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Ashok N. Shah, M.D.

Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Clinical Interests

Celiac Disease & Malabsorption; Colon Cancer Screening; Colonoscopy; General Gastroenterology; General Hepatology; Hepatitis & Abnormal Liver Function Test; Inflammatory Bowel Disease; Upper Endoscopy; Video Capsule Endoscopy

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-4711

Fax: (585) 276-0101

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Biography

Professional Background

Dr. Ashok Shah is Professor of Medicine at URMC and one of the most experienced gastroenterologists in the region. He earned his medical degree from B. J. Medical College in India with subsequent Gastroenterology fellowships at The Lahey Clinic in Boston and at the University of Rochester. Dr. Shah has over 35 years experience in gastroenterology and has particular interests in IBD, pancreatic disease, liver diseases and celiac disease. He was recently honored with the M.A.C.G. Award by the American College of Gastroenterology for his achievements in clinical gastroenterology and education. Dr. Shah has particular interest in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), including Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. He is a founding member of both the CCFA of Rochester and the Celiac Society of Rochester.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

1962
MBBS | India-Gujarat U, B.j. Med Coll
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

11/1/1961 - 12/1/1962
Internship in at BJ Medical College

6/1/1972 - 6/1/1973
Fellowship in Gastroenterology at The Genesee Hospital

11/1/1961 - 12/1/1962
Internship in at BJ Medical College

7/1/1969 - 6/1/1971
Residency in Internal Medicine at The Genesee Hospital

7/1/1971 - 6/1/1972
Fellowship in at The Lahey Clinic

6/1/1972 - 6/1/1973
Fellowship in Gastroenterology at The Genesee Hospital

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Awards

2010
Poster Rounds with the Expert
Sponsor: American College of Gastroenterology

2009
Fellow of American College of Gastroenterology - AGAF
Sponsor: American Gastroenterology Association
Location: Chicago, Illinois

2008
Poster Rounds with the Expert
Sponsor: American College of Gastroenterology

2007
MACG - Prestigeous Master American College Gastroenterology
Sponsor: American College of Gastroenterology
Location: ACG Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1995
10th Anniversary Honoree (Rochester Chapter)
Sponsor: Crohn's and Colitis Foundation

1967 - 1968
Scholar of International College of Surgeons

1962
1st Surgery - Gold Medal
Location: Gujarat University

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Publications

Journal Articles

5/2011
R. Rivera, A. Shah, and N. Ozden. "Iliac-Enteric Fistula Diagnosed by Video Capsule Endoscopy". Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 2011; 9(5): e39.

2011
Sonia S. Yoon, MD, MS, Rene Rivera, MD, Ashok Shah, MD, Nuri Ozden, MD. "GI Perforation Associated with Bevacizumab". Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 2011; XX(X): 1-2.

2011
Sonia Yoon MD, MS; Arthur DeCross, MD; Asad Ullah, MD; Nuri Ozden, MD; Ashok Shah, MD, FRCP, MACG, AGAF, FACG. "Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) Esophagitis in Immunocompetent Hosts: A Case Series of 6 Patients". Amer Journ of Gastroenterology. 2011; 106 ; supplement 2.

Books & Chapters

2012
Chapter Title: Gastric Congenital and Structural Abnormalities
Book Title: Gastroenterology & Hepatology Board Review
Author List: Ashok Shah, MD and Rene Rivera, MD
Published By: McGraw-Hill2012

2012
Chapter Title: Small Intestinal Congenital and Structural Abnormalities
Book Title: Gastroneterology & Hepatology Board Review
Author List: Ashok Shah, MD and Rajiv Sharma, MD
Published By: McGraw Hill2012

2012
Chapter Title: Large Intestinal Congenital and Structural Abnormalities
Book Title: Gastroenterology & Hepatology Board Review
Author List: Ashok Shah, MD and Rajiv Sharma, MD
Published By: McGraw Hill2012

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