Dr. Riaz Shah, MD

Dr. Riaz Shah, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
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Dr. Riaz Shah, MD is a general surgery specialist in Woodland, CA. He graduated from Aga Khan University / Aga Khan Medical College and specializes in general surgery.

1321 Cottonwood St

Woodland, CA 95695

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MultiPlan
  • Western Health Advantage

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Experience Check

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Dr. Shah's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shah treats Cholecystitis and Gallstones more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Shah treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis
  • Gallstones
Abdominal Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shah treats Abdominal Disorders more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Shah treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shah performs Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Shah performs this procedure more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Shah's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Anal Fissure
Aneurysm
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendicitis
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Benign Tumor
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Atresia
Biliary Drainage
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Cancer
Cholangiocarcinoma
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colectomy
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Cystectomy
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Dialysis Access Procedures
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophageal Varices
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoids
Hepatectomy
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hyperparathyroidism
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Kidney Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Liver Cancer
Liver Transplant
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Pancreatic Cancer
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Secondary Malignancies
Stomach Diseases
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Tracheal Surgery
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventral Hernia
Vulvar Cancer
Wound Repair

About Me

Care Philosophy

Communication with my patients is a top priority, as it's important we work together to achieve the
greatest possible quality of life.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • Rush University
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Yale University
    Residency Hospital
  • Rush University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
  • Yale School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital
  • Aga Khan University / Aga Khan Medical College
    Medical School

Languages

  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
  • Urdu
  • English

Awards

Dr. Shah's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shah

3.0

Based on 2 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Average Wait Time
  • 10 – 15 minutes
Dr. Shah's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
What People Say About Dr. Riaz Shah, MD
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Dr. Shah performed my liver transplant Jan 2015. He is a amazing doctor. He always took the time to explain things to me and listen to my concerns. When I was to be released from the hospital my insurance wanted me to go to a nursing home for rehab. Dr Shah fought for me And got me into Hershey...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Select PPO
Capital Blue Cross
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Community Blue PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Western Health Advantage