Sanjiv J. Shah, MD

Sanjiv J. Shah, MD

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Primary Specialty

Cardiology

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Practice Focus Areas

  • Cardiac Amyloid
  • Cardiac Sarcoidosis
  • Echocardiography
  • Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction
  • Pulmonary Hypertension

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

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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology (Certified)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease (Certified)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine (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
Physician Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

5.0
5.0 

181 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

87 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

87 Reviews

July 26, 2021

5.0

Extremely knowledgeable, takes the time to explain everything in detail and invites questions with respect to ones problems. Friendly, courteous and compassionate.

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July 23, 2021

5.0

Although he is obviously a very busy and sought after doctor, he still gives me complete attention during visits and is pretty good on follow-up.

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July 08, 2021

5.0

Dr. Shah has always been very knowledgeable and willing to take the time to answer all my questions.

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July 07, 2021

5.0

He is very thorough.

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June 17, 2021

5.0

Dr. Shah has always showed a great deal of concern for my many heart issues and I credit his expertise for keeping me as well as possible.

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June 09, 2021

5.0

Explained problems clearly very patient

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June 09, 2021

5.0

He's knowledgeable, not condescending and explains things well.

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June 09, 2021

4.0

Have not spoken to this Dr. recently

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May 26, 2021

5.0

His expertise

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May 12, 2021

5.0

He is an excellent Dr. as the specialist.

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May 06, 2021

5.0

Dr. Shaw is a very good diagnostician and does whatever is necessary to identify and treat my various heart issues. Dr. Shah is an excellent listener, shows empathy, and responds in a timely manner. He has the ability to explain complex medical termanology and procedures to me. I have great faith and trust in him.

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May 03, 2021

5.0

His experience, and knowledge level. When he speaks, I listen.

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May 02, 2021

5.0

Best diagnosis and care!

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April 28, 2021

5.0

Trust his knowledge. Good communicator.

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April 28, 2021

5.0

He is so thorough with my care and gives me confidence that he has solutions if things change

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April 28, 2021

5.0

Caring, excellent doctor

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April 14, 2021

5.0

Por qué a mi me ayuda mucho para mi ezmuy buen cardioogo

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March 25, 2021

5.0

Dr. Shah is an excellent cardiologist. I have confidence in his medical expertise. He has worked with me to diagnose & then treat a complex medical issue. He listens, researches & then responds with informed decisions. He is very available and his staff quickly respond to questions or needs. I highly recommend him.

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March 21, 2021

5.0

Very good listener and problem solver. Well versed on latest issues

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March 17, 2021

5.0

Very attentive and knowledgeable. Involved in research applicable to my condition

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March 17, 2021

5.0

He read my chart before coming into the exam room. He is very knowledgeable, kind and an excellent diagnostician. I highly recommend him.

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March 07, 2021

5.0

Understanding patient problem sincere approach to the patient problem

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March 03, 2021

5.0

Dr. Shah is a very humble man. He cares about me and is an advocate for my good health. He is compassionate and communicates in a way that I understand him well. He is a very special man.

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March 03, 2021

5.0

He is really caring though and surrounds himself with people who give a damned about the patients they care for

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February 21, 2021

5.0

Dr. Shah values my questions and concerns, and is an exceptional clinician. He is a wonderful listener. I always leave with a plan and I’m feeling better after every visit. He definitely views me as a partner in my care an I appreciate that.

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February 17, 2021

5.0

he is great. Probably saved my life.

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February 17, 2021

5.0

Doctor Shaw is a wonderful doctor and very good at heart issues

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February 03, 2021

5.0

Dr. Shah and his entire staff are truly knowledgeable and kind. Nothing but the best experiences each and every time I visit.

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January 20, 2021

5.0

Excellent care

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January 20, 2021

5.0

Dr Shah is thorough, knowledgeable, caring and listens to me carefully. I am doing well under his care.

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January 18, 2021

5.0

felt like I was treated as though I mattered, doctor had reviewed my chart, didn't feel rushed

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January 14, 2021

5.0

He is very thorough knowledgeable and friendly.

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December 20, 2020

5.0

He is brilliant

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December 16, 2020

5.0

Excellent Dr and excellent treatment

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December 16, 2020

5.0

He is very smart, reviewed my file before my arrival Provided next steps

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December 10, 2020

5.0

He explains everything to me

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December 09, 2020

5.0

He is the best in the area of heart failure! He takes his time with every patient and makes sure I understand everything.

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November 24, 2020

5.0

I have been with this doctor for many years,and he is knowledgeable in his field. He is very professional,and has managed my health.

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November 22, 2020

5.0

He is knowledgeable, always very involved with cutting edge research, personable, good “bedside manner�, excellent team supporting him

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November 18, 2020

5.0

I feel he was very very competent

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November 18, 2020

5.0

He is Brilliant, Kind, Compassionate,Professional, and instills confidence.

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November 18, 2020

5.0

Dr. Shah is an awesome doctor for my Mom. She has all the confidence in the world that he will take very good care of her.

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November 18, 2020

5.0

Best in class

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November 15, 2020

5.0

He is very explicit and patient in answering all our questions.

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November 15, 2020

5.0

We trust that we are getting the best cardiac care available.

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November 12, 2020

5.0

Dr. Shah has helped me through many heart health issues over the years. He is concerned, compassionate, caring and always listens carefully. An excellent cardiologist. I would recommend in a heartbeat.

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November 11, 2020

5.0

He keeps up with research and has a practical but proactive approach.

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November 11, 2020

5.0

Excellent and state-of-the-art care.

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October 29, 2020

5.0

Expert doctor and highly helpful explanations!

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October 18, 2020

5.0

knowledgeable and friendly

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October 18, 2020

5.0

great care and service

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October 12, 2020

5.0

I don't know what else to say, but soon after meeting Dr Shah for the first time, you will realize that you could not have made a better choice. My only wish is that I would be able to see him more than once every six months, but I realize that because he is so successful, the demand for him is so high.

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October 12, 2020

5.0

Dr Shah is one of the most knowledgable, considerate, caring doctors I have ever had. I have absolutely complete faith in whatever he says.

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October 07, 2020

5.0

Dr. Shah is always through explains findings in details I understand. He is always concerned about me and my health issues.

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October 07, 2020

5.0

I Would recommend NW Cardiology because of Dr. Shah and his high level of care.

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September 30, 2020

5.0

I feel that I am receiving high-quality care and have a dr that not only is well-versed in cardiology but is also knowledgeable about my autoimmune disease and how it affects my heart - that is a major help to me.

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September 30, 2020

5.0

I feel that I am receiving high-quality care and have a dr that not only is well-versed in cardiology but is also knowledgeable about my autoimmune disease and that is a major help.

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September 21, 2020

5.0

He know what he is talking about

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September 21, 2020

5.0

He was very informative

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September 17, 2020

5.0

Blessed to be under Dr S .J. Shah care....

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September 16, 2020

5.0

Dr Shah is very knowledgeable in the field of cardiology.

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September 16, 2020

5.0

Dr Shah is very knowledgeable in the field of cardiology.

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September 16, 2020

5.0

He is the most compassionate andKnowledgeable doctor on the staff.

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September 16, 2020

5.0

Brilliant for my type heart failure

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September 03, 2020

5.0

Caring, competent doctor who listens to your concerns.

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September 02, 2020

5.0

Knowledgeable, empathetic, aware of up to date modalities

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September 02, 2020

5.0

He's brilliant as both a researcher and clinician. I feel lucky to have an MD that is so focused on the latest treatments. He treats the person. He's always willing to take time and answer question even though He's extremely busy.

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September 02, 2020

5.0

Very efficient. Ancillary staff treated everyone with courtesy While maintaining COVID protocol. The patient care associate were equally efficient and professional.My MD, house staff, and PAs are amazing. I trust Dr Shah with my life.

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August 23, 2020

5.0

Very knowledgeable and caring.

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August 19, 2020

5.0

He is a good listener and also gives his recommendation.

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August 19, 2020

5.0

Excellent doctor

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August 19, 2020

5.0

He is top notch

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August 09, 2020

5.0

I am completely satisfied with how my heart condition is being treated in NM Cardiology and especially with Dr Shah. He is obviously highly competent and knowledgeable. He is easy to work with and discusses and explains issues and problems related to your condition. You therefore feel comfortable with the treatment protocol being pursued.

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August 09, 2020

5.0

Good care , knowledge anexperience with exact diease I have. He has answers to questonns on methods to control it.

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August 06, 2020

5.0

Expert in his field. Good bedside manner

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July 27, 2020

5.0

Dr. Shah has an excellent bedside manner and is always open to discuss any concerns I may have.

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July 26, 2020

5.0

I felt comfortable, he was intelligent, well-educated. A nice experience!

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July 26, 2020

5.0

Friendly and professional.

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July 23, 2020

5.0

Good doctor, easy to communicate with.

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July 22, 2020

5.0

He is thorough, caring and understanding.

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July 22, 2020

5.0

He is though,thoughtful and cares about his patients

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July 22, 2020

5.0

Very nice and understands my disease

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July 08, 2020

5.0

Very Professional Respectful and willing to listen to the patients story. Gifted with knowledge and exhibits understanding to human beings and very knowledgeable about the Heart and the body and how everything works together, Developes a plan to address the current problem

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July 01, 2020

5.0

Dr. Shah's concern for my health goes beyond just taking care of my heart. He always explains procedures and treatment thoroughly in terms I understand.

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June 14, 2020

5.0

I trust him!

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June 14, 2020

5.0

Patient, knowledge, caring

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June 11, 2020

5.0

Professional, intelligence, .He listens and interested in his patients

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