Darshan Shah

Dr. Darshan Shah is a health and wellness specialist, well known surgeon, published author, tech entrepreneur, and founder and CEO of Beautologie and Next|Health. As an expert on all body systems, he has performed over 10,000 surgical procedures, including trauma surgery, general surgery and plastic/reconstructive procedures. As a health and wellness specialist, he has advised thousands of patients on how to optimize their well-being and extend their lifespan, culminating in the creation of Next|Health, the "Apple Store" of Health and Wellness offering healthspan and lifespan extending technology and treatments in a beautiful, welcoming environment.

Dr. Darshan Shah started his training at an accelerated MD program at the age of 15 at the University of Missouri and earned his medical degree at the age of 21, becoming one of the youngest doctors in the United States. After surgical training in central California, Dr. Shah then continued his training at the Mayo Clinic, one of the most prestigious medical institutes in the county. After earning his board certification, he went on to open medical/surgical centers throughout California, as well starting innovative tech companies, creating patented medical devices, as well as advising dozens of startups in medicine, finance, and tech. Dr. Shah's belief in continual education and self-improvement has earned him alumni status at Harvard Business School, Singularity University and other prestigious institutions.

Dr. Darshan Shah is the oldest of three children. He is very close to his family and attributes his success to the values of hard work, passion for everything you do, and relentless tenacity taught to him by his parents. He lives in Malibu, California with his wife, and two children and loves to travel, exercise, and has a passion to continuously educate himself and others.

Speaking Topics

Brain Hacking 101

Science has learned more about the human brain in the last 5 years than in all human history Dr. Shah helps unlock the secrets of the mind with a brief lesson on neurophysiology, followed by the top ten things you can do to optimize your mental function. How do you know where you currently rank in brain function? Dr. Shah will introduce new kinds of testing and self-assessment so you can know where you stand. Finally, the world of nootropics, brain-computer interfaces and other novel technology is discussed so that you can stay one step ahead of the competition.

Healthy Habits

Healthy habits are the key to happiness. Dr. Shah discusses setting and adhering to a daily routine to optimize your physical and mental wellbeing. Negative habits are discussed (multitasking, distractions, etc) as well as positive replacements (meditation, mindfulness, gratitude) the neurobiology of habits, morning routines, and motivation is also discussed to give the attendee a big picture view of the psychology of habit forming. Finally, the latest in the science of happiness and relationships is presented to complete the picture.

Healthy Heart

Your heart starts beating a few weeks after conception, and doesn't stop until we die. How do you maintain an optimal cardiovascular system so that you can live the longest possible life? Dr. Shah discusses the latest technology in assessment and treatment to increase your lifespan and health span. Learn about the latest thinking and technology in cholesterol, what to do about statins, and natural ways to improve your heart health to ensure a strong, vibrant life.

Next level Longevity

Get ready for the longevity revolution! Dr. Shah shares a 45+ min presentation along with a 15+ minute Q&A session for a total of 65 mins of all things longevity. The topics he will cover in the longevity talk are: a brief overview of the recent history of the thought process around longevity, the current science in longevity, who are the major players in the industry, and what you can do to prepare yourself for the longevity revolution.

Pillars Of Gut Health

Your gut has more to do with your health than almost any other system in your body not only is it is the primary defense of the immune system, your gut is host to 100 trillion bacterial species that have now been discovered to be a second "brain" inside of us. Learn about the microbiome, food allergies, leaky gut, and what you can do to assess and optimize all of these factors so that you and your gut thrive.

The Future Of Health And Wellness

Everything you thought you knew about health and wellness is going through a paradigm shift right now Dr. Shah discusses the major trends occurring in the landscape today exponential changes are currently underway with rapid discovery, artificial intelligence, and hyper connected research. There is a revolution in medicine that is also taking hold that everyone should know about- functional medicine. Longevity is also discussed, and what are the keys to living, potentially, forever. The participant will be able to understand and prepare for this rapid merging of technology and healthcare, so that he/she can benefit for years to come.

What is Next|Health?

External Links

Podcast: Next|Health: Forefront Podcast Series with Dr. Darshan Shah

Podcast: Not Your Average Doctor’s Appointment--Dr. Darshan Shah--Founder, CEO, and Medical Director of Next Health

Podcast: Preventative Medicine Through Health Optimization–Dr. Darshan Shah–Founder, CEO, and Medical Director of Next Health

Podcast: LU 323: How to Live a Longer and Optimized Life According to Dr. Darshan Shah