Gastrointestinal motility disorders affect the how the body moves food through the gastrointestinal tract. In this handout, you will learn about common types of motility disorders and symptoms. You will also learn about different types of motility testing.
Uzma Shah, MBBS
Uzma Shah, MBBS
Clinical Chief, Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Director, Center for Pediatric Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Disease
Director, Pediatric Liver Transplant Program
Departments, Centers, & Programs:
Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
- MBBS, Dow Medical College
- Residency, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
- Fellowship, Boston Children's Hospital
American Board Certifications
- Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics
- Pediatric Gastroenterology, American Board of Pediatrics
Accepted Insurance Plans
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Dr Shah and her group are involved in the study of viral hepatitis in children and its treatment. Metabolic and genetic liver disease, the study of acute liver failure, new diagnostic tools in the evaluation of chronic liver disease, fatty liver disease, chronic and hereditary pancreatitis and its relationship with food allergy.
Murray K, Shah U, Chang MW et al. Chronic Hepatitis. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2008; 47 (2): 225-33
Shah U, Kelly D, Chang M et al. Chronic Hepatitis B. J of Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2009 Apr; 48(4): 399-404
Vergani GM, Heller S, Jara P, Vergani D, Chang MW, Fujisawa T, Gonzalez R, Kelly D, Mohan N, Shah U and Murray K. Autoimmune Hepatitis. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2009; 48: 1-7
Mohan N, Gozales R, Fujisawa T, Chang MW, Heller S, Paloma J, Kelly D, Vergani G, Shah U, Murray K. Chronic Hepatitis C. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2009, Dec 22
Shah U, Shenoy Bhangle A. A 19-year-old with recurrent pancreatitis. In: New England Journal of Medicine: Case Reports of the Mass General Hospital: Weekly clinicopathological exercises; 2011 Oct 20;365(16):1528-36
Larson AM, Hedgire SS, Deshpande V, Stemmer-Rachamimov AO, Harisinghani MG, Ferrone CR, Shah U, Thiele EA. Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors in patients with tuberous sclerosis complex. Clin Genet. 2011 Oct 28
Tanpowpong P, Sabharwal S, Shah U. Fever, jaundice and liver failure in an 18 year old male. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2012 Mar 7.
Sarah F. Pollack, Alexandra L. Geffrey, Elizabeth A. Thiele, Uzma Shah
Primary Intestinal Lymphangiectasia (PIL) Treated with Rapamycin in a Child with Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC). American J Med Genetics. 2015 May 5
Roumiantsev S, Shah U, Westra SJ et al. Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. A newborn girl with hypotension, coagulopathy, anemia and hyperbilirubinemia. N Engl J Med. 2015 Jun 25;372(26):2542-53