|Title||Founder and CEO|
|Education||M.D., Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
M.P.H., Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sanai, New York, New York
B.A., Rice University, Houston, Texas
|Inspiration||"When people achieve the sublime, a kind of magic, in their lives. I can see it in the way they hold themselves in the ordinary, how they lose themselves in play…and how they show up for adversity."|
Siddharth Ashvin Shah, M.D., M.P.H., is a physician, public health scientist and thought leader who seeks to change the way we regard our society’s helpers, protectors, and healers—people and organizations who operate in demanding and traumatic environments.
As founder and CEO, he provides hands-on leadership of Greenleaf’s operations. This includes collaborating with his expert staff on the development of integrative wellbeing solutions that deliver extraordinary value to clients, as well as guiding the firm’s strategic expansion and enabling a mindful internal culture for its staff.
Siddharth’s interdisciplinary expertise spans the humanities, social sciences, common sense preventive medicine, cross-cultural resilience and spiritual practices, trauma-informed care, disaster public mental health, and real-world applications of cutting-edge neuroscientific thinking.
Greenleaf grew out of Siddharth’s international consulting to governments, health care organizations, NGOs, and the private sector in the areas of chronic high stress, brain health, trauma resiliency, strategic communications, and leadership effectiveness. Before founding the firm, he conducted a private practice at the GW Center for Integrative Medicine in Washington, D.C.
Previously, Siddharth headed the Preventive Medicine Residency Program at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in Brooklyn, along with a faculty appointment in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan, New York City.
Siddharth received his Bachelor of Arts in religious studies from Rice University and his Doctor of Medicine from Baylor College of Medicine, both in Houston, Texas. After one year of specialized training at the Karl Menninger School of Psychiatry, he attended the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai for advanced training in preventive and behavioral medicine and a Masters in Public Health.
What inspires Siddharth? “When people achieve the sublime, a kind of magic, in their lives. I can see it in the way they hold themselves in the ordinary, how they lose themselves in play…and how they show up for adversity.”<<Back to Our Team