AboutDr. Arjav Shah, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Little Rock, AR. He has 22 years of experience. His specialties include Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Shah is affiliated with Methodist Richardson Medical Center. He speaks English.
Dr. Arjav Shah has the following 2 specialties
Anesthesiologists are physicians who are trained to administer anesthetics, which are medicines used to block nerve sensation. Anesthesia can be either local to one specific part of a body, like a tooth, or regional to block feeling to a larger portion of the body, such as during an epidural for child birth. It can also be more general to block sensation to the entire body, resulting in unconsciousness.
Anesthesiologists assist in surgery by determining how much anesthesia is necessary and by monitoring the patient's level of responsiveness and vital signs throughout the procedure. The anesthesia specialist will also bring the patient out of anesthesia and then continue to monitor his or her vital signs post-operation.
Besides assisting in surgeries, anesthesiologists may also treat patients suffering from chronic pain.
- Critical Care Medicine
Also sometimes referred to as intensivists, critical care specialists are physicians with specialized training in the diagnosis and management of life-threatening conditions. Some of these conditions affect vital organs like the heart and lungs, those that make breathing difficult or impossible, and those that affect entire organ systems, like the renal system.
Critical care specialists are typically found in a hospital's intensive care unit where they monitor patients with life-threatening conditions and make determinations as to the best course of treatment.
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Patients' Choice Award
(2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
On-Time Doctor Award
Compassionate Doctor Recognition
(2011, 2012, 2013, 2014)
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area
Top 10 Doctor - City
Top 10 Doctor - State
- Women's Health
Dr. Shah is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Methodist Richardson Medical Center
2831 E President George Bush Hwy
Richardson, TX 75082
22 Years Experience
Washington University In St Louis School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1994