Dr. Shah was born in Houston, Texas before moving with her family to Kansas City, MO in 1990 where she would later earn her B.L.A. and medical degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Her residency and fellowship training at George Washington University Hospital in Washington, D.C. included clinical experience at the NIH National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Dr. Shah served as faculty at GWU before returning to Kansas City to join Kansas City Physician Partners, Center for Rheumatic Disease in 2017. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology and is currently serving as a Principal Investigator in several of our clinical trials involving SLE, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and Polymyalgia Rheumatica. She has presented numerous grand rounds lectures.
Dr. Shah brings compassion and dedication to KCPP. She believes in an integrated, comprehensive, and evidence-based approach to patient care. She enjoys advocating for her patients in her role as a Board Member of the Arthritis Foundation in Kansas City.
When she is not in the clinic or hospital, you can find Dr. Shah at home spending time with her husband and two active children. She loves to travel and leads her neighborhood book club.
Dr. Shah’s areas of interest include musculoskeletal ultrasound, systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, gout, and especially spondyloarthropathy (ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis).
Dr. Shah is currently accepting patients ages 16 and older at both of our North and Plaza facilities.