Dr. Richard Shinaman, MD

Dr. Richard Shinaman, MD

Anesthesiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
Dr. Richard Shinaman, MD is an anesthesiology specialist in Pleasanton, CA. He graduated from Harvard Medical School and specializes in anesthesiology.Read his story

2324 Santa Rita Rd Ste 6

Pleasanton, CA 94566

Contact Information

(925) 287-1256

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Western Health Advantage

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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Shinaman's conditions and procedures:

Acute Postoperative Pain
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Autoimmune Diseases
Autonomic Disorders
Back Pain
Baker’s Cyst
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Brain Disorders
Cancer Pain
Cervical Block
Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervicogenic Headache
Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Chronic Postoperative Pain
Coccygeal Pain
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Degenerative Disc Disease
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Difficulty With Walking
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Elbow Injuries
EMG (Electromyography)
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
Epidural Steroid Injections
Facet Joint Injection
Fluroscopically-Guided Spinal Injection
Foot Conditions
Gait Abnormality
Herniated Disc
Hip Sprain
Implantable Peripheral Neurostimulator
Internal Derangement of Knee
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Ketamine Infusions
Knee Dislocation
Knee Disorders
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN) Treatment
Lower Half Headache
Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
Mindfulness Meditation
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Muscle Contraction Headache
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neck Pain
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Nerve Blocks
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Nerve Root Block
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuropathy, Motor and Sensory
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
Opiate Detoxification Using Buprenorphine
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Pain Management Through Physical Therapy
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peripheral Nerve Block
Physical Therapy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Primary Fibromyalgia
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
Rotator Cuff Tear
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Secondary Fibromyalgia
Shoulder Disorders
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Systemic Sclerosis
Tension Headache
Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injection
Upper Back Pain
Vascular Headache
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me


"Dr. Richard Shinaman has a long-standing interest in the field of integrative health and pain medicine. He has completed rigorous training programs in anesthesiology and critical care medicine at Stanford University, acupuncture and herbal medicine ...


  • Anesthesiology

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine


  • Mayo Clin
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Stanford University
    Residency Hospital
  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School
  • UCLA
  • Harvard


  • Spanish
  • English


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Dr. Shinaman has given me my life back! In 2014 I was struck with debilitating pelvic pain which for the most part, made me house bound as I wasn't able to do much more than lie on my back all day. After 2 years of seeing so many doctors, including specialist and UCSF and Stanford, with no help...Read More
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