Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Avani V Shah, MD

Avani V Shah, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine)

Focus of Work


I am Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine. My focus includes high risk asthma, primary ciliary dyskinesia and medical education. I also serve as the Assistant Fellowship Director of the Pediatric Pulmonology Fellowship.

Academic Focus

Development of High Risk Asthma patient database Medical Education

Clinical Focus

Development of a Pediatric High Risk Asthma multidisciplinary program Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia Medical Education

Education and Certification

  • MD: Drexel University College of Medicine (2009)
  • Residency: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pediatrics (2012)
  • Fellowship: Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Lurie Children's Hospital), Pediatrics Pulmonology (2015)



Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Box 43
225 E Chicago Avenue
Chicago IL 60611