Prashant C. Shah, MD, FACS

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Prashant C. Shah, MD, Division of Thoracic Oncology

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Dr. Prashant Shah

Surgical Oncology

Division of Thoracic Oncology
Attending Surgeon

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Clinical Expertise:

My area of expertise is to treat surgical diseases of the chest, as it pertains to the lung, esophagus, mediastinum, pleura, and diaphragm. My clinical focus has been placed on complex thocacic cancer cases, minimally-invasive foregut/esophageal surgery, VATS lung and mediastinal surgery, and the surgical management of mesothelioma. I have also had specialized training in treating many different types of benign thoracic surgical problems, such as GERD and hyperhidrosis.

Certifications:

American Board of Surgery;
American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Medical Education

MD, St. George's University School of Medicine. Grenada, West Indies, 2000

Residencies

Brooklyn South Surgical Training Program, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York

Fellowships

Advanced Minimally-Invasive Thoracic Surgery Fellowship, Brigham and Women's Hospital. Harvard Medical School. Department of Surgery, Division of Thoracic Surgery. Boston, Massachusetts;
Advanced Thoracic Oncology Fellowship, Brigham and Women's Hospital;
Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship, SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn; Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York

Research Interests

Thoracic oncology (lung and esophagus) clinical outcomes

Publications