Dr. Janak Shah, MD

GastroenterologyMaleAge 51

Gastroenterology

Dr. Janak Shah, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in New Orleans, LA and has over 27 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Shah has extensive experience in Pancreatic Disease. He graduated from Boston University School Of Medicine in 1995. He is affiliated with medical facilities Ochsner Medical Center and Ochsner Medical Center - Kenner. His office accepts new patients.

Dr. Janak Shah, MD

Ochsner Medical Center

1514 Jefferson Hwy New Orleans, LA 70121
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Biography

I joined Ochsner Medical Center in 2015 as the Section Head of Advanced Endoscopy. I completed my training in Gastroenterology and Advanced Endoscopy at...Read more

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

Education

Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
Fellowship Hospital
The University of Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, PA
Fellowship Hospital
The University of Southern California - Los Angeles, CA
Residency Hospital
Lac+Usc Medical Center
Internship Hospital
Boston University School of Medicine - Boston, MA
Medical School
1995
Boston University School Of Medicine
Medical School
Boston University
Undergraduate School
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Awards

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What are Dr. Janak Shah, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Shah frequently treats Pancreatic Disease. See all practice areas where Dr. Shah specializes.

Where is Dr. Janak Shah, MD's office located?

Dr. Shah's office is located at 1514 Jefferson Hwy, New Orleans, LA 70121. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Shah

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Shah treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Shah treats other conditions, please contact the office at (504) 842-4000.

Pancreatic Disease

Pancreatic disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the pancreas, such as pancraetitis.Compare with other Pancreatic Disease specialists.

Dr. Shah is experienced in the area of Pancreatic Disease. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Dr. Shah's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Boerhaave's Syndrome
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Impedance Testing
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Primary Biliary Cholangitis
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • VAP Lipid Testing
  • Wireless pH Testing

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(504) 842-4000

Dr. Shah accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO

Locations

Ochsner Medical Center

Ochsner Clinic Foundation1514 Jefferson Hwy New Orleans, LA 70121
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Ochsner Medical Center - West Bank Campus

Ochsner Medical Center - West Bank Campus2500 Belle Chasse Hwy Terrytown, LA 70056
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Shah is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Ochsner Medical Center

New Orleans, LA

76% Patients that would definitely recommend, 6% higher than the national average

19 Awards Received

Ochsner Medical Center - Kenner

Kenner, LA

70% Patients that would definitely recommend, Equal to the national average

1 Award Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022)