Rushi Shah

Rushi Shah, MD

Assistant Professor Of Surgery

Business Phone: (352) 594-4111
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About Rushi Shah

I am an assistant professor of surgery in the University of Florida Division of Transplantation and Hepatobiliary Surgery. My clinical interests, include multiorgan transplantation for adults and pediatrics, including liver, kidney and pancreas transplantation, kidney and pancreas transplantation, intestine and multi-visceral transplantation, acute liver failure, liver cirrhosis, Laennec cirrhosis and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, or NASH.

I received my medical degree at Saint George’s University School of Medicine and completed my general surgery residency at Lincoln Medical Center in the Weill Cornell Medical College Department of Surgery. After, I completed two fellowships in abdominal transplant surgery and advanced abdominal minimally invasive transplant surgery at the Miami Transplant Institute – an affiliation between Jackson Health System and University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. There, I was awarded Outstanding Fellow of the Year.

I aim to provide the best possible care and outcomes for my patients. One way I plan to accomplish this for those on the transplant list is to maximize the organ donor pool using leading-edge machine perfusion and to establish a transplant research lab that uses 3D printed organs and xenotransplantation to help overcome organ shortage.

In my free time, I maintain an active lifestyle, including biking, mountaineering, kayaking and white water rafting.


Outstanding Fellow of the Year
2021-2022 · University of Miami School of Medicine
Winner, Fellows Oral Debate
2021 · American Society of Transplant Surgeons
International Award, Best Case in Conference
2019 · Presented at 20th European Congress of Trauma Emergency Surgery

Clinical Profile

  • Transplant Surgery
Areas of Interest
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Cirrhosis
  • End-stage kidney disease
  • Hepatic hemangioma
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Liver Transplant
  • Liver cancer – hepatocellular carcinoma
  • Liver disease
  • Pancreas Transplant
  • Polycystic kidney disease

Research Profile

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)



Secondary Cold Ischemia After Normothermic Machine Perfusion: A Drawback to Centralized Organ Perfusion Centers?
Transplantation. 107(6):1237-1239 [DOI] 10.1097/TP.0000000000004569. [PMID] 36922377.
Multivisceral Transplant in a Patient With Portopulmonary Hypertension: A Case Report
Transplantation Proceedings. 54(6):1664-1670 [DOI] 10.1016/j.transproceed.2022.03.057.


Fellowship, Advanced Abdominal Minimally Invasive Transplant Surgery
2021-2022 · Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami Transplant Institute, University of Miami
Fellowship, Abdominal Transplant Surgery
2019-2021 · Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami Transplant Institute, University of Miami
Residency, Surgery
2014-2019 · Lincoln Medical Center, Weil Cornell Medical College
Medical School
2014 · Saint George's University, School of Medicine

Contact Details

(352) 594-4111
Business Street:
1600 SW ARCHER RD RM 6142