About Dr. Shah

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Ankit B. Shah, MD, MPH, FACC is a nationally recognized sports cardiologist. His current roles include:
  • Associate Professor at Georgetown University School of Medicine
  • Cardiology Consultant for the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee
  • Team Cardiologist for USA Swimming
  • Member of the Major League Baseball Team Physician Association
  • Sports Cardiology Consultant for MedStar Health
  • Editorial Consultant, JACC: Advances
  • Member, American College of Cardiology (ACC) Sports & Exercise Leadership Council
  • Editorial Board Member, ACC.org
  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology
  • Member, Maryland Chapter of the ACC
  • Member, Maryland Secondary Schools Athletic Association’s Medical Advisory Committee
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He was a member of the 2023 ACC’s Care of the Athletic Heart planning committee and has been regular faculty at the conference since 2018. Dr. Shah has been recognized as a Top Doctor by Baltimore Magazine.

After completing his sports cardiology fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital, where he helped care for the New England Patriots and Boston Bruins, he created the sports cardiology program and ran the cardiac performance lab for MedStar Health that quickly gained local and national recognition. In that capacity, he served as team cardiologist/cardiology consultant for:

  • Baltimore Orioles
  • Baltimore Ravens
  • Washington Capitals
  • Washington Mystics
  • DC United
  • Georgetown University Sports Medicine


Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine

Residency: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship: Lenox Hill Hospital

Sports Cardiology Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Adult Comprehensive Echocardiography
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Registered Physician Vascular Interpretation

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