Research Medical Center August 27, 2012

Hamid M. Shah, MD, a Midwesterner raised in Wichita, Kan., who graduated from Wichita State University and the University of Kansas School of Medicine, joins Research Medical Center, the Midwest Neuroscience Institute and Midwest Neurosurgery Associates.

Dr. Shah most recently completed a fellowship in minimally invasive and complex spine surgery at the University of Tennessee-Memphis. A highly-regarded specialist and teacher, Dr. Shah served as chief resident during his neurosurgery residency at the Medical College of Georgia. He has participated in numerous research projects and lectures and served as an assistant professor in the field of neurosurgery at the University of Louisville School of Medicine and a clinical instructor for the University of Tennessee-Memphis.

Dr. Shah is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgery, Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery and the North American Spine Society. He specializes in minimally invasive spine surgery, complex spine surgery, brain tumor (benign and malignant) surgery and general neurosurgery. He is board-eligible in neurosurgery.

“I am pleased to join a respected and vibrant healthcare leader such as Research Medical Center,” says Dr. Shah. “The physicians here and at Midwest Neuroscience Institute and Midwest Neurology Associates are dedicated to delivering the highest quality of patient-centered care, which is integral to my personal healthcare philosophy.”

Kevin J. Hicks, president and chief executive officer of Research Medical Center, says Dr. Shah represents another talented and committed healthcare professional joining the hospital’s team of physicians. “Dr. Shah is committed to compassionate patient care with the best possible outcomes and support for patients during their treatment,” says Hicks. “People living in the area have access to progressive and innovative programs and physicians such as Dr. Shah for their neurosurgery needs.”