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About Dr. Michael Shack

Dr. Michael Shack, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Escondido, CA, with another office in San Marcos, CA. He has 45 years of experience. His specialties include Neurology and Psychiatry. Dr. Shack is affiliated with Palomar Medical Center, Pomerado Hospital and Palomar Pomerado Health. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

5 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Michael Shack is Great. Dr. Michael Shack has been rated by 5 patients. From those 5 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Michael Shack is 3.7 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

661 E Pennsylvania Ave
Escondido, CA 92025
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1146 San Marino Dr
San Marcos, CA 92078
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Specialties

Dr. Michael Shack has the following 2 specialties

  • Neurology

    A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
    Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.

  • Psychiatry

    A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
    He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
    Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
    Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.

  • Expertise

    4 Expertise

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Migraine Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

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horrible front staff

Horrible staff!! Unreliable and don't believe any promises the staff make on follow up or medical records transfer!

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Five Stars

Dr. Shack is an excellent medical provider. He listens to your medical problems and gives advice that will make you feel at ease.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Shack is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Palomar Medical Center
  • Pomerado Hospital
  • Palomar Pomerado Health
  • Sharp Community Medical Group
  • Education

    45 Years Experience

  • University Of Maryland School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1968

  • Fairview University Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Michael Shack accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Health Net
    • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
    • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
    • Health Net CA PPO
  • UHC West
    • UHC SignatureValue Flex3
    • UHC West SignatureValue Alliance
    • UHC West SignatureValue HMO
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