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Ajul Shah, MD, Plastic Surgery, Shrewsbury, NJ, Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center


Plastic Surgery Shrewsbury, NJ

Hand, Plastic & Reconstructive Microsurgery

Hand and Upper Extremity Surgeon

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  • Chief of hand surgery at the Center for Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

Education & Training

  • NYU Grossman School of Medicine
    NYU Grossman School of MedicineFellowship, Hand Surgery (Plastic Surgery), 2016 - 2017
  • Yale-New Haven Medical Center
    Yale-New Haven Medical CenterResidency, Plastic Surgery - Integrated, 2010 - 2016
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical SchoolClass of 2010
  • Northwestern University
    Northwestern UniversityBA, Political Science, 2001 - 2005
  • Northwestern University
    Northwestern UniversityBA, International Studies, 2001 - 2005

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2017 - 2025
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2018 - 2024
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 2022 - 2024
  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 2019 - 2023
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2016 - 2016
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery Plastic Surgery
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery Surgery of the Hand

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Betsy Winters House Staff Award 2015
  • APEX Award for Publication Excellence 2014
  • Resident Physician Power Award Yale School of Medicine, 2013
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Oncologic Imaging in Patients Undergoing Breast Reduction  
    Shah A, Sun A, Sumpio B, Zhu V, Au A, Melendez M, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Global Open, 1/1/2016
  • Barbed Sutures and Tendon Repair – A Review  
    Shah A, Rowlands M, Au A, Hand, 1/1/2015
  • Simultaneous Expander and Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator Reconstruction: Indications and Alloderm Sling Technique for Protecting the Anastomosis  
    Craig ES, Shah A, Persing S, Salomon J, Fusi S, Plastic and Aesthetic Research, 1/1/2015
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Books/Book Chapters


  • Barbed Sutures and Tendon Repair – A Review
    Shah A, Rowlands M, Au A, American Association for Hand Surgery Annual Meeting., Nassau Bahamas, 1/1/2015
  • Intercostal Blocks in Implant Based Breast Reconstruction Improve Post Operative Outcomes
    Ott-Young A, Shah A, Breast Cancer Coordinated Care Conference, Washington, DC, 1/1/2014
  • PDE-5 Inhibition and Skin Flap Survival in Rats Exposed to Nicotine
    Shah A, Pfaff M, Wu W, Steinbacher D, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1/1/2013
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  • First CMC Arthritis – A Novel Staging System and Radiographic Analysis of Suture Button Placement 
    Nassau Bahamas - 1/1/2015
  • Oncologic Screening in Breast Reduction 
    Boston, MA - 1/1/2015
  • PDE-5 Inhibition and Skin Flap Survival in Rats Exposed to Nicotine 
    Santa Monica, California. - 1/1/2013
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  • CMC Arthroplasty with Suture Button Fixation 
    Safanda J, Rizzo S, Shah A, Hand-E Video Theater: Tips,Techniques, Pearls. Presented at 75th Annual Meeting of the ASSH
  • Resident Video Discussion. "Influence of Training Institution on Academic Affiliation and Productivity Among Plastic Surgery Faculty in the United States” 
    Shah A, Reis S, Campbell C, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Hospital Affiliations