Shelley Salpeter, MD, FACP

I am a caring, experienced home care physician specializing in geriatric and palliative care for homebound patients throughout San Mateo County. My team includes two Nurse Practitioners and an LVN practice manager.

I work with all home health agencies, and accept Medicare and United Health Care (PPO and HMO) as primary insurance, and multiple secondary insurers.


  • Age-related cognitive decline, Alzheimer’s disease, complex chronic disease, frailty, and home-bound patients
  • Managing pain and other end-of-life symptoms
  • Triple board certified in Geriatric Medicine, Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine, and Internal Medicine
  • Bilingual English and Spanish



  • Medical Director, Mission Hospice & Home Care
  • Clinical Professor of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Consultant, Peninsula Post-Acute Rehabilitation Facility
  • Consultant, Sutter Health, Mills-Peninsula Medical Center
  • Medical Director, The Stratford Assisted Living Facility