Tanzid Shams, M.D.
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Dr. Shams is the Director of Neurology at Mountain States Medical Group. He is a graduate of Harvard University and St. George’s University School of Medicine. He completed his post-graduate training at New York Medical College and Columbia University Medical Center. He is a nationally recognized expert on sports concussion and is highly prolific in the arena of concussion research and clinical trials. His seminal work on concussion includes the analysis of 15 years of longitudinal data on concussion among Columbia University undergraduate athletes. He has worked on the founding team of several healthcare and social media startup companies, and currently serves as a consultant to several medical device companies attempting to develop non-invasive methods of detecting mild traumatic brain injury. He enjoys competing in triathlons and coaching his son Rayhan’s soccer team.
St. George's University
New York Medical College
University of Texas
BLS/ACLS, Pediatric Advanced Life Support
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
American Academy of Neurology
Sports Neurology Section of AAN