Interventional Cardiology, Cardiology (Heart Care) | More

Associate Professor of Medicine Clinical Director, Section of Cardiology; Co-Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory

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Atman P. Shah, MD

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's research efforts focus on improving survival rates in patients who have experienced a cardiac arrest or an acute myocardial infarction (heart attack). Additionally, he studies new therapies that can help save heart muscle during a heart attack. Dr. Shah is the primary investigator on a number of large multicenter clinical trials investigating novel medications and devices designed to improve the quality of life in patients with coronary artery and structural heart disease.

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.

Areas of Expertise

Education

University of Illinois College of Medicine

Additional Education

  • Internship: Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  • Residency: Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  • Fellowship: Olive View University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions
  • American Heart Association
  • American College of Cardiology
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI)
  • BCBS PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
To Request an Appointment

Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM) - Hyde Park

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At a Glance

Practicing Since2002

Board Certifications

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Nuclear Cardiology

Languages Spoken

  • English