Dr. Adil A. Shah, M.D., is a pediatric surgeon specializing in general pediatric and thoracic surgery, with a particular emphasis on advanced minimally invasive, endoscopic, and robotic procedures for infants, children, and young adults. As an attending pediatric surgeon at Children’s Nebraska and an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Dr. Shah is dedicated to providing high-quality and compassionate care to his young patients.
Dr. Shah earned his medical degree from the Aga Khan University Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan. He further honed his skills through a rigorous general surgery residency at Howard University Hospital in Washington, DC. His passion for pediatric surgery led him to pursue a pediatric surgery fellowship at Children’s National Hospital in Washington, DC. Dr. Shah’s commitment to excellence in medical education and practice is underscored by his induction into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) medical honors society.
Specializing in minimally invasive approaches to pediatric surgical disorders, Dr. Shah has a keen interest in adolescent weight loss and bariatric surgery. His skill set encompasses cutting-edge techniques, ensuring that his patients benefit from the latest advancements in surgical care.
Dr. Shah’s dedication to advancing the field of pediatric surgery extends beyond the operating room. He is fervently committed to promoting efficient and equitable surgical care delivery. Dr. Shah has contributed significantly to health services research, with numerous peer-reviewed publications and book chapters to his credit. His work has been showcased at national and international meetings, has garnered widespread recognition.
Recognizing the importance of addressing surgical and trauma care disparities, Dr. Shah has actively engaged in research at the Johns Hopkins Center for Surgical Trial and Outcomes Research in Baltimore, MD, and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Center for Surgery and Public Health in Boston, MA. Through his efforts, Dr. Shah strives to enhance the accessibility and quality of surgical care for all patients.
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Medical School: Aga Khan University and Medical College
Residency: Howard University Hospital and College of Medicine
Fellowship: Children’s National Hospital