Dr. Meera Sheffrin is a clinician educator in geriatrics, and is the Medical Director of the Stanford Senior Care clinic and Home-Based Senior Care clinic. She cares for patients as a primary care physician for older adults. Her academic interests include treatment of dementia, geriatric education, and home care medicine. She has a special interest in improving the care of older adults with cognitive impairment.

Professional Summary

Professional Education
  • Residency: Stanford University Internal Medicine Residency (2013) CA
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine (2016)
  • Board Certification, American Board of Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine (2016)
  • Fellowship, University of California, San Francisco, Geriatric Medicine (2016)
  • Masters, University of California, San Francisco, Masters of Advanced Studies in Clinical Research (2015)
  • Board Certification, American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (2013)
  • Residency, Stanford Medicine Internal Medicine Residency, Internal Medicine (2013)
  • Medical Education, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (2010)

Honors & Awards
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (2009)
  • Charles Dorsey Armstrong Award for Clinical Excellence in Caring for Patients by a Senior Resident, Stanford University School of Medicine (2013)
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society, Charles G. Watson Chapter (2009)
  • Julian Wolfshon Award for Outstanding Performance in Internal Medicine and Neurology, Stanford University School of Medicine (2012)
  • Morris H. and Gertrude M. Harris Foundation Merit Scholarship, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (2007- 2009)
  • SGIM Annual Meeting Best Geriatrics Poster Award, Society of General Internal Medicine (2014)
  • UCSF Geriatrics Scholarship Award, University of California, San Francisco (2011)

Administrative Appointments
  • Medical Director, Stanford Senior Care clinic, Stanford Healthcare (2020 - Present)


Specializing In

  • LGBT Health
  • Senior Health

Practice Locations

Senior Care Palo Alto, CA
Palo Alto, CA

211 Quarry Road, Suite 402

Palo Alto , CA 94304

(650) 725-5222

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LGBTQ+ Health Program Los Altos, CA
Los Altos, CA

960 N. San Antonio Road, Suite 101

Los Altos , CA 94022

(650) 724-8844

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(54 reviews)

We love Dr. Sheffrin, is attentive, kind and very meticulous.
I am thrilled with the care and kindness of the doctor and all staff.
A jewel of a person & professional!
Doctor Sheffrin is a wonderful professional. (5 stars.)
Dr. Sheffrin is the perfect doctor for me. She always listens intently, is very knowledgeable & conservative in her advice & recommendations. She knows my personal history & her advice always takes notice of "where I am."
This was an initial visit, so there really weren't any major issues to discuss and I'm not on any medications.
Good experience.
Dr.S is an excellent person and Doctor-showing care and compassion.She is such an asset to Stanford and a GEM. Being in her presence provides such a sense of well being. She is special.
Patient says "perfect everything."
Dr. Sheffrin is the best PC provider my Mom has ever had. She is patient with all of my Mom's questions, and all other medical needs/issues. We are so lucky to be one of Dr. Sheffrin's patients.
Dr. Sheffrin is very compassionate and very thorough. I feel that she gives excellent care!
Very good experience.
Very Good experience
Good experience - THEY LISTEN.
I have only had excellent experience with Dr. Sheffrin. Stanford is very lucky to have her.
Very smart, very compassion.
Dr. Sheffrin is always good with me Ms. Fraga.
Dr. Sheffrin is that rare medic, one that actually hears what the patient says.
Dr. Meera provided me with excellent help for my physical condition.
Communicates well.
We always feel good after seeing & talking with doctor at appointment.
Excellent person & doctor.
This doctor is exceptional. Knowledgeable of health issues of elderly is amazing. Uplifting attitude.
I am speaking OFTEN and STRONGLY about this program. It is amazing!
Excellent first visit with Dr. Sheffrin and staff.
Dr. Sheffrin was excellent.
Dr. Sheffrin is both very attentive and knowledgeable. She was very focused on preventative care. (Sorry for my handwriting - I have Parkinson's.)
Best doctor I've ever worked with, for my mother or myself. 10/10 would recommend to everyone.
First class experience.
Dr. Sheffrin has excellent listening skills and appropriate responses. 5 stars!
Dr. Sheffrin is the best physician I have ever encountered. She meets every need physical & emotional of my elderly mother.
Dr. Sheffrin is an excellent professional and speaks Spanish very well.
Dr. Sheffrin is fantastic!!!
She is one of the most personable docs I have run into in years, and makes a real effort to listen and explain.
Thank you, Ms. Sheffrin, you have helped my mom so well!
This physician is outstanding!
All very good.
The whole meeting was very comfortable. I didn't feel rushed but all my questions were answered.
Dr. Sheffrin is an outstanding dr. for my mom, she always responds ASAP if necessary, we feel very confident with Dr. Sheffrin.
All good.
Dr. Meera is perfect for me.
My time with Stanford Hospital was the best I have ever had.
An excellent visit - So knowledgeable - Kind and under standing of my ailment.
Very pleased with level of expertise of Dr. Sheffrin and also of her personality and manner.
My mom and family love Dr.Sheffrin very much. Very knowledgeable and also speaks Spanish which is a big help. Thank you Dr. Sheffrin for your patience.
No bad experience.
Dr. Sheffrin impressed me with her medical knowledge, and "bedside manner" in her ability to ease my apprehension, diagnose my condition, and prescribe appropriate medication. She was amazingly kind.
During this stressful time of trying to diagnose my mother's cognitive issues, the Senior Care Clinic team has been quite outstanding. From response time, quality care, bedside manner and access to information via this process of managing my mother's with Stanford has been with ease.

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