Ripal Shah, MD Title: Psychiatrist Education: Duke University, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Harvard University Expertise: Psychiatry Triple Board-Certified in Adult Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine, and Obesity MedicineBoard-Eligible in Integrative Medicine2020 Medscape Top 25 Rising Stars in Medicine Experience Ripal Shah, MD, MPH, is a board-certified psychiatrist and clinical professor at the Standford School of Medicine. She specializes in the care of women, health care providers, and BIPOC communities. Dr.Shah also mentors and teaches medical students at the Stanford University Race and Mental Health Lab, focusing on improving mental health research and clinical care for BIPOC individuals. Dr. Shah has over 100 citations to her name and has been featured in multiple publications including TIME, Forbes, and the Washington Post. It's never too late to take care of your mind and body. Education Dr. Shah received her bachelor’s degree from Duke University and her medical degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She received her Healthcare Management MPH from Harvard University. While completing her residency at the Stanford School of Medicine, Dr. Shah served as Chief Resident. She also completed a certificate program in Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies and Research. About Health Health, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for empathetic, trustworthy, and actionable health and wellness information so you can make the best choice for your health. We reach more than 9 million readers a month. We ensure the accuracy of our content by relying on seasoned health journalists, credentialed medical professionals and thorough fact checkers. Learn more about us and our editorial process.