Dr. Shah MD Sachil

Dr. Shah MD Sachil

Internal Medicine Resident and Family Medicine Physician

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
West Palm Beach, United States of America

plus Speciality

CARDIOLOGY

Biography:

Dr Shah’s education began in one of the oldest most prestigious private schools in the United Kingdom; Loughborough Grammar School where he attained the highest grades possible and was top of his class. He continued his higher education at the University of Birmingham Medical School where he began his research career conducting in vivo studies on murine renal physiology earning him the coveted JH Sheldon Prize. He was awarded the Edward Boyle Memorial Trust Prize in 2002 for his research proposal looking at visual function in age-related macular degeneration, which was conducted at the world-renowned Lions’ Eye Institute in Perth, Australia. His work was presented at the Royal Australian Congress Of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, which would be the first of a long line of national and international scientific meetings recognizing his contribution to the field of medicine. In 2004, Dr Shah earned his medical degree with honours and was awarded full membership to the General Medical Council. In 2005 he joined the University of Leicester Family Physician Residency Program, which he completed in 2008 after which he was awarded Membership to the Royal College of General Practitioners an honour given only to those demonstrating excellence in the field of Family Medicine. Dr Shah began working as a family physician in his hometown of Leicester and continued his research by being selected to be an honorary member of the Institute for Lung Health at the Glenfield Hospital in United Kingdom. Dr Shah worked on sputum samples from difficult asthma patients forming an extensive molecular and biological database that culminated in breakthroughs in the understanding of severe asthma patients, with his data being presented in numerous national and international meetings. In 2010, Dr Shah joined the University of Miami Internal Medicine Program to complete a three-year residency in Internal Medicine. In addition to learning the art of internal medicine, he began conducting research in cardiovascular disease an area that University of Miami is well regarded. His research topics include electrocardiographic changes following transcatheter aortic valve replacement, the obesity paradox and healthcare disparities in ethnic minorities. He is also working closely with the Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute looking at the use of stem cell therapy to improve symptoms in patients with heart failure. As well as the high level of research, Dr Shah is has been ranked number one from his program of 66 residents two years in a row. He is a member of numerous editorial boards such as Accdon and Dynamed, and has reviewed multiple articles for peer-reviewed journals such as Annals of Internal Medicine, British Journal of General Practice and Journal of American Board of Family Medicine.

Education:

1. 1998-2001: University of Birmingham Medical School, Birmingham, United Kingdom: Biomedical Science Degree: Cellular Pathology and Renal Physiology
2. 2001-2004: University of Birmingham Medical School, Birmingham, United Kingdom: Medical Degree
3. 2004-2005: University of Leicester Hospitals, Leicester, United Kingdom: House-Officer Internal Medicine
4. 2005-2008: University of Leicester Hospitals East Midlands Deanery: Family Medicine Residency
5. 2010: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Regional Campus: Internal Medicine Residency Program

Academic positions:

Academic Positions:

1. 2010: PGY-3 Resident Physician at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Regional Campus
2. 2004-2005: House Physician: General Surgery, Urology, Elderly Care University of Leicester Hospitals, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
3. 2005-2008: University of Leicester Hospitals East Midlands Deanery Family Medicine Residency Program, Leicestershire, United Kingdom (3 year training residency)
4. 2005-2006: University of Leicester Hospitals: Acute Medical Unit, Leicester, United Kingdom
5. 2006-2007: Palliative Care Physician, LOROS Hospice, Leicestershire, United Kingdom (6 months) Psychiatry Physician, Leicester Partnership Trust: Inpatient Psychiatry units, Leicestershire, United Kingdom (6 months)
6. 2007-2008: Family Physician: Syston Health Center, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
7. 2008-2009: Primary Physician at Coalville Community Hospital, Leicestershire, United Kingdom  
8. 2008-2010: Cardio Respiratory Research Physician at the Institute of Lung Health, United Kingdom

Qualifications:

1. 2001: BMedSci (Hons) – Biological Science Degree
2. 2004: MBChB – Medical Degree
3. 2005: GMC - Full Member of the General Medical Council of United Kingdom
4. 2008: MRCGP - Member of the Royal College of General Practitioners, London England
5. 2010: ECFMG Certification



Research interests:

Peer Reviewed Publications:

  1. Shah S, Parra D, Rosenstein RS. Acute Myocardial Infarction During Regadenoson Myocardial Perfusion Imaging. Pharmacotherapy. 2013 Mar 7. doi: 10.1002/phar.1238
  2. S Shah. Heart failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction in African American Populations Ethnicity and Disease. Review Article. 2012 Autumn; 22(4):432-8
  3. Shah S, Parra D, Rosentein R. Warfarin versus aspirin in heart failure and sinus rhythm New England Journal of Medicine. 2012 Aug 23;367(8):771; author reply 772
  4. Shah S. Cardiovascular Disease in Racial and Ethnic Minorities: A Book Review Ethnicity and Disease 2012; 24 (1)
  5. Shah S, Bush L. Primary Effusion Lymphoma in HIV: A Review Article HIV & AIDS Review 2011;(10) 87– 90
  6. 126(1): 61-69 
  7. Shah S. Primary Prevention Of Cardiovascular Disease Oxford Journals (Oxford University Press): Medicine InnovAiT 2011; doi: 10.1093/innovait/inr11.
  8. Shah V, Shah S. Management Of Gastro-Intestinal Symptoms In Palliative Care Oxford Journals (Oxford University Press): Medicine InnovAiT 2010 3(7): 402-407
  9. Kulkarni NS, Hollins F, Sutcliffe A, Saunders R, Shah S, Siddiqui S, Gupta S, Haldar P, Green R, Pavord I, Wardlaw A, Brightling CE. Eosinophil Protein In Airway Macrophages: A Novel Biomarker Of Eosinophilic Inflammation In Patients With Asthma The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 2010;

Peer Reviewed Abstracts:

  1. Shah S, Hartmann N, Cohen M, Florez H, Palacio A, Tamariz L. Obesity Is Associated With Lower Mortality Following Acute Coronary Syndromes: A Meta-Analysis. Journal of American College of Cardiology. 2013;61(10S)
  2. Baltodano P, Sager SJ, O'Neill B Shah S, Martinez A Alfonso C, Martinez-Clark P Cohen MG Heldman AW, O'Neill W, Williams W, Carrillo RG. Conduction Abnormalities May be Transient Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement with Edwards-Sapien Prosthesis. Circulation 2012;126:A17450
  3. Ghatak A, O'Neill B, Patel R, Shah S, Martinez C, Moscucci M, Clark P; Cohen M; Heldman A; O'Neill W; Alfonso C. Frailty is a Major Determinant of Length of Stay After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement. Journal of American College of Cardiology. 2012;60(17S)
  4. D. Desai, Newby CJ, Haldar P, Shah S, Gupta S, Bafadhel M, Woods J, Herath A, Anderson IK, Green R, Wardlaw A, Bradding P, Pavord ID, May RD Brightling CE Mediator Profiling Of Severe Asthma Phenotypes Thorax 2011;66:A56
  5. D. Desai, May RD, Haldar P, Shah S, Gupta S, Bafadhel M, Woods J, Herath A, Anderson IK, Green R, Wardlaw A, Bradding P, Pavord ID, Brightling CE. Cytokine Profiling In Severe Asthma Subphenotypes Using Factor And Cluster Analysis American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2011:183: A3719
  6. Desai D, Shah S, Gupta S, Bafadhel M, Singapuri A, Haldar P, Monteiro W, Pavord ID, Wardlaw AJ, Brightling CE. The Risk Factors That Identify With Airflow Obstruction And Exacerbations In Severe Asthma American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2010; 181:A3128
  7. Shah S, Gupta S, Bafadhel M, Singapuri A, Haldar P, Monteiro W, Pavord ID, Wardlaw AJ, Brightling CE. Risk Factors For Frequent Exacerbations And Airflow Obstruction In Severe Asthma Thorax 2009; 64(4) A130

National and International Scientific Meeting Presentations:

  1. Shah S, Hartmann N, Cohen M, Florez H, Palacio A, Tamariz L. Obesity Is Associated with Lower Mortality following Acute Coronary Syndromes: A Meta-Analysis. Accepted for Poster Presentation American College Of Cardiology Meeting 2013. San Francisco, USA
  2. Baltodano P, Sager SJ, O'Neill B Shah S, Martinez A Alfonso C, Martinez-Clark P Cohen MG Heldman AW, O'Neill W, Williams W, Carrillo RG. Conduction Abnormalities May be Transient Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement with Edwards-Sapien Prosthesis. American Heart Association Meeting 2012. Los Angeles, USA
  3. Ghatak A, O'Neill B, Patel R, Shah S, Martinez C, Moscucci M, Clark P; Cohen M; Heldman A; O'Neill W; Alfonso C Frailty is a Major Determinant of Length of Stay After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement. Transcatheter Therapeutics Meeting 2012: Miami, Florida
  4. Shah S, Kalidindi V. Brainstem Compression: A Rapid and Unpredictable Complication of Cerebellar Infarction Palm Beach County Medical Society: Future of Medicine Symposium Poster Presentation 2011, Florida, USA
  5. D. Desai, May RD, Haldar P, Shah S, Gupta S, Bafadhel M, Woods J, Herath A, Anderson IK, Green R, Wardlaw A, Bradding P, Pavord ID, Brightling CE. Cytokine Profiling in Severe Asthma Sub-phenotypes Using Factor and Cluster Analysis. American Thoracic Society Meeting: Oral and Poster Presentation (B92) 2011, Denver USA
  6. Desai D, Newby CJ, Haldar P, Shah S, Gupta S, Bafadhel M, Woods J, Herath A, Anderson IK, Green R, Wardlaw A, Bradding P, Pavord ID, May RD Brightling CE. Mediator profiling of severe asthma phenotypes. British Thoracic Society Winter Meeting Oral Presenation (S121). 2011. London, England
  7. Desai D, Shah S, Gupta S, Bafadhel M, Singapuri A, Haldar P, Monteiro W, Pavord ID, Wardlaw AJ, Brightling CE The risk factors that identify with airflow obstruction and exacerbations in severe asthma American Thoracic Society Meeting Poster Presentation (B47) 2010, New Orleans, USA
  8. Shah S, Gupta S, Bafadhel M, Singapuri A, Haldar P, Monteiro W, Pavord ID, Wardlaw AJ, Brightling CE Risk factors for frequent exacerbations and airflow obstruction in severe asthma British Thoracic Society Winter Meeting. Poster Presentation (P130) 2009, London, England
  9. Chong KJ, Shah S, McAllister IL. Visual Function and Lesion Size Following Verteporfin Photodynamic Therapy in Sub-foveal Exudative Age-Related Macular Degeneration. Oral Presentation 35th Royal Australian Congress Of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting 2002: Auckland, New Zealand,
  10. Shah S. The Role of Nitric Oxide in the Neural Control of Renal Vasculature: An In Vivo Study: Research carried out at the University Of Birmingham, part of Biomedical Science Degree. Poster Presentation to the PPP Healthcare Trust Meeting 2001, London, England

Book Chapter:

  1. Shah S, Heldman AW. Clinical Trials of Regenerative Therapy: Heart Failure: A Comprehensive Guide to Pathophysiology and Clinical Care. Springer Publishing Company, NY. Estimated Publication Date: December 2013

Current Research:

  1. Ultrafiltration Versus Diuretic Therapy In Patients With Acute Decompensated Heart Failure.
  2. The Obesity Paradox In Patients With Acute Coronary Syndromes: Mortality Outcomes
  3. Transient Conduction Abnormalities Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Using Edwards Sapien Valve After FDA Approval
  4. Substudy Analysis Of POSEIDON To Evaluate Effect Of Mesenchymal Stem Cells On Electrophysiologic Parameters Of Advanced Cardiac Disease

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Active Peer-Reviewer for Medical Journals:

  1. Annals of Internal Medicine
  2. British Journal of General Practice
  3. Journal of American Board of Family Medicine
  4. InnovAIT: Publication of Royal College of General Practitioners
  5. Journal of Atrial Fibrillation

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