Faculty Profile

Mihir Shah, MD

Mihir M. Shah, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine




American Board of Surgery

Year Joined Emory as a Faculty Member:



Dr. Mihir Shah received his MD degree at the University of Seychelles – American Institute of Medicine in 2009. He completed his general surgery residency at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, did an endosurgery fellowship at Emory University, and completed his fellowship in complex general surgical oncology at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. Dr. Shah specializes in complex laparoscopic and robotic surgery for the treatment of cancer of the liver, pancreas, biliary tree, stomach, esophagus, small bowel and retroperitoneum including adrenals and sarcomas, and is interested in outcomes research and clinical trials in hepatopancreatobiliary and foregut cancers.


  • Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital

  • Emory University Hospital

  • Emory University Hospital Midtown

  • Emory Johns Creek Hospital

  • Emory Clinic


  • MD, University of Seychelles – American Institute of Medicine, Victoria, Seychelles, Class of 2009

  • General Surgery Internship, Mercy Catholic Medical Center, Darby, PA, 2010-2011

  • General Surgery Residency, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, 2011-2015

  • Endosurgery Fellowship, Emory University, 2015-2016

  • Complex General Surgical Oncology Fellowship, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ, 2016-2018

Current Organizational Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons

  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons

  • Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract: Member Services and International Relations Committee

  • Society of Surgical Oncology: Membership Committee

  • Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association Member: Committee for Surgical Innovation

  • American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

  • International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association

Current Editorships and Editorial Boards

  • Editorial Board, OA Case Reports

  • Editorial Board, Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Research

Clinical Interests

  • Adrenal cancer

  • Cholangiocarcinoma/bile duct cancer

  • Esophageal cancer

  • Gallbladder cancer

  • Liver tumors (primary, metastatic, and benign)

  • Pancreatic cancer

  • Sarcomas of the abdomen and retroperitoneum

  • Small bowel cancer

  • Stomach cancer

  • Laparoscopic surgery

  • Robotic surgery

  • Spleen disorders

  • Gastrointestinal stromal tumor

  • Neuroendocrine/carcinoid tumors

Research Interests

  • Outcomes research and clinical trials in hepatopancreatobiliary and foregut cancers