Nirav Shah, MD, MPH, is an Infectious Disease physician at NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore). Prior to coming to NorthShore, Dr. Shah was a clinical associate at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine where he also completed an Advanced Research Fellowship in Infectious Disease, Epidemiology and Infection Control.
At NorthShore, Dr. Shah helps lead several projects using data analytics to improve care delivery. He is developing a learning health system at NorthShore that utilizes predictive analytics, prescriptive interventions, a single and common lexicon of risk and rapid learning modalities to optimize population health care. He is also working on predictive analytics and point of care informatics to improve medication adherence, risk stratify postoperative patients at risk of various complications, better target initial or empiric antibiotic therapy, reduce penicillin allergy rates, identify patients at risk of healthcare utilization and identify patients at risk of sepsis. He is currently participating in four nationally funded RO1 grants, is a quality fellow and participates as a vice-chair for quality at NorthShore.
Dr. Shah is triple boarded in medicine, infectious diseases and clinical informatics. Dr. Shah received his medical degree from Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, his masters in public health degree from Northwestern University and completed an internal medicine residency at the McGaw Medical Center, Northwestern University.