Shailaja Shah


Shailaja Shah


407 Omni Drive,


New Jersey 8844

Specialties & Expertise

  • Mood and anxiety disorders

  • Dementia



  • Adults

  • Elders



Personal Statement

Dr. Shailaja Shah is Board certified in General Adult and Geriatric Psychiatry. Her private practice is located in Hillsborough, New Jersey at the Professional Center. She provides assessment and treatment of psychiatric disorders in the general adult and older adult population. This includes mood and anxiety disorders and dementia complicated with neuropsychiatric and behavioral symptoms (Alzheimer's and other non-Alzheimer's type dementias). Also Speak Hindi and Gujarati


Medical School: Grant Medical College, Bombay University, India.
Residency in General Adult Psychiatry (1995-1999): UMDNJ-RWJMS
Fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry (2000-2001): UMDNJ-RWJMS

Clinical Assistant Professor (2001-2010): UMDNJ-UBHC;
Dr. Shah practiced at the COPSA Memory disorders clinic during her tenure at UMDNJ. She was the Program Director of the Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship training program from 2007-2010.
While at UBHC she treated a wide spectrum of psychiatric disorders in the older adult population with her emphasis being on Memory disorders.
Medical Director (2010-2013): Richard Hall Community Mental Health center. In this capacity she served in both clinical and administrative roles.
Associate Medical Director - ECT department at Carrier Clinic, Bellemead, NJ (2013-present).