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    Crystal Smith-Spangler

    Crystal Smith-Spangler, M.D.

    Internal Medicine

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    Palo Alto Center
    795 El Camino Real
    Lee Building, Level 2
    Palo Alto, California 94301
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    (650) 853-2977 

    Professional Interests

    Internal Medicine

    Additional Information

    Veteran Health

    Spoken Languages


    Community Activities

    American College of Physicians

    Personal Interests

    Dr. Smith-Spangler enjoys spending time with her family as well as hiking, traveling and attending performing arts events.



    Adult Health History Form: Bring your completed Adult Health History Form (.pdf) to your next physical exam.
    New Patient Health History (PDF, 845kb)
    Established Patient Health History Update (PDF, 198kb)

    Annual Medicare Wellness Form (for ages 65 and older): Save time by completing this form prior to your appointment by logging into your My Health Online account where you will find the form listed under "Upcoming Appointments." You can download and complete the form as well - English Version | Spanish Version.


    Philosophy of Care

    I am excited to work with you to achieve your health goals. My goal is to understand your needs, preferences, and concerns so that we can develop a plan together incorporating the best available evidence to optimize your health and well-being. Prior to joining the Palo Alto Medical Foundation, I worked as a primary care physician and health services researcher at Stanford University and the VA Palo Alto Health Care Systems. I have published in the areas of physical activity, nutrition, cardiovascular disease, and perimenopause in medical journals such as JAMA, Annals of Internal Medicine, and Diabetes Care. I am particularly interested in the assessment of new medical evidence and risk-benefit analysis of treatments, procedures, and tests.

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