Shimul Shah, MD

Dr. Shah is a graduate of Penn State University and the Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University. He has also recently obtained his Masters in Health Care Management at Harvard University. He completed his residency training in general surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital of Harvard Medical School in 2004. While at the Brigham, he was the recipient of the Harvard Medical School Teaching Award in 2002 and 2004, and the Francis D. Moore Teaching Award in 2004. He then completed a fellowship in multi-organ transplantation and hepatobiliary surgery at Toronto General Hospital and the University of Toronto. While at Toronto, he was the recipient of the Paddy Lewis Teaching Award. Prior to joining UC Health, Dr. Shah was Associate Professor of Surgery at University of Massachusetts Medical School. He has made contributions to our understanding and management of liver transplantation and hepatobiliary surgery, volume and outcomes in surgery and investigating under-utilization and disparities in surgical and cancer care. He has authored or co-authored nearly 100 publications and 15 book chapters. Dr. Shah has also garnered a series of honors and awards. He most recently received the American Society of Transplant Surgeons Vanguard Award and Faculty Development Award.