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Malay B. Shah, MD, FACS

Surgical Director, Liver Transplant Program
| 4.81 out of 5
21 ratings | 4 comments
Malay B. Shah, MD, FACS
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Specialties

  • Kidney Transplant Team - Pediatric
  • Liver Cancer Team
  • Pancreas Cancer Team
  • Transplant - Hepatobiliary
  • Transplant - Kidney
  • Transplant - Liver
  • Transplant - Pancreas
  • Transplant Surgery
  • About

    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 a keen interest in transplantation. He subsequently attended medical school in Toledo, Ohio at the Medical College of Ohio, and then completed a general surgery residency at the Medical College of Georgia.

    Dr. Shah completed a 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 return to the area he considers home.

    Dr. Shah's 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.

    Faculty Rank

    Associate Professor of Surgery

    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

    Certifications and Special Training

    American Board of Surgery

  • Ratings & Reviews

    | 4.81 out of 5
    21 ratings |4 comments

    The star rating is a calculation based on feedback from our patients using our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more about our survey process. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

    November, 2019
    Above and beyond excellent.

    October, 2019
    Very good experience

    September, 2019
    *Halley White & *Dr. Shah have always bee VERY, VERY helpful & keep me well informed of my condition & explained everything to me! (Excellent!) Thank both of them for me.

    July, 2019
    It was great each visit and very productive & helpful -

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  • Locations

    Pediatric Kidney Transplant

    UK Transplant Center

    Kentucky Clinic building
    Kentucky Clinic
    740 S. Limestone
    Third Floor, Wing D, Room J301
    Lexington, KY 40536

    Liver Cancer

    Whitney Hendrickson Building
    UK Markey Cancer Center
    Whitney-Hendrickson Building
    800 Rose St.
    First Floor
    Lexington, KY 40536

    A parking lot is located near the Whitney-Hendrickson Building, accessible via Hospital Drive. Get directions to Whitney-Hendrickson.

    UK Transplant & Specialty Clinic-Northern Kentucky

    UK Northern Kentucky Transplant Clinic
    Tri-State Gastroenterology Associates
    425 Centre View Blvd.
    Crestview Hills, KY 41017
    Call 866-285-4337 (Toll-free)
    Monday - Friday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm

    Services available: Liver, Kidney

    UK Transplant & Specialty Clinic-Bowling Green

    Riverside Professional Center
    Riverside Professional Center
    825 2nd Ave. East
    Suite B6
    Bowling Green, KY 42101

    Services Available: Kidney

    UK Transplant & Specialty Clinic-Louisville

    Medical Plaza East
    Medical Plaza East
    3 Audubon Plaza Drive
    Suite 150
    Louisville, KY 40217

    Services available: Heart, Lung, Liver, Kidney, Pancreas, Living Donor

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