Departments & Divisions
Institutes & Centers
Jay N. Shah, D.O., M.P.H., FAAP
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
Director, Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease
CIRCLE Curriculum Preclinical Module Co-Director, Digestive Health and Nutrition
- 2015 - Fellowship - Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition - Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital, Vanderbilt University
- 2015 - MPH - Master of Public Health, Epidemiology - Vanderbilt University
- 2012 - Internship and Residency - Pediatrics - UT Health San Antonio
- 2009 - DO - Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine - University of North Texas HSC - Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
- 2005 - BA - Biology - Austin College
"San Antonio’s Top Doctors 2023”, San Antonio Magazine
"San Antonio’s Top Doctors 2022”, San Antonio Magazine
"San Antonio’s Top Doctors 2021”, San Antonio Magazine
- Associate Professor of Pediatrics - UT Health San Antonio
- Director, Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease
- Assistant Medical Director of Pediatric Liver Transplant Program
- Faculty Advisor - Pediatric Residency Program
- Division Director of Medical Education for Residents and Medical Students
Instruction & Training
- CIRCLE Curriculum Preclinical Module Co-Director, Digestive Health and Nutrition
- CIRCLE Curriculum Clinical Skills Core Faculty Facilitator
Research & Grants
Core Evaluating Faculty member, Pediatric Residency program
Faculty Advisor, Pediatric Residency program
Clinical Competency Committee
Trainee Evaluation and Promotion Committee
Faculty Mentor, Pediatric Interest Group
Service to the Profession
UTHSA liaison for TPS Pediatric Preceptorship Program
Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
Member, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation
Member, North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
Crohn's and Colitis Foundation Mission Committee, San Antonio Chapter Medical Advisory Committee
Smith ER, Shah J. Applications of Artificial Intelligence to Eosinophilic Esophagitis. Gastroenterology Insights. 2022;13(3):218-227.
Jha P, Rupp L, Bonilla L, Gelfond J, Shah J, Meyer A. Electromagnetic Versus Blind Guidance of a Postpyloric Feeding Tube in Critically Ill Children. Pediatrics. 2020;146(4):e20193773
Shah J, Okubote T, Alkhouri N. Overview of Updated Practice Guidelines for Pediatric Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 2018;17(7):407-414.
Dinh A, Hepburn B, Shah J. Functional Gastrointestinal Disorder, Pediatric. 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2020.
Ascher J, Shah J. Disorders of Bilirubin Metabolism. Benign Hematologic Disorders in Children: A Clinical Guide. 2020.
Resident Manual, Pediatric Liver Transplant Services. University Transplant Center. 2018.
Expanding Newborn Screening for Biliary Atresia Using Fractionated Bilirubin Measurements: An Implementation Study. NASPGHAN Annual Meeting, December 2021.
The Earlier, the Better: Screening for Biliary Atresia. 2021 Texas Pediatric Society Annual E-Poster Contest. May 2021.
Implementation of a Novel Biliary Atresia Screening Protocol. Long School of Medicine Research Day. April 2021.
Red Cell Distribution Width in Children with Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A New Marker of Disease. Pediatric Research Forum, Long School of Medicine. May 2021.
Red Cell Distribution Width in Children with Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A New Marker of Disease, NASPGHAN Annual Meeting, November 2020.
The Use of Liver Biopsy to Determine the Severity of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Children Across the United States, NASPGHAN annual meeting, October 2019.
Survey of Pediatric Gastroenterologist Regarding the Diagnosis of Fatty Liver Disease. Pediatrics Research Forum, May 2019.
Optimal Postpyloric Feeding Tube Placement in Pediatrics: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Long School of Medicine Research Day, April 2019.
A Single-Center Assessment of the 2017 NASPGHAN Guidelines Regarding Liver Biopsy in the Diagnosis of NASH in Pediatric Patients, NASPGHAN annual meeting, October 2018.
Association between perceived and performance fatigue in adolescents with Crohn’s disease, Poster of Distinction, Digestive Disease Week, May 2015. Vanderbilt Research Retreat, June 2015.
Maternity practices in infant nutrition and care (mPINC) survey: assessing barriers and bridges to improving breastfeeding rates in Tennessee, Vanderbilt MPH Practicum Colloquium, January 2015.
Assessing a multiple-pass 24-hour dietary recall: What is the accuracy in normal-weight African American children? NASPGHAN annual meeting, October 2014.
Association between physical activity and biomarkers of metabolic syndrome and obesity in African American and White youth, NASPGHAN annual meeting, October 2014.
Relation of between physical activity-related energy expenditure and biomarkers of metabolic syndrome and obesity in adolescents, Vanderbilt Diabetes Day, November 2013.
Neonatal hemochromatosis: successful outcome in a sibling refractory to antioxidant regimen, NASPGHAN annual meeting, October 2010.
Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease
- American Board of Pediatrics/Gastrenterology