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Texas Medical Center

Pediatric Radiology
Phone: 832-824-7237
Fax: 832-825-0160


6701 Fannin Street
Suite 470
Houston, TX 77030

Jignesh N. Shah, MD

Staff Radiologist


School Education Degree Year
University of Tennessee Health Science Center Fellowship Pediatric Radiology 2017
Emory University School of Medicine Fellowship Abdominal Radiology 2013
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Fellowship Body Imaging 2012
NHL Municipal Medical College Residency Radiology 2008
NHL Municipal Medical College Medical School Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery 2004


With more than a decade of experience in pediatric radiology, Dr. Shah is certified as a Diagnostic Radiologist by the American Board of Radiology, with a Certificate of Added Qualification in Pediatric Radiology. Prior to joining Texas Children’s, Dr. Shah served as an Assistant Professor and Pediatric Radiologist at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. In addition to maintaining a robust clinical schedule, Dr. Shah conducts research and routinely coauthors publications in his field of expertise.  

From Dr. Shah

My philosophy is to prioritize the patient’s care and interests over anything else. Many of the pathologies in pediatric patients are unique and that makes the clinical radiology practice challenging and rewarding on a day-to-day basis.  

Clinical Interests:  

Emergency and trauma imaging 

Research Interests:  

Pediatric benign bone tumor imaging 
Volumetric analysis of effective mediastinal cavity for donor selection in pediatric heart transplant 


Organization Name Role
American College of Radiology (ACR) Member
Radiologic Society of North America (RSNA) Member
Society of Pediatric Radiology (SPR) Member; Member of SPR Emergency and Trauma Committee

Selected Publications

J. Shah, D. Gandhi, SR Prasad, PK Sandhu, H. Banker, R. Molina, S.Khan, T. Garg, V. Katabathina, Wunderlich Syndrome: A Comprehensive Review of Diagnosis and Management, In Press, RadioGraphics.

D. Gandhi, T. Garg, J. Shah, H. Sawhney, B. J. Crowder, and A. Nagar, Gastrointestinal duplication cysts: what a radiologist needs to know," Abdom Radiol (NY), Aug 21 2021, doi: 10.1007/s00261-021-03239-w.

J. Shah, D. Gandhi, A. Chauhan, S. Gupta. Imaging Review of Pediatric Benign Osteocytic Tumors and Latest Updates on Management. J. Clin. Med.2021,10, 2823.

V. Katabathina, S. Buddha, H. Rajebi, J. Shah, A. Morani, M. Lubner, A. Dasyam, A. Nazarullah, C. Menias, S. Prasad. Pancreas in Hereditary Syndromes: Cross-Sectional Imaging Spectrum. RadioGraphics 2021; 41:10821102

U. Boston, TK Susheel Kumar, J Shah, T. Street, J. Towbin, CJ Knott-Craig. Successful Heart Transplantation in Two Infants with Dextrocardia-Heterotaxy Syndrome. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 2019, Volume 107, Issue 2, e111 - e114 DOI:

Shah JN, Cohen HL, Choudhri AF, Gupta S, Miller SF. Pediatric Benign Bone Tumors: What Does the Radiologist Need to Know?: Pediatric Imaging. RadioGraphics. 2017;37(3):1001-2 DOI:

Awards & Honors

Radiological Society of North America Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award, 2016 

Magna Cum Laude Award: Radiological Society of North America 2019 Educational Exhibit, "Pancreas in Hereditary Syndromes: Cross-Sectional Imaging Spectrum" 

Award for Research Activities, The University of Texas Health Science Center, 2015-2016 

Certificate of Merit: Radiological Society of North America 2015 Educational Exhibit, "Congenital Abnormalities of Kidneys and Ureter: Embryology, Pathogenesis, and Imaging with Emphasis on Fetal MRI' 

Certificate of Merit: American Roentgen Ray Society 2012 Educational Exhibit, "Uncommon and Rare Testicular Lesions: A Clinical and Imaging Review" 

Certificate of Merit: Radiological Society of North America 2021 Educational Exhibit, "Congenital Hand Anomalies: What Does the Radiologist Need to Know?" 

* Texas Children's Hospital physicians' licenses and credentials are reviewed prior to practicing at any of our facilities. Sections titled From the Doctor, Professional Organizations and Publications were provided by the physician's office and were not verified by Texas Children's Hospital.