Dr. Tina Shah, MD

Dr. Tina Shah, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 37
Dr. Tina Shah, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Alexandria, VA and has been practicing for 11 years. She graduated from University Of Missouri / Kansas City Campus in 2007 and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.Read her story

101 S Whiting St Ste 105

Alexandria, VA 22304

Contact Information

(703) 751-8804

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Delaware
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Chronic Neck Pain
more than 90% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
more than 86% of peers
De Quervain's Disease
more than 76% of peers

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Dr. Shah's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Shah "Board Certified Rheumatology and Internal Medicine Assistant Clinical Professor at George Washington University Dr. Shah completed her undergraduate and medical school training at the highly competitive University of Missouri-Kansas City 6 year combined BLA/MD program in her hometown. Subsequently, she attended internal medicine residency at George Washington University Hospital. During her Rheumatology fellowship at GWU, she underwent intensive training in diagnostic and therapeutic interventions with ultrasound for musculoskeletal disorders. She has given numerous Grand Rounds presentations for rheumatologic disorders at area hospitals including Providence, Saint Agnes, Veterans Affairs, and GWU Hospital along with the Lupus Foundation of America. Furthermore, she has served as a clinical evaluator for a randomized trial on the effect of dietary interventions on rheumatoid arthritis symptoms and published for pain management in the elderly. Prior to NVA arthritis, Dr. Shah was active as an Assistant Clinical Professor for GWU, which she will continue here at NVA Arthritis. In the past, she has also worked in a private practice setting in Baltimore, Maryland, where she had various roles, including resident teaching and mentorship, as well as volunteering at a free clinic. She has varied clinical interests in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and especially spondylarthropathies (psoriatic arthritis, anklyosing spondylitis, and inflammatory bowel disease related arthritis). In her free time, she enjoys traveling and spending time with her family. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shah "I believe improving a patients health requires careful listening to create a unique treatment plan to improve all aspects of a patient's well being. A long term patient-physician relationship requires compassion, respect, and trust. 

A patient's medical diagnosis should be communicated in a comprehensive, clear, and timely manner. The treatment plan should include the latest in medical advances. "

2  Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

97  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthropathy Associated With Bacterial Disease
  • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
  • Arthropathy Associated With Viral Disease
  • Arthropathy in Behcet's Syndrome
  • Arthropathy, Progressive Pseudorheumatoid, of Childhood
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Crystal Arthropathy
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Discoid Lupus
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hemophilic Arthropathy
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Lyme Disease
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Monoarthropathy
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Neuropathic Arthropathy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthropathy
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polyarthropathy
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Post-Infectious Reactive Arthropathy
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Primary Fibromyalgia
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Secondary Fibromyalgia
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Seronegative Spondyloarthropathy
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylarthropathy
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tension Myositis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Transient Arthropathy
  • Traumatic Arthropathy
  • Trochanteric Bursitis
  • Tumidus Lupus Erythematosus
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis
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11  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Missouri-Kansas City
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Missouri / Kansas City Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • George Washington University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • George Washington Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • George Washington University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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She doesn't seem to be very experienced. Also, she (or her office staff) doesn't return patients phone calls regarding questions concerning the treatment or blood tests results. The office is dirty and located in an even dirtier building. Other than that, she is friendly and cordial (as any...Read More
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She is very kind and knowledgeable. She spent over an hour with me. She is the only doctor I've has that has fully listened to me and examined me. I'm very happy with her care.
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She didn't know how to take an x-ray. Instead of asking me to move so the x-ray machine would capture the area needed; she just said...that will have to do. I witnessed unsterile techniques while she was preparing injections and seemed surprised when I refused to let her inject me. Blood work...Read More
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