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Curriculum Vitae

Shinil K. Shah, D.O., F.A.C.S.

PRESENT TITLE:

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Associate Program Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship

Medical Director, Research, Division of Elective General Surgery


Division of Elective General Surgery

University of Texas Medical School at Houston


Faculty, Michael E. DeBakey Institute for Comparative Cardiovascular Science and Biomedical Devices, Texas A&M University

ADDRESS:

University of Texas Medical School at Houston

Department of Surgery, Division of Elective General Surgery

6431 Fannin Street, MSB 4.156

Houston, TX 77030

CITIZENSHIP:

United States of America

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION:

1997-2000

Wharton County Junior College

Wharton, TX – AA (General Studies), Honors (1998)

1998-1999

Houston Community College System

Houston, TX

2000-2001

University of Houston Clear Lake

Houston, TX – BS (Behavioral Sciences)

GRADUATE EDUCATION:

2002-2006

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

School of Osteopathic Medicine (UMDNJ-SOM)

Stratford, NJ - DO

POST-GRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:

2006-2013

University of Texas Medical School at Houston

General Surgery Residency Program

Chairman: Richard J. Andrassy, MD

Program Director: John R. Potts, III, MD

2008-2010

University of Texas Medical School at Houston

Department of Pediatric Surgery


Texas A&M University

Michael E. DeBakey Institute for Comparative Cardiovascular

Science and Biomedical Devices


Research Fellowship

Mentor: Charles S. Cox, Jr, MD

2013-2014

University of Texas Medical School at Houston

Minimally Invasive/Robotic Surgery Fellowship Program

Chairman: Richard J. Andrassy, MD

Program Director: Erik B. Wilson, MD

ADVANCED TRAINING

2014 June

Apollo Endosurgery

OverStitchTM Endoscopic Suturing System

2014 September

Medigus, Ltd

MUSE Transoral Fundoplication for GERD

2014 November

EndoGastric Solutions, Inc

EsophyX® for Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication (TIF)

2015 May

Mederi Therapeutics, Inc

Stretta Therapy for GERD

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS:

2010-Present

Faculty

Michael E. DeBakey Institute for Comparative Cardiovascular

Science and Biomedical Devices

Texas A&M University

College Station, TX

2013-2014

Clinical Instructor

Department of Surgery

Division of Elective General Surgery

University of Texas Medical School at Houston

Houston, TX

2014-Present

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Department of Surgery

Division of Elective General Surgery

University of Texas Medical School at Houston

HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS:

2013-Present

Memorial Hermann – Texas Medical Center

2013-Present

Harris Health – Lyndon Baines Johnson (LBJ) General Hospital

2013-Present

Houston Hospital for Specialized Surgery

2014-Present

Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital

2014-Present

Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital

2014-Present

Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital

2014-Present

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital

2014-Present

Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center Surgery Center

2015-Present

Physicians SurgiCenter of Houston

2015-Present

Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Surgery Center

LICENSURE:

Texas Medical Board – N2293 (Active)

Controlled Substances Registration, Texas Department of Public Safety (Active)

Controlled Substances Registration, Drug Enforcement Administration (Active)

CERTIFICATION:

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Advanced Trauma Life Support

Advanced Surgical Skills for Exposure in Trauma (2013)

Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery #103329728632 (2012)

American Board of Surgery #058937 (2014)

National Board of Medical Examiners (USMLE Step 1, 2CK, 2CS, 3)

National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (COMLEX 1, 2CE, 2PE, 3)

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:

American Osteopathic Association

Association for Academic Surgery

American College of Surgeons — Associate Fellow

Clinical Robotic Surgery Association

Americas Hernia Society

Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons

American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons

The Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract

HONORS/AWARDS:

2003

UMDNJ-SOM Student Research Fellowship Program

2005

Sigma Sigma Phi (National Osteopathic Honor Society)

2006

Dean's Recognition Award (UMDNJ-SOM)

2007

1st place, Surgical Jeopardy (South Texas Chapter, American College of Surgeons, Houston, Texas)

2008

ServiceFIRST Hero, LBJ General Hospital/Harris County Hospital District

2008

The Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award

2008

Gold Humanism Honor Society

2009

Winner, 2010 South Texas Chapter Committee on Trauma Resident Trauma Paper Competition (Basic Science Category)

2009

2010 Region VI Committee on Trauma Resident Paper Competition

2010

Best Manuscript by a New AAS (Association for Academic Surgery) Member

2010

Fellow, Michael E. DeBakey Institute for Comparative Cardiovascular Science and Biomedical Devices, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

2010

Resident Research Award 2010 for Outstanding Research Contributions as a Surgical Resident, University of Texas Medical School at Houston Department of Surgery

2011

3rd Place, Resident Research Oral Presentation Competition, South Texas Chapter, American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting

2011

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, Delta Chapter

2012

Raleigh R. Ross Scholar, Texas Surgical Society

2013

Chief Resident of the Year, University of Texas Medical School at Houston Department of Surgery

2015

2014-2015 Dean's Teaching Excellence Award, University of Texas Medical School at Houston

2015

Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons Certification of Fellowship Training in Advanced GI/MIS and Flexible Endoscopy

EDITORIAL POSITIONS:

2003-Present

Manuscript Reviewer, Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA

Ad-hoc Manuscript Reviewer

Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition

Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine

Clinical Reviews and Opinions

Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management

International Surgery

Journal of the American Osteopathic Association

Clinical Medicine Insights: Case Reports

Minerva Chirurgica

BMC Research Notes

BMJ Case Reports

Medical Devices: Evidence and Research

SERVICE ON NATIONAL GRANT REVIEW PANELS, STUDY SECTIONS, COMMITTEES:

2008

The Broad Foundation, Broad Medical Research Foundation,

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Grants

Proposal/Grant Review

2015

Moderator, Endoluminal Approaches to Obesity. 10th International NOSCAR Summit — Advances in NOTES and Endoluminal Surgery

SERVICE ON UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MEDICAL SCHOOL AT HOUSTON COMMITTEES:

2006-2007

Educational Advisory Committee, Department of Surgery

2009-2010

Educational Advisory Committee, Department of Surgery

2009

Faculty Humanism Award Selection Committee

2012-2013

Educational Advisory Committee, Department of Surgery

2014-Present

Educational Advisory Committee, Department of Surgery

2014-Present

Clinical Competency Committee, Department of Surgery

SERVICE ON MEMORIAL HERMANN HOSPITAL SYSTEM COMMITTEES:

2015

Peri-operative Physician Council (Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital)

2016-2018

Performance Improvement/Quality Review Committee (PIQRC) (Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital)

MENTORSHIP OF UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS:

2009

Natalia Velez Ramos: (2009, STEP-UP Clinical and Research Internship); Project: The role of iNOS in edema induced intestinal dysfunction.

CONSULTING:

  1. Surpass Inc., Osceola, WI (2009): Consultant, Surgical Services
  2. W.L. Gore & Associates (2016): Consultant
  3. Intuitive Surgical, Inc., Sunnyvale, CA (2016-Present): Proctor

PUBLICATIONS:

ABSTRACTS:

LOCAL/REGIONAL:

  1. Shah SK, Xue H, Uray KS, Cox CS Jr. Sodium hydrogen exchanger inhibition improves ileus induced by intestinal edema. Texas Medical Center Digestive Diseases Center Inaugural "Frontiers in Digestive Diseases" Symposium: Inflammation and GI Research, Houston, TX. February 12, 2009.
  2. Shah SK, Xue H, Uray KS, Cox CS Jr. iNOS inhibition increases intestinal contractile frequency in resuscitation induced intestinal edema. Texas Medical Center Digestive Diseases Center Inaugural "Frontiers in Digestive Diseases" Symposium: Inflammation and GI Research, Houston, TX. February 12, 2009.
  3. Uray KS, Hummel JA, Shah S, Cox CS Jr. The effects of increasing cyclical stretch on human intestinal smooth muscle cell signaling. Texas Medical Center Digestive Diseases Center Inaugural "Frontiers in Digestive Diseases" Symposium: Inflammation and GI Research, Houston, TX. Feb. 12, 2009.
  4. Shah SK, Fogle LN, Aroom KR, Gill BS, Uray KS, Cox CS Jr. Mechanotransduction as a mechanistic explanation for edema induced intestinal dysfunction. The South Texas Chapter, American College of Surgeons, 2009 Annual Meeting, Houston, TX. February 19-21, 2009.
  5. Velez N, Shah SK, Gill BS, Cox CS Jr. The role of iNOS in intestinal edema. The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center STEP-UP 2009 Clinical and Research Internship, Houston, TX. July 31, 2009.
  6. Shah SK, Jimenez F, Walker PA, Xue H, Aroom KR, Norbury KC, Stewart RH, Laine GA, Cox CS Jr. Peritoneal fluid (PF) from an animal model of abdominal compartment syndrome (ACS) induces priming of naïve polymorphonuclear leukocytes (PMNs). The South Texas Chapter, American College of Surgeons, 2010 Annual Meeting, Austin, TX. February 25-27, 2010.
  7. Walker PA, Jimenez F, Shah SK, Huffsmith B, Dash PK, Cox CS Jr. Autologous mononuclear progenitor cell injection for traumatic brain injury (TBI): The effect of injury cavity volume on potential neuroprotection. The South Texas Chapter, American College of Surgeons, 2010 Annual Meeting, Austin, TX. February 25-27, 2010.
  8. Shah SK, Cox CS Jr, Xue H, Aroom KR, Walker PA, Gill BS, Jimenez F, Moore-Olufemi SD. Non-occlusive mesenteric hypertension: Elucidating the pathophysiology of gastroschisis-related intestinal dysfunction. South Texas Chapter, American College of Surgeons, Houston, TX. February 24-26, 2011.
  9. Walker PA, Jimenez F, Shah SK, Xue H, Hamilton JA, Mays RW, Deans R, Pati S, Cox CS Jr. Intravenous multipotent adult progenitor cell therapy for traumatic brain injury: Modulation of the resident neuronal macrophage population. South Texas Chapter, American College of Surgeons, Houston, TX. February 24-26, 2011.
  10. Liao GP, Hetz RA, Walker PA, Shah SK, Jimenez F, Kosmach S, Day MC, Lee DA, Worth LL, Cox CS. Autologous bone marrow mononuclear cells reduce therapeutic intensity for severe traumatic brain injury in children. South Texas Chapter, American College of Surgeons, Houston, TX. February 20-22, 2014.
  11. Perez C, Santillan MR, Bajwa K, Mehta S, Snyder B, Wilson T, Wilson EB, Shah SK, Walker PA. Retrospective comparison of robotic versus laparoscopic ventral hernia repair: does robotics improve outcomes? South Texas Chapter ACS Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX. February 25-27, 2016.

NATIONAL:

  1. Uray KS, Hummel JA, Shah S, Cox CS Jr. The effects of increasing cyclical stretch on human intestinal smooth muscle cell signaling. Keystone Symposia, Mechanotransduction in Physiology and Disease, Taos, NM. January 18-23, 2009.
  2. Radhakrishnan RS, Shah SK, Lance SH, Radhakrishnan HR, Xue H, Radhakrishnan GL, Ramaswamy US, Walker PA, Uray KS, Cox, CS Jr. Hypertonic saline alters hydraulic permeability and upregulates aquaporin 4. The 4th Annual Academic Surgical Congress, Fort Myers, FL. February 3-6, 2009. Journal of Surgical Research 2009; 151(2): 215.
  3. Shah S, Xue H, Uray K, Laine G, Cox C Jr. iNOS inhibition increases intestinal contractile frequency in resuscitation induced intestinal edema. Shock Society, 32nd Annual Meeting on Shock, San Antonio, TX. June 6-8, 2009. Shock 2009; 31(7) Suppl 1: 41.
  4. Shah SK, Fogle LN, Aroom KR, Gill BS, Uray KS, Laine GA, Stewart RH, Cox CS Jr. Mechanotransduction as a mechanistic explanation for edema induced intestinal dysfunction. 95th Annual Clinical Congress, American College of Surgeons, Chicago, IL. October 11-15, 2009. Journal of the American College of Surgeons 2009; 209(3S): S43.
  5. Cox CS Jr, Baumgartner JE, Worth L, Harting MT, Ewing-Cobbs L, Gee A, Hasan K, Shah S, Walker P, Day M. Phase 1 clinical trial of autologous bone marrow mononuclear cells for pediatric severe traumatic brain injury. 2009 Annual Meeting, Congress of Neurosurgical Surgeons, New Orleans, LA. October 24-29, 2009. Neurosurgery 2009; 65(2): 412.
  6. Shah SK, Uray KS, Xue H, Velez N, Moore-Olufemi SD, Kots AY, Choi BK, Stewart RH, Laine GA, Cox CS Jr. Signal transduction cascades initiated by intestinal edema: the iNOS/NO pathway. The 5th Annual Academic Surgical Congress, San Antonio, TX. February 3-5, 2010. Journal of Surgical Research 2010; 158(2): 295.
  7. Shah SK, Jimenez F, Walker PA, Xue H, Aroom KR, Norbury KC, Stewart RH, Laine GA, Cox CS Jr. Peritoneal fluid primes naïve neutrophils in an animal model of abdominal compartment syndrome. The 5th Annual Academic Surgical Congress, San Antonio, TX. February 3-5, 2010. Journal of Surgical Research 2010; 158(2): 293.
  8. Shah SK, Jimenez F, Walker PA, Xue H, Uray KS, Aroom KR, Fischer UM, Norbury KC, Stewart RH, Laine GA, Cox CS Jr. A novel physiologic model for the study of abdominal compartment syndrome (ACS). The 5th Annual Academic Surgical Congress, San Antonio, TX. February 3-5, 2010. Journal of Surgical Research 2010; 158(2): 423.
  9. Walker PA, Jimenez F, Shah SK, Huffsmith B, Cox CS Jr. Autologous mononuclear progenitor cell injection for traumatic brain injury (TBI): The effect of injury cavity volume on potential neuroprotection. The 5th Annual Academic Surgical Congress, San Antonio, TX. February 3-5, 2010. Journal of Surgical Research 2010; 158(2): 378-9.
  10. Walker PA, Wang YX, Shah SK, Jimenez F, Cox CS Jr, Hayes-Jordan A. Mesenchymal stem cell treatment reduces tumor growth and pulmonary metastasis in Ewing’s sarcoma. The 5th Annual Academic Surgical Congress, San Antonio, TX. February 3-5, 2010. Journal of Surgical Research 2010; 158(2): 400.
  11. Uray K, Shah S, Cox C. Edema-induced alterations in the regulation of myosin light chain phosphorylation in intestinal smooth muscle. Experimental Biology 2010, Anaheim, CA. April 24-28, 2010. FASEB Journal 2010; 24: 1008.7.
  12. Walker PA, Shah SK, Jimenez F, Pati S, Dash PK, Cox CS Jr. Autologous bone marrow mononuclear cell injection offers neuroprotection after traumatic brain injury (TBI) in a rodent model. International Society for Stem Cell Research 8th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. June 16-19, 2010.
  13. Shah SK, Moore-Olufemi SD, Uray KS, Jimenez F, Walker PA, Xue H, Stewart RH, Laine GA, Cox CS Jr. A novel murine model for the study of edema-induced intestinal contractile dysfunction. 2010 Joint International Meeting in Neurogastroenterology and Motility, Boston, MA. August 26-29, 2010. Neurogastroenterology and Motility 2010; 22(S1): 28.
  14. Moore-Olufemi SD, Shah SK, Xue H, Jimenez F, Walker P, Cox CS Jr. A novel postnatal animal model to study gastroschisis-related gut dysfunction. 2010 Joint International Meeting in Neurogastroenterology and Motility, Boston, MA. August 26-29, 2010. Neurogastroenterology and Motility 2010; 22(S1): 88.
  15. Uray KS, Shah SK, Cox CS Jr. PAK-mediated regulation of MYPT1 phosphorylation in edematous intestinal smooth muscle. 2010 Joint International Meeting in Neurogastroenterology and Motility, Boston, MA. August 26-29, 2010. Neurogastroenterology and Motility 2010; 22(S1): 28.
  16. Shah SK, Cox CS Jr, Xue H, Jimenez F, Walker PA, Moore-Olufemi SD. Gastroschisis-related intestinal dysfunction: development and characterization of a novel postnatal rat model. 96th Annual Clinical Congress, American College of Surgeons, Washington DC. October 3-7, 2010. Journal of the American College of Surgeons 2010; 311(3S): S69.
  17. Walker PA, Jimenez F, Shah SK, Gerber MH, Mays RW, Deans R, Pati S, Dash PK, Cox CS Jr. Intravenous multipotent adult progenitor cell therapy for traumatic brain injury: Preserving the blood brain barrier via an interaction with splenocytes. 96th Annual Clinical Congress, American College of Surgeons, Washington DC. October 3-7, 2010. Journal of the American College of Surgeons 2010; 311(3S): S94.
  18. Shah SK, Jimenez F, Walker PA, Xue H, Feeley TD, Uray KS, Norbury KC, Stewart RH, Laine GA, Cox CS Jr. Peritoneal fluid as a novel mechanism for neutrophil priming in a clinically relevant model of intra-abdominal sepsis. 96th Annual Clinical Congress, American College of Surgeons, Washington DC. October 3-7, 2010. Journal of the American College of Surgeons 2010; 311(3S): S43.
  19. Shah S, Jimenez F, Walker P, Xue H, Uray K, Norbury K, Stewart R, Laine G, Cox C Jr. Evaluating the effects of immediate application of negative pressure therapy after decompression from abdominal compartment syndrome: a pre-clinical study. 40th Critical Care Congress, Society of Critical Care Medicine, San Diego, CA. January 15-19, 2011. Critical Care Medicine 2010; 38 (12 Supplement): 199.
  20. Shah S, Jimenez F, Walker P, Xue H, Uray K, Norbury K, Stewart R, Laine G, Cox C Jr. Effect of early negative pressure therapy (NPT) on pro-inflammatory characteristics of peritoneal fluid (PF) and plasma in abdominal compartment syndrome (ACS). 40th Critical Care Congress, Society of Critical Care Medicine, San Diego, CA. January 15-19, 2011. Critical Care Medicine 2010; 38 (12 Supplement): 200.
  21. Shah SK, Cox CS Jr, Xue H, Aroom KR, Walker PA, Gill BS, Jimenez F, Moore-Olufemi SD. Non-occlusive mesenteric hypertension: Elucidating the pathophysiology of gastroschisis-related intestinal dysfunction. The 6th Annual Academic Surgical Congress, Huntington Beach, CA. February 1-3, 2011. Journal of Surgical Research 2011; 165(2): 180.
  22. Walker PA, Jimenez F, Shah SK, Xue H, Hamilton JA, Mays RW, Deans R, Pati S, Cox CS Jr. Intravenous multipotent adult progenitor cell therapy for traumatic brain injury: Modulation of the resident neuronal macrophage population. The 6th Annual Academic Surgical Congress, Huntington Beach, CA. February 1-3, 2011. Journal of Surgical Research 2011; 165(2): 206.
  23. Norbury KC, Shah SK, Jimenez F, Walker PA, Uray KS, Cox CS Jr. Using flow cytometry to measure signaling by peripheral blood leukocytes through CD11b/CD18 receptors during sepsis in a porcine model. 31st Annual Meeting of the Surgical Infection Society, Palm Beach, FL. May 11-14, 2011. Surgical Infections 2011; 12 (Supplement 1): S68.
  24. Cox CS, Walker PA, Shah SK, Jimenez F, Pati S, Dash PK, Mays PW, Deans R, Xue H, Bedi S. Migroglial phenotype modulation after TBI via progenitor cell:splenocyte interactions. 2010 Annual Meeting of The Society of Leukocyte Biology and The International Endotoxin and Innate Immunity Society, Vancover, BC, Canada. October 7-9, 2010.
  25. Bedi S, Walker P, Shah S, Jimenez F, Smith P, Hamilton J, Mays R, Pati S, Dash P, Cox C. Multipotent adult progenitor cell therapy for traumatic brain injury: modulation of microglia. National Neurotrauma Symposium 2011, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. July 10-13, 2011. Journal of Neurotrauma 2011; 28(6): A110.
  26. Letourneau PA, Shah SK, Jimenez F, Walker PA, Wade CE, Pati S, Holcomb JB, Cox CS Jr. Stored plasma is associated with enhanced priming of naïve neutrophils. The 7th Annual Academic Surgical Congress, Las Vegas, NV. February 14-16, 2012. Journal of Surgical Research 2012; 172(2): 327.
  27. Hetz RA, Bedi SS, Walker PA, Shah SK, Jimenez F, Thomas CP, Smith P, Pati S, Dash P, Cox CS Jr. Autologous cellular therapy for traumatic brain injury: mechanism of action. 98th Annual Clinical Congress, American College of Surgeons, Chicago, IL. September 30-October 4, 2012. Journal of the American College of Surgeons 2012; 215(3): S53.
  28. Bedi SS, Walker P, Shah S, Jimenez F, Thomas C, Smith P, Hetz R, Hamilton J, Mays RW, Cox CS. Multipotent adult progenitor cell therapy for traumatic brain injury: systemic modulation of microglia. Congress of Neurological Surgeons 2012 Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. October 6-10, 2012. Neurosurgery 2012; 71(2): E544.
  29. Moore-Olufemi SD, Shah SK, Hook-Dufresne D, Xue H, Cox CS Jr. Smooth muscle thickness correlates with short gut parameters and decreased plasma amino acid levels in risk factors associated with gastroschisis-related intestinal dysfunction (GRID). 2014 British Association of Paediatric Surgeons Congress, Edinburgh, Scotland. July 22-25, 2014.
  30. Shah SK, Walker PA, Mehta SS, Wilson EB, Patel MK, Gregoric ID, Nathan SS, Bajwa KS. The “sleeve of life”: First report of concurrent laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) and left ventricular assist device (LVAD) placement as a bridge to heart transplant for morbidly obese patients. Internal Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders 2014 World Congress, Montreal, Canada, August 26-30, 2014. Obesity Surgery 2014; 24(8): 1277.
  31. Walker PA, Shah SK, Agarwal AK, Wilson EB, Bajwa KS, Mehta SS. Unusual complications of retained adjustable gastric band (AGB) tubing. Internal Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders 2014 World Congress, Montreal, Canada, August 26-30, 2014. Obesity Surgery 2014; 24(8): 1277.
  32. Walker PA, Shah SK, Agarwal AK, Wilson EB, Snyder BE. Endoscopic removal of an eroded adjustable gastric band (AGB) in a pregnant patient: report of technique. Internal Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders 2014 World Congress, Montreal, Canada, August 26-30, 2014. Obesity Surgery 2014; 24(8): 1179.
  33. Liao GP, Hetz RA, Walker PA, Shah SK, Jimenez F, Kosmach S, Day MC, Lee DA, Worth LL, Cox CS. Autologous bone marrow mononuclear cells reduce therapeutic intensity for severe traumatic brain injury in children. Clinical Congress 2014, American College of Surgeons, Chicago, IL. October 26-30, 2014. Journal of the American College of Surgeons 2014; 219(3 Supplement): S136.
  34. Shah SK, Walker PA, Levy SM, Mehta SS, Snyder BE, Wilson TD, Bajwa KS, Wilson EB. Totally robotic repair of a large paraesophageal hernia with Toupet fundoplication. 6th Annual Clinical Robotic Surgery Association Worldwide Congress, San Francisco, CA, Oct 23-25, 2014. (Video)
  35. Perez C, Santillan MR, Bajwa K, Mehta S, Snyder B, Wilson T, Wilson EB, Shah SK, Walker PA. Retrospective comparison of robotic versus laparoscopic ventral hernia repair: does robotics improve outcomes? Southwestern Surgical Congress 2016 Annual Meeting, Coronado, CA, April 3-6, 2016.
  36. Primomo J, Kajese T, Davis G, Davis R, Shah S. Laparoscopic revision of vertical banded gastroplasty to Roux-e-Y gastric bypass. SAGES 2016, Boston, MA, March 16-19, 2016. Surgical Endoscopy 2016; 30: S2307. (Video)

PEER REVIEWED:

ORIGINAL CONTRIBUTIONS:

  1. Shah SK, Gecys GT. Prednisone induced osteoporosis: An overlooked and undertreated adverse effect. Journal of the American Osteopathic Association 2006; 106(11): 653-57. PMID 17192452
  2. Radhakrishnan RS, Shah SK, Lance SH, Radhakrishnan HR, Xue H, Radhakrishnan GL, Ramaswamy US, Walker PA, Uray KS, Laine GA, Stewart RH, Cox CS Jr. Hypertonic saline alters hydraulic conductivity and upregulates mucosal/submucosal aquaporin 4 in resuscitation induced intestinal edema. Critical Care Medicine 2009; 37(11): 2946-52. PMID 19770732
  3. Allison ND, Anderson CM, Shah SK, Lally KP, Hayes-Jordan A, Tsao K, Andrassy RJ, Cox CS Jr. Outcome of truncal vascular injuries in children. Journal of Pediatric Surgery 2009; 44(10): 1958-64. PMID 19853755
  4. Shah SK, Jimenez F, Walker PA, Xue H, Uray KS, Aroom KR, Fischer UM, Laine GA, Stewart RH, Norbury KC, Cox CS Jr. A novel physiologic model for the study of abdominal compartment syndrome (ACS). Journal of Trauma, Injury, Infection, and Critical Care 2010; 68(3): 682-89. PMID 20220423
  5. Shah SK, Fogle LN, Aroom KR, Gill BS, Moore-Olufemi SD, Jimenez F, Uray KS, Walker PA, Stewart RH, Laine GA, Cox CS Jr. Hydrostatic intestinal edema induced signaling pathways: potential role of mechanical forces. Surgery 2010; 147(6): 772-9. PMID 20097396
  6. Walker PA, Harting MT, Jimenez F, Shah SK, Pati S, Dash PK, Cox CS Jr. Direct intrathecal implantation of mesenchymal stromal cells leads to enhanced neuroprotection via an NF-kB mediated increase in Interleukin-6 (IL-6) production. Stem Cells and Development 2010; 19(6): 867-76. PMID 19775197
  7. Moore-Olufemi SD, Olufemi SE, Lott S, Sato N, Kozar RA, Moore FA, Radhakrishnan RS, Shah S, Jimenez F, Kone BC, Cox CS Jr. Intestinal ischemic preconditioning after ischemia/reperfusion injury in rat intestine: Profiling global gene expression patterns. Digestive Disease and Sciences 2010; 55(7): 1866-77. PMID 19779973
  8. Shah SK, Jimenez F, Walker PA, Aroom KR, Xue H, Feeley TD, Uray KS, Norbury KC, Stewart RH, Laine GA, Cox CS Jr. A novel mechanism for neutrophil priming in trauma: potential role of peritoneal fluid. Surgery 2010; 148(2): 263-270. PMID 20466401
  9. Shah SK, Moore-Olufemi SD, Uray KS, Jimenez F, Walker PA, Xue H, Stewart RH, Laine GA, Cox CS Jr. A murine model for the study of edema induced intestinal contractile dysfunction. Neurogastroenterology and Motility 2010; 22(10): 1132-e290. PMID 20591104
  10. Shah SK, Xue H, Jimenez F, Kots AY, Choi B, Uray KS, Walker PA, Moore-Olufemi SD, Velez N, Stewart RH, Laine GA, Cox CS Jr. Evaluating the potential role of nitric oxide as a mediator of hydrostatic edema mediated intestinal contractile dysfunction. Journal of Surgical Research 2010; 163(1): 102-9. PMID 20605598
  11. Walker PA, Shah SK, Jimenez F, Gerber MH, Xue H, Mays RW, Deans R, Pati S, Dash PK, Cox CS Jr. Intravenous multipotent adult progenitor cell therapy for traumatic brain injury: Preserving the blood brain barrier via an interaction with splenocytes. Experimental Neurology 2010; 225(2): 341-52. PMID 20637752
  12. Walker P, Jimenez F, Gerber M, Aroom K, Shah SK, Gill BS, Savitz SI, Cox CS Jr. Effect of needle diameter and flow rate on rat and human mesenchymal stromal cell (MSC) cell characterization and viability. Tissue Engineering Part C Methods 2010; 16(5): 989-97. PMID 20001789
  13. Uray KS, Shah SK, Radhakrishnan RS, Jimenez F, Walker PA, Stewart RH, Laine GA, Cox CS Jr. Sodium hydrogen exchanger as a mediator of hydrostatic edema induced intestinal contractile dysfunction. Surgery 2011; 149(1): 114-25. PMID 20553904
  14. Cox CS Jr, Baumgartner JE, Harting MT, Worth L, Walker PA, Shah SK, Ewing-Cobbs L, Hasen K, Day MC, Lee D, Jimenez F, Gee A. Phase I clinical trial of autologous bone marrow mononuclear cells for severe traumatic brain injury in children. Neurosurgery 2011; 68(3): 588-600. PMID 21192274
  15. Refuerzo JS, Godin B, Bishop K, Srinivasan S, Shah SK, Amra S, Ramin SM, Ferrari M. Size of the nanovectors determines the transplacental passage in pregnancy: study in rats. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2011; 204(6): 546. e5-9. PMID 21481834
  16. Shah SK, Jimenez F, Walker PA, Xue H, Feeley TD, Uray KS, Norbury KC, Stewart RH, Laine GA, Cox CS Jr. Peritoneal fluid: A potential mechanism of systemic neutrophil priming in experimental intra-abdominal sepsis. American Journal of Surgery 2012; 203(2): 211-6. PMID 21679918
  17. Shah SK, Jimenez F, Walker PA, Xue H, Uray KS, Norbury KC, Stewart RH, Laine GA, Cox CS Jr. Evaluating the effects of immediate application of negative pressure therapy after decompression from abdominal compartment syndrome: a pre-clinical study. European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery 2012; 38(1): 65-73. DOI 10.1007/s00068-011-0136-z
  18. Shah SK, Aroom KR, Walker PA, Xue H, Jimenez F, Gill BS, Cox CS, Jr, Moore-Olufemi SD. Effects of nonocclusive mesenteric hypertension on intestinal function: Implications for gastroschisis-related intestinal dysfunction. Pediatric Research 2012; 71(6): 668-74. PMID 22476046
  19. Walker PA, Shah SK, Jimenez F, Aroom KR, Harting MT, Cox CS Jr. Cytokine and growth factor production after progenitor cell therapy for traumatic brain injury is secondary to non-neurologic interactions: An alternative mechanism of action. Surgery 2012; 152(5): 790-3. PMID 22853856
  20. Walker PA*, Bedi S*, Shah SK, Jimenez F, Xue H, Hamilton JA, Smith P, Thomas CP, Mays RW, Pati S, Cox CS Jr. Intravenous multipotent adult progenitor cell therapy after traumatic brain injury: Modulation of the resident microglia population. Journal of Neuroinflammation 2012; 9(1): 228. PMID 23020860 *Equal Contribution
  21. Bedi SS*, Walker PA*, Shah SK, Jimenez F, Thomas CP, Smith P, Xue H, Pati S, Dash PK, Cox CS Jr. Autologous bone marrow mononuclear cells therapy attenuates activated microglial/macrophage response and improves spatial learning after traumatic brain injury. Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery 2013; 75(3): 410-6. PMID 23928737 *Equal Contribution
  22. Liao GP, Harting MT, Hetz RA, Walker PA, Shah SK, Corkins CJ, Jimenez F, Kosmach SC, Day MC, Tsao K, Lee DA, Worth LL, Cox CS Jr. Autologous bone marrow mononuclear cells reduce therapeutic intensity for severe traumatic brain injury in children. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 2015; 16(3): 245-55. PMID 25581630
  23. Shah SK, Gregoric ID, Nathan SS, Akkanti BH, Kar B, Bajwa KS, and the LVAD/Sleeve Gastrectomy Collaborative Group*. Concurrent left ventricular assist device placement and laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy as a bridge to transplant for morbidly obese patients with severe heart failure. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 2015; In Press. PMID 26215331
    * LVAD/Sleeve Gastrectomy Collaborative Group: (Shinil K. Shah, DO; Peter A. Walker, MD; Sheilendra S. Mehta, MD; Erik B. Wilson, MD; Manish K. Patel, MD; Igor D. Gregoric, MD; Jayesh A. Patel, MD; Sriram S. Nathan, MD; Bindu H. Akkanti, MD; Rahat Hussain, MD; Indranee N. Rajapreyar, MD; Farshad Raissi, MD, MPH; Mehmet H. Akay, MD; Pranav Loyalka, MD; Biswajit Kar, MD; and Kulvinder S. Bajwa, MD)
  24. Walker PA, Shah SK, Wilson EB. Preclinical study evaluating a novel trocar site closure system. Open Access Surgery 2015; In Press.

REVIEW PAPERS:

  1. Shah SK, Shah SK, Greatrex KV. Current role of MRI in breast imaging: A primer for primary care physicians. Journal of the American Board of Family Practice 2005; 18(6): 478-90. PMID 16322412
  2. Shah SK. Dietary factors in the modulation of inflammatory bowel disease activity. Medscape General Medicine 2007; 9(1): 60. PMID 17435660
  3. Shah SK. Acquired methemoglobinemia precipitated by the use of topical anesthetic agents: Discussion and review of the literature. The Internet Journal of Anesthesiology 2007; 12(1). ISSN 1092-406X
  4. Herring ME, Shah SK, Shah SK, Gupta AK. Advising patients regarding the disposal of unused controlled drugs: A critical review of current regulations and modest proposals. Journal of the American Osteopathic Association 2008; 108(7): 338-43. PMID 18648027
  5. Walker PA, Shah SK, Harting MT, Cox CS Jr. Adult progenitor cell therapies for traumatic brain injury: Barriers and opportunities in translation. Disease Models and Mechanisms 2009: 2(1-2): 23-38. PMID 19132123
  6. Walker PA, Aroom K, Jimenez F, Shah SK, Harting MT, Gill BS, Cox CS Jr. Advances in progenitor cell therapy using scaffolding constructs for central nervous system injury. Stem Cell Reviews and Reports 2009: 5(3): 283-300. PMID 19644777
  7. Walker PA, Harting MT, Shah SK, Cox CS Jr. Current trends in cell therapy for traumatic brain injury. Minerva Pediatrica 2010; 62(1): 91-106. PMID 20212402
  8. Walker PA, Harting MT, Shah SK, Day MC, El Khoury R, Savitz SI, Baumgartner J, Cox CS Jr. Progenitor cell therapy for the treatment of central nervous system injury: a review of the state of current clinical trials. Stem Cells International 2010; 2010(Article ID 369578): Available at: http://www.sage-hindawi.com/journals/sci/2010/369578.html. PMID 21048846
  9. Shah SK, Uray KS, Stewart RH, Laine GA, Cox CS Jr. Resuscitation-induced intestinal edema and related dysfunction. State of the science. Journal of Surgical Research 2011; 166(1): 120-30. PMID 19959186
  10. Walker PA, Letourneau PA, Bedi S, Shah SK, Jimenez F, Cox CS Jr. Progenitor cells as remote “bioreactors”: Neuroprotection via modulation of the systemic inflammatory response. World Journal of Stem Cells 2011; 3(2): 9-18. PMID 21607132
  11. Shah SK, Walker PA, Moore-Olufemi SD, Sundaresan A, Kulkarni AD, Andrassy RJ. An evidence based review of a Lentinula edodes mushroom extract as complementary therapy in the surgical oncology patient. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition 2011; 35(4): 449-58. PMID 21628606
  12. Walker PA, Shah SK, Cox CS Jr. Progenitor cell therapies as a novel treatment for traumatic brain injury: a pathway towards neuroprotection. Therapy 2011; 8(5): 507-09. DOI: 10.2217/thy.11.55
  13. Shah SK, Jimenez F, Letourneau PA, Walker PA, Moore-Olufemi SD, Stewart RH, Laine GA, Cox CS Jr. Strategies for modulating the inflammatory response after decompression from abdominal compartment syndrome. Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation, and Emergency Medicine 2012; 20(1):25. PMID 22472164
  14. Alibhai MH, Shah SK, Walker PA, Wilson EB. A review of the role of robotics in bariatric surgery. Journal of Surgical Oncology 2015; 112(3): 279-83. PMID 25953149

CASE REPORTS:

  1. Shah SK, Tieu KK, Tsao K. Intestinal complications of magnet ingestion in children from the pediatric surgery perspective. European Journal of Pediatric Surgery 2009; 19(5): 334-7. PMID 19224434
  2. Shah SK, Khan AM, Cox CS Jr. Pulmonary hypertensive crisis requiring ECMO associated with re-warming from whole body hypothermia for hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy. European Journal of Pediatric Surgery 2010; 20(3): 205-6. PMID 19866416
  3. Walker PA, Shah SK, Souchon EA, Millas SG. Biliary stent migration presenting as trans diverticular sigmoid perforation: case report of a rare occurrence. Journal of Surgical Case Reports 2011; 3: 6. DOI: 10.1093/jscr/2011.3.6
  4. Shah SK, Kreiner LA, Walker PA, Klein KL, Bajwa KS, Robinson EK, Millas SG, Souchon EA, Wray CJ. Cytomegalovirus enteritis manifesting as recurrent bowel obstruction and jejunal perforation in a patient with AIDS: rare report of survival and review of the literature. Surgical Infections 2012: 13(2): 121-4. PMID 22439782
  5. Shah SK, Walker PA, Khalil K, Irani A. Solitary fibrous tumor presenting as a pedunculated lung mass with associated lung atresia: Case report of a rare occurrence. Current Oncology 2012: 19(3): e219-21. PMID 22670113
  6. Walker PA, Shah SK, Letourneau PA, Allison ND, Cox CS Jr. Treatment of plastic bronchitis using serial flexible bronchoscopy and aerosolized heparin therapy. European Journal of Pediatric Surgery 2013; 23(2): 157-60. PMID 22782325
  7. Hall JJ, Fischer UM, Shah SK, Wilson TD. Video endoscope removal from right main bronchus using a flexible esophagogastroduodenoscope. American Surgeon 2013; 79(5): 185-6. PMID 23635563
  8. Shah SK, Walker PA, Fischer UM, Karanjawala BE, Khan SA. Bouveret syndrome. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery 2013; 17(9): 1720-1. PMID 23775095
  9. Letourneau PA, Shah SK, Tchakarov A, Tanner AH, Hetz RA, Jani PP, Walker PA, Martinez EJ, Khan SA. Lactic acidosis, multi-organ failure, and pneumatosis: A rare presentation of lymphoma. Panamerican Journal of Trauma, Critical Care, and Emergency Surgery 2013; 2(2): 94-6. DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10030-1067
  10. Martinez EJ, Shah SK, Walker PA, Fischer UM, Lesslie DP. More than just skin deep: An unusual cause of bowel perforation. American Surgeon 2014; 80(2): 42-4. PMID 24480196
  11. Ikoma N, Anderson CL, Ohanian M, Juneja HS, MacFadyen BV, Shah SK, Bajwa KS. Portal vein thrombosis after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: Case presentation and review of a rare complication. Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgery 2014; 18(1): 125-7. PMID 24680155
  12. Yabar CS, Fischer UM, Tannous AE, Liao GP, Kreiner LA, Shah SK, Walker PA, Ko TC, Millas SG, Souchon EA, Kao LS. Survival with near total small intestinal loss associated with mesenteric vein thrombosis: a report of Prothrombin G20210A mutation. American Surgeon 2014; 80(5): 147-49. PMID 24887717
  13. Stephens NA, Shah SK, Walker PA, Jayanty V, Raijman I, Khalil KK. Rare report of recurrent spontaneous esophageal dissection. Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons 2014; 18(2): 342-5. PMID 24960504
  14. Jacquez RA, Fischer UM, Yaakovian MD, Walker PA, Shah SK. Necrotizing fasciitis of the abdominal wall in a patient with diverticulitis. Panamerican Journal of Trauma, Critical Care, and Emergency Surgery 2014; 3(1): 37-8. DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10030-1084
  15. Ikoma N, Itano O, Oshima G, Shah SK, Fukuhara S, Kitagawa Y. Laparoscopic hepatectomy is easier in repeat. CRSLS, MIS Case Reports from SLS 2015; e2014.00202. DOI: 10.4293/CRSLS.2014.00202.
  16. Collom ML, Bajwa SK, Mehta SS, Walker PA, Shah SK. Endometriosis of the appendix masquerading as appendicitis in a 34-week pregnant woman. Case report and review of the literature. Austin Journal of Surgery 2014; 1(8): 1040.
  17. Starnes C*, Mehta SS*, Shah SK, Bajwa KS, Wilson EB, Walker PA. Retained adjustable gastric band tubing resulting in large bowel obstruction. CRSLS, MIS Case Reports from SLS 2015; e2014.002591. DOI 10.4293/CRSLS.2014.002591
    *Equal Contribution
  18. Starnes C*, Mehta SS*, Walker PA, Bajwa KS, Wilson EB, Shah SK. Words of caution regarding adjustable gastric band tubing. CRSLS, MIS Case Reports from SLS 2015; e2015.00017. DOI 10.4293/CRSLS.2015.00017
    *Equal Contribution
  19. Gochnour DC, Snyder BE, Wilson EB, Walker PA, Shah SK. Endoscopic removal of eroded adjustable gastric band in a pregnant patient. Journal of Digestive Endoscopy 2015; 6(3): 126-29. DOI 10.4103/0976-5042.165720

OTHER:

  1. Shah S. Intestinal bacterial flora and inflammatory bowel disease: Implications for treatment. MD Consult Student Union 2004; [on-line article]: Available at: www.mdconsult.com.
  2. Palmer PE, Desai NR, Walker PA, Fischer UM, Shah SK. An uncommon cause of abdominal pain. Diagnostic Imaging/UBM Medica 2014;(http://www.diagnosticimaging.com/case-studies/epiploic-appendagitis)
  3. Shah SK, Walker PA, Stephens NA, Harvin JA, Hetz RA, Fischer UM, Irani AD. Malignant eccrine spiradenoma metastatic to the lungs and pleura: report of a rare occurrence. Diagnostic Imaging/UBM Medica 2014;(http://www.diagnosticimaging.com/case-studies/metastatic-eccrine-spiradenoma)

BOOK CHAPTERS/MONOGRAPHS:

  1. Shah SK, Allison ND, Tsao K, Walker PA. Evaluation of abdominal pain in children (monograph). BMJ Best Practice 2011;www.bestpractice.bmj.com.
  2. Shah SK, Walker PA, Andrassy RJ. Chapter 72: Rhabdomyosarcoma. In: Holcomb GW, Murphy JP (eds) Pediatric Surgery, 5th edition, Elsevier, Philadelphia. 2010.
  3. Shah SK, Jimenez F, Walker PA. Chapter 4: Neural stem cells – Endogenous repair of neurological injury. In: Cox CS Jr (ed) Progenitor Cell Therapy for Neurological Injury, 1st edition, Humana Press Inc, New York. 2011.
  4. Walker PA, Shah SK, Baumgartner JE. Chapter 9: Current status of clinical trials using progenitor cells for neurological injury. In: Cox CS Jr (ed) Progenitor Cell Therapy for Neurological Injury, 1st edition, Humana Press Inc, New York. 2011.
  5. Shah SK, Lally KP. Chapter 11: Hirschprung disease, colorectal anomalies, and pediatric colorectal conditions. In: Beck DE (ed) Handbook of Colorectal Surgery, 3rd edition, Informa Healthcare, New York. 2012.
  6. Shah SK, Walker PA, Snyder BE, Wilson EB. Chapter 6: Essentials and future directions of bariatric surgery. In: Kroh M, Chalikonda S (eds) Essentials of Robotic Surgery, Springer Science + Business Media, New York. 2015.
  7. Walker PA, Shah SK. Primary and incisional hernia repair techniques. In: Ko TC, Kao LS, Liang MK (eds) Current Problems in Surgery. In press, January 2015.
  8. Shah SK, Wilson EB, Zundel N. Endoluminal surgery: Suturing. In: Asbun H, Pomp A, Jones D, Rosenthal R (eds) ACS Multimedial Atlas of Surgery. In press, September 2015.
  9. Perez C, Walker PA, Shah SK. Complications of morbid obesity surgery. In: Moore LJ, Todd SR (eds) Common Problems in Acute Care Surgery, 2nd edition, Springer Science + Business Media, New York, 2015.
  10. Shah SK, Walker PA. Gastric outlet obstruction. In: Moore LJ, Todd SR (eds) Common Problems in Acute Care Surgery, 2nd edition, Springer Science + Business Media, New York, 2015.
  11. Shah SK, Thosani NC, Walker PA. Management of complications of endoscopic therapy. In: Moore LJ, Todd SR (eds) Common Problems in Acute Care Surgery, 2nd edition, Springer Science + Business Media, New York, 2015.

POSTER PRESENTATIONS:

LOCAL/REGIONAL:

  1. Shah SK, Gecys GT. Physician evaluation of decreased bone density in patients at risk due to glucocorticoid therapy: A retrospective chart review. Research Day, UMDNJ-SOM, Stratford, NJ. March 18th, 2004.
  2. Shah SK, Gecys GT. Physician evaluation of decreased bone density in patients at risk due to glucocorticoid therapy: A retrospective chart review. Atlantic Regional Osteopathic Convention, New Jersey Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons, Atlantic City, NJ. March 31st - April 2nd, 2004
  3. Shah SK, Robinson MJ. Eosinophils in the biopsy of patients with inflammatory bowel disease as a marker of disease activity. Research Day, UMDNJ-SOM, Stratford, NJ. March 16th, 2006.
  4. Fogle LN, Shah SK, Cox CS Jr. Investigation of mechanical stress as a stimulus of intestinal dysfunction in gut edema. Research Forum, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX. October, 23, 2008.
  5. Shah SK, Xue H, Uray KS, Laine GA, Cox CS Jr. Sodium hydrogen exchanger inhibition improves ileus induced by intestinal edema. Texas Medical Center Digestive Diseases Center Inaugural "Frontiers in Digestive Diseases"Symposium: Inflammation and GI Research, Houston, TX. February 12, 2009.
  6. Shah SK, Xue H, Uray KS, Laine GA, Cox CS Jr. iNOS inhibition increases intestinal contractile frequency in resuscitation induced intestinal edema. Texas Medical Center Digestive Diseases Center Inaugural "Frontiers in Digestive Diseases"Symposium: Inflammation and GI Research, Houston, TX. February 12, 2009.
  7. Uray KS, Hummel JA, Shah S, Cox CS Jr. The effects of increasing cyclical stretch on human intestinal smooth muscle cell signaling. Texas Medical Center Digestive Diseases Center Inaugural "Frontiers in Digestive Diseases"Symposium: Inflammation and GI Research, Houston, TX. Feb. 12, 2009.
  8. Velez N, Shah SK, Gill BS, Cox CS Jr. The role of iNOS in intestinal edema. The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center STEP-UP 2009 Clinical and Research Internship, Houston, TX. July 31, 2009.

NATIONAL:

  1. Allison N, Anderson CM, Shah SK, Lally KP, Hayes-Jordan A, Tsao K, Andrassy RJ, Cox CS Jr. Operative treatment of truncal vascular injuries in children: A 20 year experience. Section on Surgery Scientific Program, American Academy of Pediatrics, Boston, MA. October 11th, 2008.
  2. Uray KS, Hummel JA, Shah S, Cox CS Jr. The effects of increasing cyclical stretch on human intestinal smooth muscle cell signaling. Keystone Symposia, Mechanotransduction in Physiology and Disease, Taos, NM. January 18-23, 2009.
  3. Shah S, Xue H, Uray K, Laine G, Cox C Jr. iNOS inhibition increases intestinal contractile frequency in resuscitation induced intestinal edema. Shock Society, 32nd Annual Meeting on Shock, San Antonio, TX. June 6-8, 2009.
  4. Uray K, Shah S, Cox C. Edema-induced alterations in the regulation of myosin light chain phosphorylation in intestinal smooth muscle. Experimental Biology 2010, Anaheim, CA. April 27, 2010.
  5. Walker PA, Shah SK, Jimenez F, Pati S, Dash PK, Cox CS Jr. Autologous bone marrow mononuclear cell injection offers neuroprotection after traumatic brain injury (TBI) in a rodent model. International Society for Stem Cell Research 8th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. June 17, 2010.
  6. Shah SK, Moore-Olufemi SD, Uray KS, Jimenez F, Walker PA, Xue H, Stewart RH, Laine, GA, Cox CS Jr. A novel murine model for the study of edema-induced intestinal contractile dysfunction. 2010 Joint International Meeting in Neurogastroenterology and Motility, Boston, MA. August 27-28, 2010.
  7. Moore-Olufemi SD, Shah SK, Xue H, Jimenez F, Walker P, Cox CS Jr. A novel postnatal animal model to study gastroschisis-related gut dysfunction. 2010 Joint International Meeting in Neurogastroenterology and Motility, Boston, MA. August 27-28, 2010.
  8. Uray KS, Shah SK, Cox CS Jr. PAK-mediated regulation of MYPT1 phosphorylation in edematous intestinal smooth muscle. 2010 Joint International Meeting in Neurogastroenterology and Motility, Boston, MA. August 27-28, 2010.
  9. Shah S, Jimenez F, Walker P, Xue H, Uray K, Norbury K, Stewart R, Laine G, Cox C Jr. Evaluating the effects of immediate application of negative pressure therapy after decompression from abdominal compartment syndrome: a pre-clinical study. 40th Critical Care Congress, Society of Critical Care Medicine, San Diego, CA. January 15-19, 2011.
  10. Shah S, Jimenez F, Walker P, Xue H, Uray K, Norbury K, Stewart R, Laine G, Cox C Jr. Effect of early negative pressure therapy (NPT) on pro-inflammatory characteristics of peritoneal fluid (PF) and plasma in abdominal compartment syndrome (ACS). 40th Critical Care Congress, Society of Critical Care Medicine, San Diego, CA. January 15-19, 2011.
  11. Norbury KC, Shah SK, Jimenez F, Walker PA, Uray KS, Cox CS Jr. Using flow cytometry to measure signaling by peripheral blood leukocytes through CD11b/CD18 receptors during sepsis in a porcine model. 31st Annual Meeting of the Surgical Infection Society, Palm Beach, FL. May 11-14, 2011.
  12. Bedi S, Walker P, Shah S, Jimenez F, Smith P, Hamilton J, Mays R, Pati S, Dash P, Cox C. Multipotent adult progenitor cell therapy for traumatic brain injury: modulation of microglia. National Neurotrauma Symposium 2011, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. July 11, 2011.
  13. Moore-Olufemi SD, Shah SK, Hook-Dufresne D, Xue H, Cox CS Jr. Smooth muscle thickness correlates with short gut parameters and decreased plasma amino acid levels in risk factors associated with gastroschisis-related intestinal dysfunction (GRID). Network of Minority Health Research Investigators 12th Annual Workshop, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Bethesda, MD. April 14-15, 2014.
  14. Walker PA, Shah SK, Agarwal AK, Wilson EB, Bajwa KS, Mehta SS. Unusual complications of retained adjustable gastric band (AGB) tubing. Internal Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders 2014 World Congress, Montreal, Canada, August 26-30, 2014.
  15. Walker PA, Shah SK, Agarwal AK, Wilson EB, Snyder BE. Endoscopic removal of an eroded adjustable gastric band (AGB) in a pregnant patient: report of technique. Internal Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders 2014 World Congress, Montreal, Canada, August 26-30, 2014.
  16. Bajwa KS, Walker PA, Shah SK, Wilson EB, Snyder BE, Wilson TD, Mehta SS. Utility of PINPOINT fluorescence cholangiography in an era of high definition laparoscopy and robotic surgery. iSPIES Summit for Perfusion Imaging and Excellence in Surgery, Raleigh, North Carolina, November 21-23, 2014.

ORAL PRESENTATIONS:

LOCAL/REGIONAL:

  1. Shah SK, Gecys GT. Physician evaluation of decreased bone density in patients at risk due to glucocorticoid therapy: A retrospective chart review. Atlantic Regional Osteopathic Convention, Student Session, New Jersey Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons, Atlantic City, NJ. April 2, 2004.
  2. Shah SK. Endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms. Grand Rounds, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX. February 28, 2008.
  3. Shah SK. A new paradigm for understanding edema induced intestinal dysfunction: Mechanotransduction as a mechanistic explanation. Joint Regenerative Center Meeting, Departments of Pediatric Surgery, Neurosurgery, and Internal Medicine-Cardiology, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX. Feb 2, 2009.
  4. Shah SK, Fogle LN, Aroom KR, Gill BS, Uray KS, Laine GA, Stewart RH, Cox CS Jr. Mechanotransduction as a mechanistic explanation for edema induced intestinal dysfunction. The South Texas Chapter, American College of Surgeons, 2009 Annual Meeting, Houston, TX. February 21, 2009.
  5. Shah SK, Jimenez F, Walker PA, Xue H, Fischer UM, Aroom KR, Uray KS, Laine GA, Stewart RH, Cox CS Jr. A novel physiologic model for the study of abdominal compartment syndrome. Michael E. DeBakey Institute for Comparative Cardiovascular Science and Biomedical Devices, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX. February 23, 2009.
  6. Shah SK, Fogle LN, Aroom KR, Gill BS, Uray KS, Laine GA, Stewart RH, Cox CS Jr. Mechanotransduction as a mechanistic explanation for edema induced intestinal dysfunction. Michael E. DeBakey Institute for Comparative Cardiovascular Science and Biomedical Devices, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX. Feb 23, 2009.
  7. Shah SK, Jimenez F, Walker PA, Xue H, Aroom KR, Stewart RH, Laine GA, Cox CS Jr. Peritoneal fluid induces priming of naïve neutrophils in an animal model of abdominal compartment syndrome. 2010 Region VI Resident Trauma Paper Competition, Dallas, TX. November 7, 2009.
  8. Shah SK, Jimenez F, Walker PA, Xue H, Aroom KR, Norbury KC, Stewart RH, Laine GA, Cox CS Jr. Peritoneal fluid (PF) from an animal model of abdominal compartment syndrome (ACS) induces priming of naïve polymorphonuclear leukocytes (PMNs). The South Texas Chapter, American College of Surgeons, 2010 Annual Meeting, Austin, TX. February 26, 2010.
  9. Shah SK. A novel mechanism of neutrophil priming in clinically relevant models of intra-abdominal trauma. Joint Regenerative Center Meeting, Departments of Pediatric Surgery, Neurosurgery, and Internal Medicine-Cardiology, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX. March 1, 2010.
  10. Shah SK. Modulating the inflammatory response by choice of temporary abdominal coverage: Evolution of a hypothesis. Grand Rounds, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX. May 6, 2010.
  11. Shah SK. Hydrostatic intestinal edema induced signaling pathways: potential role of mechanical forces. 1st Annual Resident Research Competition, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX. May 27, 2010.
  12. Shah SK. Evaluating biological behavior of peritoneal fluid in large animal models of trauma. Michael E. DeBakey Institute for Comparative Cardiovascular Science and Biomedical Devices, Texas A&M University, Houston, TX. June 1, 2010.
  13. Shah SK, Cox CS Jr, Xue H, Aroom KR, Walker PA, Gill BS, Jimenez F, Moore-Olufemi SD. Non-occlusive mesenteric hypertension: Elucidating the pathophysiology of gastroschisis-related intestinal dysfunction. South Texas Chapter, American College of Surgeons, Houston, TX. February 25, 2011.
  14. Shah SK. Adult stem cell therapy for traumatic brain injury: from bench to bedside. Neurosurgery-Trauma Combined Conference, Departments of Surgery and Neurosurgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX. August 17, 2011.
  15. Shah SK. Blunt traumatic aortic injury. Grand Rounds, Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX. September 23, 2011.
  16. Shah SK. First, do no harm: Selected issues in surgical palliative care. Grand Rounds, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX. November 15, 2012.
  17. Shah SK. Evaluating the safety of negative pressure therapy in abdominal compartment syndrome. The 1st Annual Frank G. Moody, MD Lecture Series, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX. May 2, 2013.
  18. Shah SK. Minimally invasive emergency general surgery. Grand Rounds, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX. September 18, 2014.

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL:

  1. Shah SK, Fogle LN, Aroom KR, Gill BS, Uray KS, Laine GA, Stewart RH, Cox CS Jr. Mechanotransduction as a mechanistic explanation for edema induced intestinal dysfunction. 95th Annual Clinical Congress, American College of Surgeons, Chicago, IL. October 13, 2009.
  2. Shah SK, Uray KS, Xue H, Velez N, Moore-Olufemi SD, Kots AY, Choi BK, Stewart RH, Laine GA, Cox CS Jr. Signal transduction cascades initiated by intestinal edema: the iNOS/NO pathway. The 5th Annual Academic Surgical Congress, San Antonio, TX. February 3, 2010.
  3. Shah SK, Jimenez F, Walker PA, Xue H, Aroom KR, Norbury KC, Stewart RH, Laine GA, Cox CS Jr. Peritoneal fluid primes naïve neutrophils in an animal model of abdominal compartment syndrome. The 5th Annual Academic Surgical Congress, San Antonio, TX. February 3, 2010.
  4. Shah SK, Jimenez F, Walker PA, Xue H, Uray KS, Aroom KR, Fischer UM, Norbury KC, Stewart RH, Laine GA, Cox CS Jr. A novel physiologic model for the study of abdominal compartment syndrome (ACS). The 5th Annual Academic Surgical Congress, San Antonio, TX. February 5, 2010.
  5. Shah SK, Jimenez F, Walker PA, Xue H, Aroom KR, Stewart RH, Laine GA, Cox CS Jr. Peritoneal fluid primes naïve neutrophils in an animal model of abdominal compartment syndrome. 33rd Annual Residents Trauma Papers Competition, 88th Annual Meeting, Committee on Trauma, American College of Surgeons, Las Vegas, NV. March 10th, 2010.
  6. Shah SK, Cox CS Jr, Xue H, Jimenez F, Walker PA, Moore-Olufemi SD. Gastroschisis-related intestinal dysfunction: development and characterization of a novel postnatal rat model. 96th Annual Clinical Congress, American College of Surgeons, Washington DC. October 4, 2010.
  7. Shah SK, Jimenez F, Walker PA, Xue H, Feeley TD, Uray KS, Norbury KC, Stewart RH, Laine GA, Cox CS Jr. Peritoneal fluid as a novel mechanism for neutrophil priming in a clinically relevant model of intra-abdominal sepsis. 96th Annual Clinical Congress, American College of Surgeons, Washington DC. October 5, 2010.
  8. Shah SK, Cox CS Jr, Xue H, Aroom KR, Walker PA, Gill BS, Jimenez F, Moore-Olufemi SD. Non-occlusive mesenteric hypertension: Elucidating the pathophysiology of gastroschisis-related intestinal dysfunction. The 6th Annual Academic Surgical Congress, Huntington Beach, CA. February 2, 2011.
  9. Shah SK, Walker PA, Mehta SS, Wilson EB, Patel MK, Gregoric ID, Nathan SS, Bajwa KS. The “sleeve of life”: First report of concurrent laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) and left ventricular assist device (LVAD) placement as a bridge to heart transplant for morbidly obese patients. Internal Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders 2014 World Congress, Montreal, Canada. August 29, 2014.
  10. Shah SK. Transoral incisionless fundoplication. 10th International NOSCAR Summit Advances in NOTES and Endoluminal Surgery, Downers Grove, IL. July 10, 2015.
  11. Shah SK. Preoperative preparation for incisional hernia repair. Surgical Disruptive Technology Summit, Houston, TX. March 12, 2016.
  12. Shah SK. Endolumenal reflux: Transoral stapled fundoplasty. Surgical Disruptive Technology Summit, Houston, TX. March 12, 2016.


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