Sanjiv S. Shah, M.D. Named to City & State’s 2024 New York Power 100 List

The list recognizes the 100 most powerful people in New York City

New York, NY – MARCH 4, 2024MetroPlusHealth proudly announces the inclusion of Chief Medical Officer Sanjiv S. Shah, M.D., on City & State New York’s 2024 New York Power 100 list. Recognized for his exemplary leadership and unwavering dedication to improving the City’s health outcomes, Dr. Shah joins a distinguished list of individuals shaping policies across the five boroughs and beyond.

City & State’s New York Power 100 highlights leaders from diverse spheres, including elected officials, CEOs, nonprofit champions, and advocates. Dr. Shah was recognized for his remarkable contributions to MetroPlusHealth’s mission of delivering inclusive, person-centered, and quality-driven care to over 700,000 members, as well as for his larger role in transforming healthcare delivery in New York City.

“It’s an honor to be recognized among such esteemed individuals on City & State’s New York Power 100 list,” said Dr. Sanjiv S. Shah, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, MetroPlusHealth. “This distinction is a testament to the collective efforts of our dedicated team, who work tirelessly to provide high-quality, affordable healthcare to communities across the city.”

An infectious disease specialist, Dr. Shah has spearheaded innovative initiatives to address the City’s critical healthcare challenges, with a particular focus on behavioral health. His strategic leadership has led to the internalization of behavioral health services within MetroPlusHealth, surpassing statewide benchmarks and significantly enhancing patient outcomes.

Under Dr. Shah’s leadership, MetroPlusHealth has emerged as a trailblazer in HIV care, achieving unprecedented success in virus suppression rates and expanding access to vital healthcare services citywide. Through strategic partnerships with organizations like God’s Love We Deliver, Dr. Shah has championed initiatives such as the Medically Tailored Meals program, providing essential support to vulnerable communities.

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About MetroPlusHealth

Since 1985, MetroPlusHealth has helped the people of New York City get quality health care at little to no cost. MetroPlusHealth is the plan of choice for over 750,000 New Yorkers, and its commercial and government-sponsored plans meet the needs of individuals, families, and workforces. The MetroPlusHealth staff speaks more than 40 languages and is as diverse as the great City it serves. MetroPlusHealth is part of NYC Health + Hospitals, the nation’s largest public health system. For more information, visit Join the conversation on social media at @metroplushealth.

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last updated: March 5, 2024

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