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About Dr. Mahendra R Shah

Dr. Mahendra R Shah, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Lawrenceville, GA. His specialties include Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Shah has received 1 award. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

29 Ratings with 6 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Mahendra R Shah is Great. Dr. Mahendra R Shah has been rated by 29 patients. From those 29 patients 6 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Mahendra R Shah is 3.6 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Metro Behavioral Care Llc

227 Scenic Hwy Ste A
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
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Specialties

Dr. Mahendra R Shah has the following 2 specialties

  • Psychiatry

    A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
    He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
    Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
    Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.

  • Neurology

    A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
    Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Mahendra R Shah has the following 12 expertise

  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Personality Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Insomnia
  • Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Mood Disorders
  • Mental Illness

Reviews

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One Star

He kept upping medications that I had serious side effects too. At one point he prescribed something I ended up having an allergic reaction to, and he said I should keep taking it. I could have died if I hadn't stopped it. After that I saw no point in returning to see him.

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Good Doctor, but.........

I always feel like I'm being rushed out when I'm with him. Maybe I have the wrong idea of what a Psychiatrist does. I thought they were supposed to talk with you to help you understand why you're feeling the way you do, not just write you a prescription & push you out the door. Don't get me wrong, I like Dr. Shah, I just don't feel like I'm being helped to get off my meds one day.

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Five Stars

I am not sure why the other review said that he did not understand english. Dr Shah understands and speaks VERY good english. He is caring, and prompt to help when in need. Always able to get an appt when I need one. The front office staff could use some improvment in the Lawrenceville location but Dr Shah has no flaws that I have found and my son has been under his care for over 1 year now.

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Really cared

He seemed to genuinely care and took the time to find out what was going on.

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  • Awards

    1 Award

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Education

  • University Of Mississippi Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Mahendra R Shah accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem
    • Anthem Blue Open Access POS Alternate Network
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Georgia
    • BCBS GA Blue Choice HMO
    • BCBS GA Blue Choice PPO
    • BCBS GA Blue Open Access POS
    • BCBS GA BlueChoice Option POS
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Atlanta HMOx
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana National POS
    • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO

Locations & Directions

Metro Behavioral Care Llc, 227 Scenic Hwy Ste A, Lawrenceville, GA
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