Pooja Amy Shah

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Pooja Amy Shah, MD, is a practicing dual Board Certified Integrative and Family Medicine physician, who is also licensed in medical acupuncture. She has trained at Harvard University’s Benson Henry Institute for Mind-Body Medicine, completed the two year program in Contemplative Psychotherapy at the Nalanda Institute, and studied at Kopan Monastery in Nepal under the instruction of Geshe Tenzin Zopa. Pooja has studied yoga since medical school and has practiced more than 650 hours of vinyasa yoga asana at Kula Yoga Project over the last five years. She has a private integrative medicine practice in Manhattan focused on the holistic healing of chronic illnesses and pain using a discerning blend of Eastern medical traditions and standard Western allopathic care. She is also an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Columbia University / New York-Presbyterian Hospital where she serves as Director of Integrative Medicine, teaches residents and medical students, and works as inpatient hospital faculty.

Faculty: Meditation Teacher Training