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Specialties & Research
Dr. Nishit Shah, MD, MBBS is board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery and Surgery.
- He has special expertise in 5 areas:
- Colorectal Cancer
- Colorectal Surgery
- Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)
- Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
Education & Awards
Dr. Shah graduated from University Of Manchester, England. He has 2 awards.
Dr. Shah has 10 hospital affiliations:
- Women and Infants Hospital of RI
- The Miriam Hospital
Accepted Insurance Plans
Dr. Shah accepts these health insurances in at least one office:
- Harvard Pilgrim Health Care - 6 plans
- Tufts Health Plans - 6 plans
- United Healthcare - 15 plans
- Great-West Healthcare - 2 plans
- Cigna - 1 plan
- Aetna - 2 plans