Dr. Umesh Shah M.D.
Gastroenterologist | Gastroenterology12540 10th St Suite B Chino CA, 91710
Dr. Umesh Shah is a gastroenterologist practicing in Chino, CA. Dr. Shah specializes in the digestive system and its diseases that affect the gastrointestinal tract, which include organs from the mouth to the anus as well as liver disorders. Gastroenterology includes conditions such as hepatitis, peptic ulcer disease, colitis, nutritional problems and irritable bowel syndrome. Dr. Shah performs colonoscopy and endoscopy procedures and provides accurate and thorough care for patients suffering from digestive issues.
Education and Training
University of California 1976
Medical College Baroda 1977
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Gastroenterology
- Gastrointestinal Problems (stomach & Intestines)
- Acid Reflux
- Hepatitis B
- Colon Polyps
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- Crohn's Symptom-Intensifying Bacterium Targeted: What This Means for Treatment
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- Everything You Need to Know About Anal Fissures
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- Celiac Disease: A Promising Horizon for the Future
Having to live with a condition that has no cure often leads to patients feeling hopeless and depressed about their current situation. Hence, it often worsens the onset of the disease and impact on their health due to a negative mind set. One of these diseases is celiac disease, a disorder that has...