Ankit B. Shah, MD

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Ankit B. Shah, MD

Name: Ankit B. Shah, MD
Age: 29

Hometown: Long Island, NY


Specialty: Internal Medicine

Place of Practice: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Why did you want to become a doctor?

After I realized I had no chance in the NBA, I figured this was the next best way to give back to society.

What sets you apart from other doctors in your field?

I have been involved in patient care on four continents.

What are your 5 tips for living longer? 

  1. Travel the world.
  2. Listen to Bob Marley.
  3. Shower in the dark.
  4. Learn a new language.
  5. Do something you are afraid of.

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