Tina Shih, MD

Neurologist and epilepsy specialist

Dr. Tina Shih, a neurologist at the UCSF Epilepsy Center at UCSF Medical Center, specializes in treating epilepsy in the elderly, management of patients with drug-resistant seizures, patients who have epilepsy surgery and psychiatric conditions related to epilepsy. She is board certified in neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with added qualification in clinical neurophysiology. She also is board certified in epilepsy and electroencephalography (EEG) by the American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology.

Shih earned a medical degree at Stanford University School of Medicine and interned at Santa Clara Valley Medicine Center. After a residency in neurology at Columbia University Medical Center, she completed a fellowship in epilepsy at the Columbia Comprehensive Epilepsy Center. Her research interests include antiepileptic drug use in nursing homes and the racial and ethnic disparities in epilepsy. She is an associate professor of neurology at UCSF.


Epilepsy Center
400 Parnassus Ave., Eighth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-2437
Fax: (415) 353-2837

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Conditions & Treatments

Board Certification

Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

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Stanford School of Medicine 1996


Columbia University Medical Center, Neurology 2000


Columbia Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Epilepsy 2002