Golden Gate TMS is located in downtown Palo Alto, CA. Dr. Richard A. Shapiro is the founder and medical director. The office has a mission to help people that have depression, live better lives. Dr. Shapiro is committed to using any and all resources available to him to treat his patients. He uses the Neurostar TMS machine to provide effective treatment that has no side effects unlike most medications. With TMS, there is hope for his patients to get back to living happy lives where they can enjoy life and celebrate with their loved ones.
Dr. Shapiro has one of the most impressive education backgrounds we have ever seen. He graduated from Harvard University and then went onto Cornell University Medical School. He completed his residency in psychiatry at Cambridge and Harvard Medical School. He is double board certified in adult and forensic psychiatry by the American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry. He also is on the teaching faculty for both Harvard and Stanford medical schools. All that training at the top institutions paid off because he has excellent ratings from the multiple ratings sites we surveyed. Between all the rating sites, yelp, healthgrades.com, vitals.com, he averages a 4.5 out 5 stars.
A very happy patient stated, “I am a big fan of this caring and charming doctor. Dr. Shapiro has a warmth and genuine desire to help not only his patients but is generous with his free time by helping those individuals who could use a little extra help and may not have the means to do so. A wise choice for anyone.”