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Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Health welcomes Yash Shah, MD, as a pediatric neurologist.

August 26, 2022

Pediatric neurologist specializing in general neurology and epilepsy

Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Health welcomes Yash Shah, MD, as a pediatric neurologist. Dr. Shah provides clinical care to general pediatric neurology patients and those with epilepsy. He has special interest in medically refractory epilepsy management including neuromodulation, epilepsy surgery, and dietary treatments for epilepsy. Dr. Shah is accepting new patients at Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Health Neurology in Suite 210 at 8200 Constantin Blvd., Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Call (225) 765-5500 or visit our website to schedule an appointment.

Dr. Shah has extensive research experience in childhood neurologic disorders including epilepsy, sleep and autoimmune disorders. He received his bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery from the Pravara Institute of Medical Science and interned at Sarvodaya Hospital and Medical Center in India. Dr. Shah earned his master's in public health from New York University. He completed his pediatric residency at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center. Upon completing his child neurology residency, Dr. Shah became the Chief Child Neurology Resident at Cohen Children’s Medical Center in New York. He went on to complete his clinical neurophysiology/epilepsy Fellowship at Duke University Hospital and Medical Center in North Carolina.

Fluent in Gujarati and English, Dr. Shah is board certified in neurology with special qualification in child neurology from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He is currently an active member of various societies including American Academy of Neurology (AAN), American Epilepsy Society (AES), American Clinical Neurophysiology Society (ACNS), and Child Neurology Society (CNS).

About Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Health

Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Health is a collaborative, coordinated, and child-focused health network that provides patients with more access to physicians and providers specifically trained to care for children. The network includes hospital-based services at the main campus of Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital in Baton Rouge, as well as St. Francis Pediatrics in Monroe, Our Lady of Lourdes Women's and Children's Hospital in Lafayette and Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Health Bogalusa. It also connects pediatricians, pediatric specialists and other health providers across our state with clinics in the Baton Rouge region, Hammond, Lake Charles, Lafayette and Monroe. This model of coordinated pediatric healthcare extends vital resources into more communities across Louisiana so families have greater access to expertise close to home. For more information, visit

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