Dr. Paul Jason Sharek MD Pediatrician

Dr. Paul Sharek is a pediatrician in Palo Alto, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford and Stanford Hospital and Clinics. He received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and has been in practice for 25 years. Dr. Sharek accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 99 doctors at Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford and one of 106 at Stanford Hospital and Clinics who specialize in Pediatrics.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatrician: General Pediatrics

Education & Medical Training

University of California at San Francisco
Residency, Pediatrics, 1989–1992

Stanford University
Fellowship, Health Services Research, Quality of Care, 1996–1998

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Class of 1989

University of California at Berkeley
Other Training, Epidemiology, 1995–1996

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Paul V. Miles Fellow in Quality Improvement, American Board of Pediatrics

Publications & Presentations

Exposure to Leadership WalkRounds in neonatal intensive care units is associated with a better patient safety culture and less caregiver burnout.
Sexton, J. B.,Sharek, P. J.,Thomas, E. J.,Gould, J. B.,Nisbet, C. C.,Amspoker, A. B.,Kowalkowski, M. A.,Schwendimann, R.,Profit, J.

Use of Electronic Medical Record-Enhanced Checklist and Electronic Dashboard to Decrease CLABSIs.
Pageler, N. M.,Longhurst, C. A.,Wood, M.,Cornfield, D. N.,Suermondt, J.,Sharek, P. J.,Franzon, D.

A Clinical Case of Electronic Health Record Drug Alert Fatigue: Consequences for Patient Outcome.
Carspecken, C. W.,Sharek, P. J.,Longhurst, C.,Pageler, N. M.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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