Dr. Shelley Salpeter, MD

Dr. Shelley Salpeter, MD

Geriatric Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 62
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Dr. Shelley Salpeter, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in San Mateo, CA and has been practicing for 33 years. She graduated from University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in geriatric medicine and hospice & palliative medicine.

1670 S Amphlett Blvd Ste 300

San Mateo, CA 94402

Contact Information

(650) 554-1000

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Salpeter "I am a home-care physician, practicing evidence-based medicine with a special interest in geriatrics and palliative medicine"

2  Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine

3  Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

3  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Cognitive Decline
  • Chronic Diseases
  • Frailty

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

  • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • New England Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University Of California San Francisco
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society, 1982
  • Essential Science Indicators Award, Clinical Medicine, 2007
Media & Publications
  • Over 50 publications, in the field of evidence-based internal medicine,

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Salpeter's Reviews

2.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Salpeter to family and friends
23 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
    (14)

Dr. Salpeter's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    FAIR
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Avoid this doctor at all costs, unless you want your loved one to die ASAP. This doctor diagnosed my aunt's lump as a benign lipoma, and discouraged us from getting a second opinion. When the lump started to grow, the doctor suggested hospice (!). We quickly switched primaries, and the lump,...more
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Dr. Salpeter was wonderful. Incredibly patient and compassionate, she helped my family through a difficult time, and we are very grateful.
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I had the impression that she and her staff only focused on the dying process and death of a patient instead of working to prolonging life. That's what is wrong the world today, the medical professionals are no lonjurYger healers but choose instead to assist a person to die rather than live.. sad.
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Great Doctor!!!
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I didn't have the pleasure of meeting Dr Salpeter in person (wish I had) but had some very important critical last day convers. with her about my 88 year old stubborn mother who had been battling cancer for 11 years and was about to see the battle end. Dr Salpeter was the most kind and caring...more
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