Sameer Shah, MD, is a Fellowship Trained, Double Board Certified Interventional Pain Physician and Anesthesiologist serving the Northside of Chicago and western suburbs, including Lincoln Park, Wicker Park, Lake View East, Ukrainian Village, Budlong Woods, Norwood Park West, Bucktown, Andersonville, River Forest, and Oak Park, Illinois. He serves as one of the original founders of Stellar Pain and Spine Specialists as well as being the co-director of the Swedish Covenant Hospital Pain Clinic.
He received his medical degree from the Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine and completed his anesthesia residency at Rush University Chicago. He then went on to successfully complete his interventional pain fellowship at the Rush University, one of the top fellowship programs in the country.
Dr. Shah aims to incorporate his advanced training to provide the best overall patient experience. His mission centers around collaboration with optimal pain and functional outcomes. He believes in instituting a system where the patient, physician, and medical staff work to clearly identify the source of the patient’s pain and then establish a clear treatment plan. Every patient is different and Dr. Shah treats each patient as an individual, helping them to lead more productive, functional, and enjoyable lives.
His clinical interests include acute and chronic musculoskeletal pain, neuropathic pain, neuromodulation with spinal cord stimulation, spine-related pain, as well as cancer-related pain.