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Rupal Shah


Co-director, Interstitial Lung Disease Program

Dr. Rupal Shah is a pulmonologist whose primary interest is caring for patients who may need lung transplantation, including those with advanced interstitial lung disease.

Shah's research focuses on the association between resiliency and outcomes after transplant, and she studies how to develop resiliency in both patients and caregivers.

Shah earned her medical degree at Wayne State University School of Medicine and completed her residency in internal medicine at Columbia University. She completed a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, where she also earned a master of science degree in clinical epidemiology. In 2013, the department of medicine at the University of Pennsylvania honored her with a prestigious award for outstanding patient-oriented research.

Shah is a member of the American Thoracic Society and International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation.

  • Education

    Wayne State University School of Medicine, 2005

  • Residencies

    New York Presbyterian Hospital, 2008

  • Fellowships

    University of Pennsylvania Hospital, 2012

  • Board Certifications

    Pulmonary Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine

Where I see patients (3)

    My reviews


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    Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
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    Knew the important information about your medical history
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    The provider showed respect for what you had to say
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    The provider spent enough time with me
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    "Even when it feels like the deck is stacked against you, we can work together to get there."

    My work

    Our programs: ILD - Interstitial lung disease