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Adil Shaikh

Adil Shaikh, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Physiatry

“Every patient is different so I listen to them as much as I can. I also think about how I would want to be treated so that we can understand what they’re going through and give them the best care possible.“

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Expert Rehabilitation Care

If you or a loved one needs expert care for a disease, disorder or injury that impairs normal function, count on Adil Shaikh, MD, a physiatrist at Avera Medical Group Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation in Sioux Falls, SD.

Dr. Shaikh offers rehabilitation and pain management for:

  • Pain in the back, hip, knee, neck, shoulder and any other musculoskeletal pain
  • Sports, work and activity-related injuries
  • Concussions
  • Strokes
  • Amputations
  • Mild-to-traumatic brain injuries
  • Spinal cord injuries

Restore Function with Advanced Treatment Options

To help manage pain and restore your body’s function, Dr. Shaikh offers a variety of safe and effective options, such as:

  • Botox injections
  • Intra-articular injections
  • Orthotics
  • Trigger point injections
  • Ultrasound-guided injections

“I enjoy working with our excellent team members who treat each other and our patients like family by helping people and making a difference in their lives for the better,” says Dr. Shaikh.

His go-to health advice includes getting good sleep, exercising regularly and drinking water while trying to find happiness “regardless of the cards you’re dealt in life.”

Dr. Shaikh also speaks fluent Hindi and Urdu.

Active Lifestyle

In his free time, Dr. Shaikh enjoys playing sports, board games, video games and card games. “Games sharpen your mind and strategic skills,” says Dr. Shaikh. “You also get to learn about the people you’re playing with.”

“I also like to think about the meaning of life – what we’re here for and how we can make the world a better place,” he adds.

Special Interests

Physical medicine and rehabilitation, Botox injections, sports injuries, concussions/mild traumatic brain injuries, trigger point injections, intra-articular injections, ultrasound-guided injections, spinal cord injuries, pain assessments and management, electrodiagnostics (EMGs), driving assessments, orthotics, neck pain, back pain, hip pain, knee pain, and shoulder pain.



Saba University School of Medicine, Netherlands, Antilles


University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Physiatry

Professional Memberships

  • University of South Dakota Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Vice Chair of Avera Neuroscience Committee


  • Diplomat of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • South Dakota Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners
  • Certified Independent Medical Examiner by the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners

This directory contains information about the provider members of Independent Health Care Associates, Avera Health and all Avera entities, members of the Avera Medical Group, and employed select providers with Avera McKennan, Sioux Falls, SD and Avera Marshall, Marshall, MN and physicians with hospital privileges at Avera St. Luke's, Aberdeen, SD; Avera Sacred Heart, Yankton, SD; Avera Queen of Peace, Mitchell, SD; Avera St. Mary's, Pierre, SD.

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