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Dr. Pritesh Shah, MD

Psychiatrist

Professional statement

Pritesh Shah, MD, is a concerned and caring psychiatrist. Dr. Shah is a board-certified physician specializing in psychiatry. He is a member of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law.  Dr. Shah earned his medical degree from B.J. Medical College in Ahmedabad. He completed his internship and residency in psychiatry at Bergen Regional Medical Center. He then finished two fellowships in forensic psychiatry at the Bellevue Hospital of New York University and at the University of Pennsylvania.  Dr. Shah is sensitive to the uniqueness of each patient's situation and adapts his consultations and treatment options appropriately to accommodate individual needs and concerns.  He is fluent in Gujarati.

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Specialties

  • Psychiatrist

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Holy Name Medical Center

Board certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Psychiatry (Psychiatry and Neurology)

Education and training

  • Bergen Regional Medical Center, Internship in Psychiatry
  • Bergen Regional Medical Center, Residency in Psychiatry
  • New York University, Bellevue Hospital, Fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry
  • Medical School - B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  • University of Pennsylvania, Fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry

Professional memberships

  • American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law

Awards and publications

  • George Simpson Award for Research and Clinical Excellence from Bergen Pines County Hospital.
  • Teacher of the Year by the Department of Psychiatry of the Mount Sinai Service at Elmhurst Hospital Center.

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1114121175

Office locations

Holy Name Primary & Specialty Care Associates

185 Cedar Lane, Unit 6

Teaneck, NJ 07666

Holy Name Primary & Specialty Care Associates

354 Old Hook Road, Suite 102

Westwood, NJ 07675

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I was very pleased with my visit. Dr. Shah listen carefully to my history and my concerns. He was quite knowledgeable about psychiatric medications, their purposes and was willing to discuss them with me. I would definitely recommend Dr Shah for those suffering from mental illness.
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Dr. Shah was very professional, with a great bedside manner. His office staff was excellent and very helpful.
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Very helpful.
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Pleasant.
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Its always a good visit and not rushed.
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It was as expected. Pleasant and uneventful. A review of the last 3-4 months: feelings, sleep, eating, activity patterns; renewal of medication.
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Great doctor and staff, no complaints.
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Always a pleasure to be here to see the doctor. He is very helpful.
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