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Dr. Shields Abernathy, MD

Allergy & Immunology ·  Male · Age 68

Dr. Abernathy

Shields B. Abernathy, M.D.

1050 Las Tablas Rd Ste 3 Templeton, CA 93465

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Dr. Shields Abernathy, MD is an allergy & immunology specialist in Templeton, CA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Pennsylvania in 1979 and specializes in allergy & immunology and internal medicine.


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(805) 434-1000

Dr. Abernathy accepts the following insurance:

ADVANTAGE Health Solutions, Inc.
Advantage Health Solutions
Aetna
Aetna HMO
Bronze - Advantage 2500 PD EPO
Bronze - Advantage 5750 PD HMO
Bronze - Advantage 5750 PD POS
Bronze - Advantage 6350 PD Health Network Option Plan HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Silver - Classic 3500 PD PPO
Assurant Health
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Advantage
Blue Card PPO
CaliforniaCare HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Blue Shield of California
Blue Shield of California HMO
Blue Shield of California PPO
Healthy Families EPO
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Medicare Advantage PFFS
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA PPO
HAP Insurance
Medicare Advantage PPO
Health Net
Health Net PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Kaiser Permanente
Medicaid
Medicare
Medicare of California PPO
MultiPlan
Kaiser PHCS Network PPO
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare HMO
WellPoint
WellPoint PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Abernathy's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Chronic Pharyngitis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abernathy treats Chronic Pharyngitis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Abernathy treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Asthma
very high
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abernathy treats Asthma more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Abernathy treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Allergic Reaction
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abernathy treats Allergic Reaction more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Abernathy treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Abernathy's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Shots for Insect Stings
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Asthma
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Breath Testing
  • Breathing Disorders
  • Bronchitis
  • Chronic Pharyngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Common Variable Immune Deficiency (CVID)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Dermatitis
  • Deviated Septum
  • Emphysema
  • Eye Infections
  • Headache
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hives
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • Immunization
  • Immunodeficiency Syndromes
  • Obesity
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rash
  • Respiratory Diseases
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Spirometry
  • Vaccination

About Me

Care Philosophy

Using latest medical information and technologies with a caring and dedicated team.

Specialties

  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1984
UCLA Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1983
UCLA/Wadsworth Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1983
Wadsworth Va/UCLA Med Center
Residency Hospital
1981
Good Samaritan Hospital
Residency Hospital
1980
Lac Usc Med Center
Internship Hospital
1979
Medical College Of Pennsylvania
Medical School
1975
Harvard University School Of Public Medicine
Undergraduate School
1984
1983
1983
1981
1980
1979
1975

Languages

  • French
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Abernathy's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Abernathy

2.9

Based on 28 reviews

5 Stars
39.285714285714285%
(11)
4 Stars
7.142857142857143%
(2)
3 Stars
3.5714285714285716%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
50%
(14)

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Dr. Abernathy has helped me for the past five years with my allergies amd asthma and done very well by Dr. Abernathy. I highly recommend him.
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I was actually referred to Dr. Abnerathy by my general practitioner. The office is dated and very uninviting. Staff was O.K. and the assistant was very pleasant, but all my hopes changed when the Dr. entered the room complaining about a busy day and he was surprised he was still standing. He then asked me why was I was here and things went downhill with his arrogant tone and unprepared ability to meet with me. I would never recommend this Doctor.
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The first couple of time I saw Dr. Abernathy he seemed knowledgeable and reasonable. The last time I saw him, he was angry and extremely unreasonable. His voice was raised and he was behaving very badly. I absolutely do not recommend this doctor. He seems to have personality disorder or something that makes him behave erratically.
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I went in with a issue and he was rude and talked in a loud tone, even at which he yelled. The staff was nice but not the doctor himself. My problem didn't sound like it mattered to him. Would not recommend!
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