• Chintav Shah, M.D.Class of 2021, Internal Medicine, UAMS-NW, Fayetteville, AR
  • MD, Dr. Vasantrao Pawar Medical College, Maharashtra, India
  • Last known location before residency: Bentonville, AR

Chintav was always fascinated with the study of medicine and was encouraged to pursue this interest by his maternal grandfather.  It has not been an easy journey to becoming a physician but Chintav’s determination to achieve his goals for the problem-solving nature of the specialty and dedication to become a competent and compassionate internal medicine physician were set when Chintav arrived in the U.S. in 2012.  Before residency, he was in an observership at Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville.  He enjoys performing the traditional Garba Indian dance at special occasions and celebrations.  He also enjoys playing and watching soccer.

  • Career goal: Cardiology
  • Why this residency: The reason he chose Northwest Arkansas is because it’s one of the fastest growing area in the US and offers a lot of opportunity.
  • One thing he loves about this residency: It’s a small and close-knit program.
  • Favorite activity: Working out

UAMS-NW Community Internal Medicine Residency
College of Medicine, Room M19
1125 North College Avenue
Fayetteville, AR 72703-1908