Dr. Shah’s CV

CURRENT POSITION

November 2008 – Present

  • Private Practice

November 2008 – Present

  • Clinical Instructor Department of Surgery
  • University of Nevada School of Medicine

August 2003 –November/2008

  • University of Nevada School of Medicine
  • Assistant professor of Surgery
  • Assistant Program Director
  • Division of Plastic Surgery
  • Department of Surgery
  • Las Vegas, Nevada

November 2003 – Present

  • VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System
  • Assistant professor of Surgery
  • 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 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

1994-95
State University of New York-Downstate Brooklyn, New York
Surgery Resident

1993-94
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 – MD

1985-89
Stevens Institute of Technology – B.S. (Chemical Biology)


CERTIFICATIONS

2004-2024 – Diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery
2005-2015 – Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery

LICENSES

1995 – New York State Medical License Inactive
2000 – Pennsylvania State Medical License Inactive
2002 – 2017 – Nevada State Medical License Active
2016 – present – Arizona State Medical License Active

HONORS/AWARDS/MEMBERSHIP

Active Member (08/2006): American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Active Member: American Medical Association
Active Member: American College of Surgeons
Active Member: Member of Clark County Medical Society
2003 Baronio Scholar

Stevens Institute of Technology

  • 1985-1989 – Full academic scholarship
  • Humphreys, Ennis, Lesser Award for Engineering Economy
  • 1988 – National Chemistry Day Award
  • 1987 – W.A. Macy Award for Chemical Biology

PUBLICATIONS

  • M Leyngold, R Stutman, K Khiabani, H Shah, E Fong, C-H Ho, W Zamboni: Contributing Variables to Post Mastectomy Tissue Expander Infection. The Breast Journal. 1-6. May 2012.
  • M Leyngold, I Leyngold, P Letourneau, W. Zamboni, H Shah: Case Report: Basal Cell Carcinoma and Rhinophyma. Annals of Plastic Surgery, 61(4) 410-412 Oct 2008.
  • Shah, HR, Zamboni, WA, Khiabani, KT. Nocardial septic arthritis of the wrist diagnosed and treated by arthroscopy. Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg & Hand Surg, 39:252-254, 2005.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Operative decompression for peroneal nerve entrapment. Robert H. Ivy Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, March 24-25, 2001, Baltimore, Maryland, Abstract
  • 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.
  • SHAH HR, Vaynblat M, Ramdev G, Cunningham JN, Jr., Chiavarelli M. Experimental cardiomyopathy as a model of chronic heart failure. J Invest Surg 1997;10:387-396.
  • SHAH HR, Vaynblat M, Bertuglia C, Chiavarelli M. Flow gradients of venous cannulae during extracorporeal circulation. Cardiovascular Engineering 1997;2(4):260-63.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • SHAH HR, Vaynblat M, Salciccioli L, Cunningham JN Jr., Chiavarelli M. Composite cardiac binding. Circulation 1997;96(8)Suppl:I-602 Abstract
  • 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
  • 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

  • Applications of Hyperbaric Oxygen in Plastic Surgery. Symposium on Advanced Wound Care, San Antonio, TX May 2, 2006.
  • Office Wound Care. Nevada Osteopathic Medical Association: Henderson, NV May 2004.
  • Skin Cancer: Risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment. Sun City, November 2003, Las Vegas, NV
  • Operative decompression for peroneal nerve entrapment. Robert H. Ivy Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, March 24-25, 2001, Baltimore, Maryland
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