Vinil Shah, MD, is Associate Professor and Chief of Neuroradiology in the UCSF Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging. He specializes in imaging and targeted treatment of spinal and peripheral nerve disorders. He is also the Neuroradiology Fellowship Program Director.
Dr. Shah 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. Other interests include structured reporting, teaching, and radiology curricula development.
Spine Radiology, Spine Intervention
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