Dr. Heidi Shale, MD

Dr. Heidi Shale, MD

Neurology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 62
Dr. Heidi Shale, MD is a neurology specialist in Walnut Creek, CA and has been practicing for 37 years. She graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in neurology.

1425 S Main St

Walnut Creek, CA 94596

Contact Information

(925) 295-4000

Insurance Accepted

  • Kaiser Permanente

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Top Care Areas

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Brain Disorders
more than 34% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurology

1  Board Certifications

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

31  Conditions Treated

3  Procedures

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.


  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Ny and Presby Hp Columbia Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shale has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shale's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shale to family and friends
8 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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Dr. Shale's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Shale was able to diagnose my mom with a very rare condition (fewer than 2000 people in the U.S. have it). We had seen other neurologists but they just did not have the expertise. Dr. Shale spent over an hour with my mom talking to her and examining her. Other doctors have been impatient...more
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she didn't seem to really listen to me. She said, because she was unfamiliar with my symptoms, and they were not typical of what she had seen for my particular illness, that she didn't think it was what I was diagnosed with years ago , and that other Doctors apparently, misinformed me with what...more
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Dr. Shale seems to feel vastly superior to me (and I assume the rest of her patients). She also seems to feel no need to offer explanations for worrying symptoms.
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