Sachin N. Shah, M.D., is a neurosurgeon specializing in spinal surgery. He performs complex and revision spine surgery to treat conditions such as adult scoliosis, spinal deformities, spinal cord tumors and malformations. Dr. Shah utilizes minimally invasive spine procedures to treat spinal instability and cancer treatment. He also performs a cervical laminoplasty as an alternative to spinal fusion. Additionally, he also performs extensive brain tumor operations.
“I am blessed that Dr. Shah was on my meningioma surgery medical team” –Denise Kelly
Dr. Shah received his B.S. in Chemistry with Honors from the University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. While there he was awarded the Anderson Scholar Award for Leadership, Academic Excellence and Highest Distinction, and was a member of Phi Kappa Phi and Phi Beta Kappa. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL. Dr. Shah then completed his internship and residency in neurological surgery at Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA. He completed his spine fellowship at the University of Miami.
He has written numerous articles and book chapters and presented extensively. Dr. Shah co-authored “Complications associated with lumbar stenosis surgery in patients older than 75 years of age” for Neurosurgery Focus and “Clinical outcomes following cervical laminoplasty for 204 patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy” for Surgical Neurology.
Dr. Shah is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) and the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin. He speaks fluent Hindi and Gujarati.
In 2018, Dr. Shah was appointed Chief of Neurosurgery at Mercy Medical Center.