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Dr. Chirag Shah, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery*
3.5 (15)
Map Pin Small Chicago, IL
Accepting new patients
17 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Chirag Shah, MD

Dr. Chirag Shah, MD is an Orthopedic Hand Surgery Specialist in Chicago, IL. They specialize in Orthopedic Hand Surgery, has 17 years of experience, and is board certified in Critical Care Medicine. They graduated from University of Michigan Medical School and is affiliated with Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Shah, completed a residency at Washington University of St. Louis / Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Shah an average 3.5 star rating.

Dr. Shah works at Northwestern Medical Group in Chicago, IL. They frequently treat conditions like Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Trigger Finger along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Shah's Office Locations

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    Northwestern Medical Group
    737 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (312) 337-6960

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  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Trigger Finger
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Dupuytrens Contracture
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Wrist Fracture
Hand Fracture Treatment Closed
De Quervain's Disease
Fracture of Hand and Fingers
Joint Pain
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Osteoarthritis of Wrist
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Carpal Tunnel Release
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Steroid Injection
Trigger Finger Release
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Bone Disorders
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Bursitis
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Gout
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Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Knee Disorders
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteopenia
Osteophyte of Hand
Pyogenic Arthritis
Shoulder Disorders
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Wrist Osteophyte
Wrist Sprain or Strain
Arm Surgery
Bone Scan
De Quervain's Release
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Dupuytren's Contracture Treatment
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Fracture Repair
Elbow Tenotomy
Excision of Ganglion
Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
Excision of Radius or Ulna
Fracture Care
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand Tendon Repair
Joint Drainage
Joint Fluid Test
McMurray's Test
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neuroplasty
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Spinal and Postural Screening
Wrist Replacement
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    3.5
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    About Dr. Chirag Shah, MD

    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 17 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Dutch
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1942406558
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University of Cincinnati Hospital
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Washington University of St. Louis / Barnes-Jewish Hospital
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • University of Michigan Medical School
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Critical Care Medicine, Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Chirag Shah, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Shah is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Shah has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Shah works at Northwestern Medical Group in Chicago, IL. View the full address on Dr. Shah’s profile.

    Dr. Shah has seen patients for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Trigger Finger, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Shah on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    15 patients have reviewed Dr. Shah. The overall rating for this provider is 3.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Shah.

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