RAKESH K. SHAH MD FACCPresident and Founder of Bay Area Heart
Dr. Rakesh Shah is a multiple board-certified Cardiologist by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease. Additionally, he is board certified in Nuclear Cardiology.
Dr. Shah has been practicing for over 25 years and has extensive experience in Trans-radial Interventional Cardiovascular procedures & some of the most complex Coronary and Peripheral vascular interventions besides structural procedures such as TAVR, WATCHMAN and Mitra Clip. His special interest includes treating complex lipid and advanced heart failure patients. He is actively involved in multiple clinical trials at Bay Area Heart as Principal Investigator.
Dr. Rakesh Shah accepts most major insurance plans and is accepting new patients. Dr. Shah speaks English, Hindi, and Gujarati. He is an avid runner and enjoys hiking.
Dr. Shah currently sees patients in our offices at Bay Area Heart and at Texas Medical Center. He holds privileges at HCA Clear Lake, HCA Mainland and Methodist Clear Lake, and is in the process of obtaining privileges at Memorial Hermann Southeast.
Specialties & Qualifications
Cardiologists diagnose and treat heart disease, such as congenital heart defects, coronary artery disease, heart rhythm disorders and heart failure.
Dr. Shah is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC) and a Fellow of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (FSCAI). Dr. Shah currently holds Chief of Staff and Board of Trustee positions at HCA Clear Lake Hospital
Subspecialties: Interventional, Nuclear, Vascular Medicine, Cardiac Critical Care
Clinical Interests: treating complex lipid and advanced heart failure patients
Positions: Cardiovascular Medicine
Degree: Internal Medicine | Cardiovascular Disease | Interventional Cardiology | Nuclear Cardiology
Office: 450 Blossom St Ste D, Webster, TX 77598
Working days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
VERIFIED PATIENT TESTIMONIALS
“Excellent doctor! Seemed to really care about his patients. Very friendly and easygoing. Answered all questions and explained his reasoning for the tests and thoughts behind his decisions. Staff was also incredibly nice and efficient. Totally recommend him 100%!”
“Dr.Jinesh Shah was really a great doctor with an amazing energy. Always, care about his patients. Amazing staff always helpful over the in the office. This the office always have snacks and coffee.Never seen an amazing office like apex heart and vascular care.”
“Excellent expirience!! I was treated like a VIP and family member! I needed a nuclear stress test and got it done in seamless way! Quick approval and less than 2.5 hours and done in a pleasant way! What a beautiful setup!! FIVE STARS for Bay Area Heart and his team!!”