Samir K Shah

Samir K Shah, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor

Department: MD-SURGERY-VASCULAR
Business Phone: (352) 273-5484
Business Email: samir.shah@surgery.ufl.edu

About Samir K Shah

Samir K Shah, MD, MPH is an assistant professor in the division of vascular surgery and endovascular therapy. Dr. Shah graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago with highest distinction with both a bachelor of science in biochemistry and a bachelor of arts in philosophy. Upon graduation, he attended medical school at the Baylor College of Medicine, where he graduated with high honors and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. He then pursued general surgery residency at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio, where he performed with distinction and received several awards, including the Steiger Research Award and selection as an administrative chief resident. Dr. Shah then moved to Boston to complete a vascular surgery fellowship at Harvard’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He subsequently became an attending vascular surgeon at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Veterans Affairs Hospital and served as an instructor of surgery at Harvard Medical School.

Accomplishments

Donald E. Matson Award
2019 · Brigham and Women's Hospital
SVS Foundation Research Career Development Travel Award
2018 · Society for Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    American Board of Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
    American Board of Surgery

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Surgery
Subspecialties
  • Vascular Surgery
Areas of Interest
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm
  • Angioplasty and stent placement – carotid artery
  • Angioplasty and stent placement – peripheral arteries
  • Carotid artery disease
  • Carotid artery surgery – open
  • Cerebrovascular occlusive disease
  • Hemodialysis access procedures
  • Mesenteric artery ischemia
  • Peripheral artery bypass – leg
  • Peripheral artery disease – legs
  • Renal and mesenteric occlusive disease

Research Profile

Areas of Interest
  • Critical decision making
  • Patient decision-making

Publications

2021
Advance care planning among Medicare beneficiaries with dementia undergoing surgery.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 69(8):2273-2281 [DOI] 10.1111/jgs.17226. [PMID] 34014561.
2021
Contemporary management and outcomes of complex vascular surgical groin wound infections.
Journal of vascular surgery. 73(3):1031-1040.e4 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jvs.2020.06.119. [PMID] 32707390.
2021
Contemporary Outcomes After Partial Resection Of Infected Aortic Grafts.
Annals of vascular surgery. [DOI] 10.1016/j.avsg.2021.07.002. [PMID] 34437963.
2021
Patient comprehension necessary for informed consent for vascular procedures is poor and related to frailty.
Journal of vascular surgery. 73(4):1422-1428 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jvs.2020.06.131. [PMID] 32835789.
2021
Surgical Treatment of True Superior Mesenteric Artery Aneurysms.
Annals of vascular surgery. 71:74-83 [DOI] 10.1016/j.avsg.2020.08.142. [PMID] 32941966.
2021
Treatment and Outcomes of Aortic Graft Infections Using a Decision Algorithm.
Annals of vascular surgery. [DOI] 10.1016/j.avsg.2021.04.047. [PMID] 34182116.
2020
Dementia is associated with increased mortality and poor patient-centered outcomes after vascular surgery.
Journal of vascular surgery. 71(5):1685-1690.e2 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jvs.2019.07.087. [PMID] 31703830.
2019
Risk prediction of 30-day mortality after lower extremity major amputation.
Journal of vascular surgery. 70(6):1868-1876 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jvs.2019.03.036. [PMID] 31147118.
2019
Strategies and outcomes for aortic endograft explantation.
Journal of vascular surgery. 69(1):80-85 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jvs.2018.03.426. [PMID] 29914836.
2018
Endovascular Renal Artery Stent Retriever Embolectomy in a Young Patient With Cardiac Myxoma: Case Report and Review of the Literature.
Vascular and endovascular surgery. 52(1):70-74 [DOI] 10.1177/1538574417739746. [PMID] 29162028.
2018
Symptomatic carotid stenosis and ipsilateral carotid body tumor.
VASA. Zeitschrift fur Gefasskrankheiten. 47(5):424-426 [DOI] 10.1024/0301-1526/a000725. [PMID] 29911935.
2018
Thirty-year trends in aortofemoral bypass for aortoiliac occlusive disease.
Journal of vascular surgery. 68(6):1796-1804.e2 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jvs.2018.01.067. [PMID] 30001912.
2017
Impact of body mass index and gender on wound complications after lower extremity arterial surgery.
Journal of vascular surgery. 65(6):1713-1718.e1 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jvs.2016.12.116. [PMID] 28259578.
2017
Systematic identification and management of barriers to vascular surgery patient discharge time of day.
Journal of vascular surgery. 65(1):172-178 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jvs.2016.07.109. [PMID] 27658897.
2016
Iliac injury during abdominal and thoracic aortic endovascular intervention.
Journal of vascular surgery. 64(3):726-30 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jvs.2016.04.037. [PMID] 27565592.
2016
Local perivascular adiponectin associates with lower extremity vascular operative wound complications.
Surgery. 160(1):204-210 [DOI] 10.1016/j.surg.2016.01.024. [PMID] 27085683.
2016
The impact of vascular surgery wound complications on quality of life.
Journal of vascular surgery. 64(6):1780-1788 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jvs.2016.05.068. [PMID] 27473777.
2015
External iliac vein aneurysm as a cause of paradoxical embolism.
Journal of vascular surgery. Venous and lymphatic disorders. 3(3):322-4 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jvsv.2014.07.001. [PMID] 26992313.
2014
Futility.
Annals of internal medicine. 160(2):138-9 [PMID] 24592501.
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2014
Futility: another way?–in response.
Annals of internal medicine. 160(12) [DOI] 10.7326/L14-5012-8. [PMID] 24935501.
2013
Lower extremity amputations: factors associated with mortality or contralateral amputation.
Vascular and endovascular surgery. 47(8):608-13 [DOI] 10.1177/1538574413503715. [PMID] 24005190.
2013
Which lower-extremity DVTs should be removed early?
Cleveland Clinic journal of medicine. 80(9):546-7 [DOI] 10.3949/ccjm.80a.12147. [PMID] 24001962.
2011
Complete infrahepatic inferior vena cava occlusion presenting as congenital absence.
Journal of vascular surgery. 53(6):1716-9 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jvs.2011.01.072. [PMID] 21477965.
2008
Suprasternal bronchogenic cyst.
Journal of pediatric surgery. 43(11):2115-7 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2008.07.029. [PMID] 18970953.
2002
Bacitracin: substantiation and elimination of contaminating proteolytic activity and use as an affinity chromatography ligand to purify a siderophore-degrading enzyme.
Current microbiology. 44(1):71-4 [PMID] 11727045.
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Grants

Jul 2020 ACTIVE
The Therapeutic Strategies, Outcomes and Costs of Critical Limb Ischemia in BEST-CLI Study
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: HEALTHCORE via NATL INST OF HLTH NHLBI
May 2020 ACTIVE
Understanding and Improving Surgical Decision-Making for Persons Living with Dementia, their Family Caregivers, and their Providers: A Mixed Methods Study
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: BRIGHAM AND WOMENS HOSPITAL via NATL INST OF HLTH NIA
Jul 2019 – Jun 2021
Identifying, barriers, and facilitators and outcome with ADRD before and after surgery
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: BRIGHAM AND WOMENS HOSPITAL via NATL INST OF HLTH NINR
Nov 2014 ACTIVE
Randomized, Multicenter, Controlled Trial to Compare Best Endovascular versus Best Surgical Therapy in Patients with Critical Limb Ischemia (BEST-CLI)
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: ANTHEM via NATL INST OF HLTH NHLBI

Education

MPH
2019 · Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Fellowship, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
2014-2016 · Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Residency, General Surgery
2012-2014 · Cleveland Clinic
Medical School
2008-2012 · Baylor College of Medicine

Contact Details

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