Nishit Shah MD | General Surgeon | Colon and Rectal Surgeon | Los Angeles, CA | Whittier, CA | PIH Health
Nishit Suryakant Shah

Nishit Suryakant Shah MD

Specialties:

Colon/Rectal Surgery and General Surgery
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Nish Shah MD is a board-certified colon and rectal surgeon at PIH Health. Dr. Shah was born in Tanzania, East Africa but grew up and went to medical school in England, graduating from the University of Manchester in 1989. He came to the United States on a research fellowship in the Department of Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh, from which he graduated as chief surgical resident in 2000. He then pursued colorectal surgery training, working directly under one of the legendary figures in the field, Victor Fazio MD, at the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Shah joins PIH Health from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island where he was the program director of the colorectal fellowship training program for more than 11 years. He has been consistently ranked as one of the top colon and rectal surgeons by national organizations as well as by Newsweek magazine. He has more than 20 years of experience in all aspects of colon and rectal surgery, with expertise in minimally invasive surgery for colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease and diverticulitis. Dr. Shah strives to provide the most advanced level of care for patients and realizes the importance of taking care of patients at a very stressful time of their lives.

Office Information

Hospital/Group Affiliation

PIH Health Downey Hospital

PIH Health Good Samaritan Hospital

PIH Health Whittier Hospital

PIH Health Physicians

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Gender

Male

Specialties

  • Colon/Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

Medical School

The University of Manchester School of Medicine

Residency

Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center

Fellowship

University of Illinois College of Medicine at Urbana

Board Certifications

  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

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Patient Reviews

November 19, 2021
The explanations he provided were easy to understand. He made me feel like I was his only patient of the day and he answered all my questions to my complete understanding. A wonderful and caring doctor.
October 01, 2021
Everyone was helpful and professional.
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