Dr. Harsh Shah


Dr Harsh Shah is a renowned GI Surgeon at Ahmedabad, Gujarat. He had a bright academic career with many achievements during his school & college days. After completing MBBS from Government Medical College, Surat, he secured top rank in All India PG Entrance exam & pursued the course of MS(General Surgery) from Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi. After which he completed MCh, GI Surgery seat in GB Pant Hospital (Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi). Following which, he worked in Liver transplant programme at SGRH, Delhi. He also received DNB (GI Surgery) certification from National Board of Examination. He remains a busy clinician & surgeon.

During his pursuit of excellence, he has mastered the art & craft of GI Surgery, which he wants to pass on to the students to help them achieve their goals. Inspite of being an active clinician & surgeon, he has come up with an online course for MCh/DNB aspirants in GI Surgery.


He has authored many articles, published in renowned journals.

  • Young onset colorectal cancer- how does it differ from its older counterpart? Indian Journal of Cancer. Indian J Cancer. 2014 Oct-Dec;51(4):565-9. doi: 10.4103/0019- 509X.175350.
  • Management of acquired tracheo-esophageal fistula complicating endoscopic management for corrosive esophageal stricture. Am Surg. 2016 Jan;82(1):E33-5. 3)
  • Stapled versus hand sewn cervical esophagogastric anastomosis in patients undergoing esophagectomy: A retrospective cohort study. Ann Med Surg (Lond). 2016 Jan 4;5:118-24.
  • Impact of Lymph node Staging Systems in Predicting Outcome in patients with Ampullary variant of Periampullary carcinoma. Annals of Hepato-biliary-pancreatic Surgery (Accepted)
  • A rare surgery of ampullojejunostomy in a corrosive acid ingestion: Brief review of literature. IJSR Vol:9, Issue:4.


He has authored many many textbook chapters.

  • Benign Biliary stricture. In: Rajdeep Singh, A K Sarda, editors. Surgery Update, 2013, chapter 20, 108-113.
  • Mesenteric Ischaemia. In: Rajdeep Singh, editors. Surgery Update, 2015
  • Pancreas – Embryology, Anatomy & Physiology. In: P K Mishra, editors. 1st Ed. Textbook of Surgical Gastroenterology.
  • Co-editor of Textbook of ‘GI Surgery(2nd Edition) – HPB Section’ & ‘Video Atlas of GI Surgery-HPB Section’ by Dr Sanjiv Haribhakti(Editor in chief)
  • ‘Patient Selection’(Chapter) & ‘ERAS in colorectal surgery’(Chapter) in International Textbook of Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery(In Press).

Trainer & Award

  • Faculty at ‘Matsya Healthcare Academy’  – training postgraduate students for laparoscopic skills development
  • Best Video Presentation on Laparoscopic Liver resection, IHPBA 2014, Mumbai

Invited Speaker/Moderator

He has been invited to deliver lecture/talk at multiple CMEs/conferences.

  • Gujarat Bariatric Club – March 2019 – Reflux & threat of malignancy in loop GJ – Debate
  • ASICON – Dec, 2017, Jaipur – Bile duct injury – Panel Discussion
  • Kaizencon – March 2019, Ahmedabad – Organising Secretary
  • Kaizencon – March 2018, Ahmedabad – Speaker for topic ‘Gastric GIST’
  • CME on Carcinoma Esophagus – SBKSMIRC – April 2016 – Speaker for ‘Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy’
  • CME on Stoma care & Management – SBKSMIRC – May 2017 – Speaker for ‘Stoma Complications’
  • CME on Liver Anatomy & Resection – SBKSMIRC – June 2017 – Speaker for ‘Liver Resections’
  • CME on liver resection – Bharuch, Indian Medical Association – March 2017 – Speaker for ‘Recent Advances in Liver Resections’
  • CME – An update on pancreatic surgery – Anand, Indian Medical Association – May 2017 – Speaker for ‘update in pancreatic surgery’
  • CME on Portal hypertension – Kalol, Indian Medical Association – November 2017 – Speaker for ‘Management of PHT’
  • CME on Crohn’s Disease – Ahmedabad, Indian Medical Association – December 2017 – Speaker for ‘Are we missing the diagnosis?’