OUR PAIN TEAM
Dr. Mehul Shah, a New Jersey native, received his undergraduate degree from Boston University and graduated Cum Laude with a degree in Biology/ Neuroscience. He attended medical school at Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, where graduated top ten with honors. While in medical school, he simultaneously received his Master’s in Public Health degree from Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Shah completed his Anesthesiology residency and his Interventional Pain Management fellowship at Tufts University/Baystate Medical Center. Dr. Shah is a board certified Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology and also board certified in Pain Medicine.
He is a firm believer in patient-centered care and utilizes a multimodal approach when assessing all patients. He is skilled at performing state-of-the-art interventional procedures. He also applies his specialized knowledge in osteopathic techniques to aid in the treatment process to help patients obtain the highest quality of life. Dr. Shah’s interests in pain medicine include back pain, neck pain, neuropathic pain, complex regional pain syndrome, postoperative/ non-operative chronic knee pain, hip pain, and neuromodulation.
Dr. Andrew Sim grew up in New York City. A National Merit Scholar, he received his undergraduate degree in Clinical Psychology from New York University where he was the recipient of the prestigious Henry M. Baird scholarship. He attended medical school at St. George's University School of Medicine and graduated with cum laude Latin honors. Dr. Sim returned to New York to complete his Anesthesiology residency training at Montefiore Medical Center of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and then went on to pursue further specialty training in Interventional Pain Management at Mount Sinai Beth Israel in lower Manhattan.
Dr. Sim is a board certified Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology and also board certified in Pain Medicine. He is a current and active member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, American Society of Regional Anesthesia, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, and the International Neuromodulation Society. He utilizes an individualized and comprehensive approach in treating each of his patients, and focuses on compassionate care and evidence-based pain management therapies to improve outcomes and increase quality of life.
Dr. Ketan Patel, originally from California, completed his undergraduate education at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) with a Major in Biology and a Minor in Economics. He attended medical school at Ross University School of Medicine and completed his Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) residency at Nassau University Medical Center, where he was honored to be selected as Chief Resident. Dr. Patel went on to complete an ACGME accredited Interventional Pain Medicine Fellowship at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan.
Dr. Patel has committed himself to treat each patient as if they were his own family member. He is dedicated to keeping up to date with the newest and most innovative treatments for the benefit of his patients who may be suffering from pain anywhere from head to toe. He believes in utilizing a multidisciplinary approach to treating pain by incorporating a wide range of fluoroscopic and ultrasound-guided injections, physical therapy, regenerative medicine treatments, spinal cord stimulation, and peripheral nerve stimulation.
Dr. Patel and his partners at Interventional Pain Consultants believe that no one should have to live with pain and will make it a priority to schedule you for an evaluation as soon as possible.