Neel Tushar Shah
Visiting Scholars and Scientists

Neel Tushar Shah

Visiting Scientist in Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology

Obstetrics Gynecology & Reproductive Bio. - BIDMC


Dr. Neel Shah, MD, MPP is an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School and associate faculty at the Ariadne Labs for Health Systems Innovation. His work broadly aims to help clinicians make decisions that lead to the best possible care at lower costs. As an obstetrician-gynecologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Dr. Shah cares for patients from childbirth through menopause and practices both primary care and surgery

In addition, he is the Founder and Executive Director of Costs of Care, a nationally recognized nonprofit that helps caregivers deflate medical bills. He has been listed among the "40 smartest people in health care" by the Becker's Hospital Review, and profiled in the New York Times, the New England Journal of Medicine, and other outlets for his efforts to expose how low value care can cause financial harm to patients.

Dr. Shah completed residency at Brigham & Women's Hospital and received degrees in medicine and public policy from Brown Medical School and the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. He is a co-author of the textbook, Understanding Value-Based Care expected from McGraw-Hill in early 2015.

National Merit Scholar
National Merit Scholarship Corporation

Brain Sciences Fellowship
Burroughs-Wellcome Fund Foundation

Kennedy School of Government Scholarship
Harvard Kennedy School of Government

Elliot Stone Fellowship
Massachusetts Health Data Consortium

Petrie-Flom Fellowship in Health Law Policy
Harvard Law School

Jack and Edna Saphier Prize
Brown Medical School

Outstanding Teacher Award
Harvard Medical School

Blue Ribbon Abstract (Obstetrics)
American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Outstanding Teacher Award
Harvard Medical School

Putting the Physician Charter into Practice Grant
American Board of Internal Medicine

Outstanding Teacher Award
Harvard Medical School

President's Prize in Value-Based Healthcare Delivery
Partners Healthcare

Ten Outstanding Young Leaders
Boston Chamber of Commerce



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