Directions

VA Palo Alto Health Care System

VA Hospital



Directions to Palo Alto VA Hospital

From Highway 280: Whether coming from the north or south, take Page Mill exit in Palo Alto.

If coming from the south follow the exit to the right and merge onto Page Mill Road.

If coming from the north take a left at the stop sign at the end of the exit and merge onto Page Mill Road.

Then, in either case, continue on Page Mill for a little more than a mile until you come to the intersection with Foothill Expressway (you will see signs to the VA to the right). Turn right on Foothill Expressway and continue to the first light, which is Hillview Ave. Take a left at Hillview, but then an immediate right onto Miranda Ave. Keep going on Miranda a short distance and the VA Hospital will come into view on your left. Turn left at the main entrance at the giant flagpole. The building directly ahead is Building 100, where the office and lab are. Park in one of the visitors’ parking lots to the left or right of the main entrance drive.

From Highway 101: Whether coming from the north or south, take Embarcadero/Oregon Expressway exit in Palo Alto.

If coming from the north follow the signs for Oregon Expressway (being sure NOT to head toward Embarcadero (either east or west) or back to 101 South toward San Jose), and merge with Oregon Expressway.

If coming from the south bear to the right on the exit, following the signs to Oregon Expressway, swinging back over the highway and merging with Oregon Expressway.

Then, in either case, follow Oregon Expressway about 2 miles to El Camino Real. Cross El Camino, where the road name changes from Oregon Expressway to Page Mill. Continue up Page Mill about a mile and a half to the intersection with Foothill Expressway (you will see signs to the VA to the left). Turn left on Foothill Expressway and continue to the first light, which is Hillview Ave. Take a left at Hillview, but then an immediate right onto Miranda Ave. Keep going on Miranda a short distance and the VA Hospital will come into view on your left. Turn left at the main entrance at the giant flagpole. The building directly ahead is Building 100, where the office and lab are. Park in one of the visitors’ parking lots to the left or right of the main entrance drive.

From Stanford University: Take a left on Junipero Serra from Campus Drive and proceed south along Junipero Serra, across Page Mill (Junipero Serra becomes Foothill Expressway there). Continue to the first light, which is Hillview Ave. Take a left at Hillview, but then an immediate right onto Miranda Ave. Keep going on Miranda a short distance and the VA Hospital will come into view on your left. Turn left at the main entrance at the giant flagpole. The building directly ahead is Building 100, where the office and lab are. Park in one of the visitors’ parking lots to the left or right of the main entrance drive.

Directions to Laboratory and Office

To the laboratory: Come in the main entrance to the VA Hospital. You will be facing the back of a bank of elevators. Come around and take the elevators to the 4th floor. Exit the elevators and turn to your left. Walk down the hallway past three hallways heading off to your left. You will then come to a locked door on your left with a sign next to the door that reads “Research, D4-201 to D4-207″. There is a telephone on the wall next to the door. Dial one of the laboratory extensions (63731, 63730, or 62073) for entry.

To the office: Come in the main entrance to the VA Hospital. You will be facing the back of a bank of elevators. Come around and take the elevators to the 4th floor. Dr. Rando’s office is in the Neurology Service suite of offices, just to the right of the elevators.