Aashit K. Shah, MD, FANA

Carilion Clinic/ Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Aashit K. Shah, MD is the Chief of Neurology at Carilion Clinic and Tenured to Title Professor at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. He is also appointed as an adjunct professor, Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC and Virginia Tech Faculty of Health Sciences. Prior to moving to Virginia, Dr. Shah served as the Interim Chair of Neurology at Wayne State University School of Medicine and served as the Specialist-in-Chief of Neurology at Detroit Medical Center.  He previously has held numerous positions including the Program Director for the Neurology Residency and Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship and Associate Chair of Neurology at Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center.

Dr. Shah’s main clinical interest is epilepsy management and treatment, including surgical treatment of epilepsy, EEG monitoring in the ICU, intracranial EEG monitoring, and management of epilepsy through the life cycle. He is the founding Director of the Level 4 Comprehensive Epilepsy Center at Carilion Clinic. Dr. Shah is a current member of the Professional Advisory Board of the Epilepsy Foundation of Virginia and the ROW Foundation. 

Over the years, Dr. Shah has contributed widely in the field of epileptology, clinical neurophysiology and neurology. He has served on the Editorial board of Epilepsia and as medical editor and reviewer for numerous journals. Dr. Shah is a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology and the American Neurological Association. He is actively involved in clinical trials, grants, and contracts and has published widely.

Dr. Shah received his medical degree from Smt. NHL Municipal Medical College, Gujarat University in Ahmedabad, India. He completed his internship in internal medicine at Interfaith Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY and his residency in Neurology followed by a fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI.


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