Adult Neurosurgery

Kushal J. Shah, MD

Cranial Surgeon, Spine Surgeon

Dr. Kushal Shah graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City where he completed a 6 year combined BA/MD program. He completed his neurosurgery residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center, followed by a fellowship with Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine focusing on skull base surgery, neurosurgical oncology and vascular neurosurgery. Dr. Shah worked at the University of Kansas for many years before rejoining the team at Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine. Dr. Shah specializes in complex cranial conditions including brain tumors and aneurysms, as well as spine disorders and spinal tumors.

His clinical interests include treatment of brain tumors, pituitary tumors, vascular disorders (aneurysms, AVMs, carotid disease), trigeminal neuralgia, spinal disorders, and spinal tumors. His research interests include quality improvement and patient safety, neurosurgical education, stroke, brain tumors and more. Dr. Shah is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery and a member of the American Academy of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. He has been an invited speaker at multiple regional and national meetings.

In his spare time, he enjoys time with his family, playing and watching sports, traveling, photography and music.Ā 

Office Locations:

Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine ā€“ Greenwood
555 E. County Line Road, Suite 202
Greenwood, INĀ  46143

Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine ā€“ Carmel
13345 Illinois St.
Carmel, IN 46032

Hospital Locations:

Franciscan Health – Indianapolis
8111 S. Emerson Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46237

Ascension St. VincentĀ 
2001 W. 86thĀ St
Indianapolis, IN 46260


Undergraduate Education (BA/MD, combined)
University of Missouri-Kansas City Kansas City, Missouri

Internship – Internal MedicineĀ Ā 
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, Illinois

Residency- Neurosurgery
University of Kansas Medical Center
Kansas City, KS

Fellowship- Skull Base and NeurovascularĀ 
Department of Neurosurgery
Indiana University/Goodman Campbell Indianapolis, Indiana

Appointments & Positions:

Clinical Assistant Professor Marian University College of Osteopathic MedicineĀ 


Licenses & Certification:

Indiana Medical License Ā 
2017 – Current

Kansas Medical License
2018 – Current

Missouri Medical License
2018 – Current

American Board of Neurological Surgery

Honors, Awards, Achievements

  • Gold Humanism Honor Society Induction,Ā  2016
  • AANS Donald O. Quest Resident Basic Science Award, 2015
  • First Place Resident- Oral Presentation for Resident, Postdoc and Fellow Research Forum, 2015

Professional Organizations

American Association of Neurological SurgeonsĀ 
Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS)
Program Directors in Patient Safety and Quality Improvement (PDPQ) Educators Network







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