Shivali Choxi, MD

Department: Ambulatory Care


Shivali Choxi MD is a primary care pediatrician at Jacobi and Director of Pediatric Primary Care Innovation in the Office of Ambulatory Care at NYC Health + Hospitals. Dr. Choxi completed her undergraduate studies at The George Washington University, graduating with a BS in political science. Dr. Choxi earned her Doctor of Medicine at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington, D.C. While there, she was awarded the Health Services Scholarship for innovative and impactful global health research. She completed her pediatric residency training at NYU Langone Health. During residency, she focused on quality improvement research. She led initiatives centered on enhancing the quality and safety of the hospital discharge process.

Dr. Choxi went on to complete the Clinical Leadership Fellowship at NYC Health and Hospitals (NYC H+H). As a fellow, Dr. Choxi focused on patient advocacy, digital health, and primary care innovation to improve the quality and delivery of pediatric care across the system. She served as operational lead and clinician expert for a variety of system-level pediatric initiatives. She led the initiative to standardize, automate and improve pediatric primary care screening across the system through the use of tablets in a digital health platform, resulting in upwards of a 35% increase in screening in the first 2 weeks alone. In addition, she also worked to develop a pediatric Community Health Worker model based on 321 Impact, that focuses on early childhood and improving the health and wellbeing of young children and families across NYC. Finally, she served as the pediatric lead on a grant in partnership with the New York State Health Foundation to improve patients’ experience with and utilization of digital and telehealth services across the health system.

As a pediatrician and director at NYC H+H, Dr. Choxi hopes to continue improving the lives of her patients by providing culturally conscious care supported by systems-wide solutions that extend beyond the doors of the doctor’s office.

Education & Training

Undergraduate School:
Internship, Residency and Chief Residency: NYC Health + Hospitals/ Jacobi Fellowship: Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at Cohen Children's Medical Center

Medical School:
The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences


  • Internship and Residency: New York University School of Medicine

Honors & Awards

Health Services Scholarship 2016


Foster L, Choxi S, Rosenberg RE, Tracy J, Toscano D, Betancur Paez J, Glick AF. Meds to Beds: A Quality Improvement Approach to Optimizing the Discharge Medication Process for Pediatric Patients. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2022 Feb;48(2):92-100. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcjq.2021.09.014. Epub 2021 Oct 4. PMID: 34740550.

Mani, S. B., Bral, D. O., Soltanianzadeh, Y., Choxi, S., Ware, D., Weissinger, P., Michaelsen, V. E., & Plankey, M. W. (2018). Evaluating HIV and STI Attitudes and Knowledge in First-Year Medical Students. Journal of Student-Run Clinics, 4(1).

Choxi, Shivali, Bochner, Risa. Tonsillitis/Pharyngitis. Manuscript in Progress (2024). Ferri’s Clinical Advisor.