Chirag D Shah
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Chirag D Shah, MD

Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine, Sports Medicine (Rehabilitation)

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About Me

Chirag Shah, MD, JD is a board certified and fellowship trained Interventional Physiatrist specializing in integrative pain, interventional spine, and sports medicine. Dr. Shah treats patients holistically with consideration for various therapeutic modalities, medication management, minimally invasive spinal and peripheral joint injections, and regenerative medicine with orthobiologics. He is experienced in utilizing tools such as fluoroscopy and ultrasound while performing injections and is involved in research relating to orthobiologics within the spine and peripheral joints. He aspires to continue making significant contributions to the field of pain management and interventional spine care, fostering patient education, and staying at the forefront of advancements in interventional techniques.  

Dr. Shah completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Illinois at Chicago where he was accepted into their prestigious straight medical program, graduating Summa Cum Laude in just a year and a half. Since he was able to graduate early, he attended John Marshall Law School to expand on his medical legal educational base. He also received his master’s degree in Patent Law.  Dr. Shah is one of the youngest individuals to pass the bar in Illinois. He then attended medical school at the University of Illinois at Chicago and completed his internship at the Christ Medical Center in Illinois. He completed his residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Rush University Medical Center in Illinois where he served as chief resident. He then completed his fellowship in Interventional Spine and Sports Medicine within the Orthopedics Department at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. After graduation, he was an Assistant Professor at New York University for five years where he served as the Director of Spine for the Sports Medicine Fellowship. Dr. Shah has mentored countless medical students, residents, and fellows during his time there.

Dr. Shah is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPMR), the Interventional Pain and Spine Interventional Society (IPSIS), and the Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP). He was awarded Top Doctors of New York 2020. Dr. Shah is actively involved in giving many lectures for various organizations and conferences including the New York University Spine Conference and the New Metro Sports Medicine Board Review Course. Patients under Dr. Shah's care will benefit from his unwavering dedication to excellence and individualized care. His mission is to not only alleviate pain, but also to enhance functional outcomes, and thus, empower individuals to regain control of their lives. Dr. Shah envisions a future where advancements in interventional techniques and patient education synergize to create a holistic and transformative approach to spinal care.

Hospital Affiliations
  • Mount Sinai Morningside
  • Mount Sinai Queens
  • The Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Mount Sinai West