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Sanjiv J. Shah, MD

Northwestern Medical Group
  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

BIOGRAPHY


Dr. Shah is a cardiologist at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine.

Dr. Shah specializes in echocardiography and heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (diastolic heart failure). His research interests include understanding the physiology, mechanisms, and epidemiology of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction, novel risk predictors in pulmonary hypertension, and the genetics of cardiac structure and function.

Dr. Shah received both his BSc (Bachelor's Degree) in Biomedical Engineering and his MD at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine. He completed his internship, residency, chief residency, and cardiology fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco, and completed a year of advanced training in echocardiography, heart failure, and genetics at the University of Chicago. Dr. Shah is board certified in echocardiography and internal medicine.

Dr. Shah has received recognition for his teaching, clinical, and research skills. He has been a finalist and/or winner of several young investigator awards, from such organizations as the Heart Failure Society of America and the American Society of Echocardiography. He was also a finalist for the American Heart Association's Laennec Young Clinician Award, and has received several awards for excellence in teaching. He regularly presents his research at national and international meetings in the fields of heart failure, genetics, echocardiography, and pulmonary hypertension.

He is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society, the American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, the Heart Failure Society of America, and the American Society of Echocardiography.

Dr. Shah's bibliography includes over 45 research papers, journal review articles, book chapters, and research abstracts. Dr. Shah is also editor of two books: The UCSF Hospitalist Handbook and Treatment Strategies in Cardiovascular Medicine.

EDUCATION


  • Medical Education
    Northwestern Univ Feinberg School of Medicine - 2000
  • Residency
    Univ. of California-San Francisco Medical Center - 2003
  • Fellowship
    University of Chicago Medical Center - 2007

BOARD CERTIFICATION


  • Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease

PRIMARY LOCATION


Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute of Northwestern

675 N. St. Clair

Galter 19-100

Chicago, IL 60611

312-695-0008

CLINICAL INTERESTS


  • Cardiac Assessment
  • Diastolic Heart Failure
  • Echocardiography
  • Pulmonary Hypertension

ACCEPTED INSURANCE


  • Aetna EPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • Aetna US Healthcare HMO
  • BCBS Blue Advantage PPO
  • BCBS Classic Blue
  • BCBS PPO
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Choice Supervalu PPO
  • Cigna EPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • HFN-Healthcares Finest Network
  • HealthLink
  • Humana ChoiceCare POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare PPO
  • Humana HMO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS EPO
  • PHCS POS
  • PHCS PPO
  • PNA (Preferred Network Access)
  • PPO Next
  • Preferred Plan PPO
  • TriCare(US Military Insurance)
  • Unicare PPO(Wellpoint Network)
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus
  • UnitedHealthcare Options PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select
  • UnitedHealthcare Select HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select Plus
  • Wellmark/Healthnetwork PPO
  • Workmans Compensation