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Malay B. Shah, MD

Surgical Director, Liver Transplant Program

Department/Specialty

  • Liver Cancer Team
  • Pediatric Kidney Transplant Team
  • Transplant: Hepatobiliary
  • Transplant: Kidney
  • Transplant: Liver
  • Transplant: Pancreas

Faculty Rank

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Clinic Information

For an appointment or assistance call 859-257-1000
or 800-333-8874 (toll free)

Clinical Interests

Cholangiocarcinoma
Clinical Outcomes
Hepatobiliary Surgery
Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC)
Immunosuppression
Liver, Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation
Vascular Access

Education

Degree

The University of Toledo, College of Medicine, Toledo, Ohio

Residency

Medical College of Georgia, Augusta

Fellowship

Abdominal Transplant Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham

Certifications or Special Training

American Board of Surgery

Additional Information

Profile

Malay Shah is the Surgical Director of the Liver Transplant Program. He is from the Cincinnati area and attended college at the University of Cincinnati. While in Cincinnati, he worked closely with individuals who were involved in transplant and immunosuppression outcomes research. At this time he developed his keen interest in transplantation. He subsequently attended medical school in Toledo, Ohio at the Medical College of Ohio, and then completed his general surgery residency at the Medical College of Georgia. He completed his transplant surgery fellowship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. When he finished his training, he eagerly jumped at the opportunity to come to the University of Kentucky and returning to the area he considers home.

His interests include liver, kidney and pancreas transplantation. He also has significant interests in hepatobiliary surgery, liver tumors cholangiocarcinoma and vascular access for patients with renal failure. He has a keen interest in socioeconomic and healthcare disparities and their impact on organ donation. He actively participates in national organizations such as the United Network of Organ Sharing as well as multiple transplant societies.