Dr. Michael Shack, MD

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Specializes in Neurology • Male • Age 72

1146 San Marino Dr
San Marcos, CA 92078
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Dr. Shack's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Palomar Health Downtown Campus
555 E Valley Pkwy
Escondido, CA 92025

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
LAKE MEDICAL CENTER
LAKE MEDICAL CENTER
1146 San Marino Dr
San Marcos, CA 92078
Southwest Neurology
Southwest Neurology
661 E Pennsylvania Ave
Escondido, CA 92025
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    Dr. Shack's Experience

    Specialties

    • Neurology

    Board Certifications

    • Neurology
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    • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
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    • Alzheimer's Disease
    • Ataxia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Brain Disorders
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cranial Trauma
    • Dementia
    • Dystonia
    • Epilepsy
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Headache
    • Headache (incl. Migraine)
    • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Meningiomas
    • Migraine
    • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
    • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
    • Myelopathy
    • Myoclonus
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Seizure Disorders
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Stroke
    • Syncope
    • Temporal Arteritis
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
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    • Traumatic Brain Injury
    • Tremor
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vertigo
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    Background Check for Dr. Shack

    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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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Univ Of MD Sch Of Med
    Graduated in 1968

    Internship Hospital

    Colo Med Ctr

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Shack & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Shack's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Shack

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.7
    • 3 responses

    4.7 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shack to family and friends

    4.7 out of 5

    3 responses

    Dr. Shack's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.7 out of 5

    3 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4 out of 5

    3 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.7 out of 5

    3 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    2 responses

    Experience with Dr. Shack

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    3 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.7 out of 5

    3 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.7 out of 5

    3 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.7 out of 5

    3 responses

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Shack accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Coventry Health Care
    • Humana
    • Medicaid
    • UnitedHealthCare
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    Office Locations

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    LAKE MEDICAL CENTER
    1146 San Marino Dr
    San Marcos, CA 92078
    (760) 471-2033 (Office)
    (760) 471-2083 (Fax)
    B
    Southwest Neurology
    661 E Pennsylvania Ave
    Escondido, CA 92025
    (760) 746-5813 (Office)
    (760) 746-2875 (Fax)
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    SOUTHWEST & ASSOCIATES
    1660 Hotel Cir N Ste 220
    San Diego, CA 92108
    (619) 295-4400 (Office)
    (619) 497-0856 (Fax)
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