About Dr. Bruce Reitz

Dr. Bruce Reitz, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Stanford, CA. He has 43 years of experience. His specialties include Thoracic Surgery. Dr. Reitz is affiliated with Menlo Park Surgical Hospital. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

6 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Bruce Reitz is Excellent. Dr. Bruce Reitz has been rated by 6 patients. From those 6 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Bruce Reitz is 5.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

300 Pasteur Dr
Stanford, CA 94305
(650) 723-5631

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Dr. Bruce Reitz has the following 1 specialty

  • Thoracic Surgery

    If you need surgery to treat a complication in your chest, which includes your lungs, esophagus, diaphragm and heart, your doctor will refer you to a thoracic surgeon. They’re trained to offer surgical treatment for tumors and abnormalities in these areas as well as respiratory and heart conditions like lung cancer, heart disease and diseases in the diaphragm.
    Thoracic surgeons are similar to heart surgeons, except they have additional training in the entire cardiorespiratory system and in how your blood vessels work with your lungs and airways. They’re also trained on catheters used in the chest, as well as cardiac and respiratory support systems that might be part of your treatment plan.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Bruce Reitz has the following 6 expertise

  • Cardiac Surgical Procedures
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Heart-Lung Transplantation
  • Lung Diseases
  • Lung Transplantation


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Previous qadruple coronary artery bypass surgery 9/30/1985 at Johns Hopkins Hospital by Dr. Reitz , using the internal mammary arteries. I am still working as a radiologist part-time , thanks to his skill.

Cardio-Thoracic, Heart/Lung Transplant Genius

Dr. Reitz accepted my daughter into the heart/lung transplant program when every other center considered her too high risk because of prior heart surgeries. When organs became available for her he began what turned out to be an extremely difficult surgery that lasted 13-1/2 hrs. He stayed by her bedside for several hours when she was brought to the ICU. Rather than allowing his residents and interns follow her and report back to him, he chose to visit her every day himself. My daughter is alive today because this amazing man took on an extremely challenging case and won the hearts of his patient and her parents. I have never met another doctor who has been more caring, compassionate, dedicated, and supportive toward his patients and their families. We, like thousands of his other patients, hold him in the highest esteem and will be forever grateful to him.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Reitz is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Menlo Park Surgical Hospital
  • Education

    43 Years Experience

  • Yale University

    Graduated in 1970

  • Accepted Insurance

    Please contact the office for more information.

Locations & Directions

300 Pasteur Dr, Stanford, CA
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