Born and raised in the suburbs of Buffalo, NY, Dr. Shah earned his bachelors at Cornell University. Dr. Shah went on to complete his medical education at St. George's University in Grenada, West Indies followed by a residency in Neurology at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in New York City. He spent an additional year in Fellowship training at the University of Pittsburgh, before moving into private practice.

He is currently Medical Director of the Holistic Med Spa & Laser clinic as well as the Integrated Medicine and Nutrition Clinic in Mt. Kisco, NY. There he helps patients to find beauty on the inside through a wholistic medical practice, and the outside with the use of fillers and botox. Dr. Shah has been working with Botox for over 14 years, and had been teaching other physicians techniques in the use of botox and fillers for use in their own spas for the last four years. Dr. Shah has appeared on several television and radio shows to promote health, wellness and beauty in a way easy for the public to understand.

In his free time, Dr. Shah enjoys bicycling, skiing, swimming, SCUBA diving when he gets a chance, travel, having visited over 60 countries on every continent.


University of Pittsburgh Medical Center - Presbyterian Hospital
Fellow - Clinical Neurophysiology, July 1, 2002 - June 30, 2003

Mount Sinai School of Medicine - Mt. Sinai Medical Center
Resident - Neurology Residency Program, July 1, 1999 - June 30, 2002

Mount Sinai School of Medicine - Elmhurst Hospital Center
Intern - Primary Care/Internal Medicine Residency Program, July 1, 1998 - June 30, 1999

St. George's University School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine, August 1994 - May 1998

Cornell University, School of Agriculture & Life Sciences
Bachelor of Science, August 1990 - May 1994
Biology Major - Concentration in Neurobiology & Behavior

Professional Bio

Dr. Shah earned his bachelors in science at Cornell University. After another nine years of education (medical school, Residency, Fellowship), he entered private practice in Neurology.  Below you'll find a listing of some of the current positions he holds. He enjoys working in the areas of philanthropy, technology, and neurology.

Medical Director

Brain Research Institute of New York and New Jersey, New York, NY

An organization dedicated to advancing clinical research of the brain and nervous system in the New York metro area.

Medical Director

Medical Diagnostic Services, New York, NY

A medical testing company helping to automate neuromuscular testing for private physician's offices nationally.

Advisor Panel Member

National Multiple Sclerosis Society, NY, NY

Since 2004 have had the pleasure to volunteer as a physician adviser and lecturer for the NMSS.

Member of the Board

New York State Neurological Society

State-level member-led advocacy organization for Neurologists in New York State.

Staff Physician

Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, Department of Neurology

I'm on the staff at this fine institution in Englewood, NJ.


Staff Physician

Wyckoff Heights Memorial Hospital, Department of Neurology

I cover the stroke unit and inpatient consulting services as teach residents and medical students at this hospital in Bushwick, Brooklyn.


Nilay Shah MD PC

Working as a physician in private practice since 2003, with specialty interests in Epilepsy and Multiple Sclerosis.


Founding Member

New York State Neurological Society

Helped to start up the group in 2001, and remain an active member ever since.

Member of the Board

Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet

Member and supporter of New York city's finest dance school.


American Academy of Neurology 

Selected for the Palatucci Leadership Forum and member of the team running a neurology clinic in Haiti.