Shalini Shah, MD

Chief, Division of Pain Medicine and Director of Pain Services UCI Health
Assistant Professor, Dept of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Care, UCI Health

Shalini Shah, M.D. serves as Chief, Division of Pain Medicine and Director of Pain Services at the University of California, Irvine. Dr. Shah completed her residency in Anesthesiology from NYP-Cornell University and a combined fellowship in Adult and Pediatric Chronic Pain at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess and Children’s Hospital of Boston, Harvard Medical School. She is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of California, Irvine and has previous serves as Associate Program Director for the Pain Medicine Fellowship. Dr. Shah is the recipient of the ASRA Chronic Pain Grant Award in 2017 for her work in onabotulinumtoxinA (BOTOX®) use in pediatric migraine pain. She currently leads several industry and peer-reviewed funded clinical trials in pediatric and adult pain medicine and is energized by collaborating with other eager physician scientists. Moving forward, we plan to study the potential impact of cannabis on pediatric pain disorders as an analgesic. Dr. Shah currently serves as the Chair, of the Committee of Pain Medicine at the California Society of Anesthesiologists.