Dr. Nirav Shah, MD

Dr. Nirav Shah, MD

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36 y/o
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Dr. Nirav Shah, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in West Hills, CA and has been practicing for 4 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery, joint replacement & reconstruction orthopedics, and more.Read his story

Center for Orthopaedic Specialists

7301 Medical Center Dr Ste 400

West Hills, CA 91307
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Shah performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Bursitis
very high
more than 95% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 95% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Dr. Shah's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Shah "Dr. Shah attended Columbia University for his undergraduate degree and USC for medical school, completing his residency at Albany Medical Center in New York and his fellowship at Anderson Orthopaedic Research Institute in Alexandria, VA."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shah "To get my patient's quality of life back as soon as possible."

6  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

74  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
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40  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Hip Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.

Education

  • Columbia University Fu Foundation School Of Engineering and Applied Sciences
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • University Of Southern California / Keck School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Ut Southwestern Parkland Health Hosp Syst
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Albany Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Anderson Orthoped Rsch Inst
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shah has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shah's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shah to family and friends
11 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Shah's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Dr. N. J. Shah is the best orthosurgeon in the whole SFV, the whole as far as I am concern. I had no pain in my lower back after he complete a right hip arthroplasty on me. He is so personable too. Thank you Dr. Shah.
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Dr Shah & his assistant are amazing! They get five stars! The front office is horrible! If I could give 0 stars, I would.
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Dr. Shah did my left hip replacement and did and amazing job. He explains everything thoroughly and understandably, and he is very kind. He came to see me in the hospital after my surgery even though another doctor could have very well done so and he himself was going through a family emergency. My...more
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If you're going to spend $100,000+ on hip surgery, you have to have confidence in the organizaion. Orthopedic Surgery West Hills CA and Center for Orthopedic Specialists - Westlake are run like sales organization. With the main purpose of getting a pipeline of as many folks as possible in the...more
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A prime example of why doctors are not trusted. He has a fragile ego. Great energy and displays confidence but I would expect the person calling himself expert to be able to diagnose bone spurs! I had to stand over him to get him to even take the time to look at my x-ray. in the center island of 5...more
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