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Yuan Shao, MD, PhD

  • Internal Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine
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Contact

15004 Innovation Drive
San Diego, CA 92128
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Phone Number
858-605-7113

Expertise

  • Internal Medicine

Languages

  • Chinese
  • English

Biography

Internal medicine physician Yuan Shao, MD, provides comprehensive primary care for adults 18 and older, focusing on prevention, health maintenance and management of acute and chronic conditions. She specializes in geriatric medicine and enjoys developing strong relationships with her patients and making a positive impact in the lives of older adults, and their families and caregivers.


Dr. Shao incorporates a multidisciplinary approach to healthy aging to prevent and manage complex conditions experienced by older patients, such as dementia, frailty syndrome and falls. She also is experienced in thoughtful monitoring and reviewing of diverse medication needs for patients who take multiple medications.


As well as her medical degree, Dr. Shao received a doctorate in biology in China. Outside of the office, she enjoys cooking and painting.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, 2018
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, 2016

Medical Education

  • Medical College of Soochow University, MD, 1994

Residencies

  • Mount Vernon Hospital, Internal Medicine, 2016

Fellowships

  • University of California, San Diego, Geriatric Medicine, 2017

Graduate Education

  • Peking Union Medical College, PhD, 2000

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