Dr. William E. Straw
Palo Alto Medical Foundation
370 Distel Circle
Los Altos, CA 94022
Office Hours: 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Languages Spoken: English
Handicapped Accessible Office: Yes
Hospital Privileges: Stanford University Hospital; El Camino Hospital
San Jose Sharks, NHL
Anabolic steroids (Androstenedione)
Heat related illness
HIV testing in sports
Dr. William E. Straw is the team physician for the San Jose Sharks and has been
on the medical staff of the San Francisco Giants. He is a family practitioner at the
Los Altos Center of the Palo Alto Medical Foundation in Los Altos, California.
An expert on topics of sports medicine, Dr. Straw has appeared on Fox News,
NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw, and multiple sports talk shows to discuss
issues including anabolic steroids, creatine, HIV, and heat-related injuries. In addition,
his articles have appeared in USA Today and U.S. News and World Report.
Dr. Straw is a member of the Board of Fellows of Professional
Team Physicians. Fellows are the members who supply the primary medical and
orthopedic care to professional and elite athletes.
University of Colorado, 1975, M.D.
American Board of Family Practice; 1978, 1984, 1990, 1996
Medical Society Affiliations
Santa Clara Medical Society
Pi Mu Epsilon
ProTeamPhysicians.com articles written by: Dr. William E. Straw
Fighting the flu
Ski-Proof your body
When to call the doctor