Dr. Anita Shah, Neonatology

Dr. Shah is pediatric board certified CHOC neonatologist who provides care for critically ill premature and full-term infants in Orange County.


CHOC Specialists, Neonatology
1201 W. La Veta Avenue
Orange, CA  92868


  • Medical School
    UCSF School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA
  • Pediatrics Residency
    Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, Palo Alto, CA
  • Pediatrics Residency
    Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship
    University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA

Administrative Appointments

  • Neonatology, CHOC Specialists

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Clinical Professor, UCI Department of Pediatrics


1. Carmi Syndrome in a Preterm Neonate: A Multidisciplinary Approach and Ethical Challenge. Hicks TD, Singh H, Mikhael M, Shah AR.
Case Rep Pediatr. 2018 Dec 20;2018:4548194. doi: 10.1155/2018/4548194. eCollection 2018. PMID: 30671273

2. Informed consent for a neonatal clinical trial: parental experiences and perspectives. Shah AR, Wilfond BS, Silvia A, Hancuch K, Woodrum D, Heagerty P, Ohls RK, Courtney SE, Frantz ID, Gogcu S, Bishop CE, Ahmad KA, Kathen C, Juul S; PENUT Neonatal Informed Consent Working Group. J Perinatol. 2018 Jul;38(7):865-872. doi: 10.1038/s41372-018-0119-6. Epub 2018 May 25. PMID: 29795451

Our neonatologists commonly treat the following conditions in newborns and babies:

  • Anita R Shah MD
    • Office: 714-509-4373
    • Specialty: Neonatology
    • Board Certified: Pediatrics
    • On Staff at: CHOC Hospital in Orange