Dr. Shah has been recognized with several national awards and achievements. He was the winner of the American  College of Gastroenterology "GI Jeopardy" National Championship and also received the Fellowship2Leadership Award and the UC Irvine Excellence in Research Award. Additionally, Dr. Shah was selected to present his research at the North American Conference of Gastroenterology Fellows. He has also published studies in peer-reviewed medical journals and spoken at national conferences. His research studies led to the discovery of multiple childhood risk factors that increase the chance of developing adult-onset gastrointestinal illnesses. His research was the first in the world to demonstrate a direct link between pediatric gastroesophageal reflux disease and Barrett's esophagus and esophageal cancer. Dr. Shah’s extensive and unique training, skills, and accomplishments make him among the top young gastroenterologists in the nation.


Variable Recognition of Sessile Serrated Adenomas Among Colonoscopists and Pathologists – A Compounded Roadblock to Reducing Interval Colon Cancers

  1. Shah K, Hanson H, Smith K, Jamal M. Increased Incidence of Barrett's Esophagus and Esophageal Malignancy in Individuals with Gastroesophageal Reflux Diagnosed in Childhood
    • Oral Presentation at North American Conference of Gastroenterology Fellows in Tampa, FL (24 total abstracts accepted)
    • Poster Presentation at Digestive Disease Week 2015 in Washington DC
  2. Shah K, Chang K., Malignant Esophagopleural Fistula with Gastrointestinal Bleeding Resulting in Hemothorax
    • Poster Presentation at Digestive Disease Week 2015 in Washington DC
  3. Albers CG, Shah K. Case Vignette: Palmar Plantar Erythordysesthesia (PPE) Resulting from Mesalamine, ACG 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting Abstracts. Honolulu, HI: American College of Gastroenterology.

Shah K, Jamal M. IgG4-Related Autoimmune Pancreatitis Presenting With Multiple Extrapancreatic Manifestations. Poster Presentation at the American College of Gastroenterology 2014 Annual Scientific Meeting in Philadelphia, PA

Shah K, Suzuki A, Schwimmer J, Unalp A, Guy C, Molleston J, Whitington P, Johnson R, Diehl A, Abdelmalek M for the NASH Clinical Research Network. Dose-Dependent Association of Fructose Consumption with Hyperuricemia and Insulin Resistance in Children with NAFLD.

  • Poster Presentation at North Carolina Pediatric Society Annual Meeting, Honorable Mention for Best Poster
  • Poster Presentation at North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition (NASPGHAN) Annual Meeting In Orlando, FL
  • Poster Presentation at The Liver Meeting, American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD) Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA