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Neal Shah, MD

Specialty: Pain Medicine
Program: Anesthesiology


Dr. Shah received his medical degree after finishing a 6 year BS/MD program at Northeast Ohio Medical University.  He then went onto complete his anesthesiology residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts.  He has held faculty positions at both SUNY Downstate and The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York and has worked in a level 1 trauma setting at both Lutheran Medical Center/NYU and Mount Sinai Medical Center.  In addition to completing an Interventional Pain Medicine Fellowship at the University of South Florida/Moffitt Cancer Center, he has also worked in private practice for several years in various hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers around the Tampa bay area.  His clinical interests include regional anesthesia, ultrasound guided peripheral nerve blocks, acute perioperative pain management and interventional chronic pain management encompassing both neuromodulation and targeted drug delivery. Dr. Shah’s research interests are in acute perioperative pain management and chronic pain management.

Education & Training


  • University of South Florida - Pain Medicine


  • Harvard Medical School - Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - Anesthesiology

Medical School:

  • Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine - MD
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  • Padalia D, Escher AR, Aldawoodi NN, Shah N. A Patient with an Intradural Tumor: An Unexpected Finding. Cureus. 2020 Mar.12(3):e7376. Pubmedid: 32226698. Pmcid: PMC7093916.
  • Padalia D, Kesayan T, Martin AJ, Shah N. Cervical Spinal Cord Stimulator Lead Migration and Transection Adjacent to the Foramen Magnum: A Case Report. Pain Pract. 2020 Jun.20(5):534-538. Pubmedid: 31793221.
  • Shah NA, Catlin E, Jassal N, Hafez O, Padalia D. Retained Curved Needle After Balloon Kyphoplasty: A Complication with a Novel Device and Its Management. Cureus. 2019 Apr.11(4):e4367. Pubmedid: 31192072. Pmcid: PMC6551195.
  • Martin AJ, Padalia D, Shah N, Singh J, Jassal N. Spinal Cord Stimulator Electrode Dislodging into the Ligamentum Flavum: A Case Report. Pain Pract. 2018 Sep.18(7):884-888. Pubmedid: 29436158.

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