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Mitesh V. Shah, MD
Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN

About Mitesh V. Shah, MD

Mitesh V. Shah, MD is an Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery at Indiana University School of Medicine and Co-director of Skull Base Surgery at the Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis. Dr. Shah also is Chief of the Section of Neurosurgery at Richard L. Roudebush Veterans Administration Medical Center in Indianapolis. He is a board certified and fellowship trained neurosurgeon.

Dr. Shah graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelor of Science Degree. He received his medical degree with honors from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Shah completed his neurological residency at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis and a fellowship in cranial base surgery at George Washington University, Washington, DC.

Dr. Shah is an active member of many prestigious medical organizations. These include the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS), American College of Surgeons (ACS), Joint Section on Cerebrovascular Disease and Brain Tumors, and North American Skull Base Society.


(R = Refereed Journals * = Work completed at Indiana University)
R 1. McAllister JP, Maugans TA, Shah MV, et al: Neuronal effects of experimentally induced hydrocephalus in newborn rats. J Neurosurg 63:776-783, 1985.

R 2. Shah MV, Heros RC: Intracerebral hemorrhage due to cerebral arteriovenous malformation. IN: Batjer H (ed): Neurosurgery Clinics of North America - Non-traumatic Intracerebral Hemorrhage. Philadelphia, WB Saunders, 567, 1992.

R 3. Shah MV, Haines SJ: Pediatric skull, skull base and meningeal tumors. IN: Berger M. (ed): Neurosurgery Clinics of North America - Pediatric Neuro-oncology. Philadelphia, WB Saunders, 893, 1992.

R 4. Shah MV, Heros RC: Microsurgical treatment of supratentorial lesions. IN: Barrow D. (ed): Cavernous Malformations. Neurosurgical Topic. AANS. Chicago, IL. 101, 1993.

R*5. Shah MV, Biller J: Rostral brainstem and thalamic infarction. IN: Gilman S., Goldstein GW, Waxman SG (eds): Neurobase. Arbor Publishing. 2nd Edition. La Jolla, CA. 1997.

R*6. Wolfla CE (resident), Azarelli B, Shah MV: Solitary, primary, intradural extramedullary ependymoma of the thoracic spine. Case Illustration. J Neurosurg 87:643, 1997.

R*7. Wolfla CE (resident), Wigboldy J(student), Shah MV, Nelson PB: Spontaneous acute subdural hematoma of arterial origin mimicking epidural hematoma on computed tomography. J Neurovascular 2:3, 1997.

R*8. Gardner PA(resident), Miyamoto RT, Shah MV, Righi PD, Timmerman RD: Malignant familial glomus jugulare and contralateral carotid body tumor. Am J Otolaryngology 18:4, 269-273, 1997.

R*9. Djalilian HR (student), Shah MV, Hall WA: Radiographic incidence of multicentric malignant glioma. Surg Neurol 51:554-558, 1999.

R*10. Shah MV, Biller J: Medical and surgical management of intracerbral hemorrhage. Seminars of Neurology 18:4,513-519,1998.

R*11. Anderson FA, and The Glioma Outcomes Project Advisory Board: The Glioma Outcomes Project: a resource for measuring and improving glioma outcomes. Neurosurg Focus 4: 1-5,1998.

R*12. Lanzino G, Kassell N, and the participants: Double-blind, randomized, vehicle-controlled study of high dose of tirilazad mesylate in women with aneursmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. Part II: A cooperative study in North America. J Neursurg 90: 1018, 1999.

R*13. Shah MV: The middle cranial fossa approach. Operative Techniques in Neurosurgery, 2:2, 66-73, June 1999.

R*14. Shah, MV, Biller, J: Indications for treatment of symptomatic atherosclerotic carotid artery disease. Neurosurgery Clinics of North America, 11:2, 235-246, April, 2000.

R*15. Snyder, Jr, WE, Shah, MV, Weisberger, EC, Campbell, RL: Presentation and patterns of late recurrence of olfactory groove meningiomas. Skull Base Surgery,10:3, 2000.

R*16. Altstadt, TJ. Shah, MV: Thoracic Myelopathy Secondary to a Spinal Dural Arteriovenous Fistula. Seminars in Cerebrovascular Diseases and Stroke. 3:1, pp 61-64, 2003.

Articles under Editorial Review
*1. Fritsch M, Caldemeyer K, Shah MV: Aneurysmal bone cyst of the occipital condyle. Am J of Otology.

*2. Shah MV, Smith S (student): Superior laryngeal injury following high cervical discectomy. J of Neurosurgery.

*3. Douglas-Akinwande A, Rydberg J, Shah MV, Phillips MD, Caldemeyer KS, Lurito JT, Ying J, Mathews, VP: Cervical Radiculopathy: The accuracy of contrast-enhanced multislice-helical computed tomography and MR imaging. AJNR, (submitted).

Scientific Presentations
1. Shah MV: The effects of experimental obstructive hydrocephalus on neuronal morphology. Presented at the Eastern Student Research Forum, Miami, FL. March, 1985. (oral presentation)

2. Shah MV: The effects of experimental obstructive hydrocephalus on neuronal morphology. Presented at the National Student Research Forum, Galveston, TX. April, 1985 (oral presentation)

3. Shah MV, Wen DY, Maxwell RE, Sung JH, Gates JR: Outcome of surgical therapy of gangliogliomas. Presented at the 58th Annual Meeting of the AANS. Nashville, TN. April, 1990. (poster)

4. Shah MV, Haines SJ, Whitley CB, Belani K, Krivit W: Atrophy vs hydrocephalus in Hurler's syndrome. Presented at the 19th Winter Meeting Section on Pediatric Neurosurgery, AANS, San Diego, CA. December, 1990. (oral presentation)

5. Shah MV, Hall WA: Radiographic incidence of multifocal gliomas. Presented at 60th Annual Meeting of the AANS, San Francisco, CA. April, 1992. (poster)

6. Shah MV, Sato K, Haines SJ, Luerssen TG, Goodman J: Clinical and radiologic presentation of fibrous dysplasia of the skull base. Presented at the 6th Annual North American Skull Base Society Meeting, Naples, FL. February, 1995. (poster)

7. Bindal R, Shah, S: Significance of calcification on risk of surgery for unruptured aneurysms. Presented at the 65th Annual Meeting of AANS. Denver, CO. April, 1997. (poster)

8. Shah MV, Kaufman JK, Caldemeyer K: Angiographic Anatomy of the Vein of Labbe. Presented at the 59th Annual Joint Meeting of the American Academy of Neurological Surgeons and The Canadian Neurosurgical Society. Banff , Alberta. September, 1997. (oral presentation)

9. Smith S, Shah MV: Superior laryngeal nerve injury after high cervical discectomy. Presented at the 48th annual meeting of The Congress of Neurological Surgeons. Seattle, WA. October, 1997.

10. Shah MV, Lopez-Yunez A , Bruno A, Zurro C, Williams L., Biller J, and Nelson P, The risk of intracerebral hemorrhage following IV rtPA use for acute stroke: The Indianapolis Experience. Presented at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Neurosurgical Society of America. Scottsdale, AZ. March, 1999. (oral presentation)

11. Kaufman JK, Shah MV, Fritsch M, Nelson PB: The Evolution and Utilization of the Middle Cranial Fossa Approach. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the North American Skull Base Society, Scottsdale, AZ. March 2000. (oral presentation)

12. Connolly PJ, Shah MV, Miyamota RT, Fritsch M: Management of Intratemporal Facial Nerve Schwannomas. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the North American Skull Base Society, Scottsdale, AZ. March 2000. (oral presentation)

13. Shah MV, Mathews VP, Rydberg, J, Bedwell C, Kay, S, Nelson, PB: Cervical Radiculopathy: Diagnosis with Quad-Slice Helical Contrasted Computed Tomography. Presented at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Neurosurgical Society of America, Durango, CO, June 2000 (oral presentation)

14. Mathews VP, Rydberg J, Shah M, Lurito JT, Phillips MD, Caldemeyer KS: Contrast- enhanced Multi-slice Helical CT and MR for Cervical Radiculopathy. Presented at the 86th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, IL November 2000 (poster presentation) Certificate of Merit Award.

15. Shah MV, Mathews, VP, Rydberg, J., Bedwell, C, Kay, S, Nelson, PB: Update on Cervical Radiculopathy: Diagnosis with Quad-slice Helical contrasted Computed Tomography. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Neurosurgical Society of America, Amelia Island, FL, 2001.

16. Rodgers RB, Shah, MV, and Nelson, PB: Vision Outcome Following Transphenoidal Resection of Non-Functional Pituitary Macroadenomas. Presented at North American Skull Base Society, San Diego, CA. 2002.

17. Shah MV: The Middle Fossa Approach - Indications and Technique. Practical Course Lecture at the NASB Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, February 2004.

18. Shah MV, Fritsch, M, Miyamoto, R: Optimizing Facial Nerve Function During Resection of Large Vestibular Schwanomma: Lessons Learned. Presented at the 57th Annual Meeting of Neurosurgical Society of America, Santa Fe, NM, June 2004.

19. Shah MV, Fritsch, M, Miyamoto, R: Preservation of Facial Nerve Function During Resection of Large Vestibular Schwanomma. World Conference. The MS University Medical College Alumni Association, Baroda, India, January 2005.

20. Shah MV: Basilar Apex Aneurysms. Presented at the Annual Meeting of CNS. Chicago, IL, October, 2006.

21. Jude J, Shah MV, Fritsch M, Miyamoto R: The Surgical Management of Large Trigeminal Schwannomas. Presented at the 59th Annual Meeting of the Neurological Surgeons Association, Kohler, WI, April 2007.

Case Studies Presented by Mitesh V. Shah, MD

TLIF with Unilateral Pedicle Screws and Aspen™ Spinous Process Fixation System

Presented by: M. Shah MD

The patient is a 59-year-old female who is an avid golfer. She complains of low back pain and right buttock pain that radiates into the lateral aspect of her shin.

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