Dr. Shah is originally from India and completed his medical school training at Smt. N.H.L. Municipal Medical College in Ahmedabad, India. He obtained his Internal Medicine residency training at University of Illinois College Of Medicine at Peoria followed by Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship training at Rush University, Chicago.  

Due to his keen interest in medical research, Dr Shah completed a master’s degree in clinical research at Rush University. Dr Shah conducts clinical research to better diagnose and prognosticate pulmonary hypertension with different imaging techniques and to improve treatment for this condition.


Medical School
Smt. N.H.L. Municipal Medical College, India (2009)
Saint Francis Medical Center (2013), Internal Medicine
Rush University Medical Center (2016), Pulmonary Diseases & Critical Care Medicine

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Hepatic Hydrothorax
  • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
  • Portopulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Critical Care for Liver Transplant
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Vascular Disease
  • Research Interest

    • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
    • Heart Lung Interactions
    • Imaging of Right Heart in Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Vascular Disease


    Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

    Echocardiographic parameters of right ventricular function predict mortality in acute respiratory distress syndrome: a pilot study.
    Shah TG, Wadia SK, Kovach J, Fogg L, Tandon R Pulm Circ 2016 Jun 6 2 155-60
    Massive hemoptysis in Loeys-Dietz syndrome.
    Bennett CL, Aziz H, Sparks E, Shah T, Yoder M, MacCarrick G, Dietz HC Am. J. Med. Genet. A 2016 Mar 170 3 725-7
    COPD exacerbation care bundle improves standard of care, length of stay, and readmission rates.
    Parikh R, Shah TG, Tandon R Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 2016 11 577-83

    Honors & Awards

    • Best Clinicopathological Case Conference
      University of Illinois at Peoria (2013)
    • Internal Medicine Senior Resident Student Teaching Award
      University of Illinois at Peoria (2013)
    • Internal Medicine Senior Resident Student Teaching Award
      University of Illinois at Peoria (2012)

    Professional Associations/Affiliations

    • Pulmonary Hypertension Association (2016)
    • Society of Critical Care Medicine (2013)
    • American College of Chest Physicians (2011)
    • American Thoracic Society (2011)