Arvind Shah, MD


Arvind Shah, MD, Psychiatrist, Bloom Health Centers, Annapolis, MD

Ages Served

Children (under 12), Adolescents & Teens, Adults (up to 40), Adults (41-64)


Anxiety and Trauma Disorders, Adolescent and Child Disorders, Impulse Control Disorders, Mood Disorders, Psychosis, Thought Disorders

Services Offered

Adult Psychiatry, Adult Therapy/Counseling (Individual), Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Therapy/Counseling, Medication Management

Treatment Approach

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Interpersonal, Psychopharmacological Treatment


1750 Forest Dr, #105
Annapolis, MD 21401


Addiction, ADD/ADHD, Adolescent/Child Issues, Alcoholism, Anxiety, Autism/Asperger's Syndrome, Bipolar Disorder, Career Counseling, Chronic Impulsivity, Coping Skills, Depression, Developmental Disorders, Dual Diagnosis, Family Conflict, LGBTQ+ Issues, Life Coaching, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Psychosis, Self-Esteem, Stress, Transgender, Trauma and PTSD


Dr. Shah, is well positioned to lead insightful seminars on the English Model of Psychiatry, benefiting therapists and patients alike. His engaging PowerPoint presentations hold potential as educational tools for both clinical staff and patients. Additionally, he envisions seminars to educate medical professionals from diverse disciplines, including family doctors, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners, about the nuanced 'Psychology of Human Life.' Through these seminars, Dr. Shah aims to advance understanding and promote holistic well-being in the realm of mental health.

Dr. Shah, garnered recognition for his exceptional contributions, receiving a Certificate of Excellence from patients within the Addiction Rehabilitation inpatient unit during his locum position at Connecticut Valley Hospital, Middletown, in March 2023. Driven by a profound passion for his work, he displays an unwavering dedication to understanding the intricacies of the human mind, constantly seeking to enrich his knowledge through the practice of Observation Psychiatry.

Education & Experience

Dr. Arvind Shah, commenced his academic path with Intermediate Science at Khalsa College, Mumbai, India (1967-1969). He earned an MD degree from Grant Medical College, Mumbai, India (1970-1976). Dr. Arvind Shah further honed his expertise through Psychiatry residencies at renowned UK institutions—Blackburn Royal Infirmary, Old Manor Hospital, Exe Vale Hospital, and Whittingham Hospital (1977-1983), culminating in M.R.C.Psych (London) in 1983. His residencies and board certification are endorsed by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, showcasing his remarkable contributions to the field.

Dr. Shah, completed a two-year Child and Adolescent Psychiatry fellowship at the University of South Florida, Tampa (1983-1985). He then established a private practice, Child and Adult Psychiatric Services, P.C., in Waterbury, CT, serving from 1987 to 2020.

Languages Spoken

English, Gujarati, Hindi

Licensed In

Connecticut, Hawaii, Maryland, Virginia





A Little Bit About Me

"I enjoy hiking, socializing, traveling, and giving seminars as part of my diverse interests."

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