Update on COVID-19 safety

During this challenging time of COVID-19, at Premier Orthopaedic Spine Associates of Southern New Jersey, our top priority is the safety of our patients and staff. Due to the Corona Virus COVID-19 outbreak, we are encouraging all of our patients to use our Premier Tele-Visit Platform. We are using a combination of telephone and Tele-Visit to continue to see our patients. Our office hours will be from 8 am – 5 pm Monday through Friday during the state of emergency. Please call our office at 856.690.1616 to schedule a Premier Tele-Visit today! 

Minimally Invasive




June 16th, 2020

Congratulations to Dr Rahul Shah for honoring as NJ TopDocs 2020!

NJ TopDocs 2020

April  29th, 2020

Recently, while slouching over my phone and mindlessly scrolling through Instagram, I noticed several posts on my feed about road-testing "posture correctors."..

Skip the Posture Corrector and Try These Doctor-Approved Tips Instead

April  28th, 2020

Premier Orthopaedics is here to safely treat you and your family via telemedicine. Dr Rahul Shah, Premier’s nationally acclaimed Spine Surgeon has been using telemedicine for many years. You can also include family members to ensure you get a full understanding of your diagnosis and treatment without any gaps in care. You are always connected to Premier. We can bring the exam room right into your living room. We are alone together.
Stay Safe and Be Well.

Stay connected to world class care via Telemedicine

April  27th, 2020

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - A New Jersey doctor is changing how his practice is doing business, to help first responders who need to be tested for the Coronavirus...
Click here to listen or read more


April  25th, 2020

Dr. Shah discusses how individuals can adapt to their work from home environments, offering tips to avoid pain, and suggests tailoring specific to your own individual needs. He also provides tips for how to make sure you’re keeping a good posture while working from home. Read more

Working from home

April  24th, 2020

Dr. Rahul Shah, Board Certified Spine and Neck Surgeon in partnership with the PBA, have been able to deliver testing to first responders COVID-19 in South Jersey.
 - LIVE WDEL Delawer's News Radio

Dr. Shah - first responder COVID-19 Testing

April  18th, 2020

What is PPE? Personal protective equipment is essential in protecting healthcare workers in the fight against COVID 19. Dr Miki and Dr. Shah trained together at Yale. Dr Miki's innovative device is essential in the front lines in South Jersey's fight against COVID 19. Thank you Dr. Miki!

Innovative PPE from another Yale Orthopaedic Alum

March  31st, 2020

BOSTON (CBS) — As more people work from home during the coronavirus pandemic, more people are discovering that it is not always easy on their bodies...

Dr. Shah was featured on CBSN Boston Live News, on "How to prevent Back, Neck Pain while working from home"

March  23rd, 2020

Shah, a spine and neck specialist, has some suggestions for anyone who’d rather not be devoured by couch cushions every day...

How to maintain good posture  while working from home

March  19th, 2020

Though working in pajamas may be a small perk, the lack of a “predefined” workspace may be affecting your posture, an orthopedic surgeon told Fox News...


March  12th, 2020

As a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon, who specializes in complex spine conditions, minimally invasive surgeries..

Dr Rahul Shah

October 21st, 2019

Top Doctor Badge

Dr. Rahul V. Shah has received a Top Doctor Badge!

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February  14th, 2019

Dr. Rahul V. Shah pioneers trends in complex techniques and minimally invasive spinal surgery with orhopeadic surgeons & neurosurgeons across the globe!

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February  1st, 2019

Working Together to Serve Our Local Communities 

As of February 1, 2019 Rahul V. Shah, MD is IN-NETWORK with Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey 
group health plans.

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January  19th, 2019

Dr Shah was recently asked to present at the “12th Annual New York City Minimally Invasive Spine, Spinal Endoscopy, Robotics, and 3D Navigation Symposium Conference” ..

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November 13th, 2018

Ryan Shazier is a linebacker for the Pittsburg Steelers. He was widely regarded as one of the best players in the NFL at his position..

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August 16th, 2017

Because of recent advancements in cervical spinal surgery it is now possible, through incisions less than 1 centimeter, to perform multiple level cervical fusion..

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August 16th, 2017

With kids going back to school back pain can sometimes pose a speed bump in getting back into the swing of things. Whether it's the heavy backpacks, getting back.. 

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March 20th, 2017

Often times my patients ask what they can do to help them with their lower back pain. Typically I respond by asking "do you have access to a pool?" 

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March 20th, 2017

Congratulations! Now that surgery is over, there are a few simple instructions to follow. This will ensure the optimal result from your surgery..

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Learn From Dr. Shah

Neck and spine ailments are very painful and debilitating. An accurate diagnosis and care from a specialist who knows you and is concerned about you is critical. Dr. Shah and..

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While Dr. Shah performs open surgeries, he is internationally known for his pioneering work in minimally invasive techniques. Over time , he and his team have expanded...

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We know you are in pain. We also know that you want to make the best treatment decision and understand all of your options. Dr. Shah and his team will...

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With Dr. Shah and Premier Orthopaedic you have the most advanced spine treatments available. Our procedures bridge the gap between interventional pain management and...

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Back Surgery

"It is almost like I went back in time. 
Now I can stand straight and walk straight. 
I got even taller than before. 
I will recommend Dr. Shah
 to anyone who has similar symptoms."

Neck Surgery

"I couldn't put myself in position to risk my life because of the fear of having the surgery. However with just two small incisions Dr. Shah was able to restore the functions and the areas where the nerves went through."

Neck and Back Surgery

"There were several surgeries and non surgical option I tried and it didn't help. That's when my husband I decided that If I want to have my life back let's do the surgery, so I was willing to take that shot and I am glad I did."

Neck Surgery

"Dr. Shah really understand and cares about his patients. After surgery I am enjoying my life with my kids and results are worth every bit of it and I would do it again."

 Neck and Back Pain

"Because of the surgery performed 
by Dr. Rahul Shah I can enjoy my grandson and be there for my family when they
 need me most."

 Back Injury

"I wasn't able to do anything with the condition I was suffering from. 
After the surgery performed 
by Dr. Shah, 
I am back on my feet."

Cervical Spinal Fusion

"Dr. Shah was very concerned about my condition, he seemed compassionate and explained everything in detail... 
That was was very important to me.”

Sciatica Pain

"Dr. Rahul Shah helped me to get my indepence back 
by finding the right set 
of treatment options for me."

Degenerative Disc Disease

"This was a life changing event for me and my family. Before Dr. Shah operated on me, I just was not able to even perform my day to day tasks."

 Awards & Distinctions