Neel Shah

Chief Medical Officer at Maven Clinic

A globally recognized expert in designing solutions that improve health care, Dr. Shah offers deep experience as a physician, professor and social entrepreneur to Maven.

Listed among the “40 smartest people in health care” by Becker’s Hospital Review, Dr. Shah has spent the past decade at Harvard Medical School, serving as an obstetrician-gynecologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, and founding Director of the Delivery Decisions Initiative at Ariadne Labs, a joint center for health systems innovation at Brigham & Women’s Hospital and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Dr. Shah’s work as a social entrepreneur has focused on improving healthcare and addressing disparities in care so that all families can thrive. In 2009, he founded Costs of Care, an NGO dedicated to providing better health care at lower cost. In 2017, Dr. Shah co-founded the March for Moms Association, a coalition advocating for the health and wellbeing of mothers. Dr. Shah has written more than 50 peer-reviewed academic papers and contributed to four books.

As Maven’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Shah leads the clinical product strategy underpinning Maven’s new care model for women’s and family health. He offers critical insights to the company’s product and provider teams, and forges meaningful relationships with employer and health plan clients to improve care and outcomes. Prior to joining Maven as Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Shah served as a member of Maven’s Scientific Advisory Board alongside industry-leading physicians in women’s and family health: Dr. Mary E. D’Alton, Dr. Brian Levine and Dr. Laura E. Riley.



  • Chief Medical Officer

    July, 2021 - present

  • Scientific Advisor