meet the doctors
The hand surgeons at MHS are committed to your care. Here, you will find a hand specialist with advanced fellowship training and extensive experience in hand and wrist surgery. They combine their experience with a commitment to provide you with the most effective treatment for your condition.
Nabil A. Barakat, M.D., FACS
After earning his M.D. at Georgetown University, Dr. Barakat completed hand and microsurgery fellowships and is board-certified in both hand surgery and plastic surgery. He is a member of the Chicago Society of Plastic Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Samir R. Shah, M.D.
Dr. Shah is a plastic surgeon with extensive experience in hand and wrist surgery. He earned his medical degree from Chicago Medical School. He trained in general surgery and completed a plastic surgery residency at Loyola University Medical School. In addition, Dr. Shah completed a fellowship in hand/microsurgery at Stony Brook University in New York.
Nicholas Speziale, M.D., FACS
After earning his medical degree, Dr. Speziale completed a fellowship in hand and microsurgery. He is board-certified in plastic surgery and hand surgery, and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.