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Neel T Shah, M.D.

TitleInstructor in Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology
InstitutionBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
DepartmentObstetrics Gynecology & Repro. Bio.
AddressBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Ob Gyn
330 Brookline Ave
Boston MA 02215

 awards and honors
2000 - National Merit Scholar
2004 - Brain Sciences Fellowship
2006 - Kennedy School of Government Scholarship
2007 - Elliot Stone Fellowship
2008 - Petrie-Flom Fellowship in Health Law Policy
2009 - Jack and Edna Saphier Prize
2010 - Outstanding Teacher Award
2011 - Outstanding Teacher Award
2011 - Blue Ribbon Abstract (Obstetrics)
2011 - Putting the Physician Charter into Practice Grant
2012 - Outstanding Teacher Award
2013 - President's Prize in Value-Based Healthcare Delivery
2013 - Ten Outstanding Young Leaders

Dr. Neel Shah is the Founder and Executive Director of Costs of Care, an independent grant-supported nonprofit that helps patients and their caregivers deflate medical bills. In August 2013 he will join the Harvard Medical School faculty based at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the Ariadne Labs for Health Systems Innovation.

As an ob/gyn, Dr. Shah delivers babies, provides primary care, and performs surgery. As an investigator, his research focuses on the role of frontline clinicians in improving healthcare safety and value. His work has been cited by the Institute of Medicine and is frequently featured in the national media (see Press). He serves as a section editor for the "Teachable Moments" series in JAMA Internal Medicine and is co-authoring the textbook Understanding Value-Based Care (Lange/McGraw Hill) with colleagues Christopher Moriates (UCSF) and Vineet Arora (University of Chicago).

Dr. Shah is completing residency at Brigham & Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. He earned joint degrees in medicine and public policy from Brown Medical School and Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government.

 completed student projects
Comparing Perceptions of Value
Summer, 06/17/13 - 11/01/13

 selected publications
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  1. Moriates C, Shah NT, Arora VM. First, do no (financial) harm. JAMA. 2013 Aug 14; 310(6):577-8.
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  2. Shah N. Physicians' role in protecting patients' financial well-being. Virtual Mentor. 2013; 15(2):162-6.
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  3. Shah NT. A role for physicians: an observation on cost containment. Am J Prev Med. 2013 Jan; 44(1 Suppl 1):S19-21.
    View in: PubMed
  4. Moriates C, Shah N, Arora VM. Medical training and expensive care. Health Aff (Millwood). 2013 Jan; 32(1):196.
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  5. Wright KN, Jonsdottir GM, Jorgensen S, Shah N, Einarsson JI. Costs and outcomes of abdominal, vaginal, laparoscopic and robotic hysterectomies. JSLS. 2012 Oct-Dec; 16(4):519-24.
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  6. Shah NT, Barroilhet L, Berkowitz RS, Goldstein DP, Horowitz N. A cost analysis of first-line chemotherapy for low-risk gestational trophoblastic neoplasia. J Reprod Med. 2012 May-Jun; 57(5-6):211-8.
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  7. Shah NT, Akileswaran CP, Garret LG, Bradford L, Del Carmen MG, Goodman AK, Boruta DM, Growdon WB. Society for Gynecologic Oncologists, Meeting on Women's Cancers. The Effect of a Paradigm Shift towards Minimally Invasive Surgery on Hospitalization Costs of Hysterectomy for Endometrial Cancer. 2012.
  8. Shah NT, Wright KN, Jonsdottir GM, Jorgensen S, Einarsson JI, Muto MG. The Feasibility of Societal Cost Equivalence between Robotic Hysterectomy and Alternate Hysterectomy Methods for Endometrial Cancer. Obstet Gynecol Int. 2011; 2011:570464.
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  9. Jonsdottir GM, Jorgensen S, Cohen SL, Wright KN, Shah NT, Chavan N, Einarsson JI. Increasing minimally invasive hysterectomy: effect on cost and complications. Obstet Gynecol. 2011 May; 117(5):1142-9.
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  10. Neel T. Shah. Brown Medicine Magazine. Assuming Responsibility for Patients' Pockets. 2010.
  11. Shah NT, Akileswaran CP, Greenberg J. Variation in the Use of Labor and Delivery Resources by Practice Structure. 2010.
  12. Shah N, Dizon DS. New-generation platinum agents for solid tumors. Future Oncol. 2009 Feb; 5(1):33-42.
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  13. Shah NT, Yeung LC, Cooper LN, Cai Y, Shouval HZ. A biophysical basis for the inter-spike interaction of spike-timing-dependent plasticity. Biol Cybern. 2006 Aug; 95(2):113-21.
    View in: PubMed
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