Rahul V. Shah, 
MD, FAAOS

Dr. Shah is a board certified, fellowship trained Orthopedic Spine & Neck Surgeon and a partner with Premier Orthopaedic Associates in southern New Jersey.

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World Class Surgeon

When selecting an orthopedic surgeon, it is important to find the right doctor for your individual needs. You want someone with the highest caliber training and a reputation for excellence based on years of experience. You also want someone who will treat you with the care and compassion you deserve. Find out why so many people trust Dr. Shah and turn to him for their neck and spine needs.

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Ivy League Educated and Trained

Dr. Shah received his medical degree from Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and completed his Internship and Residency at Yale University where he served as Chief Resident. Dr. Shah went on to complete his fellowship in complex spine and scoliosis surgery at University of California, San Francisco. By studying at some of the finest and most advanced institutions in the world, Dr. Shah trained with the most innovative leaders in spine and neck surgery.

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Orthopedic Specialization

Orthopedic surgical training is a special distinction that requires five to six additional years of training after medical school. Dr. Shah’s intensive orthopedic surgical training at Yale was dedicated to the advanced study of neurological functions and spinal disorders. Yale is distinguished for its contributions to the pioneering advancements of spinal and neck surgery.

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Deformity and Revision Spine Specialist

A significant portion of Dr. Shah’s practice is dedicated to restoring function in those who have either difficulty with their posture or difficulty after a previous surgery. Deformity surgery may be used in the treatment of scoliosis or revision spinal surgery when other surgery may compromise posture and quality of life.

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Fellowship Trained in Neurosurgical and Orthopedic Spinal Surgery Techniques

Spinal surgery is a very precise practice requiring advanced training and a complex set of skills. Dr. Shah’s spinal fellowship at the University of San Francisco provided him with advanced training above and beyond what a general residency in either in neurosurgery or orthopedic surgery would offer. The world renowned spine and scoliosis fellowship at the University of San Francisco is a collaborative effort between the orthopedic surgical and neurological surgical faculties and attracts some of the most difficult spinal surgery cases from across the world.

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The Top Orthopedist

Dr. Shah specializes in Spine & Neck surgery, including but not limited to herniated or ruptured discs. He performs hundreds of cervical, lumbar and thoracic spine procedures each year. His elective practice focuses on spinal disorders and chronic neck and back pain.He specializes in Complex Spine Conditions, Minimally Invasive Surgeries, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Workers Compensation Cases and Revision Surgeries.

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Who will be taking care of me in the operating room?

Do you recommend surgery for everyone? 

How do you educate your patients? 

Listen to our Patients 

Bill 
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."

Barry 
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."

Cindy 
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."

Cynthia 
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."

Beverly 
 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."

Don 
 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."

Patricia 
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.”

Joyce 
Sciatica Pain

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

Barbara 
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."