Shah, Rajnikant (Raj)

Rajnikant (Raj) Shah, MD MBA FACC FACP
Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer: SmartCareDoc
Chief of Nuclear Cardiology: St. Mary Medical Center
Chairman, Health Council and Board Member: WHEELS Global Foundation, USA

Dr. Raj Shah is a practicing cardiologist, philanthropist and entrepreneur based in Philadelphia, educated at the University of Pennsylvania and an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine on the Temple and Drexel University faculties. He is pioneer in the field of telemedicine and the creator of SmartCareDoc telemedicine system which was deployed at “The Clinic at Wal-Mart” in 2012-14: The first telemedicine clinic in a retail store in America. He established a TeleRetinopathy screening program at the Temple University Health System in 2016 and a teaching Teleclinic at the School of Nursing at Rutgers University. He teaches a Telemedicine course to the Executive MBA class of Rutgers University Business School and he is also a Research Fellow at the Blanche and Irwin Lerner Center at Rutgers University for the study of Pharmaceutical Management and Healthcare. He is member of the Advisory Board of Kean University College of Business and Public Management and Global Business School, Trustee of S.M. Shah Law College and Sarvajanik School in India.

Dr. Shah is board certified in internal medicine, cardiology, echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, and cardiac CT angiography. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association, and the American College of Physicians. He received his medical degree with distinction from the M.S. University in Baroda, India, and graduate training in internal medicine and cardiology at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Shah received a Master of Business Administration with Phi Kappa Phi and Beta Gamma Sigma honors in 1997.