• Brief Profile

    Omar J. Shah was born in Srinagar, Kashmir, India, in 1959. He received the B.S. degree in Medicine in 1982 from the University of Kashmir. He did his master’s degree (MS) in  Surgery at University of Sher-i- Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), Srinagar in the year 1988. From 1992 to 2005, he worked as Lecturer, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and  Additional Professor in the Department of Surgery at SKIMS. In 2005, he took order as Professor and Chairman Department of Surgical Gastroenterology at SKIMS. His main focus has been on various problems related to hepatobiliary and pancreatic diseases. His contribution  on biliary ascariasis  and  portal hypertension has received international recognition which is cited in ‘Harrison’s Text Book of Medicine and  Mastery  of  Surgery, respectively. He  has published more than 80 research papers in various international journals.

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