Yogesh Shah, M.D., M.P.H., FAAFM

Shah, Yogesh-39350
Associate DeanGlobal Health
PhysicianFamily Medicine Clinic
Clinic Appointment 515-271-1710
Fax 515-271-7008
  • M.D., Geriatrics, Mayo Clinic
  • American Board of Family Medicine
  • ABIM Added qualification in Geriatric Medicine
  • American Board of Hospice & Palliative Medicine
Awards and honors

2009 – Passport to Prosperity-Iowa Council for International Understanding

2006 – Family Practice Physician of the Year, Mercy-Mayo Family Practice Center

2004 – Iowa Sister State Delegate to Hebei, China

2003 – Pioneer Award, Alzheimer’s Prevention Foundation International

2001, 2000 – Family Practice Physician of the Year, Mercy-Mayo Family Practice Center

2000 – Outstanding Leadership Award, Alzheimer’s Prevention Foundation

Areas of Expertise


Shah Y. Preserving Cognitive Vitality with Aging, Des Moines University Chronicle, 2004

Shah Y. Walrod S. Cognitive Vitality with Aging, Eldercare, 2003

Bender R, Shah Y, et.al. A Multifaceted Approach to Cognitive Decline in Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease, Brain Aging, Vol.2, No. 2, 2002

Shah Y. Importance of Early Dementia Detection, Alzheimer’s Association News, Vol. 1, Issue 1, 2001

Shah Y, et.al. Reviewer, Mayo Clinic on Health Aging, 2001

Shah Y. Mild Cognitive Impairment, Alzheimer’s Prevention Foundation, 2001

Takahashi PY, Shah Y. Dementia Screening and Primary Care, Arizona Geriatrics Society Journal, 4(2): 4-5, 19., 2000

Takahashi PY, Shah Y. Anxiety in a long-term Care Resident with an Automatic Implantable Cardiac Defibrillator: A Case Report, Journal of American Medical Directors Association; 1(4): 180-181., 2000