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Dr. Anupama Shah, MD, FACOG

OB-GYN

Professional statement

Dr. Anupama Shah graduated Cum Laude with a BA in Anthropology with departmental honors from the University of Pennsylvania. She received her medical degree from the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine. Dr. Shah completed her residency training at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, where she received multiple teaching awards. Dr. Shah joined Lexington OBGYN in 2007. She became board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology in 2009. She is fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and a diplomat of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She is an active member of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG). Dr. Shah holds an academic appointment at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, serving as Associate Clinical Professor. She has been actively involved in medical student and resident education serving a mentor and preceptor for physicians in training. Dr. Shah lives on the upper east side of Manhattan with her husband and two young sons. In addition to general obstetrics and gynecology, Dr. Shah’s interests include management of high risk pregnancy as well as colposcopy and management of abnormal pap smears, hysteroscopic surgery, contraceptive management and adolescent gynecology.

In-network insurances

  • Aetna
  • American Republic Insurance Company
  • Anthem Blue Cross

Specialties

  • OB-GYN

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Board certifications

  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Education and training

  • Medical School - University of Southern California, Doctor of Medicine
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Internship in Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Professional memberships

  • American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1598807505

Office locations

Lexington OB/GYN

145 East 32nd Street, 11th Floor

New York, NY 10016

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Dr. Shah is amazing. She walks you through every step of a procedure and/or appoint. Explains everything clearly, answers all questions. She is warm and caring. Her office is clean and quiet. Staff is friendly. And very little wait time, if any. I would absolutely recommend her to all women.
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The doctor made me feel very comfortable.
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Dr. Shah is the best OG-BYN, hands down. Nothing but good things to say about her.
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I felt more comfortable talking to Dr Shah than any other doctor I have seen in NYC. She listened to my concerns and helped me find the best options for treatment. Very genuine. Definitely would recommend!
Less than 1 month ago
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She was thorough and asked a lot of questions for background information. The exam was extremely quick b/c Aetna claims you only need a pap smear every 3 years. This was a little too quick of an exam for my liking.She does speak very clearly and makes sure you understand what she is asking and why.
Less than 1 month ago
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This was the worst doctors appointment I have ever had in my life. Dr. Shah was rude, dismissive and treated me like a nuisance. I had concerns about a prior health issue and she shoved them off and didn't ease myfears at all (like most doctors would have). I could go on for hours about how awful this appointment was, but I won't because she is not worth anymore of my time. DO NOT SEE THIS DOCTOR. TRUST ME.
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Short, to the point, inquisitive, and knowledgeable.
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Dr. Shah wants you in and out as quickly as possible. She talks at you without listening back and then ushers you to the door. Not thirty seconds after a painful procedure, she didn't bother to ask if I was okor let me breathe for a minute before blitzing me with cursory information and then promptly leaving. I have no idea what she said because I was still crying in pain.
Less than 3 months ago
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Dr. Shah is very pleasant and my favorite thing about her is that she is quick. Her pap smears and procedures are so fast! She doesn't make a ton of small talk but the visits are quick and to the point. Which I appreciated. Highly recommended.
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Efficient, helpful. She’s my regular OBGYN and I recommend her.
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I wasn’t feeling well and the doctor disregarded my symptoms and made several rude remarks. I would not recommend this doctor.
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Out of all the doctors I have met with at this practice, in preparation for the delivery, she felt the most rushed and not so friendly, and actually hurt me during the pelvic exam....Glad she isn't my regular OBGYN.
Less than 3 months ago
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Dr Shah was extremely personable right from the start of the appointment. It was my first time seeing her and it's always a little nerve wrecking meeting a doctor for the first time. She made the whole appointment so comforting andrelaxing. I really appreciated her kindness. I absolutely will go back to her next time!
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She was kind, funny and speedy. I was able to take the appointment during my lunch break and get back to the office with plenty of time left. It was my first time at this office and I will for sure be making her my regular gynecologist.
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Great visit! I had no wait and even got called back a little ahead of my scheduled time. Everyone in the office is very friendly, and Dr. Shah is kind, easy to talk to, and a good listener. Would definitely recommend.
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The nurse staff in Dr. Shah's office are quite nice
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Dr. Shah is extremely kind, supportive and informative- I appreciate having her as a doctor and highly recommend her!
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She is absolutely the best!
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She could have been more delicate with me during my visit. Overall, I loved Dr. Shah. She was very warm, friendly, listened to and answered my questions thoroughly. Dr. Shah was incredibly easy to talk to and I am glad I found her.
Less than 3 months ago
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I was honestly impressed with the level of professionalism that I was treated with. I went in to remove my IUD and Dr. Shah was able to do it immediately and super fast without me feeling much pain! I will definitely continue to see Dr. Shah moving forward.
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I've only ever had a good experience at Lexington OB/GYN, and Dr. Shah is knowledgeable, confident and relaxed. Highly recommend.
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My visits to the doctor were not satisfactory. They took 3 days to diagnose if I have infection when I clearly mentioned that I was having indications from 3 days by then. They did not send my medicines to the pharmacyeven after following up with them for 4 times. They sent me bills for my free annual check up for which I had to follow up for 2 months.The staff did not respond well to my questions while following up and were extremely RUDE, UNPROFESSIONAL and NEGLIGENT. WORST EXPERIENCE EVER!
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Dr Shah was warm and approachable but also very professional. I would definitely recommend her.
Less than 6 months ago
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I'm so happy I found Dr. Shah - she was knowledgable, quick, and super professional. Her office is well managed and I would recommend her to anyone looking for a good OB/GYN in the city.
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I always enjoy Dr. Shah! Her attentiveness and sincerity and attention to detail always make me feel at ease.
Less than 6 months ago
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Dr. Shah is personable, friendly & easy to relate to. My experience was very comfortable and fulfilling.
Less than 6 months ago
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Dr. Shah is caring & an amazing doctor.
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So happy I found Dr. Shah. She is thorough and patient, I never felt rushed and I trust her completely. Highly recommend.
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Dr Shah is always pleasant and answers any questions I may have.
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It’s always a pleasure having my annual exam with Dr Shah. She’s extremely talented, non-judgmental and down to earth. She gets to know each patient to the point of understanding her well enough to customize recommendations to fit her personalityand preferences. I also greatly appreciate the fact that she does not submit her patients to unnecessary tests and procedures.
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Dr. Shah is brilliant at what she does!
Less than 1 year ago
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Highly recommend. Almost no wait time, Dr. Shah explains everything. She's really great.
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Dr. Shah is the absolute best. Fast, painless, efficient. I would recommend her to anyone.
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Excellent physician. Smart, caring, informative and incredibly efficient: answers all your questions before you even ask. Virtually no wait time. Highly recommend!
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I gave 2 stars instead of one star, because I liked the front desk people. Dr. Shah took time to meet with me in her office before my appointment, but during the actual exam, it was very rushed. At one pointshe said she was done, and then mentioned that she had one more thing to check. The results of my pap smear revealed nothing because she had insufficient cells. I have probably had 15 pap smears in my life and never had that as a result. I attribute that to her rushing during the swab.
Less than 1 year ago
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She is straight forward, thorough and informative. As always she made my hubby and I feel comfortable. Happy to have her guide us through our second pregnancy.
Less than 1 year ago
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Dr. Shah is great! She is efficient and listens to all concerns / addresses all questions.
Less than 1 year ago
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Super rushed! Great office and staff, but Dr. was running from one office to the next and literally only spend 5 minutes with me.
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Felt very rushed, Dr. Shah just threw all the information at me without giving me a chance to ask all my questions and hurried me out. My concerns weren’t addressed and when I called the office to follow up with morequestions, they only gave me vague answers. Wouldn’t recommend.
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Felt rushed
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Good doctor, but do not expect in and out. Wait times are extensive.
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Dr. Shah is very efficient, but thorough. She is straight-forward, and answers all questions. I really appreciate her work.
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My visits with Dr. Shah was a pleasure. She made me feel comfortable about my questions/concerns and addressed them very thorough.
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She was very brusque. Disturbingly, I heard her berate a patient who was upset about testing positive for an STD. She and the patient were in a different room, behind closed doors, but the doctor was so loud I could hear it in my examining room. It was awful.
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She was excellent. Very professional with my issue and called in antibiotics immediately.
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Dr. Shah really did a great job of making me feel comfortable by talking to me about my story before doing the exam. The wait was minimal and the office team were all lovely!
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Very brief meeting time with Dr. Shah, but answered questions as appropriate
More than 1 year ago
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Dr. Shah was great and the staff was very friendly, only if the wait time could be shorter. I've been going to this practice for more than 2 years, and every time I have to wait for 20 min or morepass my appointment time to be seen. If a blood test is needed, there would be an additional 10-15min wait depending on if someone is using the room.
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Dr. Shah is a fantastic doctor. She is attentive and makes you feel comfortable as a patient, making the whole experience simple.
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Dr. Shah gave birth to our beautiful son and has been an amazing Doctor over the years for all questions and concerns.
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