Amit A. Shah, MD

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Amit A. Shah, MD, is a pediatric gastroenterologist in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Phone: 215-590-3630

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA

Residency

Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship

Fellow - GI, Hepatology and Nutrition, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Fellow - Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Safety (CHIPS), University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Fellow - GI, Transplant Hepatology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Chief Fellow - GI, Hepatology and Nutrition, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

General Pediatrics
Pediatric Gastroenterology

Graduate Degree

MS - University of Pennsylvania (Health Policy Research), Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Departments and Services

Selected Publications

Research Publications, peer reviewed (print or other media)
2018

Waisbourd-Zinman O, Shah A, Lin H, Rand E: Splenic rupture in children with portal hypertension. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 66(3): 447-450, March 2018.

 

Wehrman A, Waisbourd-Zinnman O, Shah A, Hilmara D, Lin H, Rand EB: "Steroid free treatment of autoimmune hepatitis in selected children" J Pediatr 4(1): 244-247, April 2018.

Research Publications, peer-reviewed reviews
2018

Shah A, Mamula P: "Foreign Body Ingestions: Approach to Management" Curr Pediatr Rep Page: doi.org/10.1007/s40124-018-0157-8, 2018 Notes: online pub.

Publications

Papers

2018

Shah AA, Kastl A, Godwin B, Mamula, Fiorino K: Obscure GI Bleeding Secondary to Diffuse Gastric Heterotopia in the Proximal Jejunum. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr Page: doi: 10.1097, Dec 14 2018 Notes: online pub.

2017

Shah A, Mamula P, Ruchelli E: Intestinal Polyposis Syndromes. Medscape Drugs & Diseases April 26 2017 Notes: online publication.

El-Hattab AW, Wang J, Dai H, Almannai M, Staufner C, Alfadhel M, Gambello MJ, Prasun P, Raza S, Lyons HJ, Afqi M, Saleh MA, Faqeih EA, Alzaidan MI, Alsheqiti A, Flore LA, Hertecant J, Sacharow S, Barbouth DS, Murayama K, Shah A, Lin H, Wong LC: MPV17-related mitochondrial DNA maintenance defect: new cases and review of clinical, biochemical and molecular aspects. Human Mutation 39(4): 461-470, December 2017.

Shah A, Sreedharan R: Considering Failure to Thrive in Your Patient: So much to think about, so little time. American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Section on Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (SOGHN) 2017 Notes: Malnutrition is Still Malnutrition in Medically Complex Patients, H-Program Handout

 

Abstracts

2020

Luo B, Mai M, Shah A, Hershline D, Mehta S, Rojas C, Hart J: Patient Safety Hackathon, Poster Presentation. 3rd Annual CHOP Interprofessional Education Symposium January 2020

2019

Shah A, Small D, Lorch S, Lin H: Factors Impacting Delayed Diagnosis of Neonatal Cholestasis and Biliary Atresia, Poster Presentation. Pediatric Academic Societies, Baltimore, MD April 2019.

Shah A, Isserman R, Taylor A: Endoscopic Management of Achalasia:  Time for Improvement, Poster Presentation. Digestive Disease Week, San Diego, CA May 2019.

Shah A, Isserman R, Taylor A: Endoscopic Management of Achalasia:  Time for Improvement, Poster Presentation. CHOP Annual Quality and Safety Day, Philadelphia, PA May 2019.

2018

Shah A, Rudra S, Gupta M, Lin H: Factors Influencing the Development of Post-Operative Hepatic Artery Thrombosis in Pediatric Liver Transplant Patients:  A Single Center Experience, Poster Presentation. Society of Pediatric Liver Transplant (SPLIT), Atlanta, GA September 2018.

Shah A, Gonzalez A, Cui J, Lin H: Liver Enzymes in the Setting of Elevated Creatine Kinase, Poster Presentation. North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Annual Meeting, Hollywood, FL October 2018.

Shah A, Isserman R, Taylor A: Endoscopic Management of Achalasia:  Time for Improvement, Poster Presentation. North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Annual Meeting, Hollywood FL October 2018.

Shah A, Small D, Lorch S, Lin H: Factors Impacting Delayed Diagnosis of Neonatal Cholestasis and Biliary Atresia, Poster Presentation. American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, San Francisco, CA November 2018.

 

 

Posters and Presentations

Lectures by Invitation
2018

May, 2018  "The Value of Stories," Pediatric Academic Societies, Healthcare Value & Patient/Family Centered Special Interest Group, Toronto, Canada

Awards and Honors

2008, Senior Biology Department Award, The College of New Jersey

2010, Valley National Bank Samuel L. Riskin Memorial Career Aspirations Award

2018, Studies in Pediatric Liver Transplantation (SPLIT) Travel Grant Award

Editorial and Academic Positions

2008-2010, Member, Admissions Committee, Jefferson Medical College

2016-present, Member, QI Committee, Division of GI, Hepatology and Nutrition, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

2018-present, Fellow Chair, House Staff Quality and Safety Council, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

2019-present Member, Program Evaluation Committee, Division of GI, Hepatology and Nutrition, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Leadership and Memberships

2011, Alpha Omega Alpha, Jefferson Medical College

2010, George McClellan Surgical Honor Society, Jefferson Medical College

2010, Hobart Amare Hare Medical Honor Society, Jefferson Medical College

2008, Thomas Jefferson University Lavine Scholarship for abstract "Sleep as a Treatment for Migraine: Effect of Age"

2007, Phi Beta Kappa, The College of New Jersey

International

2016-present, North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition (Member, Clinical Care and Quality Committe)

National

2008-2012, American Medical Association

2011-present, American Academy of Pediatrics

2016-2019, American Gastroenterological Association

2018-present, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases

  • Member, Public Health/Health Care Delivery SIG, 2019-present 
  • Member, Pediatric Liver Disorder SIG, 2019-present 

2019-present, Society of Pediatric Liver Transplant (Member, QICC Committee, 2019-present)