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Suken A. Shah, MD

Nemours Children's Health System

Suken A. Shah, MD

Orthopaedic Surgeon, Department of Orthopedics


◽ Pediatrics - Orthopedics

Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis; Broken Bones; Early Onset Scoliosis; Kyphosis; Neuromuscular Scoliosis (Cerebral Palsy); Orthopedic Surgery; Osteogenesis Imperfecta — Brittle Bone Disease; Scoliosis; Spinal Deformities; Spondylolisthesis



Dr. Suken A. Shah is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon, clinical fellowship director and division chief of the Nemours Spine and Scoliosis Center. He’s an innovator, researcher and key opinion leader in the field of spinal deformity surgery. In 2014, he was named one of the Top 17 Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeons in the U.S. by Orthopedics This Week.

Education & Fellowships

    ◽ Fellowship: Pediatric Orthopedics - Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, 2000
    ◽ Medical/Dental School: MD - Jefferson Medical College, 1994
    ◽ Residency: Orthopedics - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 1999

Awards & Honors

    ◽ Philadelphia magazine, Top Doctors 2014, 2015
    ◽ American British Canadian (ABC) Traveling Fellowship by the American Orthopaedic Association 2015
    ◽ Best Doctor in America 2015
    ◽ Best Doctors in America 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
    ◽ Delaware Today magazine, Top Doctors 2014
    ◽ SJ Magazine, Top Doctors 2014
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