Dr. Linda Shortliffe, MD

Pediatric Urology  |  
Female  |  
Age 68
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Dr. Linda Shortliffe, MD
Dr. Linda Shortliffe, MD is a pediatric urology doctor who practices in Palo Alto, CA. She is 68 years old and has been practicing for 42 years. Dr. Shortliffe is affiliated with Stanford Hospital and Clinics and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford.

725 Welch Rd

Palo Alto, CA 94304

Contact Information

(650) 723-9779

Dr. Linda Shortliffe, MD

Dr. Linda Shortliffe, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Care Philosophy

As a pediatric urologist, I try to give care to children that optimizes current knowledge of their medical problems and individualizes their management while considering their long-term health safety. These goals are part of my practice with children and my interests in advancing knowledge that will improve medical care. As a result of these interests, my studies focus on improving imaging by decreasing radiation and on better understanding of urologic conditions to minimize surgery.
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Dr. Shortliffe's Experience

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

  • Pediatric Urology
2

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*
18

Conditions Treated

  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Congenital Obstruction of Ureteropelvic Junction
  • Congenital Obstruction of Ureterovesical Junction
  • Exstrophy of the Bladder - Epispadias
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypospadias
  • Kidney Disease
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Undescended Testicles
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux
8

Procedures

  • Hypospadias Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Ureteral Reimplantation
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urethral Reconstruction
  • Uroflowmetry

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

  • Harvard University ( and Radcliffe College)
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1971
  • Stanford University
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Stanford Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Chief Resident Urology, Stanford University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • General Surgery Internship, Stanford University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • General Surgery, Tufts-New England Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Urology Residency, Stanford University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Fellow, Clayman Institute, Stanford University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Fellow, Radcliffe Institute For Advanced Study (Harvard University)
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shortliffe's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shortliffe to family and friends
3.0
based on 4 total reviews
Dr. Shortliffe's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Shortliffe accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California POS
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
    PacifiCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Shortliffe has admitting privileges

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford
725 Welch Rd
Palo Alto, CA 94304
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Stanford Hospital and Clinics
300 Pasteur Dr
Stanford, CA 94305
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