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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (8)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. David Shamblaw, Family Practice and HIV is Excellent. Dr. Shamblaw has been reviewed by 22 patients who have provided 8 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.6
Promptness 4.9
Courteous Staff 4.4
Accurate Diagnosis 4.5
Bedside Manner 4.5
Spends Time with Me 4.3
Follows Up After Visit 4.3

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)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Shamblaw has 3 hospital affiliations:

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


  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. David J Shamblaw MD is a male Family Practitioner, has 23 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 Family Physicians.