Meet Oral Surgeon, Dr. Nish Shah, DMD, MD
Board-Certified Oral Surgeon Chandler & San Tan Valley AZ
Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon Dr. Nish Shah completed his Bachelors Degree in Biology from the University of Illinois in Urbana, IL in 1992. He then completed dental school at the Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, where he earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine Degree (DMD) in 1997. He participated in many extracurricular research activities and finished near the top of his class.
While attending Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine, Dr. Shah was the recipient of various scholastic and academic achievement awards. He developed a love for surgery in dental school, and decided to pursue further training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. After completion of dental school, he completed an intense 6-year residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Carle Foundation Hospital and the University of Illinois in Urbana, IL in 2003. During his residency, he completed his Doctor of Medicine Degree (MD) at the University of Illinois in Urbana, IL in 2000.
He is a proud member of various professional organizations including:
- Fellow, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
- Fellow, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
- Fellow, American Dental Society of Anesthesiology
- Arizona State Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
- Phoenix Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
- American Dental Association
Outside of the Office
Dr. Shah and his wife have made their home in Chandler, Arizona. He and his wife are active in their church and enjoy spending time with their three children. In his spare time he enjoys golf, tennis and hiking.