Dr. Shippey is originally from the greater San Francisco Bay Area. After serving in the US Army, he completed his BS degree in Biochemistry at San Francisco State University, where he met his wife, and during which time he also helped found a free clinic for underserved populations in San Francisco. He went to medical school at Oregon Health & Science University, then completed a medical residency in Internal Medicine at Highland Hospital in Oakland with an additional focus in point of care ultrasound. Dr. Shippey is board certified in Internal Medicine and works predominantly in acute care. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his wife and 2 young daughters, playing music, hiking, and cooking for friends and family.