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Walter Park, MD

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology and Hepatology) at the Stanford University Medical Center

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Contact Information

  • Clinical Offices
    Stanford Gastroenterology 900 Blake Wilbur Dr Garden Level MC 5355 Palo Alto, CA 94304
    Tel Work (650) 736-5555 Fax (650) 498-6323


Clinical Focus

  • Cancer> GI Oncology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Acute Pancreatitis
  • Chronic Pancreatitis
  • Pancreatic Cyst
  • Early Detection of Pancreatic Cancer

Academic Appointments

Administrative Appointments

  • Medical Director, Pancreas Clinic, Stanford Hospital & Clinics (2012 - present)

Boards, Advisory Committees, Professional Organizations

  • Member, Health & Public Policy Committee, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (2009 - present)
  • Member, Quality Assurance Committee, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (2009 - present)
  • Member, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (2006 - present)
  • Member, American Gastroenterological Association (2006 - present)
  • Member, American College of Gastroenterology (2006 - present)
  • Member, American Pancreatic Association (2008 - present)

Professional Education

Residency: Stanford University Hospital -Clinical Excellence Research Center CA (2006)
Fellowship: Stanford University School of Medicine CA (2009)
Board Certification: Gastroenterology, American Board of Internal Medicine (2009)
Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (2006)
Medical Education: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine MD (2003)

Research & Scholarship

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

Dr. Park's research interests are in the diagnosis and management of pancreatic cysts, acute and chronic pancreatitis. His approach incorporates methods in health services research including the use of observational datasets, cost-effectiveness studies, and the development of clinical cohorts.



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