Dr. Nihal Shah (M.D)
Adolescent and Geriatric Psychiatry
Dr. Nihal K Shah is a board-certified adult psychiatrist and board-eligible in addiction psychiatry. He did a research fellowship at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, with funding from the NIH in 1998. He completed his psychiatry residency at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, TN in 2003 and has been serving the Tampa Bay area since then. He is also involved in phase 3 clinical trials and taking active interest in research trials .
He is one of the core physicians of Florida Behavioral Medicine, which serves three locations in Tampa Bay. He received his certification in electrical convulsive therapy (ECT) from Duke University and has provided ECT services at Windmoor Hospital since 2003. He has extensive experience in transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) for severe chronic refractory depression that has not responded to the the traditional treatment of medication and therapy. He provides this treatment at his Largo location with the BrainsWay Deep TMS system. He also provide Gastric Bypass and Spinal.
He is an attending physician and faculty member at Largo Medical Center-Indian Rocks Road. He also supervises and teaches psychiatry residents from Largo Medical Center, an affiliate of Nova Southeastern College of Medicine. He provides inpatient services at Windmoor Psychiatric Hospital since 2003.
Additionally, Dr. Shah treats a wide variety of mental health issues, substance abuse disorders, Attention Deficit disorders and has a special interest in chronic pain syndromes and neurocognitive disorders.
Dr. Shah's Mission:
To provide holistic and comprehensive mental health treatment, nurturing nutrition, and self-awareness through an emphasis on the mind, body, and spirit.
He treats every patient with the utmost care and compassion. He tailors his patient's treatment plans based on their individual needs and circumstances utilizing a practical approach. In a rapidly changing world, where stress is everywhere, he tries to instill hope and bring a smile to every patient and their families.