Ashish Shah, D.O., M.Sc
Specialties: Hematology, Oncology
Areas of Interest:
Anemia, Hematology, Breast Cancer, Blood Disorders, Lymphoma, Brain Cancer (Neuro), Colorectal Cancer, Digestive Cancer, Head & Neck Cancer, Liver Cancer, Lung-Thoracic Cancer, Melanoma, Orthopedic, Pancreatic, Prostate Cancer, Sarcoma
Dr. Ashish Shah is a dedicated medical professional with a profound passion for Hematology and Oncology, embarked on his journey at the prestigious Robert Wood Johnson/Rutgers University Hospital at the Cancer Institute of New Jersey, where he completed his Residency in Internal Medicine and later pursued a Fellowship in Hematology/Medical Oncology. Dr. Shah’s commitment to his field extends beyond formal education, as he is ABIM Board Certified in Hematology and Oncology, demonstrating his unwavering dedication to providing the highest level of care to his patients.
Dr. Shah holds various professional memberships, including his role as the Medical Director of the Hackettstown Outpatient Infusion Center at Hackettstown Medical Center. He also contributes his expertise to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Inpatient Treatment Plan Development Committee at Atlantic Health’s Morristown Medical Center and is an esteemed member of the AMG Western Regional Council. His commitment to staying at the forefront of his field is further evident through his memberships in renowned organizations like the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).
Dr. Shah’s clinical interests span a wide spectrum, from acute and chronic leukemia to lymphoma, multiple myeloma, myelodysplastic disease, and various types of cancer, including lung, colorectal, breast, ovarian, and neuroendocrine tumors. His extensive knowledge and experience make him a trusted authority in these areas of healthcare.
Throughout his career, Dr. Shah has received several accolades and recognition for his contributions to the field of medicine. Notable awards include the “Top Oncologists – 2012” from Consumers’ Research Council of America and being featured in Strathmore’s WHO’S WHO in Professional Leadership and Achievement in 2005. His dedication to academic excellence is further exemplified by his induction into the Sigma Sigma Phi Osteopathic Medical Honor Society and his receipt of the Connecticut Association of Physicians from India Medical Student Scholarship. Dr. Shah’s research contributions include co-authoring a pivotal phase I study, published papers, and an abstract presented at the 2005 ASCO Annual Meeting, reflecting his commitment to advancing medical knowledge.
Dr. Shah’s fascination with Hematology and Oncology began in his childhood, as he vividly recalls examining blood slides brought home by his mother, igniting his passion for science and kindling a desire to alleviate the suffering of the unwell. This profound empathy grew stronger during his tenure as a Medical Intern, caring for cancer patients. Over his two-decade-long medical career, he’s witnessed the remarkable evolution of targeted therapies and individualized treatments, which have enabled his patients to achieve enduring remissions and, in some cases, complete recoveries from advanced cancer. His commitment is to provide the most current cancer treatment options in a warm, compassionate office setting, ensuring patients are close to the comfort of their homes and loved ones. There’s no greater satisfaction than knowing he can make a positive impact on the lives of individuals battling this devastating disease each day. Outside of medicine, Dr. Shah finds joy in coaching youth sports, dancing, writing, traveling, and cherishing precious moments with his family.
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When the time comes that you need to place your life in someone else’s hands, Dr. Shah, the Associates, and Staff, at Advanced Care Oncology & Hematology Associates, are the team that you want at your side. This trustworthy group of professionals, are knowledgeable, compassionate, communicative, and genuinely concerned with their patients’ health and well being. Their shared sense of responsibility provides patients the confidence needed to assure success.
– Douglas M. Somerset, NJ
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