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Samit Shah

Assistant Professor of Medicine

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Samit Shah, MD, PhD, FACC, FSCAI



Dr. Shah is an Interventional Cardiologist who specializes in the invasive evaluation of coronary physiology as well as coronary and peripheral vascular interventions. He was an undergraduate at the Pennsylvania State University and went to medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine, where he graduated with a medical doctorate as well as doctorate in Neuroscience. He subsequently completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Yale New Haven Hospital, followed by clinical fellowships in Cardiovascular Medicine, Peripheral Vascular Interventions, and Interventional Cardiology. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine, and Interventional Cardiology.

Dr. Shah's scholarly work has focused on the outcomes of cardiovascular interventions and the invasive assessment of coronary physiology. He has active research projects at Yale regarding invasive coronary physiology testing, ischemic heart disease in women, and the vascular effects of psychological stress.

Education & Training

  • Fellow
    Yale New Haven Hospital (2019)
  • Fellow
    Yale New Haven Hospital (2018)
  • Resident
    Yale New Haven Hospital (2015)
  • Intern
    Yale New Haven Hospital (2013)
  • MD
    University of Illinois School of Medicine (2011)
  • PhD
    University of Illinois School of Medicine, Neuroscience (2010)
  • BS
    Pennsylvania State University, Vertebrate Physiology (2005)
  • AA
    Bard Early College at Simon's Rock (2002)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Wendy U. and Thomas C. Naratil Pioneer AwardWomen’s Health Research at Yale2021
I CARE AwardVA Connecticut Healthcare System2020
Excellence in Outpatient CareYale Primary Care Center, Yale Internal Medicine Residency Program, Yale School of Medicine2015

Professional Service

CirculationReviewer2021 - Present
Microvascular NetworkLead2021 - Present
Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI)Fellow2020 - Present
American College of CardiologyFellow2020 - Present
Connecticut Chapter of the American College of CardiologyMember2019 - Present
Journal of Clinical MedicineReviewer2019 - 2020
Catheterization and Cardiovascular InterventionsReviewer2018 - 2020
Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and OutcomesReviewer2018 - 2020

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