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Bhavik Shah, MD


Bhavik Shah, MD

UCLA Physician Bhavik Shah, MD specializes in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry.
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Language Spoken
English, Gujarati
Hospital Affiliation
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
Stewart and Lynda Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA
State License Number
(310) 825-7773 Appointments
(800) 825-9989 Information and referral
(310) 206-8092
Voted Super Doctor
Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 1999, 2009
Child & Adoloscent Psychiatry, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Hospital, 1995 - 1997
Adult Psychiatry, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Hospital, 1992 - 1995
Psychiatry, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Hospital, 1991 - 1992
Medical Degree
MD, University of Iowa College of Medicine, 1991
Additional Information
  • Director, Behavior Genetic Service and Developmental Disabilities Services
  • Director, Autism Psychopharmacology Clinic
  • Co-Investigator, CART Project: SSRI Treatment of Repetitive Behaviors in Children with Pervasive Developmental Disorder
  • Medical Director, ABC Child Partial Program - The Program for the Enhancement of Achievement, Behavior, and Cognition
  • Professor of Clinical Psychology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Bhavik Shah is an Associate Clinical Professor in the school of medicine at UCLA. He is a faculty member in the department of child and adolescent psychiatry. He completed his M.D. at University of Iowa, and completed his internship at UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute. He completed his residency in adult psychiatry at UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute and went on for a child/adolescent fellowship in UCLA child/adolescent psychiatry program. His work focuses on treatment of individuals with developmental disabilities that arise through genetic syndromes or autism spectrum disorder. He works extensively with Lanterman Regional Center, Lanterman Developmental Center, and Anka Behavioral Health. He consults on various complicated cases that confront various regional centers and provides clinical treatment using resources within UCLA as well as in the community. He has published on clinical trials with children who have autism. He has participated on an annual basis with the state Department of Developmental Services in their wellness grant. He is also a faculty member for the Tarjan Center for Developmental Disabilities. As well as having clinical responsibilities, Dr. Shah has responsibilities for teaching in the child psychiatry fellowship.

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