About Dr. Samir Shah
Serving Orland Park, Oak Lawn, Chicago & Surrounding Areas
Dr. Samir Shah is a board certified plastic surgeon with an established practice focusing on breast, body, and facial aesthetics. His approach with patients is individualized and honest. He enjoys combining his artistic sense with surgical expertise to create natural and beautiful results.
Dr. Samir Shah graduated college from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign with a major in finance. He earned his medical degree at the Chicago Medical School. Thereafter, he trained in general surgery and subsequently completed a plastic surgery fellowship at Loyola University Medical Center. After plastic surgery training, he completed a one-year fellowship in hand surgery/microsurgery under the direction of world-renowned hand surgeon, Larry Hurst, M.D., at Stony Brook University, Long Island, NY
In addition, Dr. Samir Shah is on staff at Advocate Christ Hospital, Palos Community Hospital, and Elmhurst Hospital. He serves these local hospitals by performing reconstructive hand surgery and works regularly with established hand surgeons.
He has published numerous scholarly articles in medical journals, and he is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Illinois Society of Plastic Surgery, and the American Society of Hand Surgery. He has received his certificate of qualification for Hand Surgery.
Dr. Samir Shah participates in plastic surgery resident education at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He has academic appointment of Clinical Assistant Professor for the Department of Plastic Surgery. He is also site director for the aesthetic rotation at A New You. Plastic surgery residents rotate with Dr. Samir Shah, and he teaches them principles of aesthetic surgery. He also lectures locally to various organizations.
He is grateful to have the unique opportunity to practice with his father, combined they have over fifty years of experience in plastic surgery.
Dr. Shah is married with four kids who keep him busy outside of work. He enjoys fitness, BBQ cooking, attending sporting events, and archery.