Shamita B. Shah

Gastroenterologist

Inflammatory bowel disease specialist

Digestive Health Center

  • 900 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-736-5555
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Digestive Health Center at Blake Wilbur Building

  • 900 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-736-5555
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Digestive Health - Endoscopy Suite at Stanford

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-736-5555
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Digestive Health - Endoscopy Suite in Redwood City

  • 450 Broadway Street
  • Redwood City, CA 94063
  • Phone: 650-736-5555
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Professional Education

Fellowship: University of Chicago Hospitals and Health System (2008) IL

Advanced Fellowship, University of Chicago, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (2008)

Board Certification: Gastroenterology, American Board of Internal Medicine (2007)

Fellowship: Ochsner Foundation Hospital (2007) LA

Residency: Louisiana State University - New Orleans (2004) LA

Residency, LSU Health Sciences Center, Chief Resident (2004)

Residency, LSU Health Sciences Center, Internal Medicine (2003)

Medical Education: Louisiana State University - New Orleans (2000) LA

Honors & Awards

Member, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society (2000)

Intern of the Year, Charity Hospital, New Orleans (2001)

Intern, Teaching Excellence Award (2001)

Resident, Teaching Award (2004)

Administrative Appointments

Clinical Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program, Division of Gastroenterology, 2008

Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Hospital & Clinics patient, you have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.

Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.

Fecal DNA Testing for Colorectal Neoplasia in IBD: Could it be as Simple as a Stool Study?
Quan, S. Y., & Shah, S. B. (2013). Fecal DNA Testing for Colorectal Neoplasia in IBD: Could it be as Simple as a Stool Study?. Gastroenterology, 145(2), 479-481.

Enhanced imaging technologies in detecting dysplasia in IBD: narrowing or widening our options?
Sinha, S. R., & Shah, S. B. (2012). Enhanced imaging technologies in detecting dysplasia in IBD: narrowing or widening our options?. Gastroenterology, 143(4), 1108-1110.

Fast routes to new therapies: what do epilepsy and inflammatory bowel disease have in common?
Nimgaonkar, A., & Shah, S. B. (2012). Fast routes to new therapies: what do epilepsy and inflammatory bowel disease have in common?. Gastroenterology, 142(3), 670-671.

Plant extract: a natural immune booster for ulcerative colitis.
Shah, S. B. (2011). Plant extract: a natural immune booster for ulcerative colitis. Gastroenterology, 141(4), 1525-1526.

Stretching the limits in Crohn's disease.
Shah, S. B. (2011). Stretching the limits in Crohn's disease. Gastroenterology, 140(3), 1099-1101.

Capsule Endoscopy in the Diagnosis of Suspected Small Bowel Involvement with Crohn's Disease
Sharaf, R. N., Levesque, B. G., Shah, S., Longacre, T., & Pasricha, P. J. (2011). Capsule Endoscopy in the Diagnosis of Suspected Small Bowel Involvement with Crohn's Disease. DIGESTIVE DISEASES AND SCIENCES, 56(1), 46-48.

Probiotics for ulcerative colitis ... Are the good bugs back?
Shah, S. B. (2010). Probiotics for ulcerative colitis ... Are the good bugs back?. Gastroenterology, 139(3), 1054-1056.

Incidence and Risk of Intestinal and Extra-intestinal Complications in Medicaid Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A 5-Year Population-Based Study
Arora, G., Singh, G., Vadhavkar, S., Shah, S. B., Mannalithara, A., & Triadafilopoulos, G. (2010). Incidence and Risk of Intestinal and Extra-intestinal Complications in Medicaid Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A 5-Year Population-Based Study. DIGESTIVE DISEASES AND SCIENCES, 55(6), 1689-1695.

Atypical Rectal Bleeding: The Challenge of Diagnosing Mild Ulcerative Colitis
Levesque, B. G., Pai, R., & Shah, S. B. (2010). Atypical Rectal Bleeding: The Challenge of Diagnosing Mild Ulcerative Colitis. DIGESTIVE DISEASES AND SCIENCES, 55(3), 586-588.

Risks and benefits of the use of concomitant immunosuppressives and biologics in inflammatory bowel disease
Shah, S. B., & Hanauer, S. B. (2008). Risks and benefits of the use of concomitant immunosuppressives and biologics in inflammatory bowel disease. REVIEWS IN GASTROENTEROLOGICAL DISORDERS, 8(3), 159-168.

Intravenous cyclosporin in severe steroid-refractory ulcerative colitis: Long-term follow-up
Shah SB, Parekh NK, Hanauer SB, & Cohen RD. (2008). Intravenous cyclosporin in severe steroid-refractory ulcerative colitis: Long-term follow-up. Oral presentation DDW 2008, 134(4).

Treatment of diarrhea in patients with inflammatory bowel disease: Concepts and cautions
Shah, S. B., & Hanauer, S. B. (2007). Treatment of diarrhea in patients with inflammatory bowel disease: Concepts and cautions. REVIEWS IN GASTROENTEROLOGICAL DISORDERS, 7, S3-S10.

Restoring a gastroenterology fellowship match: A trainee perspective
Lim, J. K., & Shah, S. B. (2004). Restoring a gastroenterology fellowship match: A trainee perspective. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY, 99(8), 1412-1415.