Professional Summary


  • Jefferson Medical College - Philadelphia, in Doctor of Medicine, 2002


  • Scott and White Memorial Hospital - Temple, in General Surgery, 2010


  • Fellowship in Plastic Surgery from Scott and White Memorial Hospital

Board Certifications

  • AM BD PLASTIC SURGERY awarded in 11/14/2014

Professional Memberships

  • American Medical Association
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery


  • Plastic Surgery

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Verified Patient Ratings

The Patient Rating score is an average of all patient responses to physician related questions in the Press Ganey Medical Practice survey. Patients receive a survey to complete within 1-2 days of their physician visit. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.

Patient Satisfaction

(4.5) 416 ratings

Verified Patient Comments

Comments also are gathered from the medical practice survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

Feb 19, 2023
Everyone was wonderful in the care for my son. I felt like every precaution was taken and explained to us. They also made sure he was comfortable.
Feb 19, 2023
Everyone took their job seriously, which helped ease anxiety in us parents that our son was in good hands. The process was very well explained to us so we knew what to expect all along the way.
Feb 2, 2023
Dr Shale is a very personable person and has alot of knowledge about his work. You feel at ease with him not rushed
Jan 25, 2023
Dr. Shale has been very professional, compassionate with his care throughout this process. I would recommend him to anyone who needs a plastic surgeon.
Jan 22, 2023
I felt he did not listen and was only focused on my weight
Jan 22, 2023
Very good and undertandable comminication.
Jan 18, 2023
He was very good and explained everything very well
Dec 14, 2022
I would recommend Dr Shale and his team to everyone and anyone that's seeking a professional plastic surgeon.
Dec 14, 2022
Dr Shale always asks me how I'm doing and feeling and always asks if I have any concerns
Oct 23, 2022
Oct 23, 2022
Oct 12, 2022
Excellent service
Oct 12, 2022
Excellent services
Aug 14, 2022
Very pleased with care so far! Exceeded expectations
Aug 14, 2022
The issue is straightforward, and the doctor got right down to treatment, which is much sooner than expected
Aug 4, 2022
Listened, answered questions and was very informative about what to expect and what I need to do
Jul 22, 2022
Dr. Shale was very professional and the surgery that was provided and followed up on was very helpful for me. His work Is of an excellent quality.
Jul 5, 2022
Dr. Shale and his team were very professional and patient with the concerns I have about the procedure. They were all very courteous and polite.
Jul 5, 2022
I am very pleased with this team. Thank you for making me feel comfortable and at ease throughout thos process.
Jun 27, 2022
If you need medical care it's a excellent place to go.
Jun 27, 2022
I would refer my family or friends to him,
Jun 17, 2022
Excellent care and attentiveness
May 17, 2022
Dr Shale is very professional and he explains everything
May 2, 2022
What started out as a scary uncertain time in my life, turned into a stream of meeting great doctors, caregivers, and others who have placed my wellbeing first. I've appreciated them all.
Apr 22, 2022
Dr Shale is kind and very informative give me the options and I make an informed choice.
Apr 22, 2022
I would definitely recommend Dr Shale.
Apr 21, 2022
Amazing team! Just felt really well taken care of and like a person. It was fantastic. 15/10!!
Mar 23, 2022
Dr Shale was great! His humor really helped me relax and I truly appreciate him
Mar 15, 2022
This was my 5th visit to see Dr. Shale . I was treated with professional courtesy and respect. All of my questions were answered, concerns were addressed, and I feel I was given exemplary medical attention.
Mar 2, 2022
I definitely recommend. You will feel safe and everything is scheduled pretty quickly there's hardly any waiting time. The doctors are very nice and they explain everything.
Mar 1, 2022
Great experience.
Mar 1, 2022
Dr Shale was very professional and caring, especially with my decision. Gives me all the time I want to make my choice.
Feb 18, 2022
Dr Shale listened and asked and answered questions so we both understood exactly what the other one meant
Feb 18, 2022
I will definitely recommend them
Jan 18, 2022
He gave me options I didn't realize we're available and made sure I understood.
Dec 22, 2021
Dr Shale was patient and informative. He answered my questions and concerns
Dec 16, 2021
I would highly recommend Dr Shale
Nov 17, 2021
Nov 17, 2021
I was called the following day with the surgery and pre op visits. They were very Informative
Nov 17, 2021
Dr Shale was very easy to talk to. He seemed very knowledgeable and listened to my concerns. He explained what he could do to assist me.
Oct 26, 2021
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Sep 9, 2021
Have already sent a friend to Dr. Shale
Aug 21, 2021
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Aug 11, 2021
Dr. Shale is the worst! He makes you feel like a big problem and you have no right to be there or ask any questions. He is a big bully.
Aug 6, 2021
Dr Shale is on top of everything. Told me exactly what he was doing, erc
Aug 3, 2021
I was lucky to have this Doctor I would definitely recommend him to anyone.
Aug 3, 2021
Dr. Was very nice, answered questions. Said call if any questions one up. Pleasant personality. Excellent Doctor.
Jun 23, 2021
Dr Shale was personable.
Jun 19, 2021
they have all been excellent I'm thankful Dr Shale is doing my surgery.
Jun 19, 2021
very good..
Jun 19, 2021
One of the most successful doctor visits I have ever had.
Jun 14, 2021
treated very well
Jun 9, 2021
Dr Shale and staff are very considerate and take time to discuss issues with a clear path forward.
May 6, 2021
it was good, vey informative
May 6, 2021
Apr 30, 2021
the doctors the staff they are without a shadow of a doubt true trained professionals. They know their jobs they also have a very high level of compassion for the patient. they make sure all questions asked by the patient are clearly answered. I am so gla
Mar 27, 2021
I live in a senior community. in passing the people that live in the complex I live in. I always tell them I am very fortunate do you have without a shadow of a doubt the best doctors God has ever provided I have all the confidence in them and there's nur
Mar 27, 2021
like I said in the past couple of explanations. Dr Shale and his staff show the utmost compassion and concern for the patient and their well-being. I have all the confidence in the world did I am in the best and most capable hands at any time. I can't tha
Mar 25, 2021
Top notch!!
Mar 25, 2021
Very knowledgeable and understanding to my situation!!
Nov 28, 2017
My daughter is very shy and doesn't like to go to the doctor and gets very nervous. However Dr. Shale and his nurses made her feel very comfortable, and even made her laugh.
Nov 14, 2017
Dr. Shale was not only professional but very friendly in fact he learned a little bit about my background my career we enjoyed visiting while doing the procedure without distracting from his quality of work. Good bedside manner. Thank you.
Oct 23, 2017
He's a great wonderful doctor would recommend, recommend him to everybody, thank you.
Oct 15, 2017
He was very kind to work me into his schedule immediately after I had basal cell carcinoma removed at my dermatologist, and it really took him a lot of extra time. I deeply appreciate that he made room for me in his schedule, because he certainly didn't h
Oct 3, 2017
Dr. Shale he really kicks ass.
Sep 4, 2017
The only thing I have to say is just that I am so thankful to have Dr. Shale in our way and he's a nice doctor so I'm very proud of what he did. Thank you very much.
Jul 17, 2017
Dr. Shale is an amazing doctor. He does his job very well. He is very, a very good man. He listens to his patients and he just, he's just a really wonderful doctor, and anyone would be lucky to have him as their surgeon.
May 2, 2017
He's very respectful,very nice,always wants to know how you're doing,and I really like him.
May 1, 2017
Yes. I had a gastric bypass in 2005 and he's helping to try and get me my excess skin removed because it's a sanitary issue and he's trying to get it improved through the insurance company so that I can get it taken care of so that I'm not in pain. So,yes
Apr 3, 2017
To get an appointment. The appointment times are really long waiting periods.
Mar 28, 2017
"I just thought Dr. Shale wasn't very personable to me,he wasn't very sympatric or comforting. He was stitching up my face. I definitely wouldn't go back to him for cosmetic surgery,he was referred from the dermatology place so I could get stitched u
Mar 27, 2017
Dr. Shale 1st assisted me when I lost my finger at work. He did a fantastic job reconstructing my hand and throughout this time has been open to listening to what I've had to say and visiting me on helping my hand to recover. I would recommend Dr. Shale t
Mar 22, 2017
"Yes,I just wanted to say that I felt like I was very much taken care of and everything was taken into consideration when I went into surgery concerning my high blood pressure and what needed to be done afterwards to keep me safe and I appreciate it
Mar 21, 2017
"Dr. Shale is very friendly and he has good manner … like bedside manners. And I feel comfortable with him,and I don't have any problems,and he answered all my questions,he acted like he had time for me and I had an excellent service from him. So I a

Practice Location

Intermountain McKay-Dee Dermatology & Plastic Surgery

4403 Harrison Blvd Ste 3680 Ogden, UT