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Darshan Narendra Shah, MD

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Darshan Narendra Shah, MD

For over ten years Dr. Shah has enjoyed the practice of general neurology, specializing in the treatment of neuromuscular disease, EMG/NCS and Botox injections. His primary practice site is Seton Medical Center Williamson and he is active in resident education at UT Austin Dell Medical Center.

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Specialty

  • Neurology

Hospital Affiliation

  • Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas
  • Seton Medical Center Austin
  • Seton Medical Center Williamson
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Provides Care Through

  • Seton Brain & Spine Institute Neurology

Additional Language Spoken

  • Gujarati
  • Italian

My Passion for Healthcare

My mother’s affliction with a chronic, progressive neurological disease has undoubtedly been my inspiration to become a neurologist. I saw the toll neurological disease takes on the physical, personal, social, and mental aspects of a person’s life and those of their loves ones; I hoped to help others in similar circumstances. As a mature neurologist I strive to treat both physical and mental symptoms, providing guidance and reassurance about the disease and its progression, and being part of the support system for the family. I consider my role in patients’ lives a privilege.

Services I Provide

  1. Diagnosis and Treatment of all Neurological Conditions (migraine, stroke, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease)
  2. Diagnosis and Treatment, Neuromuscular Diseases (e.g. ALS, Myasthenia Gravis, muscular dystrophy, myopathy, neuropathy)
  3. EMG/NCS (electromyography and nerve conduction studies)
  4. Botox injections for chronic migraine, cervical dystonia, blepharospasm/hemifacial spasm, muscle spasticity
  5. EEG (electroencephalogram) interpretation

Degree & Residency

  • Medical School

    Ross University School of Medicine, Miramar, FL

  • Internship

    Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Chicago, IL

  • Residency

    The University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL

  • Fellowship

    The University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL

  • Board Certification

    American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology

My Clinical Focus

In addition to treating general neurological conditions, I subspecialize in the diagnosis and treatment of neuromuscular diseases. Examples of which include Guillain-Barre Syndrome, CIDP, peripheral neuropathy (diseases of the nerves in the hands and feet which can be caused by diabetes, medications or toxins, or be hereditary in nature), ALS/Lou Gehrig’s disease, Myasthenia Gravis, and muscular dystrophies. Testing the nerve and muscles, by performing an EMG/NCS, is a crucial part of evaluating neuromuscular disease and so it too is part of my subspecialty.

Insurances Accepted

    Seton Family of Doctors currently participates with various insurance plans. Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please contact your provider to verify participation prior to scheduling your visit.

  • Aetna - Commercial
  • Aetna QHP - Exchange Plan
  • Aetna-MA - Medicare Advantage
  • Amerigroup - STAR and CHIP
  • ARIA (Covenant Management Systems) ARC Benefit Plan - Contracted for the following specialties ONLY: Cardiology, Gastro, Inf. Disease, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Pain Management, Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
  • ASH (American Specialty Health Network) - PT and OT providers only
  • Averde Health - Commercial PPO
  • Beechstreet - Commercial PPO
  • Blue Cross - Medicare Advantage
  • Blue Cross-Blue Advantage - Exchange Plan
  • Blue Cross-Medicaid - STAR & CHIP
  • BlueCross - Commercial
  • Care Improvement Plus - Dual Special Needs
  • Care Improvement Plus - Medicare Advantage
  • Cigna - Commercial
  • Cigna LocalPlus - Exchange Plan
  • Coventry Workers Comp - Select providers
  • First Care - HMO/PPO
  • First Health/Coventry - Commercial
  • Galaxy Health Network PPO - Commercial
  • Health Payors Organization - Commerical PPO
  • HealthSmart Accel - Commercial PPO
  • HealthSmart Preferred Care - Commercial PPO
  • Hospice Austin - Hospice-In-Patient
  • Humana - Commercial
  • Humana HMOx - Exchange Plan
  • Humana-Medicare Advantage
  • Humana-Medicare Advantage WELLMED Network - All Specialists In-Network; PCP's are NOT participating EXCEPT for: David Wright,MD and Adam Barta, MD
  • IMO Med-Select Network - Workers Comp (SIRPS and SBSI only)
  • Integrated Medical Systems - Commercial PPO
  • Medicaid (Traditional)
  • Medicare
  • Multi-Plan Commercial - PPO
  • PHCS - Commercial
  • Sedwick/CMS Southwest Medical Provider Network - Workers Comp (SIRPS and SBSI only)
  • Sendero - STAR and CHIP
  • Sendero IdealCare - Exchange Plan
  • Seton Health Plan - Commercial
  • Seton Health Plan - MAP
  • Seton Health Plan - STAR and CHIP
  • Superior - STAR and CHIP
  • Superior Ambetter - Exchange Plan
  • TriCare - All Products
  • TriWest (new contract) - VA
  • United HealthCare - Commercial All Other
  • United HealthCare - Options PPO
  • United HealthCare Dual Complete Focus (HMO SNP) WELLMED Network - All Specialists In-Network; PCP's are NOT participating EXCEPT for: David Wright,MD and Adam Barta, MD
  • United HealthCare Star and CHIP - Americhoice or UHC Texas STAR, CHIP
  • United HealthCare- AARP Medicare Complete FOCUS- UHC Network - Specialists ONLY
  • United HealthCare-AARP Medicare Complete FOCUS-WellMED Network - All Specialists In-Network; PCP's are NOT participating EXCEPT for: David Wright,MD and Adam Barta, MD
  • United HealthCare-Dual Complete Focus (HMO SNP)-UHC Network - All Providers In-Network
  • United HealthCare-Evercare STAR PLUS - Medicaid
  • United Healthcare-Medicare Advantage--UHC Network - All Providers In-Network
  • United HealthCare-Medicare Advantage-WELLMED NETWORK - All Specialists In-Network; PCP's are NOT participating EXCEPT for: David Wright,MD and Adam Barta, MD
  • United Student Resources (UT Student Division) - PPO
  • USA Managed Care - PPO

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Why Choose Neurology Care with Seton

The brain and spine are the most complex systems in the entire body. At Seton, we pride ourselves on using cutting-edge research and treatments to redefine what's possible in treating brain and spine conditions for the people we serve.

Our multidisciplinary neurology team includes world-class physicians and health providers who represent the full spectrum of neurological care. By working together, we offer the largest, most comprehensive neuroscience program in Central Texas.

From stroke treatment and recovery to managing Alzheimer's, dementia and epilepsy symptoms, or even addressing spinal cord injuries, we focus on finding treatment options that improve a patient's condition and his or her quality of life. We also address back and neck pain concerns, including scoliosis treatment and minimally invasive spinal surgery.

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