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Jignesh Shah, M.D.

Gastroenterologist

Ages Treated: 17 and older

(713) 343-6360

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Quick Facts:

  • Board-Certified Gastroenterologist
  • Currently Accepting New Patients
  • Most Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Performs Colonoscopies

About Jignesh Shah, M.D.

“I have always wanted to be of assistance, to help others. Healthcare offered me a great opportunity to do this and have a direct and significant impact on the quality of life for individuals and families. And I found that a career as a gastrointestinal specialist was a natural choice.

“It is fulfilling to be able to improve people’s lives by managing and resolving a diverse set of problems by using the most appropriate and effective of a wide range of potential treatments. And for me, the keys to doing this to the highest standard are compassion, kindness and total commitment to excellence.”

Leadership Positions:

  • President, Harris County Medical Society, Southest Branch
  • Board Member, IDA
  • Credentials Committee, MHMD
  • Chairman, Medicine Committee, Bay Area Regional Meidcal Center
  • Vice President, Harris County Medical Society, Southeast Branch
    (2012-2013)
  • Executive Committee, Texas Society Gulf Coast Gastroenterology Society
    (2012-2013)
  • Chairman, Medical Education Committee, Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital
    (2012-2013)
  • Medical Executive Committee, Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital
    (2012-2013)
  • Young Physician Ambassador, Harris County Medical Society, Southeast Branch
    (2010-2011)

Awards and Accreditation:

Board-Certified: Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine

Fellowship: Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

Residency: Internal Medicine & Pediatrics, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

Member: American Gastroenterological Association, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, American College of Gastroenterology, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, American College of Physicians, American Society for Parenteral & Enteral Nutrition, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Medical Association, Texas Society for Gastroenterology & Endoscopy, Harris County Medical Society

Honors & Awards:

  • Chief Resident, Internal Medicine & Pediatrics, University of Louisville
  • Pediatric Chairman’s Achievement Award, University of Louisville, 2007
  • Outstanding Resident of the Year, Internal Medicine & Pediatrics, University of Louisville, 2007
  • Outstanding Teacher of the Year, Internal Medicine & Pediatrics, University of Louisville, 2006
  • Team Player of the Year, Internal Medicine & Pediatrics, University of Louisville, 2004
  • Outstanding Intern of the Year, Internal Medicine & Pediatrics, University of Louisville, 2003