Dr. Nilay Shah, MD

Dr. Nilay Shah, MD

Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
Dr. Nilay Shah, MD is a neurology specialist in Fair Lawn, NJ and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from St George's University in 1998 and specializes in neurology, clinical neurophysiology, and more.

14-01 Broadway Ste 3

Fair Lawn, NJ 07410

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Humana
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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EEG (Electroencephalogram)
more than 89% of peers
Low Back Pain
more than 75% of peers
more than 70% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shah "I went into medicine because as I child I had a lot of, fortunately very positive experiences with healthcare. I believe that as a physician, it is a privilege to be a part of the team to make a person feel and be better."

4  Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • Epilepsy

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Shah does not have any board certifications listed.

60  Conditions Treated

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5  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • St George's University
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Elmhurst Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Mount Sinai Hospital The
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Upmc Presbyterian Shadyside
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Shah has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Shah has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shah's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shah to family and friends
19 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

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  • 1

Dr. Shah's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Look no further. All the positive reviews about Dr. Shah are 100% correct. Finally a Doctor who actually CARES! As well as his staff... if you call and get Karen you will be shocked at the level of customer service you receive. She is absolutely outstanding!
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Dr. Shah is compassionate, brilliant, and so friendly and warm. He is helping me get my life back, and I couldn't be more grateful. I would recommend him highly to anyone seeking a super smart neurologist who won't rush you, and who really, really cares.
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After consulting many doctors regarding my complicated injury, I was very pessimistic about finding someone who could understand my injury and communicate well with me about how to deal with it. When Dr. Shah entered the room, I knew immediately I was with a rare kind of doctor. He was respectful,...more
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I took my father to Dr. Shah following a stroke and memory loss. Dr. Shah has incredible bedside manner, shows genuine concern for his patients and is very accessible. He responds quickly to emails and phone calls and takes his time to answer all of our questions. We feel very lucky to have found a...more
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He was friendly. Made you feel comfortable and was completely aware of your problems and knew how to treat them. Also, he answered all questions no matter how big or small or how many times you asked them.
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