Samir K Shah M.D.
Geriatrician | Geriatric Medicine3560 W 95th St Evergreen Park IL, 60805
Dr. Samir Shah practices Geriatric Medicine in Evergreen Park, IL. Geriatricians prevent, manage, and develop care plans that address the special health problems of the elderly. Dr. Shah works as part of a team with other healthcare providers, to address the natural aging that goes on within the body and to manage multiple medical problems and ensure social support.
Education and Training
B.J. Medical College
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM
- High Cholesterol
- Heart Disease
- Heart Failure
- Type 2 Diabetes
- Vascular Disease
- Michael Reese Hosp Med Ctr, Cardiovascular Diseases; Louis A Weiss Mem Hosp, Internal Medicine
- MICHAEL REESE HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
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