Janak Shah, MD

Section Head, Advanced Endoscopy

Dr. Janak Shah joined Ochsner Medical Center in 2015 as the section head of advanced endoscopy. He completed his training in gastroenterology and advanced endoscopy at the University of Pennsylvania. Before joining Ochsner, he spent over 10 years practicing in San Francisco, where he was the director of pancreatic and biliary endoscopy at California Pacific Medical Center and a clinical professor of medicine at the University of California.

Dr. Shah's clinical interests span all areas of the field, and current research interests are related to interventional endoscopic ultrasound, pancreaticobiliary endoscopy, and new endoscopic technologies. He is board-certified in gastroenterology and is a recognized leader in interventional endoscopy. He has authored numerous peer-reviewed articles, reviews, editorials, and book chapters.

Medical School

Boston University School of Medicine - Boston, MA


The University of Southern California - Los Angeles, CA


The University of Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, PA

  • American Board of Gastroenterology
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