Jones Institute Fellows

Akhil Shah, MD

Dr. Shah is in his second year of sub-specialty training in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at The Jones Institute for Reproductive Medicine, Eastern Virginia Medical School.

A native of Illinois, Akhil attended University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, IL where he earned his undergraduate degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology.  He attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine and graduated in May 2011.  Akhil was accepted into University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX where he completed his residency in OB/GYN.  His research interests include ovarian blood flow changes throughout the menstrual cycle, 3D ultrasound, and cost analysis of minimally invasive surgical techniques.





Arnold Mahesan, MD

Dr. Mahesan began his first year of fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility in July 2016.

A native of Toronto, Canada, he completed medical school at the University of Toronto.  He completed his internship in Obstetrics and Bynecology at  Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and then completed his residency at St. John Hospital and Medical Center in Detroit.  He is the recipient of grant support for his research which has focused on exosomes and their role in inflammation, cell signaling, and their potential use in early diagnosis of disease.  His current clinical interests include ultrasound and ovarian blood flow changes after surgical intervention.