Dr. Gertrude Shiu, MD

Dr. Gertrude Shiu, MD

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Obstetrics & Gynecology | Female | 45 years old

I look forward to developing lifelong relationships with my patients and am committed to providing compassionate competent care.Read more

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I look forward to developing lifelong relationships with my patients and am committed to providing compassionate competent care.Read more

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Dr. Shiu's Reviews

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based on 15 total surveys (5 with reviews)
Dr. Shiu's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (5)
in Sacramento, CA |
I have never written a review for a doctor before, but my visit with Dr. Shiu yesterday was the most unpleasant doctor's visit I've ever had. I am 12 weeks into a difficult pregnancy; 3 out of my 4 previus pregnancies have ended in miscarriage. When I tried expressing my concerns and anxieties to her, she continuously interrupted me with, "What can I do for you TODAY?" and "I'm aware of your medical history." Throughout the entire visit, she was shockingly rude, abrupt, and unkind. No compassion
Sacramento, CA |
I have never written a review for a doctor before, but my appointment with Dr. Shiu was the most upsetting experience I've ever had with a doctor. I am experiencing a difficult pregnancy; three of my previous four pregnancies have resulted in miscarriage. Dr. Shiu was shockingly abrupt, rude, and insensitive. When I tried to explain to her my fears, she would abruptly cut me off with, "What do you need from me right now?" or "I know your medical history." Least compassionate doctor ever.
Rancho Cordova, CA |
She is great! Delivered my first daughter and hopefully she will deliver another one in the future. Very personable and thorough, its fun to catch up each time I visit.
in Sacramento, CA |
She delivered my baby and I could not have asked for a better Doctor. Dr. shui was comforting and informative and she always made sure she had time to answer any and all my questions. She had wonderful bedside manner and alsways had an upbeat attitude :)
in sacramento, CA |
My wife and I can only comment on the poor service and scheduling of Dr. Shiu's office. We had an app scheduled Friday May 6th at 8:15am. On the way to the Dr's office at 8:05 am my received a call that Dr. Shiu had to cancel and we would need to reschedule. This was 10 minutes before the appointment as we were on our way. Both my wife and I took off work for this and our entire day was wasted. I would not recommend Dr. Shiu and her office.
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Dr. Shiu's Care Philosophy

I look forward to developing lifelong relationships with my patients and am committed to providing compassionate competent care.

Dr. Shiu's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  Board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
  • Genital Herpes
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gynecologic Disorders
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Incontinence
  • Infertility
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menopause
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Miscarriages
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Perimenopause
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Yeast Infections

Education

  • Medical School
    Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University

    Graduated in 1994

  • Internship Hospital
    Kaiser Foundation Hospital - Santa Clara

    Completed in 1995

  • Residency Hospital
    Kaiser Permanente Med Grp

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Cantonese

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Procedures Performed

  • Birth Control
  • C-Section
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Endoscopy
  • Estrogen Replacement Therapy
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Interventional Endoscopy
  • Intrauterine Device Management
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Pelvic Laparoscopy
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Sterilization
  • Ultrasound, Abdominal
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Hysterectomy
  • Vaginal Surgery