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Neeral L. Shah

Associate Professor
Unit: School of Medicine
Department: Department of Medicine, Gastroenterology
Office location and address
Digestive Health Center
1335 Lee St
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
M.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 2001
Resident, Internal Medicine, George Washington University
Fellow, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Lahey Clinic Medical Center
Fellow, Transplant Hepatology, University of Virginia

Dr. Shah grew up in Rochester, NY. He attended Cornell University and graduated cum laude with degrees in chemical engineering and biomedical engineering. He then attended medical school at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. 

Dr. Shah’s specialty is transplant hepatology. He is an associate professor with tenure at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. Dr. Shah completed a transplant hepatology fellowship at the University of Virginia and stayed on faculty starting in 2009. 

His research interests include coagulation in liver disease and viral hepatitis. Dr. Shah has an extensive role in medical education – he is the co-chair of all organ systems in the pre-clerkship medical school curriculum, an associate program director for the internal medicine residency program, and the GI fellowship program director. He is a Harvard Macy Institute Health Educator alumnus and is currently interested in the use of technology in medical education and student engagement. 

Dr. Shah is also the course director for the annual UVA GI/Hepatology Conference.

SEER Sonorheometry - Study Coagulation Profiles in Liver Disease Patients
Source: HemoSonics, LLC
August 16, 2016 – December 19, 2019
MD-INMD-GI RMIE 2017 - Rocky Mountain Interventional Endoscopy Course
Source: University Of Colorado
February 01, 2017 – July 31, 2017
MD-INMD Phase III study of BI 207127 in combination with faldaprevir and ribavirin for chronic genotype 1 hepatits C infection in an extended population of treatment naive patients that include those inelegible to receive peginterferon
Source: Boehringer Ingelheim International GmbH
March 27, 2013 – September 30, 2016

2018 UVA School of Medicine – Class of 2020 – Teaching Excellence and Professionalism 
2017 Dean’s Teaching Excellence Award – School of Medicine – University of Virginia 
2017 American College of Physicians – VA State Chapter – Young Physician Award 
2016 University of Virginia - All University Teaching Award 
2016 Alpha Omega Alpha – Anne Brodie – Teacher’s Teacher Award 
2016 UVA School of Medicine – Class of 2018 – Teaching Excellence and Professionalism 
2015 UVA School of Medicine – Class of 2017 – Teaching Excellence and Professionalism 
2014 Herbert S. Waxman Award for Outstanding Medical Educator - American College of Physicians, National Chapter 
2014 Harvard Macy Institute - Educational Program for Health Professionals 
2013 UVA School of Medicine - Teaching Excellence and Professionalism Award 
2013 Academy of Educators, American Gastroenterological Associates 
2012 Academy of Distinguished Educators, University of Virginia 
2012 Dean's Teaching Excellence award, UVA School of Medicine 
2012 Fellow, American College of Physicians (FACP)