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Lisa Madhukanta Shah, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Female  | Languages: English, Gujarati, Spanish

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Call 410-464-6641 (8a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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Call +1-410-502-7683 (7a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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  • Assistant Professor of Medicine



The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 410-502-2128

600 N. Wolfe Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map


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

    Additional Information

  • Education +


    • Rutgers - New Jersey Medical School / MD (2002)


    • University of Chicago Hospitals (2006)


    • University of Chicago Hospitals / Hospitalist (2008)


    • American Board of Internal Medicine / Internal Medicine (2006)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications View all on PubMed

    1. 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
    2. 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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