Farah Shah, MD


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Farah Shah, MD

About Me

Farah Shah, M.D. has been practicing dermatology since 1994. After graduating from the prestigious Duke University with a B.S. in Psychology, she moved to Texas where she completed her medical degree at UT-Houston Medical School. She subsequently did a Pediatrics residency at Baylor College of Medicine and then a Dermatology residency at SUNY-Buffalo in New York. After completion of her training, Dr. Shah joined the faculty at Texas Tech Health Sciences Center where she was Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics. In addition to training residents, she started a Pediatric Dermatology Center which became a referral source for difficult cases. Dr. Shah’s desire to be closer to her family brought her back to Houston in 1999 which is when she joined Houston Dermatology Associates. Dr. Shah’s expertise is in Adult and Pediatric Dermatology, skin cancer surgery and cosmetic dermatology. She has been an author on multiple publications, including several textbook chapters. She has been recognized by her peers since 1996 as “Top Doc” by Inside Houston magazine, as well as “Best Doctors in America” and “America’s Top Physician”. Dr. Shah is dedicated to providing comprehensive dermatologic care for patients of all ages. Her focus is preventative skin care, skin cancer and atypical mole detection and treatment, skin disease treatment and skin health maintenance. Cosmetic interests include Botox, chemical peels, dermal fillers and anti-aging skin treatments. Dr. Shah is fluent in Spanish. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband, Dr. Greg Stocks, and their four children.

Clinical Interests




Scar/Cyst Removal

Skin Biopsy

Skin Cancer

Skin Surgery

Urticaria Pigmentosa



Accepted Insurance Plans

Medicus International

Insurance plans may change. Please verify your plan is accepted when scheduling an appointment.


Baylor College of Medicine - Houston, TX | 1991
University at Buffalo - Buffalo, NY | 1994
University of Texas Medical School at Houston | 1989
  • Houston Methodist Hospital


  • English
  • Spanish
Languages listed are spoken by doctor and/or office staff.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What insurance does Dr. Farah Shah accept?
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  • Where is Dr. Farah Shah located?
    Dr. Farah Shah sees patients at the following locations:
    • Scurlock Tower, 6560 Fannin St., Ste 724, Houston, TX 77030
  • What languages do Dr. Farah Shah and/or staff speak?
    Dr. Farah Shah and/or office staff speak English and Spanish