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Nikunj N. Shah, MD

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  • Hepatology, Transplant
  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
Board Certification:
  • Transplant Hepatology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
Faculty Rank: Associate Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: Smt. N.H.L. Municipal Medical College, India
Residency: Ravenswood Hospital - Internal Medicine
  Mercy Hospital and Medical Center - Internal Medicine
Fellowship: University of Chicago Medical Center - Gastroenterology
Clinical Expertise:
  • Alcoholic liver disease
  • Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency
  • Ascites
  • Autoimmune hepatitis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Fatty liver disease
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Liver cancer
  • Liver disease, adult
  • Liver transplant
  • Primary biliary cirrhosis
  • Primary sclerosing cholangitis
  • Wilson disease
Research Interests:
  • Autoimmune hepatitis
  • Hepatitis C
  • Liver transplantation
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to Listings go back five years.

  1. Subclavian central venous cannulation: should ultrasound guidance be used in routine practice?
    Raman VV, Shah N, Madhivathanan PR
    Br J Hosp Med (Lond)
    2015 Aug
  2. Outcomes after Combined Liver Kidney Transplant versus Kidney Transplant Followed by Liver Transplant.
    Chan EY, Bhattacharya R, Eswaran S, Hertl M, Shah N, Fayek S, Cohen EB, Hollinger EF, Olaitan O, Jensik SC, Perkins JD
    Clin Transplant
    2014 Nov 7
  3. Exposure to mimivirus collagen promotes arthritis.
    Shah N, Hülsmeier AJ, Hochhold N, Neidhart M, Gay S, Hennet T
    J. Virol.
    2014 Jan
  4. D2 receptor occupancy following lurasidone treatment in patients with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder.
    Potkin SG, Keator DB, Kesler-West ML, Nguyen DD, van Erp TG, Mukherjee J, Shah N, Preda A
    CNS Spectr
    2014 Apr
  5. Histological adequacy of EUS-guided liver biopsy when using a 19-gauge non-Tru-Cut FNA needle.
    Gor N, Salem SB, Jakate S, Patel R, Shah N, Patil A
    Gastrointest. Endosc.
    2013 Jul 31
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