Dr. Vikas Shah, MD

Dr. Vikas Shah, MD

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69 y/o
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Dr. Vikas Shah, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Detroit, MI and has been practicing for 47 years. He specializes in pain medicine, anesthesiology, and more.

Henry Ford Medical Group

2799 W Grand Blvd

Detroit, MI 48202
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health
  • UnitedHealthCare

Background Check

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No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Shah's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shah treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Shah treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Chronic Pain
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shah treats Chronic Pain more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Shah treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Fibromyalgia
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shah treats Fibromyalgia more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Shah treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deposition Disease-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Epstein Barr Virus-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Primary Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Secondary Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Tension Myositis-Related Fibromyalgia

Dr. Shah's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • Celiac Plexus Block
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Cervical Medial Branch Neurotomy
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Chronic Headache
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Chronic Recurrent Abdominal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Injection
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Block
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Migraine
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Pain
  • Neurolytic Nerve Block
  • Occipital Nerve Block
  • Occipital Neuralgia
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain

About Me

Care Philosophy

To relieve chronic pain by multiple treatment modalities with the aim of bringing the paitent back to a normal and productive life.

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine Anesthesiology

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Education

Albert Einst
Residency Hospital
1980
Albert Einstein Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1972
University of Pune / B.J. Medical College
Medical School
1980
1972

Languages

  • Hindi
  • Marathi
  • English

Awards

Dr. Shah's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shah

1.6

Based on 7 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
85.71428571428571%
(6)

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does not listen to what you have to say. HE decides if you are in pain and then he is done. no exam no listening. HE sure does send you a nice bill!! thanks for the extra stress I didnt need!!!
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Wonderful. He helps me with my back pain. I would recommend Dr. Shah. I have been seeing him for several years.
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Cofinity
Cofinity PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HAP Insurance
Preferred PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Priority Health
Priority PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO

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