biohub Physician Scientist Scholar Award, a Stanford Translational Research and Applied Medicine (TRAM) Scholar Award, an NIH NIDDK LRP Award, and a Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Physician Scientist Fellowship Award.

  • Brandon Alan Guenthart

    Brandon Alan Guenthart

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Cardiothoracic Surgery

    BioDr. Guenthart is a board-certified, fellowship-trained cardiothoracic surgeon. He is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery.

    He specializes in providing leading-edge surgical treatment for people with cancer and end-stage heart and lung disease. He performs the full range of surgical procedures ranging from minimally invasive thoracic surgery to heart and lung transplantation. Dr. Guenthart practices all aspects of thoracic surgery, including procedures for benign and malignant conditions of the airway, lung, mediastinum, esophagus, and foregut. He has a particular interest in minimally invasive techniques and has extensive experience in video-assisted thoracoscopic surgical (VATS), laparoscopic, robotic, endoscopic, and bronchoscopic approaches.

    Dr. Guenthart earned his medical degree at Temple University School of Medicine. He completed general surgery residency at Cornell and a post-doctoral research fellowship in tissue bioengineering at Columbia University in the Laboratory for Stem Cells and Tissue Engineering. He then completed cardiothoracic surgery fellowship and advanced fellowship training in cardiothoracic transplantation and mechanical circulatory support at Stanford University.

    Dr. Guenthart has conducted research supported by grants from the National Institutes of Health, Stanford University School of Medicine, and Columbia University. Dr. Guenthart has a particular interest in end-stage lung disease and his research focuses on lung perfusion and bioengineering strategies to promote lung recovery and regeneration. He has published in peer-reviewed journals such as Nature Medicine, Nature Biomedical Engineering, the Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. He has made numerous presentations to his peers at national conferences and given invited talks on patient selection, organ allocation, and other aspects of transplantation.

    Dr. Guenthart is a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Western Thoracic Surgical Association, Biomedical Engineering Society, American College of Surgeons, Association for Academic Surgery, and Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society.

  • Kip E. Guja, MD PhD

    Kip E. Guja, MD PhD

    Clinical Instructor, Radiology - Rad/Nuclear Medicine

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsMy current research interests include:
    1) PET/MR and PET/CT imaging in children and adults, for oncologic and non-oncologic indications
    2) Targeted radionuclide therapy and theragnostics
    3) Pre-clinical development and clinical translation of novel radiopharmaceuticals

  • Vanessa Gulla

    Vanessa Gulla

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Urology

    BioDr. Gulla is a board-certified urologist with fellowship training in endourology. She is a clinical assistant professor in the Stanford University School of Medicine Department of Urology.

    For each patient, she develops a comprehensive, compassionate care plan customized to individual needs. Her goal is to help each patient achieve the best possible health and quality of life.

    Dr. Gulla performs the complete spectrum of diagnostic and treatment procedures for urological conditions. She treats disorders including benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), blood in urine, kidney stones, male and female voiding dysfunction, neurogenic bladder, prostate cancer, and over active bladder.

    She excels at ureteroscopy and cystoscopy (examination of the bladder and urinary tract with a scope), endourology (minimally invasive treatment of kidney stones), laser therapy, ultrasound-guided diagnosis and treatment, urodynamic testing, and other techniques.

    To help advance her field, Dr. Gulla has conducted research. Among the topics she has investigated are voiding cystourethrogram (VCUG) testing in children for bladder and urethral abnormalities and for conditions that can lead to kidney infections.

    She has presented her research findings at the national meeting of the American Urologic Association. She also has published papers in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons and elsewhere.

    She is a member of the American Urologic Association.

  • Matthew Gunther, MD, MA

    Matthew Gunther, MD, MA

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - Medical Psychiatry

    BioDr. Matthew Gunther graduated with a BA in psychology from the University of Southern California in 2009. Afterwards, he pursued training as a Marriage and Family Therapist, earning a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology at Pepperdine University in 2011. His career goals shifted from a focus on psychotherapy towards medicine, subsequently graduating from medical school from the University of California, Irvine in 2018. Dr. Gunther completed his general adult psychiatry residency at the University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical Center in 2022 where he served as Chief Resident for the inpatient service. He subsequently completed his Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry fellowship at Stanford University in 2023.

    Dr. Gunther has a passion for teaching and mentorship of medical trainees at all levels. Throughout all stages of training, he was actively involved in admissions, as well as program development. During residency, his particular focus was on curriculum development for inpatient psychiatry, as well as quality improvement projects focused on staff safety and accessibility of psychiatry services for the Los Angeles County population. His work on these areas, in addition to teaching efforts and scholarly work, earned him the Excellence in Residency award for each year of residency training.

    Dr. Gunther joined the faculty as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Stanford University School of Medicine in July 2023 and currently serves as Assistant Program Director of the Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Fellowship. His interests in psychiatry include critical care psychiatry, neuropsychiatry, medical education, psychopharmacology in the medically ill, and integrated care. Dr. Gunther works in the Integrated Behavioral Health program where he is Director of Education, with particular focus on resident-based primary care clinics. In addition, he is an attending on the Critical Care and Inpatient Consult-Liaison Psychiatry services.