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Specialists on Site

Dermatology

Joanna Badger, M.D., is a Stanford dermatologist, sees patients at Vaden most Thursday afternoons. Appointments can be scheduled for other days at the Stanford Medicine Outpatient Center in Redwood City.

A referral from a primary care provider is needed to set up an appointment with Dr. Badger. Visits are billed to your health insurance: There is a $35 co-pay if you are enrolled in Cardinal Care; other insurance coverage may vary.

To see a primary care provider about a referral to Dermatology, call 650-498-2336, ext. 1, or book an appointment online at the VadenPatient portal.

Eating Disorders

The Eating Disorders Specialty Clinic at Vaden provides medical assessments and ongoing monitoring and support for eating disorders and related health issues. It is staffed by physicians and dietitians from Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford. Our specialist is Cynthia Kapphahn, M.D.

The Eating Disorders Specialty Clinic is offered Wednesday mornings and some afternoons at Vaden Health Center and additional days at the hospital’s clinic in Mountain View. Visits are billed to your health insurance. There is a $35 co-pay if you are enrolled in Cardinal Care; other insurance coverage may vary. 

To contact the Packard Children’s Hospital Young Adult Clinic, call 650-498-4468 or 650-694-0600.

Vaden also offers Counseling and Psychological services for eating disorders. Please call 650-723-3785 or book a phone consultation online at the VadenPatient portal.

If you have trouble accessing these services, contact Robyn Tepper, M.D. by calling 650-723-0932.

Nutrition Services

Call 650-498-2336, option 1 to schedule an appointment with a Dietitian/Clinician at Kingscote Gardens or book online at the VadenPatient portal.  No referral is necessary and there is no co-pay. 

Please note that our dietitian/nutritionists (RD/RDNs) cannot order labs, scans, medications, or tests. Nor can they submit referrals to specialists. The nutrition visits are meant for the management of medical conditions via education and counseling. If you are looking for further medical testing, diagnosis, or referral to a specialist, please schedule with medical services on the 1st floor.  For more information on Nutrition Services please visit the Well-Being at Stanford page here.

Optometry Services

Optometry services, including routine eye exams and contact lens fittings, are offered at Vaden. For students enrolled in Cardinal Care, a referral is no longer required to schedule the annual eye exam. Students can call the Byers Eye Institute at Stanford directly to schedule and appointment at 650-723-6995. Please request to be seen at Vaden Health Center.

If you have Cardinal Care, you are entitled to one eye exam per year. The co-pay is $35. Costs may vary for other insurance plans. 

If you have a medical problem, such as a retinal problem, corneal ulcer, or abrasion, you will need to consult with a health-care provider for a possible referral to the Stanford Department of Ophthalmology.

Sports Medicine

Michael Fredericson, M.D., from the Stanford Sports Medicine Center, sees patients at Vaden most Wednesday afternoons. Appointments can be scheduled on other days at the Stanford Medicine Outpatient Center in Redwood City.

A referral from a primary care provider is needed to set up an appointment with Dr. Fredericson. Visits are billed to your health insurance: There is a $35 co-pay if you are enrolled in Cardinal Care; other insurance coverage may vary. 

To see a primary care provider about a referral to Sports Medicine, call 650-498-2336, ext. 1, or book an appointment online at the VadenPatient portal.