Dr. Monica R. Shah, MD
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Specialist | Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine3000 N Interstate 35 Frontage Rd Austin TX, 78705
A board-certified pediatrician and neonatologist, Dr. Monica R. Shah diagnoses and treats patients at St. David’s Medical Center, an integral part of St. David’s HealthCare, in Austin, TX. With more than 119 sites across Central Texas, St. David’s HealthCare includes seven of the area’s leading hospitals and is one of the largest health systems in Texas. As a neonatologist, Dr. Shah is concerned with the care of critically ill newborn and premature infants. Her professional journey in the neonatal-perinatal medicine arena spans ten years.
Education and Training
Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine medical degree 2005
American Board of Pediatrics (ABP)
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP- Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
- McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University neonatal-perinatal medicine
- McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University (Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine)
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Get to know Neonatologist Dr. Monica R. Shah, who serves patients in Austin, Texas.
Dr. Shah is a fellowship-trained neonatologist caring for the critically ill newborn and premature infants. She can be found on staff at St. David’s Medical Center.
Located in Central Austin, St. David’s Medical Center includes a 426-bed acute care hospital and a 64-bed rehabilitation hospital providing comprehensive inpatient and outpatient care. It is home to the internationally renowned Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute and St. David’s Neuroscience & Spine Institute. The hospital provides a complete range of women’s services, including its acclaimed maternity unit, maternal-fetal medicine, a high-risk maternal and neonatal transport team, the region’s largest Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and The Breast Center; complex surgical services; a comprehensive Bariatric Surgery Center; and a 24-hour emergency department.
The doctor’s acclaimed career in medicine began after she earned her medical degree from the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine in 2005. She then went on to perform her residency in pediatrics at NYU Langone Medical Center, and her fellowship in neonatal-perinatal medicine at the McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University.
With years of experience, Dr. Shah is board-certified in both pediatrics and neonatal-perinatal medicine by the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP). The ABP exists to promote excellence in medical care for children and adolescents. Certification represents dedication by pediatricians, pediatric subspecialists, and pediatric trainees to the highest level of professionalism in patient care.
Neonatology is a subspecialty of pediatrics that consists of the medical care of newborn infants, especially the ill, or premature newborn. It is a hospital-based specialty and is practiced in neonatal intensive care units. Neonatologists generally diagnose and treat newborns with conditions such as breathing disorders, infections, and birth defects, as well as coordinating care and medically managing newborns born prematurely, critically ill, or in need of surgery.
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