Dr. Nirav Arvind Shah MD Nephrologist

Dr. Nirav Shah is a nephrologist in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC and UPMC McKeesport. He received his medical degree from State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and has been in practice for 16 years. Dr. Shah accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 28 doctors at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC and one of 29 at UPMC McKeesport who specialize in Nephrology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Nephrologist: General Nephrology

Education & Medical Training

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1998–2001

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Fellowship, Nephrology, 2002–2004

State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
Class of 1998

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Nephrology

PA State Medical License
Active through 2014

SC State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2011

Publications & Presentations

Cancer risk with alemtuzumab following kidney transplantation.
Puttarajappa, C.,Yabes, J.,Bei, L.,Shah, N.,Bernardo, J.,McCauley, J.,Basu, A.,Tan, H.,Shapiro, R.,Unruh, M.,Wu, C.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Oregon PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • Regence Washington - Preferred Provider Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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