Dr. Ajit Shah, MD

Dr. Ajit Shah, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 76
(12)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Ajit Shah, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Rockville, MD and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Bj Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat University in 1967 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

11119 Rockville Pike Ste 207

Rockville, MD 20852

Contact Information

(301) 468-5922

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sinusitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Laryngitis
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
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Board Certifications

Dr. Shah does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Polyp

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

2 Board Actions
  • Failure to complete continuing education requirements (7/26/2013)
    Action Taken: Release from Prior Order
    Summary: Dr. Ajit Shah; License # D34428; NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician has complied with the conditions imposed by the 01-29-2013 Consent Order. ACTION TAKEN: The Maryland Board of Physicians has terminated the conditions imposed by the 01-29-2013 Consent Order.
    State: Maryland
  • Failure to complete continuing education requirements (1/29/2013)
    Action Taken: Fine
    Summary: Dr. Ajit Shah; License # D34428; NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician affirmed on his 2011 renewal application that the physician had obtained the required continuing medical education credit hours when the physician had not. ACTION TAKEN: Administrative fine of $5,000; terms and conditions.
    State: Maryland

Education

  • Bj Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat University
    Medical School | Graduated 1967
  • Usa
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Shah has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Shah has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shah's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shah to family and friends
3.8
based on 12 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Shah's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Bowie, MD |
I have been a patient of Dr. Shah's since August 1996. I smoked for 50 years and he is the only doctor who helped me to quit smoking. And that's a miracle in it's self.
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After 3 weeks waiting for appointments The Dr had argument with me because they doesn't want to accept the fact that they made a mistake when sitting appointment without referral ! So when I told him about I am busy and can't wait for another hours in his office , he ask me to leave and find...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Shah accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    KeyCare PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Choice Advantage
    Blue Preferred PPO
    CareFirst Maryland POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Shah has admitting privileges

Adventist Healthcare Washington Adventist Hospital
7600 Carroll Ave
Takoma Park, MD 20912
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Holy Cross Hospital
1500 Forest Glen Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20910
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