Dr. Fariba Shah, MD

Dr. Fariba Shah, MD

Dr. Fariba Shah, MD

Languages: English
Fax: (301) 570-7416

Contact this Provider:

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Conditions I Treat
  • arthralgia
  • arthritis
  • back muscle injury
  • back pain
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
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Procedures I Perform
  • balance rehabilitation
  • botox for spasticity
  • gait analysis
  • joint injection
  • multiple sclerosis rehabilitation
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About the Provider

Dr. Fariba Shah completed her residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital/ National Rehabilitation Hospital in Washington, D.C., where she also served as chief resident. She subsequently completed a fellowship in Sports and Interventional Spine at the prestigious Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago and Northwestern University Hospital in Chicago.

Dr. Shah was awarded "Intern of the Year Award" for 2008 to 2009, and "Resident of the Year Award" for the 2010 to 2011 and 2011 to 2012 academic years. She was also the recipient of the "Sara Baskin Research Award" in 2013 and has both published and lectured extensively in her field.

  • Fellowship Program: McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University (2013)
  • Residency Program: MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital (2012)
  • Internship Program: Howard University Hospital (2009)
  • Medical School: Howard University College of Medicine (2008)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine
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Practice Locations
Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital
  • MedStar Montgomery Medical Center