Paula D. Kushlan, M.D.
- Offers My Health Online
This provider offers Sutter Health's electronic health record with the following online services:
- Email your doctor's office
- Prescription refills
- View test results
- Proxy access for caregivers
- Track immunizations
- Secure mobile access
- Schedule an appointment*
- Pay bills online*
* Services with an asterisk vary by doctor.
Accepting new patients
Accepted Health Plans
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- Medical Affiliations
Palo Alto Medical Foundation
- Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group
Sutter Medical Network
BOARD CERTIFIED IN:
Credentials & Notables
- Medical School:
Harvard Medical School, MA
University of California, San Francisco
Beth Israel Hospital, MA
Oncology, Stanford University Medical Center, CA
- Primary Language(s)
Associate professor at Stanford University Medical Center
Dr. Kushlan is married and has two children.
Philosophy of Care
I have had the privilege of being a medical oncologist for 32 years. The medicine
is extremely interesting and ever changing, but what I love most is I have the privilege
of seeing people's strong inner spirit come to the surface every day. Whatever the
reality of the situation - curable disease requiring very difficult therapy, a controllable
chronic disease requiring ongoing monitoring and therapy, or a near death situation
requiring efforts directed at comfort and support for patient and family - we have
the privilege of helping people through a most difficult part of their lives.
We always offer hope appropriate to the situation and we support our patients from day of diagnosis throughout their lives, trying to help them to make the most of each day and to enjoy this life in every way possible.
More of our diseases are now chronic diseases with many effective treatments and our goal is to enable our patients to live as long and functional a life as possible.
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