Meera Sheffrin

Meera Sheffrin

Geriatrician

Bio:   Dr. Meera Sheffrin is a clinician educator in geriatrics, and the the Medical Director of the Stanford Home-Based Senior Care Clinic. She cares for patients as a primary care physician for older adults at the Stanford Senior Care Clinic and Home-Based Senior Care Clinic. 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.
4.9 out of 5
128 Patient Ratings
39 Patient Comments

Senior Care

LGBTQ+ Health Program

  • 960 N. San Antonio Road
  • Suite 101
  • Los Altos , CA 94022
  • Phone: 650-498-9000
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Professional Education

  • Residency: Stanford University Internal Medicine Residency (2013) CA
  • Board Certification: Geriatric Medicine, American Board of Internal 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)
4.9

Friendliness

4.9

Explanations

4.9

Listens

4.9

Includes you in decisions

4.9

Clear Communication

4.9

Confidence in your doctor

4.9

Recommended to others

4.8

Wait times

SHC Patient, Aug 2019

I have only had excellent experience with Dr. Sheffrin. Stanford is very lucky to have her.

SHC Patient, Apr 2019

Very smart, very compassion.

SHC Patient, Apr 2019

Exceptional.

SHC Patient, Mar 2019

Dr. Sheffrin is always good with me Ms. Fraga.

SHC Patient, Mar 2019

Dr. Sheffrin is that rare medic, one that actually hears what the patient says.

SHC Patient, Mar 2019

Dr. Meera provided me with excellent help for my physical condition.

SHC Patient, Dec 2018

EXCELLENT EXPERIENCE WITH THE DOCTOR AND NP

SHC Patient, Dec 2018

Good

SHC Patient, Dec 2018

Communicates well.

SHC Patient, Nov 2018

We always feel good after seeing & talking with doctor at appointment.

SHC Patient, Nov 2018

Excellent person & doctor.

SHC Patient, Nov 2018

This doctor is exceptional. Knowledgeable of health issues of elderly is amazing. Uplifting attitude.

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4.9 out of 5
128 Patient Ratings
39 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Aug 2019

I have only had excellent experience with Dr. Sheffrin. Stanford is very lucky to have her.

SHC Patient, Apr 2019

Very smart, very compassion.

SHC Patient, Apr 2019

Exceptional.

SHC Patient, Mar 2019

Dr. Sheffrin is always good with me Ms. Fraga.

SHC Patient, Mar 2019

Dr. Sheffrin is that rare medic, one that actually hears what the patient says.

SHC Patient, Mar 2019

Dr. Meera provided me with excellent help for my physical condition.

SHC Patient, Dec 2018

EXCELLENT EXPERIENCE WITH THE DOCTOR AND NP

SHC Patient, Dec 2018

Good

SHC Patient, Dec 2018

Communicates well.

SHC Patient, Nov 2018

We always feel good after seeing & talking with doctor at appointment.

SHC Patient, Nov 2018

Excellent person & doctor.

SHC Patient, Nov 2018

This doctor is exceptional. Knowledgeable of health issues of elderly is amazing. Uplifting attitude.

SHC Patient, Nov 2018

I am speaking OFTEN and STRONGLY about this program. It is amazing!

SHC Patient, Sep 2018

Excellent first visit with Dr. Sheffrin and staff.

SHC Patient, Sep 2018

Dr. Sheffrin was excellent.

SHC Patient, Aug 2018

Dr. Sheffrin is both very attentive and knowledgeable. She was very focused on preventative care. (Sorry for my handwriting - I have Parkinson's.)

SHC Patient, Jul 2018

Best doctor I've ever worked with, for my mother or myself. 10/10 would recommend to everyone.

SHC Patient, Jul 2018

First class experience.

SHC Patient, Jun 2018

Dr. Sheffrin has excellent listening skills and appropriate responses. 5 stars!

SHC Patient, Mar 2018

Dr. Sheffrin is the best physician I have ever encountered. She meets every need physical & emotional of my elderly mother.

SHC Patient, Mar 2018

Dr. Sheffrin is an excellent professional and speaks Spanish very well.

SHC Patient, Mar 2018

Dr. Sheffrin is fantastic!!!

SHC Patient, Feb 2018

She is one of the most personable docs I have run into in years, and makes a real effort to listen and explain.

SHC Patient, Feb 2018

great

SHC Patient, Jan 2018

Thank you, Ms. Sheffrin, you have helped my mom so well!

SHC Patient, Dec 2017

This physician is outstanding!

SHC Patient, Dec 2017

All very good.

SHC Patient, Nov 2017

The whole meeting was very comfortable. I didn't feel rushed but all my questions were answered.

SHC Patient, Oct 2017

Superlative.

SHC Patient, Oct 2017

Dr. Sheffrin is an outstanding dr. for my mom, she always responds ASAP if necessary, we feel very confident with Dr. Sheffrin.

SHC Patient, Oct 2017

All good.

SHC Patient, Jul 2017

Dr. Meera is perfect for me.

SHC Patient, Jul 2017

My time with Stanford Hospital was the best I have ever had.

SHC Patient, Jun 2017

An excellent visit - So knowledgeable - Kind and under standing of my ailment.

SHC Patient, Apr 2017

Very pleased with level of expertise of Dr. Sheffrin and also of her personality and manner.

SHC Patient, Apr 2017

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.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

No bad experience.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

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.

SHC Patient, Mar 2017

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 myhealth.org this process of managing my mother's with Stanford has been with ease.