Not Accepting new patients
Open to siblings (under 18 years old) of her established patients
Offers My Health Online
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Education & Training
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, 2003
Children's Hospital and Research Center Oakland, 2003-2007 (Chief Resident, 2006-2007)
Pediatric Forensic Evaluation
Newborn care, growth and development, childhood asthma, eczema, adolescent medicine
Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics
Dr. Shah is married and has two boys. She enjoys cooking, exercising, traveling, reading and playing with her boys.
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Philosophy of Care
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I was born in Virginia, but moved to California with my family as a child and attended school in San Jose. After high school, I attended U.C. Davis, where I studied neurobiology, physiology and behavior. Upon graduation, I ventured to the East Coast to Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, New York. Living in the Bronx was quite an experience, but one I would not trade. I am so thankful to have received my early medical training in such an ethnically and socioeconomically diverse city.
During my 3rd year of medical school, I fell in love with pediatrics. I liked the idea of taking care of a patient from birth until adulthood. I also enjoyed getting to know parents and families. For pediatric residency, I decided that I had enough of the cold northeast winters and decided to move back to the Bay Area. I chose Children's Hospital and Research Center in Oakland for its emphasis on community and primary care medicine. After I completed residency I stayed one extra year as Chief Resident to further hone my pediatric skills and gain leadership and teaching experience.
After many years of primarily hospital based medicine, I decided that the true reason I went into pediatrics was to work in a clinic setting where I would have the opportunity to watch my patients grow and participate in their health care through their entire childhood. I have found my ideal job at PAMF in Fremont! On a daily basis, I am amazed by the bright smiles, wild imaginations and simple honesty of your children, and could not imagine any other job for myself.
After having my son, I recognize that raising a child is one of the most challenging and rewarding endeavors. I also have a new perspective on all the worries and hopes that come along with being a new parent. I am here to support your child's normal growth and development and serve as a guide through times of illness. As your pediatrician, I hope that I may have the honor of making this experience a little less daunting. I look forward to meeting you and your children!
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