Dr. Nishith Shah, MD

Dr. Nishith Shah, MD

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Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery  |  
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47 y/o
(137)

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Dr. Nishith Shah, MD is an oral & maxillofacial surgery specialist in Chandler, AZ and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from UNIV OF IL COLL OF MED in 2000 and 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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Accepted insurance

  • 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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Top Care Areas

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Facial Reconstruction
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more than 59% of peers
Facial Fracture
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more than 5% 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."
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Practice Areas

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
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Conditions Treated

  • Cleft Palate
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Tissue Neoplasm
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Facial Fracture
  • Facial Trauma
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Impacted Teeth
  • Jaw Cyst
  • Jaw Irregularities
  • Jaw Tumor
  • Mandibular Hypoplasia
  • Maxillary Hypoplasia
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Small Chin
  • Teething
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • TMJ
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Loss
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Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anesthesia
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Biopsy
  • Bone Grafting
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Dental Examination
  • Dental Implant
  • Dental X-Ray
  • Dento Alveolar Surgery
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • General Anesthesia
  • Gum Graft Surgery
  • IV Sedation
  • Jaw Reconstruction Surgery
  • Lesion Removal
  • Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Oral Cancer Screening
  • Oral Surgical Procedures
  • Orthognathic Surgery
  • Simple Tooth Extractions
  • Sleep Apnea Treatment
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Treatment

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

  • English
  • Gujarati

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 of recommending Dr. Shah to family and friends
4.6
based on 137 total reviews (12 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (137)

  • 5
    (114)
  • 4
    (8)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Shah's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

in Phoenix, AZ
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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in Mesa
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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in Mesa AZ.
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...more
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in Chandler, AZ
I had my wisdom teeth removed in Aug'2017 by Dr. Shah. Very professional service. He made sure I understood the importance of having them removed , explained the procedure and made sure it was a pain free process. His staff explained the post surgery maintenance , precautions pretty well....more
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in Gilbert, AZ
I cannot say enough about Dr, Shah. I had an impact done recently and honestly, I was very scared. I was in and out before I knew what happened and he called me later that day to make sure I was okay. Blew me away. I am healing great!
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