Dr. Heather Shah, MD

Hematology •  Female • Age 43
  
Dr. Shah
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Oncology Specialties, P.C.

1107 14th Ave Se Ste 200 Decatur, AL 35601

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(256) 705-4224

Dr. Heather Shah, MD is a Hematology Specialist in Decatur, AL. Dr. Shah has more experience with Breast Cancer, Blood Disorders, and Lymphatic Disorders than other specialists in her area. She is affiliated with medical facilities such as Athens - Limestone Hospital and Decatur Morgan Hospital. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Shah to book an appointment.


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Dr. Shah accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Dental Blue 100/200/300
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
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Cigna PPO
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Practice Areas

Breast Cancer

Breast cancer specialists diagnose and treat the presence of malignant cells in breast tissue that may spread to other parts of the body.Compare with other Breast Cancer specialists.

Typically treats 98% more than their peers

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TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Breast Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shah treats Breast Cancer more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Shah treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Blood Disorders

Blood disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions that affect the blood's ability to function, including hemophilia, anemia, and sickle cell disease.Compare with other Blood Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 78% more than their peers

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TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Blood Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shah treats Blood Disorders more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Shah treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Anemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shah treats Anemia more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Shah treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Leukocytosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shah treats Leukocytosis more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Shah treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Lymphatic Disorders

Lymphatic disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the lymphatic system, including lymphedema, lymphadenitis, and lymphangitis.Compare with other Lymphatic Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 65% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Hodgkin's Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shah treats Hodgkin's Disease more than 77% of their peers

Dr. Shah treats this condition more than 77% of their peers

Lymphoma, Large-Cell
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shah treats Lymphoma, Large-Cell more than 76% of their peers

Dr. Shah treats this condition more than 76% of their peers

Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shah treats Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma more than 71% of their peers

Dr. Shah treats this condition more than 71% of their peers

Gynecologic Oncology

Oncologists diagnose and treat cancers of the female reproductive system, including ovarian cancer, uterine cancer, and cervical cancer, through chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, or targeted cancer therapy.Compare with other Gynecologic Oncology specialists.

Typically treats 71% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Gynecologic Cancer
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shah treats Gynecologic Cancer more than 74% of their peers

Dr. Shah treats this condition more than 74% of their peers

Ovarian Cancer
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shah treats Ovarian Cancer more than 68% of their peers

Dr. Shah treats this condition more than 68% of their peers

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Dr. Shah's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • ENT Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Melanoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Thoracentesis
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Vulvar Cancer

Dr. Shah's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shah

4.2

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Dr. Heather Shah, One of the most kindest and carrying doctors which I was a patient fighting cancer.. I trusted Her with my life and to do this day I’ve been in remission for 5 years, prayers and God as my witness . I’m blessed that I’m still enjoying life to the fullest .. Thank You Heather ! Robbie Farquhar
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I just started with Dr.Shah and the whole staff is welcoming, kind, informative, and just amazingly thorough. So glad to have found her
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Biography

Dr. Heather Shah, MD is a Hematology Specialist in Decatur, AL. Dr. Shah has more experience with Breast Cancer, Blood Disorders, and Lymphatic Disorders than other specialists in her area. She is affiliated with medical facilities such as Athens -...Read more

Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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Locations

Oncology Specialties, P.C.

Oncology Specialties, P.C.1107 14th Ave Se Ste 200 Decatur, AL 35601
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Athens - Limestone Hospital

Athens, AL

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average

Decatur Morgan Hospital

Decatur, AL

70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average

Huntsville Hospital

Huntsville, AL

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average