Dipti R. Shah, MD is a clinical Internist and Nephrologist practicing in Las Vegas for the last 10 years. She is married to Russell J. Shah, MD, a practicing Neurologist and Neurophysiologist in Las Vegas as well.
She attended an accelerated, six-year, combined BS/MD program at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and graduated with both degrees in 1994. She then went on to complete and internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Rush University St. Luke’s Medical Center. Following her residency, she completed a fellowship, again at Rush University, in Nephrology and Hypertension. In addition to her training in Internal Medicine and Nephrology, she had the opportunity to work at Humana Urgent Care in Chicago as well as serve as an Emergency Room Attending at the Rush University Emergency Room. From there, she moved to Southern California and joined a private practice Nephrology group, Westside Nephrology and worked primarily at St. John’s Hospital in Santa Monica. She later went on to open her own practice servicing the West Los Angeles area, doing primarily hospital-based work. She relocated to Henderson, Nevada in 2007. She opened University Urgent Care and served as the medical director. She presently maintains a private practice in Las Vegas. She primarily practices office-based Nephrology and Internal Medicine.
Outside of medicine, she enjoys serving the community. She was appointed to the Nevada Board of Health by Governor Brian Sandoval in 2013 and was reappointed in 2017. Her current term will continue until 2021. She is also the Vice-President of the Las Vegas India Chamber of Commerce (LVICC) and Treasurer of the Nevada Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (NAPI). She will be serving as President Elect and then President for the upcoming terms. In addition, she is a member of the Clark County Medical Society and the Clark County Medical Society Alliance.
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