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Ajul Shah MD

Ajul Shah, MD

  • Surgery-Plastic
Languages Spoken English, Cantonese, Chinese, Farsi, French, German, Gujarati, Hindi, Punjabi, Spanish, Urdu
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  • Bio

    Dr. Ajul Shah is board certified in plastic and reconstructive surgery by the American Board of Plastic Surgery with a Sub-specialty Board Certification in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery. He has advanced fellowship training in hand and upper extremity surgery and microsurgery, as well as extensive training at institutions such as Yale University and New York University. Dr. Shah offers thoughtful solutions to complex surgical problems. His compassionate nature provides patients with a sense of safety and comfort during challenging times in their lives. After obtaining a Bachelor of Arts from Northwestern University, Dr. Shah returned to his hometown of Dallas, Texas where he received his Medical Degree from the University of Texas Southwestern School of Medicine. He then attended the prestigious 6-year integrated Plastic Surgery Residency Program at Yale University. After residency, he was selected to complete an advanced specialty fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery at New York University School of Medicine. Dr. Shah has published numerous articles and book chapters and remains on the forefront of research and surgical innovation. He has held several leadership positions and received numerous awards. Prior to joining The Plastic Surgery Center, he was appointed as the Chief and Medical Director of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Bayfront Health Saint Petersburg, a trauma center and tertiary care referral center. While serving as the Medical Director at Bayfront Health, he specialized in extremity reconstruction and limb salvage.


    Oyer D, Saxon D, Shah A. “Quantitative assessment of diabetic peripheral neuropathy with use of the clanging tuning fork test”. Endocrine Practice. Jan-Feb 2007. Vol. 13(1):5-10. Oyer D, Bettenhausen S, Shah A. “How to manage steroid diabetes in the patient with cancer”. Journal of Supportive Oncology. Oct 2006. Vol. 4(9):479-83. Oyer D, Shah A. “Vibration Perception vs Age in Non-diabetic Patients”. Endocrine Practice. Mar-Apr 2006. Vol. 12 Addendum to Supplement 2:9. Oyer D, Crawford R, Bettenhausen S, Shah A. “Exenatide In Diabetic Patients on Insulin and TZDs”. 2006. Diabetes 55 (Suppl. 1):A471 –A472.

  • Medical School

    University of Texas Southern School of Medicine - 2010


    Yale University School of Medicine - 2016


    NYU School of Medicine-Mt.Sinai Icahn School - 2017

  • Insurance

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    • Horizon BCBS
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield Indemnity
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Blue
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield Omnia
    • Horizon NJ Health (managed Medicaid plan)