P.D. Soros Fellowship for New Americans


Deep Shah, 2010

Board-certified primary care physician and vice president, Gwinnett Clinic

Deep Shah is the child of immigrants from India

Fellowship awarded to support work towards an MD in Medicine at Harvard University

Deep J. Shah is a board-certified primary care physician and Vice President at Gwinnett Clinic in metro Atlanta. He is a practicing full-time internist with recognized expertise in health policy, clinical operations, population health, and health care finance. He currently serves on the board of Georgians for a Healthy Future and is active with the American College of Physicians. In 2020, he was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha and awarded the AOA Fellow in Leadership. Deep is active in state and local government. In 2021, he was asked to serve on a Congressional COVID-19 Task Force focused on Georgia’s 7th congressional district. Deep is a physician leader and advocate of high-value primary care as the foundation of good health.

Deep was born in Atlanta, GA eight years after his parents immigrated to this country from Gujarat, India. He graduated summa cum laude from the University of Georgia (UGA) in 2008 with degrees in biology and international affairs. He won Truman and Rhodes Scholarships while at UGA. At Oxford, he earned a master's degree in comparative social policy with a focus on healthcare. Deep briefly served as a legislative fellow in the U.S. Senate and health policy fellow in the Governor's Office in Georgia before starting medical school. Deep received his medical degree at Harvard in 2013. Finally, he trained in internal medicine / primary care at Emory, where he was named Outstanding Resident three consecutive years. He continues to teach third-year medical students in his practice as adjunct clinical faculty at Emory.

  • MD Medicine | Harvard University 2013
  • MSc Comparative Social Policy | Oxford University 2009
  • BS Biology | University of Georgia 2008
  • BA International Affairs | University of Georgia 2008
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Fellow in Leadership
Work History
  • Gwinnett Clinic, Board-certified primary care physician and vice president
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