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Dr.Umang Shah
Dr.Umang Shah

Email ID
dr_umangshah@yahoo.co.in

Designation
Interventional Pulmonologist

Achievements
“Endobronchial ultrasound with real-time transbronchial needle aspiration rapid on site evaluation aided cell block preparation” for Oral presentation in NAPCON 2015 Best Research Award and awarded 1st prize in Interventional Pulmonology – Best Research Paper

Dr.Umang Shah

Role at PLHI (Bio)

Interventional Pulmonology & Thoracic Oncology

Professional Qualification

  • M.B.B.S - Gujarat University
  • M.D. Pulmonary Medicine - Pad. Dr. D.Y. Patil University, Navi Mumbai
  • Fellowship in Interventional Respiratory Medicine - Max Superspeciality Hospital, Saket, New Delhi
  • C.I.H - Maharaja Sayajirao University, Vadodara

Membership

  • European Respiratory Society (ERS)
  • American College of Chest Physician (ACCP)
  • American Thoracic Society (ATS)

Area of Expertise

  • Conventional Transbronchial needle aspiration and Biopsy Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS) guided transbronchial needle aspiration and biopsy – Linear and Radial EBUS for mediastinal and peripheral lesions
  • Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS) guided transbronchial needle aspiration and biopsy – Linear and Radial EBUS for mediastinal and peripheral lesions
  • Transbronchial biopsy for diagnosis of diseases such as TB, sarcoidosis, and lung malignancy
  • Rigid bronchoscopy and Flexible bronchoscopy for Airway Stent placement – (Silicon, Metallic, SEMS, Dumon Stents) and Tumor Debulking
  • Warm and Cold Thermal ablation in the Airway – Electrocautery, Argon Photocoagulation, Cryotherapy, Cryodevitalisation and Cryobiopsy
  • Medical Thoracoscopy – Diagnostic and Therapeutic with Talc Pleurodesis
  • Pleurodesis for Recurrent Pleural Effusions in Lung malignancy Expert management of Broncho-pleural fistula using endoscopic techniques
  • ICD Insertion and Management along with various other chest procedures

Fellowship and Oration

  • Fellowship in Critical Care Medicine (1 year) - Ex Clinical Associate & Senior Registrar - Jaslok Hospital, Mumbai.
  • Fellowship in Interventional Respiratory Medicine (2 years) - Max Superspeciality Hospital, Saket, New Delhi.

International Conference Presentations

  • ERS Spain 2013 International Congress
    a.“COPD phenotypes according to high resolution CT scan findings” selected for presentation in Thematic Poster titled “Non inflammatory monitoring of airway diseases”
  • ACCP 2014 – CHEST World Congress 2014, Austin, Texas, USA
    a. “Giant Solitary Fibrous Tumor (Pleura)” selected for presentation in Thematic Original Investigation Poster entitled “Cardiothoracic Surgery”

    b.“Correlation of COPD Phenotypes According to HRCT Findings and as Per Severity of Illness” selected for presentation in Thematic Original Investigation Slide entitled “COPD”
  • ERS London 2016 International Congress
    a. "Incidence of TB Lymphadenopathy on EBUS TBNA in renal failure v/s non renal failure patients" selected for presentation in Thematic Poster entitled "EBUS and transthoracic ultrasound".

    b."Treatment option in recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (RRP) needing frequent deobstruction" selected for presentation in Thematic Poster entitled "Bronchoscopy: from diagnostic to treating airleaks".

    c. "Is conventional 19G TBNA needle useful?" selected for presentation in Thematic Poster entitled "Bronchoscopy: from diagnostic to treating air leaks".

    d. "Non-tuberculous mycobacterial absccessus of the parotid gland" selected for presentation in Thematic Poster entitled "Non-tuberculous mycobacteria; HIV-TB co- infection and ADA".
  • ATS International Conference – Washington 2017
    a. "EBUS TBNA for Clarification of PET Positive FDG Avid Intrathoracic Lymph nodes in a Tuberculosis Endemic Setting”

National Conference Presentation and Publication

  • Conferred with ‘‘Young Respiratory Researcher Award” by Chest Researcher Foundation, Pune for Abstract titled ‘Echocardiographic changes in patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease patients'
  • 21st Indian Association for Bronchology Conference, BRONCOCON 2016, Srinagar, Kashmir, India
    a. “AFB Culture in EBUS guided TBNA and Role of Line Probe Assay in diagnosis of mycobacterium tuberculosis bacilli complex” accepted for Oral presentation

    b. “Conventional Transbronchial Needle Aspiration – Leading the blind to see” accepted for Oral presentation
  • 17th Joint National Conference of the Indian Chest Society (ICS) & National College of Chest Physicians (NCCP) India – NAPCON 2016, Jaipur, India
    a. “Endobronchial ultrasound with real-time transbronchial needle aspiration rapid on site evaluation aided cell block preparation” for Oral presentation in NAPCON 2015 Best Research Award and awarded 1st prize in Interventional Pulmonology – Best Research Paper

    b. “Massive Chylothorax due to Extra-thoracic Pathology” as Thematic Poster entitled “Lung Malignancy” and awarded 2nd prize – Case presentation.
  • 18 th Joint National Conference of Indian Chest Society (ICS) & National College of Chest Physicians (NCCP) India – NAPCON 2016, Mumbai, India
    a. “Utility of Immunohistochemical markers on EBUS TBNA samples in specific diagnostic subtyping and multiple gene analysis in Primary and Metastatic Lung Cancer” for Oral presentation in NAPCON 2016 Best Research Award and awarded 1 st prize in Thoracic Oncology – Best Research Paper
    b. “A Case of a Recurrent Rapidly Filling Pleural Effusion – T790M ‘‘gatekeeper’’ mutation in EGFR TKI’s” – Case presentation.

Publication

  • COPD Phenotypes according to HRCT findings – Publication accepted in Journal - DYPJHS Volume 1 Issue 2 : 1-6 Jan-Mar. 2014 ISSN 2347-3665 - D Y Patil Journal of Health Science