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Dr. Alpa Shah is a psychiatrist who specializes in women's mental health. Her practice focuses on reproductive and gender specific factors influencing psychiatric illnesses. She also works with women to prevent and treat postpartum depression.

She directs the Perinatal Mental Health Clinic. This is a specialized service which provides psychiatric consultation and treatment for women who are pregnant, postpartum, or planning a pregnancy and suffer from mood and anxiety disorders.

"Management of women with psychiatric illness during pregnancy and postpartum is complex, as you have to think about the effects of the illness and the treatment on the patient as well as her baby," Dr. Shah said.

Dr. Shah earned her medical degree and completed an OB/GYN residency in her native India. She completed a residency in psychiatry at Cleveland Clinic and a fellowship in women's mental health at the University of Illinois, Chicago.


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  • Medical School
    Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Medical College Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India, M.D. 1988

    Civil Hospital & Affiliated Hospitals Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India, Rotating 1989

    Sheth Vadilal Sarabhai General Hospital Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India Obstetrics & Gynecology 1992

    Cleveland Clinic Health System Cleveland, OH, United States Psychiatry 1998

    University of Illinois - Hospitals & Clinics Chicago, IL, United States, Women's Mental Health 1999

  • Board Certifications
    Psychiatry: 2001, recertified 2011

    State Licenses

    Areas of Interest
    Perinatal Psychiatric Consultation

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