Dr. David Shih is a board certified Emergency Medicine physician, Executive Vice President of Strategy Health & Innovation, and co-founder of CityMD. He is a member of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), American Association of Physician Leaders (AAPL), Urgent Care Association of America (UCAOA) and American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). He received his undergraduate degree in BioChemistry from Binghamton University and his Medical Degree from SUNY Downstate.
Dr. Shih completed his residency training for Emergency Medicine at Long Jewish Medical Center and worked as an attending physician in Northwell’s emergency room at Huntington Hospital, serving both the adult and pediatric population. In 2010, he brought his expertise and compassionate care to CityMD.
Since 2010, Dr. Shih has developed the practice’s physician and staff training programs, CityMD’s Aftercare care coordination services, physician recruitment and medical operations. He has defined CityMD’s clinical policies and improved the patient experience while focusing on safety, risk management, clinical quality measures (HEDIS, MIPS, etc), practice transformation projects and population health initiatives. In 2016, Dr. Shih helped achieved NCQA-PCCC recognition for CityMD, which was the first urgent care in NY to obtain this status.
As a New Yorker, he is an avid fan of the Mets, Giants and Knicks. Dr. Shih was born in Taiwan and is fluent in Mandarin and understands Taiwanese.