Rajendra R. Shah MD, FACS

Oak Lawn, IL, US
Rajendra R. Shah MD, FACS

About the Practice

Practice Philosophy

As a professional medical team, it is our philosophy to deliver up-to-date, quality medical care that will enhance the patient's overall health and well being. We will provide this to the best of our ability in an efficient and caring environment. It is our goal to treat each person as a unique individual and provide a pleasant experience for every patient we serve.

Practice Specialization

Cosmetic Surgery:
abdominoplasty; blepharoplasty; body contouring; chemical peel; dermabrasion; facelift-forehead lift; lipoplasty-lipectomy; liposcustion; otoplasty; rhinoplasty; scar revision; tissue expander

Cosmetic surgery of the breasts:
augmentation mammoplasty; biopsy for plastic procedures; breast reconstruction - all types; reduction mammaplasty; subcteneous mastectomy

Laser surgery

Background & Certification

Board Certification

American Board of Plastic Surgery
American Board of Surgery

Professional Background

Medical School:
M.P. Shah Medical College, Jamnagar, India - 1973
Irvine Hospital, Jamnagar, India
St. Francis Hospital, Evanston Illinois
Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois
Christ Hospital and Medical Center, Oak Lawn, Illinois

Teaching Appointments

Clinical Instructor - Ohio State University 1981-1983
Assistant Professor - Department of Plastic Surgery, Rush Medical College, 1985 -1993.
Clinical Assistant Professor - Department of Surgery - University of Illinois in Chicago, 1993 to present.

Publications and Presentations

"Rush Review of Surgery" - Co-Author Chapter of Plastic Surgery
"Clinical Use of Goretex Graft for Femoro-popliteal Bypass" American Journal of Surgery, March 1990.
"Pheochrocytoma: Operative Strategies" Surgery, November, 1985.
"Max Thorek: A Surgeon for All Seasons" Clinics in Plastic Surgery, October 1983.
"Emergency Management of Soft Tissue Injury" The Ohio State University Series on Emergency Medicine, Famous Teaching in Modern Medicine, Published by Med Com, 1983.
"Reconstruction of Lower Extremity Defects with the Free Latissimus Dorsi Flap" Presented at the Ohio Valley Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons Meeting, March 1982, Columbus, Ohio

Speaking Engagements:

Awards & Honors

Top Doctor in Chicago Area for multiple years

Affiliations & Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Christ Hospital and Medical Center, Oak Lawn, Illinois
Good Samaritan Hospital, Downers Grove, Illinois

Society Memberships

American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Medical Association
American College of Surgeons
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Chicago Medical Society
Illinois State Medical Society
Chicago Society of Plastic Surgery

Offices Held

Vice President of Chicago Society of Plastic Surgeons
Chairman, Department of Plastic Surgery - Christ Hospital and Medical Center, 1986 -1990 and 1999 -2000.

Your Consultation

Fee based on type of procedure

Staff & Facilities

Surgical Facility

A New You Plastic Surgery Center
4944 West 95th Street
Oak Lawn, IL 60453

Computer Imaging

Mirror Imaging

Skin Care Products

Obagi, BioMed

Languages Spoken

English, Gujarati, Hindi, Urdu

Payment Options

Cash, Check, Credit Card, Commercial Insurance, Medicare

Rajendra R. Shah MD, FACS

4944 West 95th Street, Oak Lawn,
IL, 60453, US

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