Dr. Rakesh Shah, MD

Dr. Rakesh Shah, MD

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51 y/o
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Dr. Rakesh Shah, MD is a cardiology specialist in Webster, TX and has been practicing for 17 years. He specializes in cardiology, interventional cardiology, and more.

Bay Area Heart

450 Blossom St Ste D

Webster, TX 77598
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Bell Benefit Trust
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • Fidelis Care
  • Fortified Provider Network
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)

Learn about Dr. Shah

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Top Care Areas

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

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vascular Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hyperlipidemia
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Shah's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shah "My patients are my number one priority.  I have excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills, and an outstanding reputation for bed side manner. "

4  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular & Metabolic Diseases
  • Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases
  • Interventional Cardiology

5  Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Nuclear Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Nuclear Medicine*

120  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Accelerated Hypertension
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atrial Cardiomyopathy With Heart Block
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Tachyarrhythmia With Short PR Interval
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bacterial Endocarditis
  • Buerger's Disease
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy Due to Anthracyclines
  • Cardiomyopathy, Alcoholic
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Diseases
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Congestive Heart Failure, Left-Sided
  • Congestive Heart Failure, Right-Sided
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Diabetes
  • Endocarditis
  • Exertional Hypertension
  • Familial Combined Hyperlipidemia
  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • Familial Hypertension
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • High Cholesterol
  • High-Risk Hypertension
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to LDL Receptor Deficiency
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Dominant
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Recessive
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension in Pheochromocytoma
  • Hypertension, Alcohol-Induced
  • Hypertension, Corticosteroid-Induced
  • Hypertension, Environment-Induced
  • Hypertension, Stress-Induced
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Hypokalemia Familial
  • Hypotension
  • Isolated Systolic Hypertension
  • Kidney Disease
  • Labile Hypertension
  • Labored Breathing
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Multifocal Premature Beats
  • Neurogenic Hypertension
  • Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Paroxysmal Atrial Tachycardia
  • Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome
  • Primary Hypertension
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Resistant Hypertension
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncopal Paroxysmal Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • Syncope, Familial Neurocardiogenic
  • Tachycardia
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Tachycardia
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Tricuspid Valve Stenosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Reflux
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
  • White Coat Hypertension
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • MS University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • Medical College Baroda
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Medical College Baroda
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Medical College Baroda
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Medical College Of Virginia
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Medical College Of Virginia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Medical College Of Virginia
    Other Education | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Indian
  • Spanish

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

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shah to family and friends
289 total reviews (92 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (289)

  • 5
    (275)
  • 4
    (7)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Shah's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (92)

I was rushed to the ER with a heart attack. Dr Shah was very quick and had my stints in within minutes. He was reassuring and understanding.
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Dr. Shah and his staff have been like a breath of fresh air to me and my health. Dr. Shah is so thorough and caring and knowledgeable that I actually look forward to my appointments. The staff is fantastic. My life has improved dramatically through this organization as well as their referrals to...more
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I loved him! He was engaging straight away and made me feel like I was his only patient. I felt he listened and wasn’t ready with pen and pad in hand to prescribe unnecessary medication.
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Dr. Shah is very thorough in reviewing test results. He appreciates the value of data collected with mobile apps and reviews those data as well. I have great confidence in the health care from the doctor and his staff. Staff are professional, well organized and equipped with good tools and...more
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Everyone was friendly & professional. They were good at walking me through the procedures. When I had to reschedule appointments several times, they worked with me on that.. This office comes highly recommended from me.
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