Browse Health
License & Identifications

A medical license is required for a doctor to practice medicine in a particular state. Requirements vary by state but most require, at a minimum, post-graduate training in the doctor’s specific specialty. An NPI number is a national identifier unique to an individual health care provider and is managed by the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. David Shamblaw, Family Practice and HIV is Excellent. Dr. Shamblaw has been reviewed by 20 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.6
Promptness 4.9
Courteous Staff 4.5
Accurate Diagnosis 4.6
Bedside Manner 4.5
Spends Time with Me 4.4
Follows Up After Visit 4.4

Specialties & Research

Dr. David Shamblaw, MD is board certified in Family Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • AIDS/HIV (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome)
  • Weight Loss

Education & Awards

Dr. Shamblaw graduated from McGill University Faculty Of Medicine, Montreal. He has 5 awards.

Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2013, 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014 - 2015)


Dr. Shamblaw has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego 
  • Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista 
  • Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla 


  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Similar doctors nearby

Dr. Bruce Lucero

Family Medicine
31 years experience
San Diego, CA

Dr. John Doria

General Practice
San Diego, CA

Dr. Richard Tew

General Practice
40 years experience
San Diego, CA

Dr. Willaim O'Connell

General Practice
36 years experience
San Diego, CA

Dr. John Berger

Family Medicine
47 years experience
San Diego, CA

Dr. Foster Carr

General Practice
23 years experience
San Diego, CA
Search All Similar Doctors
Additional Information
Dr. David J Shamblaw MD is a male Family Practitioner, has 24 years of experience and practices in Family Medicine.
Where does Dr. David J. Shamblaw practice?
Dr. David Shamblaw has 1 office location.
Dr. David Shamblaw practices Family Medicine near San Diego, CA.
See San Diego Primary Care Doctors.