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Manan Shah, MD, Psychiatry, Towson, MD, Sheppard Pratt


Psychiatry Towson, MD

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Service Chief of Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Day Hospital at Sheppard Pratt Health System

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  • Dr. Manan J. Shah is a board certified Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist in Towson, MD and is affiliated with Sheppard Pratt Health System. He received his medical degree from Rajiv Gandhi Medical College in India and completed his residency in General Psychiatry and fellowship in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Virginia. He has been in practice for 12 years. He also speaks multiple languages, including Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi, Punjabi, and Urdu. He specializes in General Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and is experienced in Depression, Psychotherapy, Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, Mood disorders, Bipolar disorders.

Education & Training

  • University of Virginia Medical Center
    University of Virginia Medical CenterFellowship, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2012 - 2014
  • University of Virginia Medical Center
    University of Virginia Medical CenterResidency, Psychiatry, 2009 - 2012
  • Rajiv Gandhi Medical College
    Rajiv Gandhi Medical CollegeClass of 2005

Certifications & Licensure

  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 2013 - 2025
  • VA State Medical License
    VA State Medical License 2009 - 2014
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Psychiatry
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Educational Commission for Foreign Medical GraduatesMedicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Outstanding Service Award Indo-American Psychiatric Association, 2018-2019
  • Travel Fellowship American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology, 2012
  • Mentee-Mentor Award Indo-American Psychiatric Association
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors for pain control: premise and promise  
    David M Marks, Manan J Shah, Ashwin A Patkar, Prakash S Masand, Geun-Young Park, Chi-Un Pae, Current neuropharmacology, 12/1/2009

Books/Book Chapters


  • Moderators of Comorbidity Between Childhood Asthma and ADHD
    Toral Desai, Leigh C. Gayle, Doan-Thu Nguyen, Manan J. Shah, Vishal Madaan, American Academy of Child Adolescent Psychiatry - 61st Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, 10/23/2014
  • Childhood Disintegrative Disorder: Case Report and Review of Literature
    Manan Shah, MD; Vishal Madaan, MD, American Psychiatric Association 65th IPS, Philadelphia, PA, 10/10/2013
  • Knowledge, Attitudes and Beliefs of Graduate Medical Trainees in Psychiatry Towards the DSM-5
    Manan Shah, MD, APA 2013, San Francisco, CA, 5/20/2013

Press Mentions

  • 20 Physician Resolutions for 2016
    20 Physician Resolutions for 2016January 11th, 2016
  • Trainees May Not Be Familiar with DSM Changes
    Trainees May Not Be Familiar with DSM ChangesMay 20th, 2013


  • Member, Web Committee - University of Virginia Psychiatry Dept 2014 - 2014
  • Joint Chair, Social Media Committee - Indo American Psychiatric Association 2013 - 2015
  • Joint Chair, Social Committee - University of Virginia Child Psychiatry Clinic 2013 - 2014

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi, Punjabi, Urdu

Hospital Affiliations