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Anisha Shah, MD, is a board-certified internist, interventional cardiologist, and a fellow of the American College of Cardiology. Dr. Shah served as a Medical Advisor at Cigna, Physician Editor at MCG Health, and is currently a Physician Clinician Reviewer at Magellan Health.
She has extensive basic science research experience and authored a postdoctoral NIH grant as well as related publications. She retains a strong interest in chronic disease management and lifestyle medicine, as well as health care transparency and medical communications.
Dr. Shah received her Bachelor of Arts with honors from Johns Hopkins University and her Medical Doctorate with honors from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. She fulfilled her post graduate medical and subspecialty training at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
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