Dr. Shahla Ali, MD

Dr. Shahla Ali, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 42
Dr. Shahla Ali, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Allen, TX and has been practicing for 11 years. She specializes in psychiatry, addiction psychiatry, and more.Read her story

1333 W McDermott Dr Ste 150

Allen, TX 75013

Contact Information

(469) 340-2777

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Scott & White Health Plan
  • Self Pay

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ADHD and-or ADD
very high
more than 97% of peers
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
more than 89% of peers
Adjustment Disorder
more than 86% of peers

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Dr. Ali's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ali "Dr. Ali is a board-certified Psychiatrist with extensive experience who is very passionate about the field and cares deeply about her patients well being. She has treated thousands of patients in both both in-patient (hospitals) and outpatient (office visit) settings. She has extensive experience in treating common Psychiatric conditions such as ADD/ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar, OCD, PTSD and many more. She has conservative approach to medication and only prescribes after carefully assessing each patient and analyzing benefits and side effects. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ali "''I believe in providing the most innovative & evidence based treatments to my patients. In my office you are not just a number but a person with your own individual needs specific to your own circumstances & somatic experiences''"

5  Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Adult & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Sleep Medicine (Psychiatry & Neurology)

1  Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

42  Conditions Treated

  • Addiction
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol Related Disorders
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Cocaine Withdrawal
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Confusion
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Dissociative Disorder
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Mood Disorders
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Opioid Withdrawal
  • Panic Attack
  • Panic Disorder
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
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4  Procedures

  • Detoxification Evaluation
  • Medication Management
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Stress Management

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

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  • Meharry Medical College
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Urdu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Shahla Ali, MD
Absolutely awful experience. I am 100% sure the majority of these reviews are fake . She is VERY combative - imsulting and basically treats you like crap if you do not agree with her.
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Allen , TX – Sep 11, 2018
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I cannot thank Dr. Ali enough for help, kindness and patience. You can tell she truly cares about her patients and always takes the time to address all of your concerns.
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Brooke M in Plano, TX – Jul 18, 2018
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Always in time and created appointment for me in the last minute. I was surprised to see that she responded to my e-mail over the weekend. Their staff is highly courteous and organized. They send you reminders with the copay information and the whole office works in a very organized manner. My...Read More
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katie Adair in Allen, TX – Jun 28, 2018
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Dr Ali is very compassionate and spent a lot of time with counseling, she explained the medicines and gave us many options. Excellent doctor and excellent office staff.
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Apr 02, 2018
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Dr Ali truly cares about her patients and will bend over backwards to help them out. She has been beyond helpful and literally life changing!
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Matt in Frisco, TX – Dec 29, 2017
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