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Nisha Shah, MD

Philosophy of Care

I strive to provide patient-centered care that focuses on kindness, compassion and fosters a partnership with each patient to improve their quality of life.

  • General


    • Gastroenterology


    • A.B.I.M
    • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support
    • Basic Life Support Certification
    • Gastroenterology
    • Internal Medicine

    Accepts adults


    • English
    • Gujrati
    • Spanish

    Functional bowel disease, Gastrointestinal Motility, Inflammatory bowel disease, obesity

    I enjoy endurance training, cooking and reading.

  • Education

    School Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences
    Graduation Date 01/2005
    Degree Medical Degree

    School National Naval Medical Center

    School Naval Medical Center Portsmouth
    Title Internal Medicine Residency

    School Walter Reed Army Medical Center
    Specialty Gastroenterology

  • Memberships

    • American College of Gastroenterology
    • American Gastroenterological Association
    • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
    • American Association for the Study of Liver Disease
    • American College of Physicians
    • American Medical Association
  • Awards and Accolades

    Name Navy Wide "Best of Best" Clinic
    Date 12/2017

    Name Joint Service Commendation Medal
    Date 12/2015

    Name ACG Fellow's Award
    Date 12/2013

    Name ACG Presidential Poster Winner
    Date 12/2013

  • Media/Published Articles

    • Shah NA, Albert DM, Hall NM, Moawad FJ: Managing eosinophilic esophagitis: challenges and solutions. Clinical and Experimental Gastroenterology 2016; 9:281-­‐90. (Dec 31, 2015)
Health Topics Posts
Everyone experiences stomach pain at various times throughout their life. Stomach pain can occur in a variety of locations – it may be felt in a specific, isolated area or may affect your entire abdomen. Stomach pain doesn’t always feel the same either. Sometimes it can feel like a dull ache, while other times you may experience cramping and/or sharp gas-like pains. It can develop due to a variety reasons, and depending on the cause, may require different treatment. All of these variables can make it challenging to determine what’s causing your stomach pain. To help, gastroenterologist, Nisha Shah, MD, discusses several common culprits and tips to help you tell them apart.

Topics and Subtopics: Digestive Disorders & Diet & Nutrition
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