Dr. Heather Wakelee, MD

Dr. Heather Wakelee, MD

Thoracic Oncology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 47
Dr. Heather Wakelee, MD is a thoracic oncology specialist in Palo Alto, CA and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in thoracic oncology.

875 Blake Wilbur Dr

Palo Alto, CA 94304

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Wakelee performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Lung Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
very high
more than 98% of peers
Secondary Malignancies
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Wakelee's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Thoracic Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

74  Conditions Treated


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Stanford Med School
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Stanford Med School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Stanford Med School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wakelee has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wakelee's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wakelee to family and friends
4 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Wakelee's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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