Meena K. Shah is a licensed Physical Therapist with extensive clinical experience in treating patients with orthopedic, neurologic, and general medical conditions. She believes in sharing knowledge and has mentored numerous students in her 23 years as a physical therapist. Her energetic personality and positive attitude make her a dynamic and effective clinician and an educator.
She has a Master’s degree in Foods & Nutrition from Bombay, India, and a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from Duke University in North Carolina.
Meena has an impressive background in Rehabilitation in Acute, Sub-acute and Day rehab settings, having worked at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) and Hinsdale Hospital; in Outpatient rehabilitation through Center for Spine & Sports rehab at RIC and LaGrange Hospital; and in Home health care through Adventist Healthcare system.
Along with being a clinician she has held management positions both at the hospital and sub-acute settings. Currently she serves as a ‘Short Term Rehab Manager’ coordinating the interdisciplinary approach between the Physiatrist, Nursing, Social services and Therapists in the best interest of the patient.
She is loved and respected by her patients and staff alike. Some comments made by physicians & patients include:
“You have magic hands; you have taken away my pain.”
“My therapist’s name is Meena and she is the best in all of Chicagoland.”
“She is a veritable encyclopedia of knowledge.”