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Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus
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Sohail R. Shah, MD, MSHA, FAAP
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. Dr. Shah has special interests in gastrointestinal surgery, neonatal surgery, congenital anomalies, and the correction of chest wall abnormalities (pectus excavatum and pectus carinatum). 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 serves as the Chief Surgical Officer at Texas Children's Hospital – West Campus. He also previously served in numerous other administrative roles including Surgical Director of Perioperative Services at Texas Children's Hospital 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.
- Minimally Invasive Surgery (Laparoscopy and Thoracoscopy)
- Neonatal Surgery
- Gastrointestinal Surgery
- Congenital Anomalies
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis)
- Chest Wall Deformities (Pectus)
- Pediatric surgery outcomes
- Patient-centered outcomes
- Healthcare delivery
Texas Children’s Hospital: Medically Speaking
Watch Pectus Deformities featuring Dr. Shah
A look at chest wall abnormalities including pectus excavatum (where the chest has a sunken or caved-in appearance) and pectus carinatum (where the chest bows outward).
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Medically Speaking - Pectus Deformities
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