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Malay B. Shah, MD, FACS

Surgical Director, Liver Transplant Program
| 4.88 out of 5
31 ratings | 5 comments
Malay B. Shah, MD, FACS
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  • Liver Cancer Team
  • Pancreas Cancer Team
  • Pediatric Kidney Transplant 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


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


    Medical College of Georgia, Augusta


    Abdominal Transplant Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham

    Certifications and Special Training

    American Board of Surgery

  • Ratings & Reviews

    | 4.88 out of 5
    31 ratings |5 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.

    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 -

    May, 2019
    I have been w/UK transplant for 13 years and have always been treated great!

    April, 2019
    It was a very good visit so friendly to us.

    January, 2019
    They was very good and respectful.

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