Sanjiv J. Shah, MD

4.9 
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Cardiology

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Education

Medical Education:
MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine - 2000
Residency:
University of California (San Francisco) - 2003
Fellowships:
University of California (San Francisco) - 2006
University of Chicago - 2007

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease (Certified)
  • National Board of Echocardiography - Advanced Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Alignment Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

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4.9
4.9 

260 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

48 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

48 Reviews

August 30, 2023

5.0

Dr Shah is a patient knowledgeable doctor who makes sure you understand your treatment and options.

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August 30, 2023

5.0

Smart, thorough, friendly.

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August 21, 2023

5.0

Through, good listner

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August 21, 2023

5.0

Takes time to explain current and potential heart conditions

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August 16, 2023

5.0

Professional knowledgeable caring and thoughtful shares the information and makes sure you understand so you won’t worry!!

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July 20, 2023

5.0

Clearly explained test results

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July 19, 2023

5.0

He has helped save my life.

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July 19, 2023

5.0

Dr. Shah is always prepared and has read my chart before seeing me. I could not ask for a better cardiologist.

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July 12, 2023

5.0

He is amazing!

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July 10, 2023

5.0

Extremely careful and detailed

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May 24, 2023

5.0

Friendly!Smart! Cares about his patients!

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May 13, 2023

5.0

Excellent, takes time to listen and explain.

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May 12, 2023

5.0

Excellent Doctor

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May 12, 2023

5.0

He is knowledgeable, and efficient and I like him.

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May 02, 2023

5.0

He is one of the most knowledgeable doctors with HFpEF. He is very easy to talk too. He takes time to answer all your questions.

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April 25, 2023

5.0

Thoroughly explained what my disease process and what meds were appropriate for me.

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April 18, 2023

5.0

Dr. Shah epitomises the perfect physician in his approach, manner and keen interest in the patient with detailed explanations, information and treatment. The patient is given total attention in a friendly open unhurried consultation.

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April 16, 2023

5.0

Dr. Shah always explains everything to me and makes sure I understand. He includes me in his decisions for my care. He is the best.

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April 16, 2023

5.0

Smart

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April 13, 2023

5.0

He was extremely patient and answered all my questions.

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April 01, 2023

5.0

Dr. Shah is wonderful. He is calm, straightforward, an excellent clinician, he listens. I am confident of his opinion & recommendations for my care. He is very observant.

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March 08, 2023

5.0

He is knowledgeable. Explains things clearly. Not condescending.

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February 16, 2023

5.0

Dr. Shah is the best. He takes the time needed and really cares about his patients.

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February 15, 2023

5.0

He listens, fully reviews charts and correspondence, orders appropriate test, has excellent fellows.

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February 01, 2023

5.0

Caring Contentious listens well and despite heart am doing significantly better than my mother did with it.

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February 01, 2023

5.0

I like Dr.Shah. He explains things in a way that lay people can understand. He is a calming presence.

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February 01, 2023

5.0

He was kind informative Told me everything I needed to know

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January 04, 2023

5.0

Very intelligent. Has a super bedside manner.

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December 20, 2022

5.0

He conveys genuine concern and indicated intention for a follow-up appointment.

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December 08, 2022

5.0

He was very cordial, friendly and reasuring in my treatments.

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December 07, 2022

5.0

Professionalism and quality of care

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December 07, 2022

5.0

Very knowledgeable with my heart issues.

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November 13, 2022

5.0

He is extremely smart, and, an awesome doctor. He has helped me through so much, and, I truly appreciate it.

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November 11, 2022

5.0

Once again he cares individually about his patients! He always explains the use of something and what to expect !!

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November 10, 2022

5.0

Compassionate, caring, professional and knowledgeable

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November 09, 2022

5.0

Dr.Shah is a great Dr.

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November 09, 2022

5.0

He is an excellent physician, superb knowledge and empathetic Keeps me involved in decision making and available as needed

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October 28, 2022

5.0

Lot of trust in his ability. Explains best course of action and why that’s the recommended approach.

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October 26, 2022

5.0

Dr Sanjiv Shah has provided me with great care since about 2015. He is very thorough, involves me in my health care decisions, and ensures that he always gives me the time to understand my issues and have an opportunity to ask all my questions. I am privileged to have him as my cardiac health care provider.

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October 16, 2022

5.0

Dr. Shah is very patient and explains the information clearly. As a lay person this is very helpful in me taking care of my mom.

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October 13, 2022

5.0

He is a wonderful person and doctor. Easy to talk to

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October 13, 2022

5.0

Dr. Shah seems to have a broad base of knowledge upon which to draw from. He speaks in language I can easily understand and does not mind clarifying when I do not fully understand. I feel my questions are welcomed (and not a bother.)

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October 03, 2022

5.0

Dr. Shah spends as much time with me as I need, he asks thoughtful and important questions and he has the tiniest details of my case in his mind as he thinks about how I am feeling and what I need. He never doubts my answers and always wants me to feel better. Having him as my physician is a blessing.

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September 27, 2022

5.0

I only recommend physicians that I feel are "top notch".

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September 18, 2022

5.0

It seems to me that he knows what he’s doing. AND he takes the time to explain things and make sure I understand everything. He doesn’t treat you like a number!

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September 14, 2022

5.0

So detail oriented. I appreciate his care!

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September 14, 2022

5.0

Smart, personable, clear, answered questions well, empathetic.

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September 05, 2022

5.0

Dr. Shah knows and understands me. He takes his time and truely cares.

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Disclosures

Industry Relationships

Consulting / Related Activities

Faculty member engaged in activities such as speaking, advising, consulting, or providing educational programs for the following companies or other entities

  • American Medical Association (AMA)
  • Aria CV, Inc.
  • Axon Therapies Inc.
  • Bayer AG
  • Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH
  • Boston Medical Center (BMC)
  • Boston Scientific Corporation (includes Guidant Corporation)
  • Boston University
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Edwards Lifesciences, LLC
  • Florida Atlantic University
  • Heart Failure Society of America, Inc. (HFSA)
  • Houston Methodist Hospital
  • IMARA Inc.
  • Impulse Dynamics
  • Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Kikaku International (USA) Corporation
  • Merck Sharp & Dohme Corporation
  • Novartis
  • Novo Nordisk A/S
  • Pri-Med Institute, LLC
  • Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Rivus Pharmaceuticals
  • Roche Diagnostics Corporation
  • Shifamed LLC
  • Southern Illinois University
  • Tenaya Therapeutics
  • The Lynx Group (TLG)
  • Total CME
  • University of Pennsylvania (Penn)
  • UPMC (affiliated with The University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences)
  • VCU School of Medicine

Royalty Payments and Inventor Share

Faculty member has the right to receive payments or may receive future financial benefits for inventions or discoveries related to the following companies or other entities

  • Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. (Wolters Kluwer NV)

External Professional Relationships

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