Dr. Linda D. Shortliffe, MD

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Specializes in Pediatric Urology • Female • Age 65

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Dr. Shortliffe's Experience

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Dr. Shortliffe's Care Philosophy

Dr. Shortliffe's Specialties

Conditions Dr. Shortliffe Treats

  • Congenital Obstruction of Ureteropelvic Junction
  • Congenital Obstruction of Ureterovesical Junction
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Hospital Quality

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Stanford Hospital and Clinics
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
725 Welch Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Stanford Pediatric Urology, LPCH
Stanford Pediatric Urology, LPCH
725 Welch Rd
Palo Alto, CA 94304
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    Dr. Shortliffe's Experience

    Dr. Shortliffe's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Pediatric Urology

    Board Certifications

    • Pediatric Urology
    • Urology
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    • Hypospadias Repair
    • Orchiectomy
    • Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
    • Surgical Procedures
    • Ureteral Reimplantation
    • Urethral Dilation
    • Urethral Reconstruction
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    • Congenital Obstruction of Ureteropelvic Junction
    • Congenital Obstruction of Ureterovesical Junction
    • Diverticulum of Bladder
    • Exstrophy of the Bladder - Epispadias
    • Hydronephrosis
    • Hypospadias
    • Neurogenic Bladder
    • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
    • Undescended Testicles
    • Urethral Stricture
    • Urinary Incontinence
    • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
    • Vesicoureteral Reflux
    3

    Background Check for Dr. Shortliffe

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Stanford University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1975

    Internship Hospital

    Stanford Hospital
    Complete in 1976

    Residency Hospital

    Chief Resident Urology, Stanford University Medical Center
    Complete in 1981
    General Surgery Internship, Stanford University Medical Center
    Complete in 1976
    General Surgery, Tufts-New England Medical Center
    Complete in 1977
    Urology Residency, Stanford University Medical Center
    Complete in 1980

    Fellowship Hospital

    Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia
    Complete in 1987
    Fellow, Clayman Institute, Stanford University
    Complete in 2013
    Fellow, Radcliffe Institute For Advanced Study (Harvard University)
    Complete in 2009

    Undergraduate Schools

    Harvard University ( and Radcliffe College)
    Graduated in 1971
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Shortliffe & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Shortliffe's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Lucile Packard Children's Hospital

    • Stanford Hospital and Clinics

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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    Experience with Dr. Shortliffe
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
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    Office Locations

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    Stanford Pediatric Urology, LPCH
    725 Welch Rd
    Palo Alto, CA 94304
    (650) 723-9779 (Office)
    (650) 723-4055 (Fax)
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