Dr Chirag Shah

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Dr Chirag Shah


Hemato Oncology And Stem Cell Transplant

Apollo Hospitals International Limited Ahmedabad & 2 more
  • 17 Years of experience
  • English
  • 31 Recommendations
  •  MON-SAT | 03:00 PM-05:00 PM

Awards and Achievements

  • Gold Medal (Active management of labour) by Obs & Gynae society Dublin Nov 2007
  • Chikista Ratan Award :- International study circle New Delhi Aug 2007
  • Godrej Saki No 1 Award :- Godrej and Jai Hind Press Ahmedabad Oct 2007
  • Chief Medical Resident at Wayne State University, Michigan for one year
  • MANY FIRSTS OF DR. CHIRAG SHAH - First and only doctor in Gujarat with American Board Certification in both Adult Hematology and Medical Oncology – seven years of continuous training in USA at premier institutes.
  • First and only successful Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplant in private sector in Gujarat. First and only successful Autologus Stem Cell Transplant for Acute Myeloid Leukemia in Gujarat.
  • First successful treatment of Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia and Thrombosis, with direct thrombin inhibitor lepirudin. Instrumental in setting up the First comprehensive private cancer center in Ahmedabad.
  • Established First certificate course for Hematology training in Gujarat. First and only private hematology-oncology clinic with a trained counselor to help patients cope with diagnosis of cancer, and various treatment related issues.
  • First to offer truly Multidisciplinary Opinion and Treatment to patients - Patients get input from a Team of all 3 cancer treatment specialists i.e. Medical Oncologist, Surgical Oncologist and Radiation Oncologist, providing Best Chance of Cure/Results


Research and Publications

  • Given several presentations/speeches/teaching sessions at various forums in India
  • Author of several articles for lay press on cancer awareness and education



Work Experience

  • 10 Years of Experience
  • Working in Apollo Hospitals since last Assignment
  • Director, Department of Hematology, Oncology, Stem Cell Transplant at Apollo Hospitals International Ltd., Ahmedabad
  • Working on joint projects with US University

Certifications & Professional Memberships

  • Member American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology
  • Member American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation
  • Indian Society of Medical Pediatric Oncology
  • Indian Medication Association

Medical Council Registration


Special Interests

  • Stem Cell Transplant/Bone Marrow Transplant – 100 Stem Cell Transplants for Leukemia, Lymphoma, Myeloma, Thalassemia, Aplastic anemia, Myelodysplastic syndrome, Neuroblastoma.
  • Hematoma-Oncology – Leukemia, Lymphoma, Myeloma, other hematological malignancies.
  • Breast Cancer – special interest and Training
  • Head and Neck, Gastrointestinal, Liver, Lung, and other Cancers
  • Preoperative Chemotherapy; Non Chemotherapy Medicines

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