Dr. Saloni Maharaj is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at Stanford University, where she plays a pivotal role in medical education and perioperative medicine. A graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Dr. Maharaj honed her clinical and teaching skills during her residency and chief residency in Internal Medicine at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center.

As a teaching hospitalist at Stanford, Dr. Maharaj specializes in perioperative medicine, focusing on orthopedics, neurosurgery, and otolaryngology. Her expertise in these critical areas strongly influences patient care and surgical outcomes. Driven by a passion for education, she holds the roles of clerkship director for the internal medicine resident and geriatric medicine fellow perioperative medicine rotation. Additionally, she serves as the associate director for the Stanford Clinical Summer Internship and Clinical Skills Intensive programs, designed for students aspiring to pursue careers in medicine. Notably, she received the Award for Excellence in Clinical Education from SGIM CA-HI in 2021.

An active member of the SGIM, Dr. Maharaj has been committed to its mission since her residency. Currently, she is the President of the California-Hawaii region, demonstrating her commitment to advancing the field of internal medicine and promoting excellence in patient care.

Dr. Maharaj’s multifaceted role as a clinician, educator, and leader underscores her dedication to shaping the future of medicine. Her tireless efforts in medical education and perioperative medicine reflect her commitment to nurturing the next generation of healthcare professionals.

Job Title

Clinical Assistant Professor


Stanford Hospital and Clinics