The Stanford University Occupational Health Center (SUOHC) was established in 2007 to care for the occupational health needs of Stanford University faculty and staff. The SUOHC is dedicated to providing outstanding clinical care to improve the health and safety of university employees. SUOHC is a campus-based medical clinic that offers evaluation and treatment for work-related injuries and illnesses, work-related preventive medical services, travel medicine, and OSHA and departmentally-mandated medical surveillance programs for university staff. 

SUOHC is committed to compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and standards governing occupational health and safety of employees. The SUOHC works in collaboration with Industrial Hygiene, Biosafety, and Radiation Safety Officers, as well as Risk Management to ensure that these standards are met. Confidentiality of employee's medical records and test results is protected by law. SUOHC complies with all applicable Federal and State regulations regarding privacy requirements. 

Hours and Location

Location of the Occupational Health Center:
Environmental Safety Facility (ESF)
480 Oak Road, Room B15
Stanford, CA 94305-8007 
Phone: (650) 725-5308
Fax: (650) 725-9218

Monday – Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

There is "C" parking located in from of ESF and on adjacent streets.
Visitor pay parking is also available ($0.25 per 10 minutes, limit 2 hours, until 4:00 pm)

Marguerite Bus:
Take the "SLAC" Line to ESF bus stop.

Medical Care in Emergencies and After Hours

For immediate life-threatening emergencies, call 9-911 from a campus phone (or 286 in Medical Center) and/or go to:

Stanford Hospital Emergency Department
900 Quarry Road Extension
Stanford, CA 94304

On-Site Services Provided

Medical Surveillance & Immunizations

Medical surveillance is the process of evaluating workers’ health as it relates to their potential occupational exposures to hazardous agents.

Medical surveillance:

  • Tuberculosis screening
  • Vision exams for laser users
  • Respirator use clearances
  • Hearing tests
  • Focused physical exams
  • Urinalysis
  • Blood tests


  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Varivax (chicken pox)
  • MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella)
  • Tetanus boosters
  • Others as required by potential work exposures

Employee Work-related Injury & Illness Care

Initial and on-going care is provided.

Services include:

  • First aid
  • Evaluation and management of work-related injuries/illnesses which may include:
    • Medications
    • Exercise/stretching programs
    • Referral to physical therapy
    • Medical treatment (e.g., splints, crutches)
    • Work status reports
    • Diagnostic testing

Examples of injuries and illnesses treated:

  • Cuts, abrasions
  • Sprains/strains (back, knee, wrist, etc.)
  • Repetitive stress injuries
  • Bloodborne pathogen exposures (e.g., needle sticks, blood splash)
  • Animal bites
  • Non-human primate exposures
  • Chemical exposures
  • Laser exposures
  • Radiation exposures

Reporting Work-related Accidents, Incidents & Exposures of Employees

  1. Inform supervisor.
  2. Call Occupational Health Center for evaluation: (650) 725-5308 if event involves a work-related injury or illness.
  3. Complete an SU-17.

Who Can Use SUOHC?

Any employee of Stanford University, for work-related injuries/illnesses or surveillance.
All Stanford Hospital & Clinics employees, please call your Occupational Health Services at (650) 723-5922.

Staff Directory


Main Line - (650) 725-5308

Richard Wittman, MD, MPH
Medical Director
Phone: (650) 725-5308

Letitia Heshmat
OHC Operations Manager
Phone: (650) 725-5306