Dr. Shah’s CV

Curriculum Vitae

CURRENT POSITION

Aug 2003 – Nov 2008
University of Nevada School of Medicine
Assistant professor of Surgery
Assistant Program Director
Division of Plastic Surgery
Department of Surgery
Las Vegas, Nevada
Nov 2003 – Present
VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System
Chief of Plastic Surgery
Department of Surgery
Las Vegas, Nevada

POST-GRADUATE TRAINING:

2002-2003
University of Nevada School of Medicine
Hand/Microsurgery Fellowship
2001-2002
Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Plastic Surgery Chief Resident
2000-2001
Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Plastic Surgery Chief Resident
1999-2000
State University of New York-Downstate Brooklyn, New York
Chief Resident
1997-99
State University of New York-Downstate Brooklyn, New York
Senior Resident
1995-97
State University of New York-Downstate Brooklyn, New York
Research Fellow
1994-1995
State University of New York-Downstate Brooklyn, New York
Surgery Resident
1994-1995
State University of New York-Downstate Brooklyn, New York
Surgery Intern

EDUCATION

1989-93
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – New Jersey Medical School Newark, New Jersey
M.D.
1985-89
Stevens Institute of Technology
B.S. (Chemical Biology)

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES:

2004
Diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery
2005
Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery
2007-2009
ACLS
2007-2009
BLS
1995-
New York State Medical License
Inactive
2000
Pennsylvania State Medical License
Inactive
2002
Nevada
Active

HONORS/AWARDS/MEMBERSHIP:

Active Member (08/2006):
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Active Member (06/2003):
The Plastic Surgery Research Council
Fellow (10/2007)
American College of Surgeons
2003 Stevens Institute of Technology
Baronio Scholar
1985-1989
Full academic scholarship
1989
Humphreys, Ennis, Lesser Award for Engineering Economy
1988
National Chemistry Day Award
1987
W.A. Macy Award for Chemical Biology

PUBLICATIONS:

  1. M Leyngold, I Leyngold, P Letourneau, W. Zamboni, H Shah: Case Report: Basal Cell Carcinoma and Rhinophyma. Annals of Plastic Surgery, in print
  2. Shah, HR, Zamboni, WA, Khiabani, KT. Nocardial septic arthritis of the wrist diagnosed and treated by arthroscopy. Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg and Hand Surg, 39:252-254, 2005.
  3. Baynosa RC, Shah HR, Khiabani KT, Zamboni WA: Ultrasound-Assisted Liposuctionin the Treatment of Lipodystrophy Secondary to Cushingoid-Type Disease of Unknown Cause. Plast Reconstr Surg 114:474-477, 2004.
  4. Joseph Disa, MD, FACS, Himansu R. Shah, MD, Gordon Kaplan, MD. Skin Surface Reconstruction Procedures. In: Souba VW, Fink MT, Jurkovich GJ, et al. eds. American College of Surgeons ACS Surgery: Principles and Practice 2004. New York: WebMD, 2004: 220-232.
  5. Himansu R. Shah, MD, Jeffery Gibson, MD, Julie Spears, MD, Daniel Kelly, MD, Amit Mitra, MD, MS, FRCS (Ed), FACS Our Experience With Free Fibula Flap For Mandibular Reconstruction. Robert H. Ivy Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, June 2002, Pittsburgh, PA. Abstract
  6. Operative decompression for peroneal nerve entrapment. Robert H. Ivy Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, March 24-25, 2001, Baltimore, Maryland, Abstract
  7. SHAH HR, Vaynblat M, Salciccioli L, Impellizzeri P, Cunningham JN Jr., Chiavarelli M. Composite cardiac binding in experimental heart failure. Ann Thorac Surg 2000;69:429-34.
  8. SHAH HR, Vaynblat M, Ramdev G, Cunningham JN, Jr., Chiavarelli M. Experimental cardiomyopathy as a of chronic heart failure. J Invest Surg 1997;10:387-396.
  9. SHAH HR, Vaynblat M, Bertuglia C, Chiavarelli M. Flow gradients of venous cannulae during extracorporeal circulation. Cardiovascular Engineering 1997;2(4):260-63.
  10. Vaynblat M, Chiavarelli M, SHAH HR, Ramdev G, Aron M, Zisbrod Z, Cunningham JN, Jr. Cardiac binding in experimental heart failure. Ann Thorac Surg 1997;64:81-6.
  11. Joshua H. Burack, Norman M. Rowe, Liba Serebransky, HIMANSU R. SHAH, Peter Homel, Joseph N. Cunningham, Jr.. Socioeconomic and cultural risk factors for coronary artery bypass surgery. Surgical Forum Vol. L, 1999 (American College of Surgeons).
  12. SHAH HR, Vaynblat M, Salciccioli L, Cunningham JN Jr., Chiavarelli M. Composite cardiac binding. Circulation 1997;96(8)Suppl:I-602 Abstract
  13. SHAH HR, Chiavarelli M, Rao SM, Nudel DB, Anderson JE. Repair of anomalous origin of the right coronary artery from the main pulmonary artery. Cardiology in the Young 1997. Abstract
  14. Vaynblat M, Chiavarelli M, Ramdev G, Grijalva GA, SHAH HR, Zisbrod Z, Cunningham JN Jr. Enalapril prophylaxis of doxorubicin-induced cardiomyopathy. J Mol Cell Cardiol 1996;28: A201. Abstract

PRESENTATIONS

  1. Applications of Hyperbaric Oxygen in Plastic Surgery. Symposium on Advanced Wound Care, San Antonio, TX May 2, 2006.
  2. Office Wound Care. Nevada Osteopathic Medical Association: Henderson, NV May 2004.
  3. Skin Cancer: Risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment. Sun City, November 2003, Las Vegas, NV
  4. Our Experience with Free Fibula Flap For Mandibular Reconstruction. Robert H. Ivy Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, June 2002, Pittsburgh, PA. Poster
  5. Operative decompression for peroneal nerve entrapment. Robert H. Ivy Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, March 24-25, 2001, Baltimore, Maryland
  6. Socioeconomic and cultural risk factors for coronary artery bypass surgery. American College of Surgeons Surgical Forum November 1999.
  7. Composite cardiac binding. American Heart Association 70th Scientific Sessions, November 9-12, 1997, Orlando, Florida. Moderated Poster.
  8. Local recurrence following breast conservation in African-American breast cancer patients. American College of Surgeons. Oct 25-29 1998, Orlando, Florida Poster.