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Specialties & Research

Dr. Richard Shaw, MD is board certified in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychiatry.

  • He has special expertise in 11 areas:
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Insomnia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders (PTSD)
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychosomatic Medicine
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sleep Disorders

Education & Awards

Dr. Shaw graduated from Middlesex Hospital Medical School, London, England. He has 1 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)


Dr. Shaw has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Stanford Hospital and Clinics 
  • Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital @ Stanford 
  • Lucile Packard Children's Hosp 

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard John Shaw MD is a male Pediatric / Adolescent Psychiatrist, has 29 years of experience and practices in Psychiatry and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry.
Where does Dr. Richard J. Shaw practice?
Dr. Richard Shaw has 1 office location.
Dr. Richard Shaw practices Psychiatry and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry near Palo Alto, CA.
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