Dr. Jerry Shih, MD

Dr. Jerry Shih, MD

Epilepsy  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
Dr. Jerry Shih, MD is an epilepsy specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from D Geffen Sch Of Med-Ucla in 1988 and specializes in epilepsy and neurology.Read his story

4510 Executive Dr

San Diego, CA 92121

Contact Information

(858) 657-7000

Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Shih's Experience

Dr. Shih's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Epilepsy
  • Board certified in Neurology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Shih's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Shih "Jerry Shih, MD, is a board-certified neurologist who specializes in diagnosing and treating people with epilepsy. He directs UC San Diego Health’s Level 4 Epilepsy Center, which provides the highest level of care to people with epilepsy and other seizure disorders, and is the only nationally designated epilepsy center in the region. The Comprehensive Epilepsy Program offers state-of-the-art neurodiagnostic monitoring and neuroimaging for diagnosing complex epilepsy conditions, and advanced medical and surgical treatment options. Dr. Shih’s expertise also includes managing the care of patients with refractory epilepsy, or seizures that are not controlled with medications.As a professor in the Department of Neurosciences, Dr. Shih instructs medical students, residents, and fellows. His research focuses on brain-computer interfaces, diagnostic utility of magnetoencephalography for epilepsy, and medical and surgical treatments of drug-resistant epilepsy.Dr. Shih is extensively published and has co-authored numerous book chapters and abstracts, and over 60 peer-reviewed articles. His work has appeared in journals such as JAMA, Nature, and Annals of Neurology, among others. He also serves as a reviewer for several medical journals and lectures frequently at national medical conferences.Prior to joining UC San Diego Health, Dr. Shih was director of the Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Epilepsy Center in Jacksonville, Florida. He was also an associate professor of in the Department of Neurology at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine.He completed a fellowship in clinical neurophysiology and critical care neurology at UC Los Angeles School of Medicine, where he also completed a residency in neurology and earned his medical degree. He is board-certified in neurology, clinical neurophysiology and epilepsy. Dr. Shih is a fellow of the American Academy of Neurology and the American Neurological Association, a board of director’s member for the National Association of Epilepsy Centers, and co-chair of the American Epilepsy Society’s Annual Symposium on Epilepsy Therapies.Outside of work, Dr. Shih enjoys staying active through tennis and swimming. "
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2  Specialties

  • Epilepsy
  • Neurology

1  Board Certifications

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

61  Conditions Treated

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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.


  • D Geffen Sch Of Med-Ucla
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Uc Los Angeles, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Cedars Sinai medical center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Uc Los Angeles, School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of California-Los Angeles
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Uc Los Angeles, School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • UCLA Neuropsychiatric Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shih has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Mandarin

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