Vinil Shah, MD

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionUniversity of California San Francisco
Address505 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco CA 94117
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    University of California, San Francisco 2011Elmer Ng Outstanding Resident Award
    University of California, San Francisco 2010  - 2011Chief Resident
    University of California, San Francisco2009  - 2010Clinical Educator Track Recipient
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine 2006Brinton Prize
    Medical Honor Society 2004Alpha Omega Alpha

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    Vinil Shah, MD, is an Assistant professor of Clinical Radiology in the Neuroradiology subspecialty in the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging at the University of California, San Francisco. He received his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in Pennsylvania and completed a one-year internship at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York in 2007. Dr. Shah did his Radiology residency from 2007-2011 at UCSF, serving as chief resident in 2010. From 2011-2013, he completed a clinical fellowship and a Chief fellowship in Neuroradiology at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. From 2013-2014, Dr. Shah was a clinical fellow in Musculoskeletal Imaging and Intervention at the same institution. In August 2014, Dr. Shah accepted the position of Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology in Neuroradiology at UCSF.

    Dr. Shah’s research interests include studying spinal imaging biomarkers to help guide intervention and assessing clinical outcomes of spine intervention. Dr. Shah is also involved in global health and international outreach efforts and is an active member of the International Collaborations Committee of the ASNR. Other interests include structured reporting, teaching, and radiology curricula development.


    Spine Radiology, Spine Intervention

    Professional Interests:
    Spine pain management, MR neurography, MRI of brachial plexus, thoracic outlet syndrome, stroke, brain tumors

    Education and Training:
    • Medical School: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA
    • Internship: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
    • Residency: University of California, San Francisco
    • Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA – Neuroradiology & Musculoskeletal Radiology
    • Chief Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA – Neuroradiology
    • Medical License California, Massachusetts
    • American Board of Radiology Certificate in Diagnostic Radiology
    • Neuroradiology Certificate of Added Qualification

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    1. Shah VN, von Fischer ND, Chin CT, Yuh EL, Amans MR, Dillon WP, Hess CP. Long-Term Effectiveness of Direct CT-Guided Aspiration and Fenestration of Symptomatic Lumbar Facet Synovial Cysts. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2018 Jan; 39(1):193-198. PMID: 29122762.
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