Dana Romalis has been a board certified Family Medicine physician since 2004. She enjoys taking care of families throughout all phases of life. Special interests include teaching, collaborative care, preventative medicine, behavioral change, and reproductive and adolescent health. Since 2017, she has been a primary care provider at the Life Connections Health Center in San Jose, caring for Cisco employees and their families.

She was born and raised in Vancouver, Canada, where she also attended medical school at the University of British Columbia. As an undergraduate at Brandeis University, she double majored in Neuroscience and Psychology, and was captain of the women’s varsity diving team. She did her residency at Montefiore Medical Center’s Residency Program of Social Medicine in the Bronx, NY.

Prior to joining Stanford’s primary care division in 2017, she worked for 10 years as a physician at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center on their interdisciplinary Valley Homeless Healthcare Program. She is committed to comprehensive and compassionate care for all.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 teenagers, reading, hiking, biking, and volunteering in her community.

Clinical Focus

  • Family Medicine

Academic Appointments

Honors & Awards

  • Outstanding achievement in medical student teaching, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine: Leo Davidoff Society (2006)
  • Resident Teacher Award, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (2004)
  • Gwynne-Vaughan Memorial Award for Academic Achievement, University of British Columbia School of Medicine (2000)
  • University of British Columbia School of Medicine, Gerald P. Marra Award for Accomplished Woman in Medicine (1998, 1999)
  • Phi Beta Kappa Member, Phi Beta Kappa Society (1996)

Professional Education

  • Fellow, Stanford University School of Medicine, Rathmann Medical Education Fellowship in Patient-Centered Care (2012)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Family Medicine, Family Medicine (2004)
  • Residency: Montefiore Medical Center (2004) NY
  • Medical Education: University Of British Columbia (2001) Canada
  • BA, Brandeis University, Neuroscience and Psychology (1996)

2023-24 Courses