Department of Surgery
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Sajani N. Shah, MD
Surgeon; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department + Services
Surgery, Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery, General Surgery
Clinical Focus Areas
General surgery, laparoscopic surgery, obesity surgery, trauma surgery
Seeing Patients In
Tufts Medical Center
South Building, 4th Floor
800 Washington St.
Boston, MA 02111
Phone #: 617-636-6093
Fax #: 617-636-9095
Dr. Sajani Shah received her medical degree at St. Georges University of Medicine. Upon graduation, she completed her general surgery residency at Downstate University in Brooklyn, New York and her advanced laparoscopic bariatric surgery fellowship at Tufts Medical Center in Boston. After finishing her fellowship she joined Tufts Medical Center as Assistant Professor of Surgery. Dr. Shah practices minimally invasive surgery, with a focus on bariatric procedures. She is a board-certified surgeon who performs laparoscopic gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric banding and revisions of previous bariatric operations. She also performs general surgery procedures such as laparoscopic cholecystectomies and has expertise in laparoscopic hernia repairs. In addition to her clinical role, she has served as the surgery clerkship director for the medical students and is the associate program director for the surgical residency.
As a member of the American College of Surgeons, the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons, the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, and the Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons, Dr. Shah regularly attends societal surgical symposiums, and strives to provide her patients with the highest quality of the current standards of practice. Dr Shah is also involved in local medical organizations such as Indian Medical Association of New England where she has been elected as President-elect. She volunteers her time at free clinics located throughout Massachusetts.
Dr. Shah has been published in several books including, Mastery of Surgery: Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery - Lap Cholecystectomy
Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery: Neuromodulation. She has also published articles and studies in peer-reviewed journals that include American Journal of Surgery, Obesity Care News, Archives of Surgery, Journal of American College of Surgery, and the Bariatric Times. She has also been involved in clinical research serving as the principal investigator in trials such as VBLOC (vagal blocking therapy) an innovative device to help lose weight.
American College of Surgeons
American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons
Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons