Dr. Shile earned her undergraduate degree form Stanford University in Human Biology before moving up the Peninsula to complete her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in San Francisco. After graduating, Dr. Shile completed advanced training at the V.A. Hospital in Palo Alto. Dr. Shile grew up in the Bay Area, attending Los Gatos High and spending her weekends surfing in Santa Cruz. She currently lives in Palo Alto with her husband.