Nikita Shah, MD, serves as the medical oncology team leader for the Breast Cancer Specialty Section and medical director of the Cancer Risk Evaluation Program at Orlando Health Cancer Institute, where she has been a member of the medical team since 1999. Dr. Shah earned her medical degree from Baroda Medical College in India and completed an externship in the emergency department at Methodist Hospital in Indiana. As a medical student, Dr. Shah had the highest annual score in forensic medicine and received an award as an outstanding medical student.
She completed a residency in internal medicine at St. Francis Hospital in Evanston, IL, and a fellowship in hematology/ oncology at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago.
Dr. Shah is a member of numerous societies, including the Florida Medical Association, American Society of Clinical Oncologists, American Medical Association and American College of Physicians.