Amish (Amish) Shah (D-SH05B)
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Arizona House of Representatives
Room 123 Capitol Complex - House 1700 West Washington Street
Phoenix, AZ 85007-2890

District Office:
1700 West Washington Street
Phoenix, AZ 85007-2890
Elected: 2018    Next Election: 2024
Committee Assignments
MemberSubcommittee on Fiscal Accountability
MemberHouse Committee on Health and Human Services
MemberHouse Committee on Appropriations
Counties Representing
La Paz / Mohave


Personal Information- Home City- Occupation- Member Since- 2019 Amish Shah, MD, MPH was born and raised in Chicago, Ill. His mother and father were engineering students who immigrated from India in the 1960s. His father is Jain and his mother is Hindu. He attended Catholicschool from grades K-12.

He attended Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill., and graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. He graduated from Northwestern University Medical School as part of the Honors Program inMedical Education.

After medical school, Dr. Shah worked for LEK Consulting, LLC, an international strategy consulting firm. He completed a Master's in Public Health with a full Merit Scholarship at the University of California,Berkeley, followed by residency training in Emergency Medicine at New York City's busiest Level I trauma center. He won the American Academy of Emergency Medicine's National Resident Research Competition for hiswork in inventing a new method to provide care for the critically ill.

Dr. Shah taught medical students and residents at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York as a full-time faculty member and academic researcher. He has published several articles in peer-reviewed journals.While there, he also led the New York Jets Airway Management Team. Amidst concern over the potential catastrophic injuries, he helped the NFL improve their emergency management through research and presented hiswork at the NFL Physicians' Society.

Dr. Shah graduated from the University of Arizona's Sports Medicine fellowship, a Division I college program featuring a wide breadth of sports coverage. His research project and clinical focus were ultrasound-guidedprocedures and diagnostics. He is currently board certified in Emergency Medicine and Sports Medicine and practices throughout Arizona, treating adults and children.

Outside of his medical practice, he founded the first Arizona Vegetarian Food Festival as a philanthropic endeavor to promote healthy eating and eliminate preventable disease. Now in its third year, itattracts thousands annually. He contributes to Sounds Academy and the Humane Society of the United States, organizations that focus on children's exposure to the arts and the promotion of a kind society, aswell as several other charities. He has a cat named Taylor who was rescued from a shelter.

Amish enjoys Crossfit, flying small airplanes, and adventurous travel. He speaks conversational Spanish and fluent Gujarati.