Dr. Amish Shah is an Indian American physician who has been a member of the Arizona House of Representatives since 2019. His mother and father were engineering students who immigrated from India in the 1960s. His father is Jain and his mother is Hindu.
Dr. Shah graduated from the University of Arizona’s Sports Medicine fellowship, a Division I college program featuring a wide breadth of sports coverage. His research project and clinical focus were ultrasound-guided procedures and diagnostics. He is currently board certified in Emergency Medicine and Sports Medicine and practices throughout Arizona, treating adults and children.
Outside of his medical practice, he founded the first Arizona Vegetarian Food Festival as a philanthropic endeavor to promote healthy eating and eliminate preventable disease. He contributes to Sounds Academy and the Humane Society of the United States, organizations that focus on children’s exposure to the arts and the promotion of a kind society, as well as several other charities.
Dr. Shah has passed more bills in Arizona than any other Democrat in the last decade, and he is now running for Congress in Arizona’s first Congressional district. In addition to awards for his legislative activities, Dr. Shah has garnered acclaim for both his community and medical service. Dr. Shah still enjoys seeing patients and practicing Emergency Medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale.