Chirag Shah, MD

Chirag Shah, MD, FACEP

Assistant Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine
Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
7/06 - Present

Office Address

One Robert Wood Johnson Place
MEB Room 104
New Brunswick , NJ 08901
Tel: 732-235-8717

Undergraduate Education

City University of New York- City College of New York
B.S. (Biology) Summa cum Laude 8/94 - 6/98

Graduate Education

State University of New York- Health Science Center at Brooklyn
Doctor of Medicine 8/98 to 5/02

Post Graduate Education

The Brooklyn Hospital Center
Emergency Medicine Residency/ Chief Resident 7/02 to 6/06

Hospital Appointments

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Attending Physician 7/06- Present


  • State of New Jersey


Board Certified Emergency Medicine

Professional Organizations

  • Member American College of Emergency Physicians
  • Member Emergency Medicine Residents' Association

Honors and Awards

  • Howard Hughes Research Grant
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Golden Key Honor Society
  • Sigma Xi

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Medical Resident education and supervision UMDNJ-RWJMS
  • Physician Assistant student clinical education UMDNJ-RWJMS
  • Medical student clinical supervision UMDNJ-RWJMS
  • Adult Cardiac Life Support Instructor

Clinical Responsabilities

Emergency department physician at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital


  • "Can Emergency Personnel Adequately Estimate Motorcycle Ejection Distances?" Shah C, Rathgeb S, Merlin, MA. Oral Presentation, Mid-Atlantic SAEM Regional Meeting. Newark, DE. March 2009
  • “ Knowledge of Invasive Procedures and Procedural Competency after Participation in Training Labs” The Brooklyn Hospital Center Weill-Cornell Medical Center . Poster presentation American College of Emergency Physicians (September 2005). Shah, C and Hsu, C. The Brooklyn Hospital Center , Brooklyn, NY
  • “Telithromycin-Induced Cholinergic Crisis in Myasthenia Gravis” New York City Poison Center, NY 1 and Brooklyn Hospital Center, NY 2 . Halcomb SE, 1 Nelson LS, 1Shah C, 2 Chaudhry A, 2 Hoffman RS 1. Poster Presentation March 2005
  • “The Effect of Ethanol Intoxication on Acid-base Status after Trauma”. Shah, C and Lucchesi, M. Kings County Hospital, Department of Emergency Medicine. Poster Presentation at the American College of Emergency Physicians. Kings County Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY. (2000)

Research Interests

  • Resident Education
  • Ultrasound