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  • Valerie Teng

    Valerie Teng

    Clinical Associate Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

    BioDr. Valerie Teng is a board certified family physician with special interests in preventative medicine and women's health. Her experiences in caring for patients with chronic conditions, such as diabetes and hypertension, have fueled her desire to partner with patients to enter healthier lifestyles. She is also passionate about providing comprehensive care to patients of all ages, including newborns and teens.

    During her residency training, Dr. Teng explored many opportunities in medical education through the O’Connor-Stanford Leaders in Education Residency (OSLER) program. She is delighted to continue in medical education as a part of the faculty at Stanford Family Medicine.

  • Winifred Teuteberg

    Winifred Teuteberg

    Clinical Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

    BioDr. Teuteberg completed residency training in Internal Medicine at the University of Chicago and a Palliative Medicine Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital. She joined the faculty at Stanford in 2017 and currently sees patients as a part of the inpatient palliative care consult team at Stanford Healthcare.

    She has been the clinical director or Stanford Medicine's implementation of the Ariadne Labs' Serious Illness Care Program since its inception in 2018. Her interests include communication skills training, leveraging predictive algorithms to identify patients who would most benefit from serious illness conversations, how to empower non-physician clinical team members to participate in this work, and best practice for EHR builds related to advance care planning.

  • Julie Ngoc Thai, MD, MPH

    Julie Ngoc Thai, MD, MPH

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

    BioDr. Thai is a fellowship-trained specialist in geriatric medicine. She provides care at the Stanford Senior Care Clinic.

    She completed her fellowship training at the University of California, San Francisco. She is board-certified in family medicine through the American Board of Family Medicine .

    Dr. Thai earned her medical degree from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. She completed her residency in family medicine at McLaren Flint/Michigan State University College of Human Medicine where she served as chief resident.

    She also holds a Master of Public Health degree from Columbia University.

    Dr. Thai has a background in clinical and population health research. She recently received a grant from the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation to study the role of motivational interviewing in smoking cessation.

    She contributed to research in rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and ankylosing spondylitis in the Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine at Cedars Sinai Medical Center.

    Dr. Thai was also an endourology research fellow in the Department of Urology at Mount Sinai Health System. Research focused on renal stone disease, clinical markers and outcomes, and testing and development of new technologies.

    She has co-authored articles on topics such as caregivers’ communication with elders living with late-life disability, palliative care practices in diverse settings, and the social consequences of forgetfulness and Alzheimer’s disease. These articles appeared in the American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Journal of Palliative Medicine, Journal of Mental Health Aging, and other peer-reviewed journals

    Dr. Thai is a member of the American Geriatrics Society, American Academy of Family Physicians, and California Academy of Family Physicians. She is also an inductee of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.

    She has volunteered with homeless shelters, women’s advocacy groups, Goodwill, the American Red Cross, and AmeriCorps.

    Dr. Thai is fluent in English and proficient in speaking Vietnamese.

  • De Tran

    De Tran

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

    BioI would like to use the office visits as opportunities to engage the patients in participating in managing their well-being, and to bring them world-class Stanford Health Care.

  • Cynthia Tsai, MD

    Cynthia Tsai, MD

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

    BioDr. Cynthia Tsai, MD, is a board certified internal medicine physician who practices at Stanford Primary Care in Los Altos. She also serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at Stanford within the Division of Primary Care and Population Health. She completed medical school at the University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, and she completed residency training in internal medicine and primary care in the UCSF Primary Care/General Internal Medicine (UCPC-GIM) track of the Internal Medicine residency program. A Bay Area native, she is eager to provide primary care for a complex patient panel here in the Bay Area. Her clinical interests include preventative healthcare, the care of older adults, addiction medicine, and behavioral medicine. She grew up in a bicultural and bilingual home and is fluent in Mandarin Chinese, and she provides language concordant care to Mandarin speaking patients. Outside of patient care, she has interests in ambulatory medical education and the cultivation of early trainee interest in primary care. She also has strong interest in the medical humanities and narrative medicine, and has published personal perspective pieces in publications such as JAMA and the San Francisco Chronicle.

  • Timothy Tsai

    Timothy Tsai

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

    BioDr. Tsai is a board-certified family medicine physician, clinical informaticist, and trained in osteopathy. He is a clinical assistant professor in the Stanford University School of Medicine Department of Medicine – Primary Care and Population Health. Prior to joining Stanford Health Care, he obtained a Master of Management in clinical informatics from Duke University.

    Dr. Tsai seeks to improve clinician workflows and patient care by applying his knowledge of clinical informatics. His innovations allow providers to quickly access, share, and document information to advance patient care. He has also held many notable leadership, educational, and quality control positions throughout his career.

    Dr. Tsai investigates ways to maximize the time clinicians spend with patients. He expedites and standardizes communication between health care providers and patients through the integration of mobile devices and remote patient monitoring programs. He streamlines the documentation process by updating electronic medical record tools and creating more efficient patient questionnaires to optimize the quality of care.

    He has presented his research orally or in poster format at the American Medical Informatics Association, Family Medicine Education Consortium, and American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. As a medical student, Dr. Tsai developed an open online osteopathic manipulation course, enrolling over 1,200 students. As a clinical fellow at Duke, he co-authored a textbook chapter on the future of health informatics

  • Geoffrey Tso

    Geoffrey Tso

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsClinical Informatics, Clinical Decision Support, Digital Health, Multimorbidity, Preventive Health, Telemedicine, Telehealth, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence

  • Crystal Unzueta, MD

    Crystal Unzueta, MD

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

    BioDr. Unzueta is a board-certified family medicine physician. She specializes in providing primary care services to people of all ages. Her services include annual check-ups, monitoring chronic conditions, and performing minor in-office procedures.

    She is also a clinical assistant professor in the Stanford School of Medicine Department of Family Medicine.

    Dr. Unzueta’s practice focuses on providing compassionate and comprehensive care. She specializes in providing bilingual and bicultural care for patients in underserved populations. She has traveled to Belize on a medical mission to provide free, basic primary care to vulnerable communities. Her mentoring work includes building a network of Latino medical students to help support each other throughout medical school. She has also worked on numerous volunteer projects, such as researching the benefits of a community yoga program for minorities in underserved areas.

  • Sharif Vakili, MD, MBA, MS

    Sharif Vakili, MD, MBA, MS

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

    BioSharif Vakili, MD, MBA, MS, (pronouns: he/him), is an internal medicine physician and educator. He practices at Stanford Los Altos Primary Care.

    Dr. Vakili has a background in chronic disease management and health systems delivery, believing strongly in a teamwork approach to patient care that empowers patients to navigate the health system as part of their clinical care.

    He is active in the research and business communities. His research has been in peer-reviewed journals including JAMA Network Open, the Annals of Emergency Medicine, Quality Management in Healthcare, and Journal of Clinical Rheumatology.

    Dr. Vakili is also the inventor of Remote Patient Intervention (RPI), a model of clinician-supervised AI care delivery first performed at Stanford during a clinical study published in JAMA Network Open.

  • Stacie Vilendrer

    Stacie Vilendrer

    Instructor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

    BioExperienced physician with a focus on healthcare delivery innovation. Strong clinical experience in internal medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics, geriatrics, and focused training in integrative/functional medicine & global health. Broad business experience in health technology, medical devices & entrepreneurship. MD from Stanford School of Medicine with concentration in Health Policy and Bioinformatics. MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business with Certificate in Public Management & Social Innovation.