Dr. David Gershfield, MD

Dr. David Gershfield, MD

Neurology  |  
Male  |  
Age 49
(9)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. David Gershfield, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Palo Alto, CA. He is 49 years old and has been practicing for 18 years.

795 El Camino Real

Palo Alto, CA 94301

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
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more than 78% of peers
Restless Leg Syndrome
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more than 62% of peers
Brain Disorders
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more than 61% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Brain Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Syphilis Infections
  • Thrombosis
  • Tremor
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

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Procedures

  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Yale University
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • UCLA Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • UCLA San Fern Vly Program
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gershfield has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gershfield's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gershfield to family and friends
2.8
based on 9 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Gershfield's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
Palo Alto, CA |
Extremely dismissive and not thorough in investigation. Very condescending. Stay away from this provider if you value your health.
San Jose, CA |
Was able to see me immediately for an urgent concern. Also was able to schedule an immediate MRI. Very efficient and helpful. Explained situation well.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Gershfield accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Gershfield has admitting privileges

Stanford Hospital and Clinics
300 Pasteur Dr
Stanford, CA 94305
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El Camino Hospital- Mountain View Campus
2500 Grant Rd
Mountain View, CA 94040
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Washington Hospital
2000 Mowry Ave
Fremont, CA 94538
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