Dr. Rakesh Shah, MD

Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases •  Male • Age 46

  
Accepting new patients

Dr. Rakesh Shah, MD is a Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Disease Specialist in Brandon, FL and has over 20 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Shah has more experience with Pulmonary Vascular Conditions, Obstructive Lung Disease, and Sleep-disordered Breathing than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Government Medical College-South Gujarat University medical school in 2000. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Brandon Regional Hospital and Memorial Hospital Of Tampa. He is accepting new patients and has not yet indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Shah to book an appointment.


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Sunshine Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine, P.A.

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(813) 655-1100
Sunshine Pulmonary & Sleep Medicine625 W Lumsden Rd Brandon, FL 33511
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Dr Shah truly cares....he's got a good bedside manner. Sometimes takes a little to understand that but once you do you will not go anywhere else. Hard to find a Dr who cares. Now I need to listen too all of his recommendations to get even better ?? I'm glad I found him and followed him since then...
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Dr shah is very friendly doctor no waiting long,he listens and gives good information and gives right advice to me I'm setisfay thanks
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Dr. Shah accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
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Molina Healthcare
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No malpractice claims found for Florida
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Practice Areas

Pulmonary Vascular Conditions

Pulmonary vascular specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the flow of blood between the heart and lungs, including pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary embolism.

Typically treats 99% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Pulmonary Embolism
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shah treats Pulmonary Embolism more than 99% of their peers

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

Obstructive Lung Disease

Obstructive lung disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions including COPD, emphysema, asthma and cystic fibrosis that cause blockages or narrowing in the airways of the lungs, making breathing difficult.

Typically treats 90% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shah treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 100% of their peers

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

Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shah performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Shah performs this procedure more than 96% of their peers

Sleep-disordered Breathing

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.

Typically treats 100% more than their peers

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TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Sleep Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Sleep Apnea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shah treats Sleep Apnea more than 100% of their peers

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

Interstitial Lung Disease

Interstitial lung disease specialists diagnose and treat a range of conditions that cause scarring of lung tissue due to autoimmune disease or environment exposure to harmful materials.

Typically treats 74% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shah treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 100% of their peers

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

Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shah performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Shah performs this procedure more than 96% of their peers

Bronchitis
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shah treats Bronchitis more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Shah treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

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Dr. Shah's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bird Flu
  • Blastomycosis
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Fungal Infections
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Viral Infection
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing
  • Whooping Cough

About Me

Biography

Dr. Rakesh Shah, MD is a board certified pulmonologist in Brandon, Florida. He is currently licensed to practice medicine in Florida. His clinical specialties include Pulmonology, Critical Care Medicine and  Sleep Medicine. His education and tra...

Specialties

  • Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Education

Columbia University / College of Physicians And Surgeons
Fellowship Hospital
University Of Florida
Fellowship Hospital
University of South Florida / College of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
Raritan Bay Medical Center
Residency Hospital
2000
Government Medical College-South Gujarat University
Medical School

Languages

  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • English

Awards

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Brandon Regional Hospital

Brandon, FL

64% Patient experience rating, 5% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

Memorial Hospital Of Tampa

Tampa, FL

69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

South Florida Baptist Hospital

Plant City, FL

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

St. Joseph's Hospital

Tampa, FL

80% Patient experience rating, 11% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)