Ashish Bhavesh Shah, M.D., M.B.A.

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Languages: English, Gujarati


Pediatric Cardiology


St Petersburg Outpatient Care Center - Pediatric Cardiology

601 5th Street South
St Petersburg, FL 33701
Phone: 727-767-3333 | Fax: 727-767-2103
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Dr. Shah specializes in pediatric cardiology, is co-director of patient safety and quality in the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Heart Institute, and co-chair of the Heart Institute Patient Safety & Quality committee. His areas of focus include noninvasive imaging, general pediatric cardiology and quality improvement.

In the 2022 Johns Hopkins Medicine Clinical Awards, Dr. Shah, Dr. James Quintessenza and the Heart Institute Flight Plan won the Innovations in Clinical Care Award for Johns Hopkins All Children’s.

Previously he was a pediatric cardiologist with Phoenix Children’s Heart Center, where he was co-director for the Cardiac High Acuity Monitoring Program for Infants and Newborns (CHAMPION) and site leader for the National Pediatric Cardiology Quality Improvement Collaborative. Dr. Shah worked to develop and implement newborn pulse oximetry screening for critical congenital heart disease in newborns across the state and served on the Arizona Department of Health’s Newborn Screening Committee. He was also the physician volunteer for the Nick and Kelly Heart Camp.

Dr. Shah completed his pediatric cardiology fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston. He is a graduate of the University of Connecticut Schools of Medicine & Business Administration. He completed his pediatric residency at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center / University of Connecticut. more



  • University of Connecticut School of Business (2001)
  • MD; University of Connecticut School of Medicine (2002)


  • Pediatrics; UConn Health (2005)


  • Pediatric Cardiology; Baylor College of Medicine (2008)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatric Cardiology) (2008)

Videos & Media

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

Understanding Heart Murmurs: What Are They and Are Dangerous?, Tampa Bay Parenting Magazine (February 2, 2022)


Below you'll find a list of the insurance accepted by specialty physicians at Johns Hopkins All Children's. Please check with your insurance company and the physician's office before your child's visit to verify coverage and referral requirements.

Inclusion of a certain health plan on the list below does not guarantee that all services, locations or physicians are covered by your insurance company. Benefit plan design, credentialing and network criteria may limit coverage. The acceptance of certain plains may change occasionally and this page may not be immediately updated.

  • WPS TriCare East (Commercial)
  • Avmed (Commercial)
  • Coventry (Commercial)
  • Molina (Medicaid)
  • Coventry (Commercial)
  • United (Commercial)
  • TriCare-HMHS (Commercial)
  • Cigna Health Care (Commercial)
  • Multiplan (Commercial)
  • United Community Plan (Medicaid&HealthyKids)
  • Medicare
  • Gulf Coast Provider Network (Commercial)
  • Aetna (Commercial)
  • Simply Healthcare (Medicaid&HealthyKids)
  • Evolutions (Commercial)
  • Sunshine State/Wellcare (Medicaid&HealthyKids)
  • Aetna Better Health (Medicaid)
  • BCBS FL (Commercial)
  • Humana (Medicaid)
  • Humana Commercial
  • Coventry (Commercial)
  • Florida Medicaid
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