CHI Memorial Medical Group Welcomes Rishabh Shah, MD


CHI Memorial Medical group is pleased to announce Rishabh Shah, MD, has joined CHI Memorial Surgical Associates. Dr. Shah earned his medical degree from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Columbia, South Carolina. He completed an internship at the University of Washington in Seattle and a general surgery residency at the Cleveland Clinic Florida in Weston, Florida. Dr. Shah continued his education with an advanced gastrointestinal and minimally invasive surgery fellowship, also at Cleveland Clinic Florida. In addition to general surgery, he will offer weight loss surgery to patients through CHI Memorial Metabolic and Bariatric Care.

Dr. Shah joins John Gwin, Jr., MD, Daniel L. Heithold, MD, J. Andrew Lovette, MD, Christina Parkhurst, MD, and Walter B. Rose, MD, at CHI Memorial Surgical Associates, which specializes in minimally invasive laparoscopic, robotic-assisted and traditional general surgery. Capabilities include hernia repair, acid reflux treatment, colon resection, gallbladder, appendix and tumor removal, surgical relief of intestinal blockage and upper and lower endoscopy. This practice offers three convenient locations: 721 Glenwood Drive, Suite W-550 and W-553, Chattanooga; 2051 Hamill Road, Suite 104, Hixson; and CHI Memorial Parkway at 4700 Battlefield Parkway, Suite 320, Ringgold; To schedule an appointment or for more information, call 423.698.8692.

Dr. Shah will also practice with Jaime Ponce, MD, at CHI Memorial Metabolic and Bariatric Care, which offers a range of weight loss procedures including the gastric sleeve, gastric band, gastric bypass, and nonsurgical weight loss balloon systems. This practice is located at 7405 Shallowford Road, Suite 160, Chattanooga. To schedule an appointment, call 423.899.1000. Visit to learn more or to register for a free online educational seminar.