Dr. Shah obtained the USC Presidential Scholar Award and attended USC for both her undergraduate and medical school education. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from undergraduate and with Alpha Omega Alpha medical school honors. Internship and Internal Medicine residency training, along with Endocrinology fellowship, were completed at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). She maintains an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine role at UCSD in San Diego and the San Diego VA hospital and volunteers her time teaching in the resident/fellow clinics.
She trained with international leaders in diabetes management and has achieved the nationally recognized distinction of Endocrine Certification in Neck Ultrasonography. “Working with Dr. Rettinger has proven to be an invaluable experience.”
She currently holds a position on the board of directors of the California chapter of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and is the program chair for the annual symposium in September 2019. She won the Orange Coast Magazine’s esteemed Physicians of Excellence Award for years 2017, 2018 and 2019.
Dr. Shah has a special interest in thyroid disease, thyroid cancer, diabetes, osteoporosis, PCOS and transgender medicine. She is fluent in Spanish and joined Endocrinology Medical Group of Orange County, Inc in 2010, upon completion of her training. “Both my parents are physicians and I learned early on that compassionate listening and up-to-date knowledge are the keys to healthy patients and a successful practice.”
Dr. Shah is married with two young children and enjoys spending time with her family, coaching soccer and dancing in her spare time.