Dr. Robert Robbins MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Robert Robbins is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Stanford, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford and Stanford Hospital and Clinics. He received his medical degree from University of Mississippi School of Medicine and has been in practice for 31 years. He is one of 5 doctors at Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford and one of 28 at Stanford Hospital and Clinics who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford

Stanford Hospital and Clinics
Ranked #16 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

University of Mississippi Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1983 - 1985

University of Mississippi Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1988 - 1989

Stanford University
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1989 - 1992

University of Mississippi School of Medicine
Class of 1983

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2012

MS State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Costimulation-Adhesion Blockade is Superior to Cyclosporine A and Prednisone Immunosuppressive Therapy for Preventing Rejection of Differentiated Human Embryonic Stem Cells Following Transplantation.
Huber, B. C.,Ransohoff, J. D.,Ransohoff, K. J.,Riegler, J.,Ebert, A.,Kodo, K.,Gong, Y.,Sanchez-Freire, V.,Dey, D.,Kooreman, N. G.,Diecke, S.,Zhang, W. Y.,Odegaard, J.,Hu, S.,Gold, J. D.,Robbins, R. C.,Wu, J. C.

Short Hairpin RNA Gene Silencing of Prolyl Hydroxylase-2 with a Minicircle Vector Improves Neovascularization of Hindlimb Ischemia.
Lijkwan, M.,Hellingman, A.,Bos, E.,van der Bogt, K.,Huang, M.,Kooreman, N.,de Vries, M.,Peters, H.,Robbins, R. C.,Hammings, J.,Quax, P.,Wu, J. C.

Screening drug-induced arrhythmia events using human induced pluripotent stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes and low-impedance microelectrode arrays.
Navarrete, E. G.,Liang, P.,Lan, F.,Sanchez-Freire, V.,Simmons, C.,Gong, T.,Sharma, A.,Burridge, P. W.,Patlolla, B.,Lee, A. S.,Wu, H.,Beygui, R. E.,Wu, S. M.,Robbins, R. C.,Bers, D. M.,Wu, J. C.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • Capital Blue Cross PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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