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Anish S. Shah, MD, MBBS, QME

Anish S. Shah, MD, MBBS, QME

480 Tesconi Circle, Suite B
Santa Rosa, California 95401

Phone(707) 206-7268


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Dr. Shah, former Medical Director of Napa State Hospital, specializes in alcohol and substance use disorders; opioid addiction and medication assisted treatment (MAT); psychopharmacologic and therapeutic interventions; transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS); anxiety disorders; and mood disorders including depression, schizophrenia and psychotic illness.

Dr. Shah is a graduate of the University of Illinois psychiatric residency program and former research associate at George Washington Medical Center in Washington, DC. His work has been published in the Annals of General Psychiatry and the Journal of Psychiatry.

Founder of Siyan Clinical Research, which specializes in psychiatric and neurological research and conducts clinical trials for new medications and treatments in various therapeutic areas of neurology, psychiatry including depression, anxiety, panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, ADD/ADHD, bipolar disorder, phobias, and cognitive disorders.


Anish S. Shah, MD, MBBS, QME provides psychiatric consultation and expert witness services for both plaintiff and defense attorneys. These services can include record review, independent medical evaluations, expert witness reports, deposition testimony, and courtroom testimony.

Types of Cases and Evaluations:

Mental Disability Claims
Personal Injury Evaluation / Emotional Injury
Fitness for Duty
Workplace Violence Risk Assessment
Workers' Compensation
Medical Malpractice

Issues Dr. Shah addresses include:

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Mental Impairment
Mood Disorders including Depression, Schizophrenia and Psychotic Illness
Anxiety Disorders
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)
Alcohol and Substance Use Disorders
Opioid Addiction and Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT)
Psychopharmacologic and Therapeutic Interventions

Areas of Expertise

Additional Expertise:

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

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California Psychiatric Association
Indian Medical Association
Marin County Bar Association
Sonoma County Bar Association

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