Dr. Samir Shah received a bachelor’s degree in both Electrical Engineering and Economics from Cornell University. He earned his medical degree at State University of New York, Health Science Center, College of Medicine, Brooklyn, where he also completed his internship in General Surgery and residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. He achieved his MBA with highest honors from Rutgers University in 2007.
Dr. Shah has numerous interests and activities in which he participates in his spare time. He is an avid skier, a cycling fanatic who rides all 12 months of the year, and a frequent visitor of National Parks. He is actively involved in improving quality and safety in the community, serving as co-chair of the Quality and Safety Committee at Virtua Health Network for the past 7 years. He actively participates on other Virtua Hospital committees such as Governance, Nominating and Quality.
Dr. Shah is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, and he is proficient in all aspects of ear, nose, throat, head and neck adult and pediatric care. His patients frequently remark that it is readily apparent that he devotes his expertise, time and attention to improving their otolaryngologic health.
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Dr. Shah is awesome. He is personable, knowledgeable, and very engaged in my care.
very pleasant, knowledgeable and personable
When I needed to see an ENT again - there was no doubt I was coming back to Dr. Samir Shah. He is so understanding, helpful and friendly. He recognized me when I came in - 6 years after I had been there last!! I trust his recommendations!
Dr Samir Shah is the most compassionate doctor I have ever seen. I'm so lucky to have found him.
Dr Shah was very informative and patiently answered all questions. He is very kind and compassionate.
Accepting new patients:
I am accepting new patients.
B.S. Electrical Engineering (Digital Signal Processing) and Economics : 1992
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
M.D. : 1996
State University of New York, Health Science Center, College of Medicine, Brooklyn, NY
General Surgery 1996 – 1997 State University of New York, Health Science Center of Brooklyn and Affiliated Hospitals, Brooklyn, NY
Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery : 2001
State University of New York, Brooklyn, NY
Fellow American College of Surgeons
American Medical Association
American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy
Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery