Dr. Parag Shah, MD

Dr. Parag Shah, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 54
(5)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Parag Shah, MD is a cardiology specialist in Albany, NY and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Guys Hosp Med Sch and specializes in cardiology.Read his story

7 Southwoods Blvd Ste 4

Albany, NY 12211

Contact Information

(518) 292-6000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 16 More

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Shah performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hyperlipidemia
very high
more than 97% of peers
Hypertension
very high
more than 96% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Dr. Shah's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Shah "r. Parag Shah attended Guy's Hospital in London, UK where he received his medical degree in 1987. In 1995, he completed a Fellowship in Cardiology at Albany Medical Center in Albany, NY. Dr. Shah is Board Certified in Cardiology. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He is on staff at St. Peter's Hospital and Albany Medical Center in Albany, NY. Dr. Shah's cardiology specialities include: general cardiovascular disease with a special interest in permanent pacemaker implantation and transesophageal echocardiograms. Dr. Shah is married to Susan Abaffy and has three children. He resides in Slingerlands, NY. When he is not practicing cardiology, Dr. Shah enjoys golf, swimming, and skiing."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shah "Capital Cardiology Associates, PC is a benchmark cardiology practice committed to improving our patient's quality of life.

By providing state of the art diagnostics, board certified physicians and a caring and competent staff, we offer the highest quality of care in a comfortable, supportive atmosphere.

Capital Cardiology Associates provides a full range of diagnostic, interventional, surgical, therapeutic and preventative services in the treatment of cardiovascular disease to patients throughout the Capital Region. Our board-certified cardiologists offer a full range of cardiology services to treat all categories of heart disease."

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Guys Hosp Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Metro Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Metro Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Albany Mc
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shah has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Shah does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Shah and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Shah's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shah to family and friends
4.2
based on 5 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Shah's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Troy, NY
Very compassionate and takes time to listen happy to have Dr Shah as my cardiologist ??
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