Sohail Shah, MD, General Surgery, Houston, TX, Texas Children's Hospital

SohailR.ShahMDMSHA, FACS, FAAP

General Surgery Houston, TX

Pediatric General Surgery

Associate Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine / Texas Children's Hospital

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Summary

  • Dr. Sohail R. Shah is a board-certified pediatric surgeon, with advanced minimally invasive surgery training, that provides care in all aspects of neonatal and pediatric surgery. He has special interests in gastrointestinal surgery, neonatal surgery, congenital anomalies, and chest wall deformities (pectus). His practice includes minimally invasive thoracic and abdominal surgery for pediatric patients of all ages (neonates through adolescents).

    Dr. Shah also has a Master of Science in Healthcare Administration, and has previously served in several administrative roles including Medical Director of the inpatient surgical unit and Surgical Director of Telemedicine and Outreach at Children’s Mercy Hospital (Kansas City, Missouri).

    Dr. Shah’s research interests focus on enhancing pediatric surgical outcomes, improving healthcare delivery, and establishing evidence-based practice guidelines. He has authored numerous peer-reviewed articles, written book chapters, and given dozens of presentations to national and international audiences on a full range of pediatric surgery topics. He is currently a candidate for a Master of Science in Clinical Research from the University of Kansas Medical Center.

    Dr. Shah is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP). His other professional memberships include the American Pediatric Surgical Association, Association for Academic Surgery, and International Pediatric Endosurgery Group.

Education & Training

  • University of Missouri at Kansas City
    University of Missouri at Kansas CityFellowship, Pediatric Surgery, 2011 - 2013
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    University of Pittsburgh Medical CenterResidency, General Surgery, 2008 - 2011
  • Children's HospitalFellowship, Pediatric Surgery Research Fellowship, 2005 - 2008
  • University of Missouri at Kansas City
    University of Missouri at Kansas CityResidency, General Surgery, 2003 - 2005
  • Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine
    Texas A&M Health Science Center College of MedicineClass of 2003
  • Houston Baptist UniversityMS, Healthcare Administration, 1997 - 1999

Certifications & Licensure

  • IN State Medical License
    IN State Medical License 2015 - 2017
  • OK State Medical License
    OK State Medical License 2015 - 2016
  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2014 - 2023
  • GA State Medical License
    GA State Medical License 2013 - 2017
  • KS State Medical License
    KS State Medical License 2011 - 2016
  • MO State Medical License
    MO State Medical License 2011 - 2016
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2005 - 2011
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery Pediatric Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow (FACS) American College of Surgeons
  • Fellow (FAAP) American Academy of Pediatrics - Section on Surgery

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Press Mentions

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Committees

  • Member, Committee on Delivery of Surgical Care, American Academy of Pediatrics - Section on Surgery
  • Member, Informatics and Telemedicine Committee - American Pediatric Surgical Association
  • Member, Health Information Technology Technology Committee - American College of Surgeons

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations