Dr. Nishith Shah, DMD

Dr. Nishith Shah, DMD

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Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery  ·  
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47 y/o
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Dr. Nishith Shah, DMD is an oral & maxillofacial surgery specialist in Chandler, AZ and has been practicing for 15 years. He practices oral & maxillofacial surgery.Read his story

Az Oral Facial and Implant Surgery

2450 W Ray Rd Ste 1

Chandler, AZ 85224
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
  • Dental Network of America
  • DenteMax
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • MetLife
  • Principal Financial Group
  • United Concordia
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Facial Reconstruction
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more than 59% of peers

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Dr. Shah's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Shah "Dr. Nish Shah completed his Bachelors Degree in Biology from the University of Illinois in Urbana, IL in 1992. He then completed dental school at the Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, where he earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine Degree (D.M.D.) in 1997. He participated in many extracurricular research activities and finished near the top of his class. While attending Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine, Dr. Shah was the recipient of various scholastic and academic achievement awards. He developed a love for surgery in dental school, and decided to pursue further training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. After completion of dental school, he completed an intense 6-year residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Carle Foundation Hospital and the University of Illinois in Urbana, IL in 2003. During his residency, he completed his Doctor of Medicine Degree (M.D.) at the University of Illinois in Urbana, IL in 2000. Dr. Shah and his wife have made their home in Chandler, Arizona. He and his wife are active in their church and enjoy spending time with their three children. In his spare time he enjoys golf, tennis and hiking."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shah "Dr. Shah manages a wide variety of problems relating to the mouth, teeth and facial regions. Dr. Shah practices a full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery with expertise ranging from Dental Implant Surgery and Wisdom Tooth Removal to Corrective Jaw Surgery. This also includes techniques designed to rebuild bone structure with minimal surgical intervention and optimal patient comfort. He can also diagnose and treat Facial Pain, Facial Injuries and Fractures."

1  Practice Areas

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

18  Conditions Treated

  • Broken Tooth
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Loose Teeth
  • Mandibular Hypoplasia
  • Maxillary Hypoplasia
  • Small Chin
  • Teething
  • Thumb Sucking
  • TMJ
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Toothache

15  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

1 Sanction
  • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence (10/5/2016)
    Action Taken: Probation
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Arizona
0 Board Actions

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

Education

  • Southern Illinois University At Edwardsville
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • UNIV OF IL COLL OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • University of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Carle Found Hosp
    Residency 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

  • Gujarati
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, Member
  • Arizona Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Member
  • Phoenix Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Member

Dr. Shah's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shah

4.6

Based on 221 reviews

5 Stars
84.16289592760181%
(186)
4 Stars
7.239819004524887%
(16)
3 Stars
1.3574660633484164%
(3)
2 Stars
1.8099547511312217%
(4)
1 Star
5.429864253393665%
(12)

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I had a complicated extraction with Dr. Shah. He was amazing!! He and the staff were kind and sensitive during the procedure. He was able to complete the extraction without issues. I am so grateful that I was referred to Dr. Shah and his team.
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Dr Shah has both good bedside manner (explaining my wisdom teeth extraction well) as well as good technique (little pain after the procedure!) The whole thing went smoothly and he personally called me the next day to check in. Overall fantastic job. The only ding I give is that the office was...Read More
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Friendly and helpful staff who ensure that you understand the process and what to expect before, during and after. Had all 4 wisdom teeth extracted with no issues and very good recovery. Highly recommend Dr Shah.
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Dr. Shah was competent and did an excellent job on my oral surgery. He was even willing to work with me when I had concerns about certain procedures, which I very much appreciate. It's always nice to find a health provider who is willing to listen and accommodate a patient's individual needs.
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I have had two implants and both my sons have had wisdom teeth pulled. I am very impressed with Dr. Shah experience, knowledge and bedside manner. He has called after every procedure to check on me and I have always felt very comfortable with every procedure. I can say he is one of the best...Read More
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