Transplant surgery

Transplantation Surgery Division


Shimul A. Shah, MD, MHCM 

Associate Professor of Surgery
Director of Liver Transplantation and Hepatobiliary Surgery

Specialties: Liver, Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation, Hepatobiliary Surgery

Medical School: Thomas Jefferson University Jefferson Medical College - Philadelphia, PA
General Surgery Residency: Brigham & Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School - Boston, MA
Fellowship in Transplant and Hepatobiliary Surgery: Toronto General Hospital & Hospital for Sick Children/University of Toronto - Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Masters in Health Care Management: Harvard School of Public Health - Boston, MA

Board Certifications: American Board of Surgery

Practice Locations:
UC Health Physicians Office (Clifton)
222 Piedmont Ave., Suite 7000
Cincinnati OH 45219
Phone: (513) 475-8787
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UC Health Physicians Office North (West Chester)
7690 Discovery Drive
Suite 2300
West Chester, Ohio 45069
Phone: (513) 475-8787
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Shimul A. Shah, MD, MHCM is new to UC Health and University of Cincinnati since August 2012. He has a very busy clinical practice in liver, kidney and pancreas transplantation and hepatobiliary surgery. He specializes in the care of patients with end-stage liver disease, colorectal cancer metastases and hepatocellular carcinoma.

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 University of Cincinnati, 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.

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