Psychiatry and
Behavioral Sciences

Maps and Directions

Psychiatry Building

The Department of Psychiatry and School of Medicne are loacted at the northwest corner of Stanford's campus in Palo Alto, California, roughly midway between San Francisco to the north, and San Jose to the south. The San Francisco Bay Area is served by three major international airports: San Francisco, San Jose, and Oakland. Shuttle and bus service to Stanford is available from nearby airports. (NB: I-280 is better during rush hour and Oakland is not very convenient to Stanford).

Psychiatry Building map

From San Francisco Airport: Either take US-101 SOUTH (direction San Jose) OR I-380 WEST to I-280 SOUTH (San Jose) and follow the directions below.

From San Jose Airport: take either US-101 NORTH (San Francisco) OR I-880 SOUTH to I280 NORTH (San Francisco) and follow the directions below.

From Oakland Airport: take I-880 SOUTH (San Jose) to CA-92 WEST (Half Moon Bay) to US-101 SOUTH (San Jose) and follow the directions below.

Directions from US 101:
Take the University Avenue exit to the west (toward Palo Alto /Stanford). As you enter the gates to Stanford the road will change names to Palm Drive. Continue on Palm Drive to Arboretum,
Turn RIGHT at the traffic light. onto Arboretum.
Turn LEFT at the next light, onto Quarry Rd.
Turn LEFT at first light (Vineyard) into parking lot (The Outpatient Psychiatry Building is located at 401 Quarry Rd., at the corner of Arboretum and Quarry Rd, across from The Container Store)

Directions from Interstate 280:
Take the Sand Hill Road exit (EAST: towards Palo Alto /Stanford) until Arbortetum
Turn RIGHT onto Arboretum
Turn RIGHT onto Quarry Rd. (first light past Crate & Barrel)
Turn LEFT at first light (Vineyard) into parking lot
(The Outpatient Psychiatry Building is located at 401 Quarry Rd., at the corner of Arboretum and Quarry Rd, across from The Container Store)

Palo Alto Veterans Administration

Palo Alto Division
3801 Miranda Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94304-1290
(650) 493-5000

The Palo Alto campus is administrative headquarters for the VA Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS). The distance between the Palo Alto Campus and other campuses is (miles): Menlo Park (7), Livermore (40), San Jose (25), and Monterey (90). As a tertiary care hospital with an annual budget of over $280 million, VAPAHCS provides state-of-the-art emergency, inpatient and outpatient treatment; complete with the latest diagnostic technology like Computerized Axial Tomography (CT), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Positron Emission Tomography (PET) scans. Patient Care provided at the Palo Alto Campus is supported by the expertise of more than 50 different clinical specialties. The Palo Alto VA administers an extensive $420 million research program, consistently one of the largest in the VA Health Care System. Researchers are investigating major health issues such as Alzheimer's cancer and AIDS. The Palo Alto division is home to a variety special regional treatment centers including: Brain Injury Rehabilitation, Geriatric Research Education & Clinical Center, Rehabilitation Research and Development Center, Spinal Cord Injury Center and Western Blind Rehab Center.

Palo Alto map

Directions From US-101:
Take Embarcadero Rd / Oregon Expressway exit
Keep LEFT at the fork in the ramp
Merge onto Oregon Expressway
Continue on Oregon Expressway, it becomes Page Mill Rd.
Turn LEFT at Foothill Expressway
Turn LEFT onto Hillview
Turn RIGHT onto Miranda Ave.
The Palo Alto VA is on your LEFT

Directions From I-280:
Take the Page Mill Rd. exit
Turn RIGHT at Foothill Expressway
Turn LEFT onto Hillview Ave.
Take immediate RIGHT onto Miranda
Ave.

Menlo Park Veterans Administration

Menlo Park map

Directions From US-101:
Take the WILLOW RD. Exit (Towards Menlo Park
The Veterans Hospital is 1/4 mile on the right of WILLOW.)

The Menlo Park Division, located on 95 beautifully landscaped acres at 795 Willow Road near Highway 101, offers a number of outpatient psychiatry, long term care and special programs providing a wide range of health services to veterans. Mental Health provides evaluation and treatment for veterans through inpatient, outpatient and community-based clinics and programs as follows:

 

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