About Us

Dr. Harsh J Shah

Pancreas, Liver, Gastro & Cancer Surgeon

Dr Harsh Shah is a well-known pancreas doctor & liver specialist doctor in Ahmedabad. He has more than 15 years of experience in treating complex diseases of the pancreas including cancers. His majority of work involves treatment of complicated & referred cases of gastrointestinal diseases.

He has received training as a pancreas specialist at the best gastroenterology institutes in India. After completing MS (General Surgery) & MCh (Surgical Gastroenterology) from the prestigious Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi. He received additional training in Liver surgery & Liver transplant from Sir Gangaram Hospital, Delhi. He was trained in Endoscopy at Baldota Institute of Digestive Sciences, Mumbai. He was awarded the degree of Diplomate of National Board(DNB – Surgical Gastroenterology) by NBE. Being a pancreas doctor, his main area of work involves treatment of pancreatitis, pancreas cancers & pancreas stones.

He has been awarded Best Video presentation in laparoscopic liver resections at IHPBA 2014, Mumbai. He is a teaching faculty at ‘Laparoscopic Skill’ Development programme at Matsya Healthcare Academy, Ahmedabad. He has many publications in national & international journals & he has co-authored many books in Gastroenterology. He treats illnesses of Gastroenterology by Endoscopic, Laparoscopic & open surgical methods. He has to his credit successful treatment of hundreds of complicated cases of GI cancers as well as liver & pancreatic diseases.

Dr. Harsh Shah

Years of experience


Total Awards


Happy Patients



  • Young onset colorectal cancer- how does it differ from its older counterpart? Indian Journal of Cancer. Indian J Cancer. 2014 Oct-Dec.
  • Management of acquired tracheo-esophageal fistula complicating endoscopic management for corrosive esophageal stricture. Am Surg. 2016 Jan
  • Stapled versus hand sewn cervical esophagogastric anastomosis in patients undergoing esophagectomy: A retrospective cohort study. Ann Med Surg (Lond). 2016 Jan 4;5:118-24.
  • “Impact of lymph node staging systems in predicting outcome in patients with ampullary cancer.” Annals of hepato-biliary-pancreatic surgery vol. 24,4 (2020): 484-495. doi:10.14701/ahbps.2020.24.4.484
  • A rare surgery of ampullojejunostomy in a corrosive acid ingestion: Brief review of literature. IJSR Vol:9, Issue:4.

Textbooks / Chapters

  • Benign Biliary stricture. In: Rajdeep Singh, A K Sarda, editors. Surgery Update, 2013, chapter 20, 108-113.
  • Mesenteric Ischaemia. In: Rajdeep Singh, editors. Surgery Update, 2015
  • Pancreas – Embryology, Anatomy & Physiology. In: P K Mishra, editors. 1st Ed. Textbook of Surgical Gastroenterology.
  • Co-editor of Textbook of ‘GI Surgery(2nd Edition) – HPB Section’ & ‘Video Atlas of GI Surgery-HPB Section’ by Dr Sanjiv Haribhakti(Editor in chief)
  • ‘Patient Selection’(Chapter) & ‘ERAS in colorectal surgery’(Chapter) in International Textbook of Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery(In Press).


  • Faculty at ‘Matsya Healthcare Academy’ – training postgraduate students for laparoscopic skills development


  • Award
  • Best Video Presentation on Laparoscopic Liver resection, IHPBA 2014, Mumbai

Speaker / Moderator

Invited Speaker/Moderator in following conferences:

  • Gujarat Bariatric Club – March 2019 – Reflux & threat of malignancy in loop GJ – Debate
  • ASICON – Dec, 2017, Jaipur – Bile duct injury – Panel Discussion
  • Kaizencon – March 2019, Ahmedabad – Organising Secretary
  • Kaizencon – March 2018, Ahmedabad – Speaker for topic ‘Gastric GIST’
  • CME on Carcinoma Esophagus – SBKSMIRC – April 2016 – Speaker for ‘Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy’
  • CME on Stoma care & Management – SBKSMIRC – May 2017 – Speaker for ‘Stoma Complications’
  • CME on Liver Anatomy & Resection – SBKSMIRC – June 2017 – Speaker for ‘Liver Resections’
  • CME on liver resection – Bharuch, Indian Medical Association – March 2017 – Speaker for ‘Recent Advances in Liver Resections’
  • CME – An update on pancreatic surgery – Anand, Indian Medical Association – May 2017 – Speaker for ‘update in pancreatic surgery’
  • CME on Portal hypertension – Kalol, Indian Medical Association – November 2017 – Speaker for ‘Management of PHT’
  • CME on Crohn’s Disease – Ahmedabad, Indian Medical Association – December 2017 – Speaker for ‘Are we missing the diagnosis?’