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Dr Samir Shah

Hepatologist

Head of Department , DM, MD, Fellowship, MBBS, 32 years of experience

Mumbai , India

About Doctor


  • Dr. Samir  Shah  is an experienced hepatobiliary surgeon who works as the Head of  Department  of Hepatology, Institute  of Liver Disease, HPB Surgery and Transplant surgery.

  • His experience in Gastroenterology, HPB Surgery as well as transplantology is vast and amounts to 30+ years. He has lead the efforts to further the growth of liver transplantation in India. 

  • For this purpose, Dr Samir Shah has been leading the way in coordinating efforts to start  a cadaveric organ transplant programme in the country especially in the city of Mumbai.

  • He was directly involved with the first successful liver transplant in Mumbai.

  • He has  been  awarded the  Hargobind  Foundation Scholarship and  trained  in Hepatology  and Liver transplant at the Institute of Hepatology,  University College London.

  • He was the first elected Secretary of the Indian Association for Study of the Liver for the period  1995-1997  and  has  been  a Council Member  of International Liaison Committee, Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver (APASL).

  • He   has    been    a   member  of   the   Editorial  Board   of   Indian   Journal   of Gastroenterology and  on  the  National  Advisory Board  of the  Journal  of the Association of Physician of India (JAPI) and currently on the Editorial Board of the J of Clinical and Expt Hep.

  • He  has   been   involved  with several   international  clinical  trials  on  new  drug development with presentations in international meetings and publications in peer reviewed journals.

  • He is the founder Trustee and the Hon. Secretary of the National Liver Foundation.

  • He is the Founding and Executive Committee Member of the recently formed Asia Pacific  Organization,   Coalition  to  Eradicate  Viral Hepatitis   in  Asia  Pacific (CEVHAP).


Specialization

Liver transplant (live and cadaveric), Hepatobiliary surgery

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Work Experience of Dr Samir Shah

Consultant, Global Hospitals, Mumbai

Consultant, Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre

Consultant, Breach Candy Hospital

Education

  • DM
  • MD
  • Fellowship
  • MBBS

Awards

He has been awarded the Hargobind Foundation Scholarship and trained in Hepatology and Liver transplant at the Institute of Hepatology, University College London.

Paper Published

A Prospective Observational study of Cirrhotic Patients with Viral Hepatitis C to identify biomarkers for progression to Hepatocellular Carcinoma and/or Deterioration in liver function

A Multicentre, Interventional, Comparative Study To Evaluate The Percentage Change In Transmission Of Hepatitis-C Virus (HCV) Infection By Empowering Patients With Awareness & Ensuring Continuous Usage Of Gloves In Haemodialysis Unit.

Project ACHIEVE - A joint project with the Federation of Bombay Blood Bank involving 40 blood banks of the city of Mumbai aimed to Improved Awareness & Early Detection in Blood Donors by Counseling For Hepatitis B & C Prevention and Treatment funded by Bristol Myers Squibb. (ongoing since 2008)

Prevalence and Significance of Hepatitis B virus Genotypes in patients with chronic Hepatitis B in 2003, at Jaslok Hospital

Prevalence of NASH in attending a clinic for routine health check up in 2001.

Prospective Study to record the spectrum of Chronic Liver Disease in a tertiary care liver clinic in Mumbai for the year 2000.

Prevalence of Hepatitis C in voluntary blood donors at Jaslok Hospital in 1995.

Treatment of Hepatocellular Carcinoma by Chemoembolization at Institute of Hepatology, University College, London, UK, 1996-1997.


Location

Mumbai

India

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