Dr. Gayle Shimokaji, MD

Dr. Gayle Shimokaji, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 61
Dr. Gayle Shimokaji, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Greenbrae, CA and has been practicing for 27 years. She graduated from Univ Of Ca in 1987 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1000 S Eliseo Dr Ste 203

Greenbrae, CA 94904

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
  • Western Health Advantage

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Top Care Areas

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Ocular Hypertension
very high
more than 99% of peers
Corneal Erosion
very high
more than 94% of peers
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Shimokaji's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

46  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects


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20  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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.


  • Univ Of Ca
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • St Marys Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Pacific Presbyn Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Moorfields Eye Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shimokaji has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shimokaji's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shimokaji to family and friends
17 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Shimokaji's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Extraordinary experience! I have severe heart problems, diabetes and could not drive or read. Went to 2 other docs and they sent me away. Dr Shimokaji spent the time to help me with cataract surgery and now I can drive.
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