Pediatric diabetes, growth specialist joins Loyola

News Archive June 09, 2014

Pediatric diabetes, growth specialist joins Loyola

MAYWOOD, Ill. (June 9, 2014) – Shivani P. Shah, MD, brings her expertise in pediatric endocrinology to Loyola University Health System. She also is an assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine.

Shah’s medical interests include thyroid disorders, diabetes mellitus Types 1 and 2, growth concerns and early and delayed puberty.

Before joining Loyola, Shah was a pediatric endocrinologist at Adventist Health Partners. She is a member of the Endocrine Society and Pediatric Endocrine Society. She has been an investigator on several research projects including fertility preservation in comprehensive cancer centers.

She received her medical degree from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She completed her residency training in pediatrics and fellowship in pediatric endocrinology at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.

Dr. Shah sees Pediatric Endocrinology patients at the main medical center campus in Maywood and the Loyola Center for Children’s Health at Oakbook Terrace, 1S224 Summit Ave., Suite 101.

To make an appointment, please call (888) LUHS.888/(888) 584-7888 or visit

Loyola University Health System (LUHS) is a member of Trinity Health. Based in the western suburbs of Chicago, LUHS is a quaternary care system with a 61-acre main medical center campus, the 36-acre Gottlieb Memorial Hospital campus and more than 30 primary and specialty care facilities in Cook, Will and DuPage counties. The medical center campus is conveniently located in Maywood, 13 miles west of the Chicago Loop and 8 miles east of Oak Brook, Ill. The heart of the medical center campus is a 559-licensed-bed hospital that houses a Level 1 Trauma Center, a Burn Center and the Ronald McDonald® Children's Hospital of Loyola University Medical Center. Also on campus are the Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, Loyola Outpatient Center, Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine and Loyola Oral Health Center as well as the LUC Stritch School of Medicine, the LUC Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing and the Loyola Center for Fitness. Loyola's Gottlieb campus in Melrose Park includes the 255-licensed-bed community hospital, the Professional Office Building housing 150 private practice clinics, the Adult Day Care, the Gottlieb Center for Fitness, Loyola Center for Metabolic Surgery and Bariatric Care and the Loyola Cancer Care & Research at the Marjorie G. Weinberg Cancer Center at Melrose Park.
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