Dr. “Shah” Gray Grew up in Tampa, Florida where he attended Catholic School. Following graduation from high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard where he served as an independent duty hospital corpsman. He went on to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in cellular and molecular biology from the University of Washington in 1982 and a Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Pittsburgh Medical School in 1991. Following a residency program in Pennsylvania, he became a physician with the Indian Heath Services of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in Anchorage, Alaska. In 1994, after a painful divorce, he found himself drinking too much and experimenting with drugs. He became addicted, stopped practicing medicine and worked as a laborer while undergoing treatment. In 2003, Dr. Gray returned to medicine as a Family Practice doctor in Pennsylvania. Interested in helping people suffering from all types of addiction, he began an Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship Program at Oregon Health Sciences University-Portland Veterans Administration Hospital which he completed in 2006. He then spent four years as an Indian Health Services Physician in South Dakota followed by one year with Wishek Community Hospital in North Dakota before establishing his own private practice in the Bismarck-Mandan area in 2013. This year he celebrates his 22nd year of recovery.
Board certification: American Board of Family Medicine