Dinesh B. Shah, M.D. - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Dinesh B. Shah, M.D.

Born June 28, 1948

Dr. Dinesh B. Shah, age 68, of Newark, DE, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, February 15, 2017.

Dr. Shah was born in Lathi, Gujarat, India on June 28, 1948, and was the son of the late Babubhai D. and Kusum (Kothari) Shah. He made his career as a internal medicine physician, and operated a private practice in North East, MD from 2000 until his retirement in 2011. Kind and compassionate, Dr. Shah’s patients were very fond of him and he greatly enjoyed his interactions with them, treating each as family.

He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Nisha D. Shah; son, Kumar D. Shah of Newark; daughter, Rashmi A. Mehta (Aneesh) of Seattle, WA; brother, Jitendra B. Shah of India; sister, Alka M. Vakharia (Minesh) of India; and grandchildren, Suravi and Vyaan.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 4 pm until 5:30 pm on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a memorial service will begin at 5:30 pm. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 200 Continental Drive, Ste. 101, Newark, DE 19713.


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5 Condolences for Dinesh B. Shah, M.D.

  • Dr. Shah was a good man and a good doctor
    I was a patient for quite a while and he was
    Always patient and understanding. I’m glad
    He was my doctor. Always treated me as a

  • May he rest in peace and to his family I am so sorry for your lost. GOD BLESS YOU ALL.

  • Dineshbhai’s enthusiasm towards life is unmatched. Elder brother of my wife and maternal uncle of my sons, he has been our friend, philosopher and guide throughout. A fatherly figure for my wife and simultaneously mischievous as brother and son to her !!! A unique bond which words cannot express, he shared with his sister. For all known or unknown persons he remained full of compassion and has helped many through his medical guidance even after retirement. All of us have lost part of our lives.

  • You were truly an amazing and caring doctor. My condolences to Nisha and your children. RIP Dr. Shah.

  • I am very sorry for the loss suffered by Kamar and his family.
    My thoughts are with you.
    Ivan Cohen,MD