Update on COVID-19 safety

During this challenging time of COVID-19, at Premier Orthopaedic Spine Associates of Southern New Jersey, our top priority is the safety of our patients and staff. Due to the Corona Virus COVID-19 outbreak, we are encouraging all of our patients to use our Premier Tele-Visit Platform. We are using a combination of telephone and Tele-Visit to continue to see our patients. Our office hours will be from 8 am – 5 pm Monday through Friday during the state of emergency. Please call our office at 856.690.1616 to schedule a Premier Tele-Visit today! 

Minimally Invasive




November 20th, 2020


By age 60, 90 percent of Americans will show symptoms of degenerative disc disease, the wear and tear on the ligaments in our back and neck. Now, doctors are testing a new minimally invasive procedure for fusing discs and alleviating pain

November 18th, 2020

Waking up with a crick in your neck is a sign that your sleep posture is off..

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November 14th, 2020

How it’s virtually impossible to control your posture while you sleep and to experiment with different pillows and mattresses for neck or back pain..

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November 12th, 2020

Read more on Becker’s Spine Review

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November 11th, 2020

Listen to Dr. Shah discusses pain related to election stress on CBS News Weekend Roundup Podcast

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October 16th, 2020

As the muscles work overtime, they will become fatigued, and this can result in back or neck pain..

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October 6th, 2020

 “The most important way to improve your posture — is to exercise. The more that your muscles are primed, the easier it will be in everyday life to use them.”

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September 25th, 2020

ACDF and disc replacement surgery can both take your neck pain and radiculopathy away. Which one’s right for you? Learn about how they’re similar and different to help you choose.

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September 24th, 2020

There are no drawbacks of using a memory foam pillow, as they conform to one’s body to accommodate the natural resting position. Therefore they help to alleviate pressure points and aid to support the body’s posture.

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September 17th, 2020

Cervical degenerative disc disease occurs when the functional spinal unit breaks down. It can lead to disabling pain and neurological dysfunction, particularly when spinal nerves or the spinal cord is impinged.

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September 15th, 2020

Board Certified Orthopedic Spine & Neck Surgeon Dr. Rahul Shah gives advice on how to deal with neck and back pain caused by working from make-shift offices at home

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August 15th, 2020

You may be eligible to participate in a clinical study. This clinical study is evaluating whether the Posterior Cervical Stabilization System (“PCSS”) improves fusion rates for cervical fusion patients when used as part of Circumferential Cervical Fusion.


June 16th, 2020

Congratulations to Dr Rahul Shah for honoring as NJ TopDocs 2020!

NJ TopDocs 2020

Neck and spine ailments are very painful and debilitating. An accurate diagnosis and care from a specialist who knows you and is concerned about you is critical. Dr. Shah and..

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While Dr. Shah performs open surgeries, he is internationally known for his pioneering work in minimally invasive techniques. Over time , he and his team have expanded...

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We know you are in pain. We also know that you want to make the best treatment decision and understand all of your options. Dr. Shah and his team will...

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With Dr. Shah and Premier Orthopaedic you have the most advanced spine treatments available. Our procedures bridge the gap between interventional pain management and...

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Back Surgery

"It is almost like I went back in time. 
Now I can stand straight and walk straight. 
I got even taller than before. 
I will recommend Dr. Shah
 to anyone who has similar symptoms."

Neck Surgery

"I couldn't put myself in position to risk my life because of the fear of having the surgery. However with just two small incisions Dr. Shah was able to restore the functions and the areas where the nerves went through."

Neck and Back Surgery

"There were several surgeries and non surgical option I tried and it didn't help. That's when my husband I decided that If I want to have my life back let's do the surgery, so I was willing to take that shot and I am glad I did."

Neck Surgery

"Dr. Shah really understand and cares about his patients. After surgery I am enjoying my life with my kids and results are worth every bit of it and I would do it again."

 Neck and Back Pain

"Because of the surgery performed 
by Dr. Rahul Shah I can enjoy my grandson and be there for my family when they
 need me most."

 Back Injury

"I wasn't able to do anything with the condition I was suffering from. 
After the surgery performed 
by Dr. Shah, 
I am back on my feet."

Cervical Spinal Fusion

"Dr. Shah was very concerned about my condition, he seemed compassionate and explained everything in detail... 
That was was very important to me.”

Sciatica Pain

"Dr. Rahul Shah helped me to get my indepence back 
by finding the right set 
of treatment options for me."

Degenerative Disc Disease

"This was a life changing event for me and my family. Before Dr. Shah operated on me, I just was not able to even perform my day to day tasks."

Awards & Distinctions







South Jersey Magazine - Top Docs

South Jersey Magazine - Top Docs