Dr. Chirag Shah

Dr. Chirag Shah
Oncologist, Ahmedabad

MBBS, MD

  • 2 Hospitals
  • Languages :Hindi, English, Gujarati

Experience

Shyam Hematology-Oncology Clinic, Director & Consultant Medical Oncologist 2008 -  Present

Consultant Medical Oncologist, Apollo Hospital 2006 -  Present

Specialities

  • Oncology

  • Hematology

Expertise

  • Stem Cell Transplant/Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Breast Cancer - Special Interest and Training
  • Head and Neck, Gastrointestinal, Liver, Lung Cancers
  • Preoperative Chemotherapy
  • Non Chemotherapy Medicines
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis and Hypercoagulable States
  • ICU Hematology, Anemia, Thrombocytopenia
  • Aplastic Anemia

Education

  • MBBS
  • MD Oncology (USA)
  • MD Hematology (USA)
  • Diplomate American Board of Medical Oncology, Diplomate American Board of Hematology
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University/Montefiore Medical Center, New York (Moses, Weiler, and Jacobi Hospitals) Fellowship in Medical Oncology Fellowship in Hematology (07/99-06/2002 )
  • Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan Chief Medical Resident - provided extensive administrative, teaching and clinical experience in a very large University program (06/98-06/99)
  • Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan (Harper Hospital, Detroit Receiving Hospital and Veterans Affairs Hospital) Residency in Internal Medicine (06/96-06/98)
  • St. Francis Hospital, Evanston, Illinois - Internship in Internal Medicine An affiliate of the University of Illinois at Chicago, a 400 bed Level 1 Trauma Center (06/95-06/96)
  • S.S.G. Hospital and Medical College, India - Internship Clinical rotations in Medicine, Surgery, OB & Gyn and Community and Preventive Medicine (03/93-03/94)

Practice Information

Apollo Hospitals International, Ahmedabad

Apollo Hospitals International, Ahmedabad

Plot No.1A, Bhat GIDC Estate, Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad, Gujarat - 382428

Shyam Hem Onc Clinic, Ahmedabad

Shyam Hem Onc Clinic, Ahmedabad

402, Galaxy, Between Shivranjani & Nehrunagar Circle, Nehrunagar, Ahmedabad, Gujarat - 380015

Patient Experience

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Achievements & Contributions

  • First and only doctor in Gujarat with American Board Certification in both Adult Hematology and Medical Oncology - seven years of continuous training in USA at premier institutes.
  • First and only successful Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplant in private sector in Gujarat
  • First and only successful Autologus Stem Cell Transplant for Acute Myeloid Leukemia in Gujarat.
  • First successful treatment of Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia and Thrombosis, with direct thrombin inhibitor lepirudin
  • Instrumental in setting up the First comprehensive private cancer center in Ahmedabad.
  • Established First certificate course for Hematology training in Gujarat.
  • First and only private hematology-oncology clinic with a trained counselor to help patients cope with diagnosis of cancer, and various treatment related issues.
  • First to offer truly Multidisciplinary Opinion and Treatment to patients - Patients get input from a Team of all 3 cancer treatment specialists i.e. Medical Oncologist, Surgical Oncologist and Radiation Oncologist, providing Best Chance of Cure/Results
  • Member American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Member American Society of Hematology
  • Member Indian Society of Medical and Pediatric Oncology,Gandhinagar