Ankit Shah MD


Dr. Ankit Shah, Cardiologist

Ankit Shah, MD, is a fellowship trained sports cardiologist at MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute. He is the Director of MedStar Sports & Performance Cardiology and Assistant Professor of Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center. In addition to his role at MedStar Health, Dr. Shah is the National Team Cardiologist for USA Swimming. Dr. Shah is also a cardiology consultant for the Baltimore Ravens and Washington Capitals.

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5 Things Athletes Should Know About Their Hearts

by Dr. Ankit Shah, Cardiologist
February 09, 2021

Performance athletics—in fact, any form of intense exercise—increases the body’s need for oxygen. Elite and endurance athletes, in particular, experience…