Neha Shah, MD

59 Ratings23 Comments
Bariatric & Obesity Medicine; Internal Medicine
Edward Medical Group
Hospital Affiliations:
Edward Hospital
Clinical Interests:
Preventative Care; Weight Management; Women's Health

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This provider is an employee of one of the Edward-Elmhurst Health System entities.



Philosophy Of Care

My philosophy of care includes a comprehensive, scientific approach to weight management. I customize a plan for individual patients with the goal of sustainable lifestyle changes as well as improving health outcomes for my patients.

In my practice, weight is so much more than the number on the scale; I evaluate the complex connection of genetics, biochemistry, hormones, lifestyle and psychosocial factors.

I diagnose and treat the root cause of many medical diseases including heart disease, type 2 diabetes, depression, anxiety, infertility and certain types of cancer.

Weight loss of 5-10% has been shown to positively influence every aspect of our health and prevent metabolic disease. Weight loss can provide a measurable and sustainable difference in the quality of life in my patients, many times when they have found little success elsewhere.

My objective is to achieve not only successful weight loss but also build life-long relationships and support for my patients in a judgement free environment.

I connect with the weight struggle on a personal level and have successfully lost 60 lbs and thus really understand the connection weight plays in every area of our lives. My passion is to help patients achieve their goals as weight loss has been shown to powerfully impact every aspect of our health and wellness.

Education & Credentials

Medical School: Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine - Rootstown, 2010; Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicne

Internship: University of Cincinnati Medical Center (Ohio), 2011

Residency: University of Cincinnati Medical Center (Ohio), 2013


Bariatric & Obesity Medicine

Internal Medicine

Insurance Accepted

Aetna Medicare PPO
Ambetter Balanced Care HMO
Aetna PPO
Aetna Medicare HMO
Aetna Medicare POS
Aetna HMO
Ambetter Secure Care HMO
Aetna POS
Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PPO
Blue Choice MCNP PPO
Blue Choice Preferred
TriWest PC3 / Veterans Administration Community Care
Beech Street PPO
Coventry (Personal Care)
Coventry HMO
Coventry POS
Coventry Workers Compensation Plan
Great West POS
AARP Medicare Advantage Complete (plan 1 & 2) (UHC) HMO
AARP Medicare Advantage Complete (UHC) and Compete Assure
Blue Cross Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Cross Community FHP-ICP
Blue Cross HMO Illinois (HMOI)
Blue Choice Options PPO
Blue Cross POS
Blue Cross PPO
Blue Precision HMO
Cigna HealthSpring MA HMO
Aetna National Advantage Program
Imagine Smart Network
Cigna HealthSpring PPO
Coventry One PPO
Coventry First Health PPO
Coventry PPO
Galaxy Health PPO (UHC)
Great West Open Access
Great West PPO
HFN Workers Compensation Plan
Humana Gold Plus PPO
Illinos Medicaid
Humana Choicecare PPO
Humana HMO
Humana Gold Plus HMO
Medicare Part B
MultiPlan PPO
Sunrise Advantage
UHC Medicare Advantage PPO
United HealthCare Choice Select HMO
United HealthCare Select POS
TriCare Standard/Reserve Select PPO
United Healthcare Choice EPO
United Healthcare Choice HMO
United Healthcare Choice Plus POS
United HealthCare Choice Plus HMO
United Healthcare Select HMO
United Healthcare Select EPO


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Overall Patient Rating
4.8 out of 5
(59 Ratings, 23 Comments)
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I recommend Dr. Shah frequently
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I liked the treatment choices that were offered.
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I have had success with this practice in the past. I would recommend it highly. One thing of note. Doctor Shah said she'd give a referral for a therapist. I was under the impression that I'd get the information on my AVS, which I did, and it would be up to me to contact them, but they called me which caught me by surprise. So, there was some misunderstanding/miscommunication regarding this piece. If the process is that a referral results in the provider calling, then that should be specifically stated, so the patient is expecting a follow up call.
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Dr Shah includes me in all the care plan decision making. I feel that my weight loss program has been a partnership, which is why it has worked and been a consistent progress for me. I have not been the patient who has lost tons of weight early on and then gained back. Consistent loss, even through the pandemic is because I embraced Dr Shah's behavioral changes not just using medication.
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Dr. Neha Shah is incredibly personable and professional. She listens intently and is thoughtful in her response. She is a true caregiver and model for exemplary bedside manner.
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I was very impressed with this visit from checking in at the front desk until receiving notifications from the office regarding medication prior authorization and test results. I would highly recommend this physician due to not only her care but her staff ... as well as the Edward-Elmhurst team.
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Dr Shah is AMAZING!! Shes such an asset at EEH, very knowledgeable and caring personality.
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I had to wait 5minths for an appointment to see her but I understand why. Dr Shah is amazing
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I highly recommend *Dr. Shah for weight loss treatment and education.