Vishal Shah, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
Vishal Shah, M.D., attended medical school at the Maharashtra Institute of Medical Education and Research Medical College, Pune, India. He completed both his medical internship and neurology residency at State University of New York Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York, serving as chief neurology resident during his final year. He then completed a two-year fellowship in clinical neurophysiology and epilepsy at the University of California, Los Angeles in 2019 before being appointed to the University of Kansas Medical Center's Department of Neurology as a clinical assistant professor.
Board certified in neurology, Dr. Shah's clinical focus is provoked or unprovoked seizures, epilepsy, refractory epilepsy, medical and surgical management of refractory epilepsy, neurostimulation (i.e., vagus nerve stimulation, responsive neurostimulation and deep brain stimulation) and status epilepticus among others. Dr. Shah routinely performs EEG, video EEG monitoring, intraoperative and extraoperative brain mapping and intraoperative neurophysiologic monitoring. He practices in both outpatient and inpatient settings.
Dr. Shah's primary research interests are in surgical management of epilepsy, neurostimulation, comorbidities in epilepsy and status epilepticus. He has previously published papers on nonepileptic seizures and neurostimulation and given numerous presentations at national and international meetings. He remains active in epilepsy advocacy and education.
To learn more, visit Dr. Shah's University of Kansas Health System bio.