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The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Shames is Excellent. Dr. Shames has been reviewed by 1 patients who have provided 0 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 11 areas:
  • Allergy
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Asthma
  • Atopic Dermatitis
  • Drug Allergy
  • Eczema
  • Food Allergy (Hypersensitivity)
  • Hay Fever (Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis)
  • Immunotherapy
  • Latex Allergy (Latex Hypersensitivity)
  • Nasal Allergy (Rhinitis)

Education & Awards

Dr. Shames graduated from University of California at Davis.


Dr. Shames has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • UCSF Medical Center / Moffitt-Long Hospitals 
  • Stanford Hospital and Clinics 

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard Scott Shames MD is a male Allergist & Immunologist, has 25 years of experience and practices in Allergy & Immunology and Pediatric Allergy & Immunology.
Where does Dr. Richard S. Shames practice?
Dr. Richard Shames has 2 office locations.
Dr. Richard Shames practices Allergy & Immunology and Pediatric Allergy & Immunology near Palo Alto, CA.
See Palo Alto Allergists and Palo Alto Pediatric Specialists.