Atman P. Shah, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director, Coronary Care Unit
Co-Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
Atman P. Shah, MD, is an interventional cardiologist who specializes in utilizing minimally invasive, catheter-based techniques. Dr. Shah performs angioplasty, stenting, atherectomy and thrombectomy procedures to treat patients with heart disease. He specializes in caring for patients with complex structural heart disease including atrial septal defects, ventricular septal defects, patent foramen ovale and aortic valve stenosis. Dr. Shah also uses catheter-based treatments to reduce the risk of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation.
Dr. Shah has authored six book chapters and more than 50 abstracts and publications. A dedicated educator, he trains medical students, residents and fellows. He is the recipient of several honors and awards for clinical service, leadership and teaching.
The University of Chicago Medicine
Center for Advanced Medicine
Year Started Practice
University of Illinois, Chicago
Internship and Residency
Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago
Olive View University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Medical Center (Cardiovascular Disease)
American College of Cardiology
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Learn More About Dr. Shah
Dr. Shah was part of a 17-member team of heart specialists who came together to perform a non-surgical transcatheter aortic-valve implantation (TAVI), giving one woman a new chance at life. Read the story.
When a patient's left ventricular assist device (LVAD) developed a leak, Dr. Shah used an innovative apparatus to fix the problem, saving the patient from undergoing open heart surgery. Watch the news story, which was featured on WGN.
View a partial list of Dr. Shah's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.