Dr. Jayesh B. Shah


PROFILE

Award winning wound care and hyperbaric physician in active clinical practice. Columbia trained. Certified in Wound Management, Board Certified in Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine, and Internal Medicine. Fellow of Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine, American College of Physicians, and American College of Clinical Wound Specialist. Extensive public speaking experience. Former Chair for the American College of Certified Wound Specialists. Assistant Chief Editor, American College of Clinical Wound Specialist Journal. Past President of American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin. President Elect, Bexar County Medical Society. Medical Expert Witness specializing in Wound Care/Nursing Home/Long Term Care.

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Internal Medicine.
  • American Board of Preventive Medicine (Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine).

CERTIFICATE OF ADDED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Hyperbaric Medicine Certification – American Board of Hyperbaric Medicine
  • Certified Wound Specialist Physician – American Academy of Wound Management

EXPERIENCE

  • President, South Texas Wound Associates, PA, San Antonio, Texas: 2000-Present
  • Medical Director, Northeast Baptist Wound Healing Center, San Antonio, Texas: 2010-Present
  • Medical Director, Mission Trail Baptist Wound Healing Center, San Antonio, Texas: 2014-Present
  • Medical Director, Southwest Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine, San Antonio,Texas: 2000-2014
  • Medical Director, Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center, Uvalde Memorial Hosptial, Uvalde,Texas: 1997-2000
  • Private Practice in Internal Medicine, Uvalde Health Care, Uvalde, Texas: 1996-2000
  • Medical Director, Diverse Home Health, Leakey, Texas: 1996-1998
  • Medical Director, Veteran’s Affair Outpatient Clinic, Uvalde, Texas: 1997-2000

HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS

  • Baptist Health System, San Antonio, Texas: 1999-Present
  • Southwest General Hospital, San Antonio, Texas: 1999-Present
  • Christus Santa Rosa Hospital, San Antonio, Texas: 1999-Present
  • Warmsprings Rehab Hospital, San Antonio, Texas: 1999-Present
  • Nix Hosptial, San Antonio, Texas: 1999-Present

LICENSE

  • Texas State Medical License – K1057

EDUCATION

  • MD in Internal Medicine-Residency at Colombia University/St. Luke’s/Roosevelt Hosptial, NewYork, NY: 1993-1996
  • Internship-SSG Hospital, Baroda, India: 1991-1992
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery-Baroda Medical College, M.S.University, Baroda, India:1986-1991

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

  • Adjunct Clinical Faculty-International ATMO, Hyperbaric Team Trainig Course and The Wound Course, Nix Hosptial, San Antonio, Texas: 2000-Present
  • Program Director-The Wound Course, International ATMO, Nix Hospital, San Antonio, Texas:2006-Present
  • Program Director-Annual Wound Management Conference, Southwest General Hospital, SanAntonio, Texas: 2001-2011
  • Assistant Professor-University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Department of Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine, San Antonio, Texas: 1999-2003
  • Surveyor-Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society Accreditation Program: 2004
  • Preceptor-Medical students and Nurse Practioner students at UTHSCSA, San Antonio, Texas
  • Preceptor-Community Based Teaching Program, State Preceptorship Program, Austin, Texas
  • FELLOWSHIPS

    • Fellow of American Professional Wound Care Association (FAPWCA): 2004
    • Fellow of American College of Clinical Wound Care Specialists (FACCWS): 2005
    • Fellow of American College of Hyperbaric Medicine (FACHM): 2011
    • Fellow of Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine (FUHM): 2013
    • Fellow of American College of Physicians (FACP): 2013

    HONORS AND AWARDS

    • Paul J. Sheffield Education Award for Lifetime Dedication to Education in the field of Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine, Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society: 2014
    • Jefferson C. Davis Memorial Award for Excellence in Clinical Hyperbaric Medicine, Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society: 2011
    • Carolyn Sue Ray Memorial Award for Excellence in Hyperbaric Medicine, Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society: 2009
    • Community Leadership and Service Award, Alamo Asia American Chamber of Commerce: 2008
    • Jefferson C. Davis Memorial Award for Excellence in Clinical Hyperbaric Medicine, Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society: 2007
    • Young Scientist/Medical Doctor Award, Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society: 2007
    • Leadership Award for achieving Center of Excellence for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Program, Southwest General Hospital: 2006
    • Recognition of Leadership as outgoing President of American Association of Physician of Indian Origin: 2014
    • Recognition of Leadership as outgoing President of Texas Indo American Physicians SocietySouthwest Chapter: 2005
    • Recognition of Leadership as outgoing Chair of Texas Medical Association, International Medical Graduate Section: 2005
    • Recognition of Leadership as outgoing Chair of American Medical Association, International Medical Graduate Section: 2012
    • Recognition of Community Service by the India Association of San Antonio: 2004

    RESEARCH / PUBLICATIONS / LECTURES

    • 2 Books published-Wound Care Certification Study Guide-First Edition: 2011, Second Edition: 2015
    • 40 Chapters in various Wound Care Books-Wound Care Certification Study Guide, Wound Care Practice, Text and Atlas of Wound Diagnosis and Treatment, Manual of Endocrine and Metabolism Testing
    • 20 Scientific papers published in peer reviewed journals Regular column on Wound Care Certification in American College of Clinical Wound Specialist Journal: 2011-Present
    • 12 Scientific abstracts and posters presented in national scientific meetings
    • 12 Review and Editorials in various journals
    • 200 Invited lectures at national and international conferences on Wound Care, Hyperbaric Medicine, Ethics, and Leadership
    • 5 Webinars presented for organizations-QuantiaMD, Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society, Healogics
    • Developed Wounddoctor App-Comprehensive wound care resource tool for physicians, nurses and physical therapist available on Itunes and Googleplay
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