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 RankAssociate 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
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Tri-State Gastroenterology Associates425 Centre View Blvd.
Crestview Hills, KY 41017Monday - Friday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
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Bowling Green, KY 42101
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Louisville, KY 40217
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