Practice Locations

  • Jacobs Medical Center at UC San Diego Health
    Open 24 Hours Open 24 Hours Open 24 Hours Open 24 Hours Open 24 Hours Open 24 Hours Open 24 Hours
    9300 Campus Point Drive
    San Diego, CA 92037
    US
  • Perlman Medical Offices
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PMClosed Today Closed Today
    9350 Campus Point Drive
    San Diego, CA 92037
    US
  • UC San Diego Medical Center
    Open 24 Hours Open 24 Hours Open 24 Hours Open 24 Hours Open 24 Hours Open 24 Hours Open 24 Hours
    200 W. Arbor Drive
    San Diego, CA 92103
    US
  • UC San Diego Health – Medical Offices South
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 8:00 AM - 5:00 PMClosed Today Closed Today
    4168 Front St.
    San Diego, CA 92103
    US
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About Shira Abeles, MD

Shira Abeles, MD, is a board-certified infectious disease specialist who cares for patients with general infectious diseases.

Dr. Abeles serves as medical director of sustainability at UC San Diego Health, supporting efforts to adapt practices to best promote health of patient and planet. Dr. Abeles also serves as medical program director of antimicrobial stewardship at UC San Diego Health, and as associate medical program director of infection prevention / clinical epidemiology.

As an associate professor at UC San Diego School of Medicine, she is involved in the training and education of medical students, residents, and fellows in the division of infectious diseases and global public health. Her research focuses on evaluating methods for curbing unnecessary antibiotic use in health care settings as well as assessing the clinical impacts of various infection prevention interventions.

Dr. Abeles completed an infectious disease fellowship and a residency in internal medicine at UC San Diego School of Medicine. She earned her medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. She is board certified in internal medicine and infectious disease.

She is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the Infectious Disease Society of America, the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, and the Infectious Disease Association of California.

UC San Diego Health Links
For more information, see Infectious Disease and HIV Care.

Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted
Open Payments Program Notification
For informational purposes only, a link to the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Open Payments web page is provided here. The federal Physician Payments Sunshine Act requires that detailed information about payment and other payments of value worth over ten dollars ($10) from manufacturers of drugs, medical devices, and biologics to physicians and teaching hospitals be made available to the public.
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Medical Degree

  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY

Residency

  • UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

Fellowship

  • UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

Gender

  • Female

Languages

  • Spanish

Date Joined Staff

  • 2014-07-01

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Infectious Disease

Conditions and Treatments

  • HIV Care for Women
  • General Infectious Diseases
  • HIV Care
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted
Open Payments Program Notification
For informational purposes only, a link to the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Open Payments web page is provided here. The federal Physician Payments Sunshine Act requires that detailed information about payment and other payments of value worth over ten dollars ($10) from manufacturers of drugs, medical devices, and biologics to physicians and teaching hospitals be made available to the public.
View Open Payments data for Dr. Abeles