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Surgical Specialist
31 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Irene Wapnir is Good. Dr. Wapnir has been reviewed by 11 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.9
Promptness 3.0
Courteous Staff 3.8
Accurate Diagnosis 3.7
Bedside Manner 3.7
Spends Time with Me 3.7
Follows Up After Visit 3.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. Irene Wapnir, MD is board certified in Surgery.

  • She has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Epidemiology
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer

Education & Awards

Dr. Wapnir graduated from Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Mexico, 1980. She has 5 awards.

Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2009, 2012 - 2015)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2009, 2012, 2014 - 2015)
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)


Dr. Wapnir has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Stanford Hospital and Clinics 
  • Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital @ Stanford 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Irene Wapnir MD is a female Surgeon, has 31 years of experience and practices in Surgery.
Where does Dr. Irene Wapnir practice?
Dr. Irene Wapnir has 3 office locations.
Dr. Irene Wapnir practices Surgery near Palo Alto, CA.
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