Bay Area Heart


Rakesh Shah, M.D., FACC

Interventional Cardiology

Dr. Rakesh Shah, M.D., is a highly accomplished cardiologist at Bay Area Heart, showcasing multiple board certifications by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, and Nuclear Cardiology.

With an illustrious career spanning over 25 years, Dr. Shah’s extensive experience shines in the field of Trans-radial Interventional Cardiovascular procedures and complex Coronary and Peripheral vascular interventions. His expertise extends to structural procedures such as TAVR, WATCHMAN, and Mitra Clip. Dr. Shah’s dedication to advancing cardiac care is further demonstrated by his special interest in treating complex lipid and advanced heart failure patients and his active involvement as a Principal Investigator in multiple clinical trials at Bay Area Heart.

Dr. Shah’s commitment to accessibility is evident as he accepts most major insurance plans and eagerly welcomes new patients seeking his expert guidance. Fluent in English, Hindi, and Gujarati, he ensures effective communication and personalized care for a diverse patient population.

Beyond his professional accomplishments, Dr. Shah enjoys an active lifestyle. He is an avid runner and finds solace in hiking, reflecting his commitment to both physical well-being and a balanced life.

Currently, Dr. Shah provides comprehensive cardiac care to patients at Bay Area Heart and the Texas Medical Center. Holding privileges at HCA Clear Lake, HCA Mainland, and Methodist Clear Lake, he is also in the process of obtaining privileges at Memorial Hermann Southeast, underscoring his dedication to ensuring that patients have access to top-notch cardiac care throughout the Houston area.

Rakesh Shah