Sharon Sha, MD, MS

Memory disorders specialist

Clinical Assistant Professor, Neurology & Neurological Sciences
Bio:   Dr. Sha received her Bachelor’s degrees from UC Berkeley in Cognitive Science and Molecular Cell Biology, emphasizing in Neurobiology. She went on to obtain a Master’s degree in Physiology and MD from Georgetown University. She trained in Neurology at UCLA and Stanford University, and completed a clinical and research fellowship in Behavioral Neurology at UCSF, where she focused on identifying biomarkers for genetic forms of frontotemporal dementia and caring for patients with movement disorders and cognitive impairment.

While at UCSF, she saw the majority of patients with Huntington’s disease and ataxia in clinic and research, including ENROLL HD and the Natural History Study of and Genetic Modifiers in Spinocerebellar Ataxias. She has been a member of the Hungtington’s Study Group since 2011. She is board-certified in Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and subspecialty boarded in Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry by the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties.

Dr. Sha’s clinical expertise include Alzheimer’s disease, frontotemporal dementia, Lewy Body disease, corticobasal syndrome, progressive supranuclear palsy, Huntington’s disease, ataxia, multiple system atrophy, and other dementias.

Dr. Sha’s non-clinical time is spent conducting clinical trials in order to identify disease modifying treatments for dementia. She has a special interest in genetic forms of dementia and the cognitive impairment in Parkinsonian-related disorders.
4.8 out of 5
109 Patient Ratings
5 Patient Comments

Memory Disorders Center

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • 3rd Floor, Room A301
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-723-6469
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Movement Disorders Center

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • 3rd Floor, Room A301
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-723-6469
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Professional Education

  • Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine (2010) CA
  • Medical Education: Georgetown University (2006) DC
  • Fellowship: University of California San Francisco (2013) CA
  • Board Certification: Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (2010)
  • Residency: University of California Los Angeles (2008) CA
  • Internship: California Pacific Medical Center (2007) CA
4.8

Friendliness

4.9

Recommended to others

4.8

Explanations

4.8

Listens

4.7

Includes you in decisions

4.8

Clear Communication

4.8

Confidence in your doctor

4.4

Wait times

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Dr. Sha was outstanding.

SHC Patient, May 2014

Good experience.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Excellent service by Dr. Sha, she is friendly & knowledgeable. I have high confidence in her.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Dr. Sha is a true lady and I have complete confidence in her as a doctor.

SHC Patient, Jan 2014

The entire staff have made my experience. 'EXCELLENT.'

4.8 out of 5
109 Patient Ratings
5 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Dr. Sha was outstanding.

SHC Patient, May 2014

Good experience.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Excellent service by Dr. Sha, she is friendly & knowledgeable. I have high confidence in her.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Dr. Sha is a true lady and I have complete confidence in her as a doctor.

SHC Patient, Jan 2014

The entire staff have made my experience. 'EXCELLENT.'