Sarita Shah, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Shah is a general psychiatrist with experience treating a wide variety of mental conditions. She has specialty training in managing depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and maternal mental health. In addition to her broad knowledge and expertise in medication management, Dr. Shah draws upon her training in psychotherapy, motivational enhancement, and lifestyle medicine for a holistic approach to mental health and well-being. She believes that psychiatric care can significantly improve quality of life and employs a collaborative approach to create a plan that integrates your values and goals.
Dr. Shah graduated with a B.S. in engineering from Trinity University. She then earned her medical degree with honors from Baylor College of Medicine and went on to complete residency training in psychiatry at the University of California San Diego. She also earned a PhD in bioengineering from Rice University and has done research in novel drug delivery and tissue engineering of the brain. In addition to outpatient psychiatry, Dr. Shah also practices inpatient psychiatry and serves as a collaborative care psychiatrist.
- ANXIETY DISORDERS
- BIPOLAR DISORDER
- WOMEN’S MENTAL HEALTH
- Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
- Preconception and Newborn Counseling
- Mood Disorders in Pregnancy/Postpartum
- Perimenopause and Menopause