While attending the University of Cincinnati, Dr. Shah worked closely with individuals who were involved in transplant and immunosuppression outcomes research and developed a keen interest in transplantation. He earned an MD at the Medical College of Ohio in Toledo and then completed a general surgery residency at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. He completed a transplant surgery fellowship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Clinical interests include liver, kidney, and pancreas transplantation. He also has significant interests in hepatobiliary surgery, liver tumors cholangiocarcinoma, and vascular access for patients with renal failure. He has a keen interest in socioeconomic and healthcare disparities and their impact on organ donation.
Dr. Shah actively participates in national organizations such as the United Network of Organ Sharing as well as multiple transplant societies.
Assistant Professor, Surgery
University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Surgical Director, Liver Transplant Program
According to the American Liver Foundation, liver disease is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States (US). In addition, up to 5.4 million Americans have chronic hepatitis B or C and more than...