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Lisa Madhukanta Shah, M.D.

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Languages: English, Gujarati, Spanish

Expertise: Internal Medicine

Research Interests: Patient safety; Transitions of care; Accountable care organizations; Effects of health care delivery and care coordination on costs, efficiency, and quality; Inpatient quality improvement; Inpatient tobacco cessation and barriers to patient empowerment more

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Appointment Phone: 410-502-2128

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Dr. Lisa Madhukanta Shah is an assistant professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her area of clinical expertise is internal medicine. She works as a hospitalist at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Dr. Shah earned her M.D. from Rutgers - New Jersey Medical School. She completed her residency and performed a fellowship at University of Chicago Hospitals.  

Her research interests include patient safety, transitions of care and accountable care organizations. more

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  • MD, UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School -Rutgers (2002)


  • University of Chicago Hospitals (2006)


  • University of Chicago Hospitals / Hospitalist (2008)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine / Internal Medicine (2006)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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Shah LM, King AC, Basu A, Krishnan JA, Borden WB, Meltzer D, Arora V. "Effect of clinician advice and patient preparedness to quit on subsequent quit attempts in hospitalized smokers." J Hosp Med. 2010 Jan;5(1):26-32. doi: 10.1002/jhm.536. PMID: 20063403.

Shah LM, Arora V, King A, Krishnan J. "The presence of tobacco cessation programs is not sufficient for low-income hospitalized smokers." Arch Intern Med. 2009 May 11;169(9):902-3; author reply 903. doi: 10.1001/archinternmed.2009.107. No abstract available. PMID: 19433704.

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