Board of Directors


Dipti R. Shah, MD | President,
Chair of the Respite Care Programs Committee

Dipti R. Shah, MD is a Board-Certified clinical Internist and Nephrologist practicing in Las Vegas for over 10 years through her private practice with her husband Russell J. Shah, MD, a practicing Neurologist and Neurophysiologist. She attended an accelerated, six-year, combined BS/MD program at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and graduated with both degrees in 1994.  She then went on to complete an internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Rush University St. Luke’s Medical Center.  Following her residency, she completed a fellowship at Rush University, in Nephrology and Hypertension.

Outside of medicine, she enjoys serving the community.  She was appointed to the Nevada Board of Health by Governor Brian Sandoval in 2013 and was reappointed in 2017.  Her current term will continue until 2021.  She is also the Vice-President of the Las Vegas India Chamber of Commerce (LVICC) and served on the Board of the Nevada Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (NAPI). In addition, she is a member of the Clark County Medical Society and the Clark County Medical Society Alliance.  Hobbies include singing and reading.

Her passion for helping children with special needs, particularly those on the Spectrum, stems from raising her son who is diagnosed with Autism.  Raising him over the last 10 years in Southern Nevada has given her insight as to the needs of the community as they relate to this prevalent condition.

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