Welcome to Hempstead Medical Group

Opening Hours : Monday to Friday- 9am to 7pm, Saturday 9am to 2pm
  Contact : +1-516 636 1203

Internal Medicine, Primary Care, Geriatrics and Obesity Medicine located in Hempstead, New York

Our Specialties

Primary Care for Adults
Primary Care for Adults

We are proud to provide office based primary care based in Hempstead, NY. We stress prevention of chronic disease and take a holistic approach to whole body medicine to promote wellness and health.

Primary Care for Seniors and elderly people (Geriatrics)
Primary Care for Seniors and elderly people (Geriatrics)

Geriatrics, or geriatric medicine, is a specialty that focuses on health care of elderly people. It aims to promote health by preventing and treating diseases and disabilities in older adults.


We as obesity medicine specialists understand the complex nature of this problem and take into account multiple factors to offer a multidisciplinary approach to weight loss.

Our Services


High Blood Pressure

Acute Illnesses

High cholesterol

Chronic Kidney Disease



Heart Disease




Frequent falls


We accept all insured and uninsured patients. Patient care is the highest priority! Here is a list of insurances accepted at Hempstead Medical Group. If you do not see your insurance provider or if you have any questions about payment, please contact our office.

1199seiu Benefit 
Age Well New York
Elder Plan, Inc
Empire BCBS of NY
Empire Government Plan
First Health
Galaxy Health
Humana Tricare East
New York Medicaid
NGS New York/Connecticut Medicare
Oxford Health
Palmetto Gba Railroad Medicare
Partners Health Plan NYC
Quality Health Plan NYC
Three Rivers, NY
United Healthcare 

Meet our Medical Specialists

Hempstead Medical Group is a multi-specialty medical practice, which includes medical doctors who specialize in internal medicine, geriatric medicine, and obesity medicine. We focus on improving the health of our patients and the communities we serve. Our motto is to simply offer unparalleled treatment in a courteous and compassionate manner. At Hempstead Medical Group, each patient is evaluated by board-certified medical doctors specializing in Internal Medicine and Geriatrics. The practice is focused on chronic disease prevention and management serving the Hempstead community and its surrounding areas. Dr. Rupal Shah, MD, FACP, and Dr.Vilma Vas, MD believe medicine should be holistic in nature, treating the mind and body, and that teaching healthy habits can help patients better manage chronic conditions or avoid them altogether. The doctors at Hempstead Medical Group look at all aspects of your lifestyle, including activity level, diet, sleep habits, and posture, to assess whether modifications can improve your health, well being, and quality of life. Using information from your lifestyle evaluation, physical examination and advanced lab diagnostics, the team creates a customized care plan that can help lower your risk of diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and other chronic diseases. Set yourself up for a healthy, sustainable future. Call the office at 516-636-1203 or contact us online today.

Dr. Rupal Shwetang Shah

Dr. Shah is a Diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine.    Dr. Shah has been serving the community as a primary care physician for more than 20 years.  Her areas of interest are preventive care, chronic medical conditions, acute care, and geriatric medicine.  She treats a wide range of conditions including but not limited to hypertension, high cholesterol, diabetes, coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, chronic kidney disease, peripheral vascular disease, gout, arthritis, asthma, emphysema, dementia, osteoporosis and depression. Dr. Shah has years of experience treating patients in Nassau County, New York. She works hand in hand with other highly respected board certified specialists. This comprehensive approach helps ensure that each patient receives the most appropriate and best quality of care possible. Dr. Shah has been treating patients for more than 20 years. This has given her years of valuable experience and expertise treating her Nassau County neighbors.

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Dr. Vilma Shalini Vas

Dr. Vas is a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Obesity Medicine. Dr. Vas has been serving the community as a primary care physician for more than 12 years. She has trained more than 300 physicians and is experienced in treating the simplest to the most challenging of your health care needs. Her areas of interest are preventive care, chronic medical conditions, acute care, and obesity medicine. She believes in patients actively participating in their health care decisions and structures your care, to your needs. Dr. Vas has been a trusted, beloved and respected primary care physician for many families all over Long Island for more than a decade and would love to get to know you and your family and help you and your loved ones achieve and maintain the best health possible.

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What patients say About our Doctors

Testimonials from our Patients

  • Dr. Shah and her staff are caring and attentive to my immediate and long-term needs. I highly recommend them to anyone, especially those who who need some encouragement to be the best version of themselves.

  • Dr Shah has been my primary care physician for over 3 years, you might say he inherited me as a patient do to changes Within her prior employer. During that time we have had many conversations regarding my care. She has taken the time to listen to me. Because she has taken the time to listen and hear me I respect her and her opinions. Physicians do not only care for patients but do so within guidelines outside of their control. The bottom line is she cares!

  • Dr. Shah is always awesome to me at my visits. She is always very considerate and caring. She went above and beyond at my recent visit by taking the time to talk to me, advise me, and console me while I was going through a difficult time in my life personally. Her practice embodies the healing of body, mind, spirit. She is an excellent physician that I recommend highly.

  • Staff are great, friendly and professional. Dr. Shah takes time to listen to concerns and answer questions. Patients are not just another number.

  • Very satisfied with my office visit. Staff friendly and courteous. Not a long wait time. Dr. Shah is friendly and very knowledgeable and took the time to answer any questions I had during my appointment.

  • Dr. Shah is amazing. I'm a new patient and I was immediately impressed by her caring nature and concern for my health. I walked out of my appointment feeling like for once in my life, I now have a champion to advocate for me, and help me become the best version of myself. Feeling very positive about this new partnership.

  • Awesome facility and amazing service by Dr. Rupal.

  • Well experienced doctor (dr. Rupal shah) and well equipped faculty, really great service by the staff as well.

  • Personable and friendly, Very clear conversation. Helpful staff, spent good amount of time, highly recommend.

  • Highly recommend! Dr. Rupal Shah is my mother’s PCP and she is amazing! Takes time to listen to your concerns, she is knowledgeable and caring. I’m so Glad my mother found a Doctor who truly cares about the patients.

  • We are visiting Dr. Rupal Shah for many years. Dr. Shah is knowledgeable and caring. Dr. Rupal Shah is very professional and spend considerable time with each patient for every visit. I highly recommend her.

  • Love...love Dr Shah and her staff. There is no one like her. She goes above and beyond for her patients and their families and always and I mean always makes herself available any time of the day. She is definite a blessing.

  • Dr Shah is a gift. Amazing person and doctor. I don’t know what I would do without her.

  • My daughter was seen by Dr. Vas and she’s very caring and a kind doctor, always available when you need her. Bedside care and demeanor is excellent. Dr Vas is very caring, thorough and and takes her time to examine patients. I highly recommend Her. She’s compassionate and patient. I trust her with my whole family.

  • Dr. Vas is professional

    This is a commendation note for Dr. Vilma Vas. Dr. Vas took the time to listen to my concerns and questions. She was very receptive and answered all my questions to my satisfaction. I highly recommend Dr.Vas to any individual seeking for an honest and conservative physician. Her bedside manner is excellent and she is truly genuine caring doctor.

  • "I have been to see Dr. Shah three times and each time I consider myself blessed to have found her and the practice. Every person I meet with is unfailingly courteous and considerate, and apologetic for any delay (very rare). I was especially pleased this visit to be informed that Dr. Shah can also qualify as my PCP, and I have contacted United to confirm this. I have already recommended Dr. Shah to a friend and will be happy to recommend her to others who may ask."

  • "Dr. Rupal Shah is a professional. Excellent the degree to which she treats her patients medical. Listening, caring and the time she takes she treats you like an individual and not just another patient."

  • "Even though my mom had dementia Dr Shah is always extremely good in sleazing to her and not just me. She takes the time to explain her medications and provided my mom with a list. when she understood my mom's agitation she invited the Barbara the Social Worker on to speak with me and my mom. Barbara than spoke separately with my brother her daily care giver and me. she recommended a change in medication form. from pills to suspension. it's only been one day but we can see the improvement."