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Rita Shah, MD
Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases

Doctor General Pediatrics

Dr. Rita Shah is an assistant professor of pediatrics at UNLV School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics. She is an attending physician of pediatric infectious diseases.

Dr. Shah is originally from New York. She obtained her undergraduate degree from New York University and her medical degree from St. George’s University. She completed her pediatrics residency at Maimonides Infants and Children’s Hospital of Brooklyn, in NY, and her fellowship in pediatric infectious diseases at Cohen Children’s Medical Center of the North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, now known as Northwell Health, also in NY.

She joined the University of Nevada Reno in 2014 as a pediatric hospitalist, and UNLV division of pediatric infectious diseases in 2017.