Rahul Shah, MD Otolaryngologist

Bio

Biography

Rahul Shah, MD, FAAP, joined Children’s National Health System in 2006. He is an active clinical researcher with interests in pediatric voice disorders, resource utilization and outcomes, and medical errors.

Dr. Shah is recognized as a leader in patient safety and quality improvement within Otolaryngology and is active within the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery with these initiatives. His clinical interests include the broad realm of pediatric otolaryngology.

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • MD, 2000
    Boston University School of Medicine
  • BA, 2000
    Boston University
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: Rahul Shah, MD

Hanan's Story

"All in all, Hanan has been a joy and I think coping with challenges may make her even stronger. I know I am wiser, having met extraordinary people on this journey. I think you will too."

Austin's Story

"People always tell me 'You're so strong, I don't know how you got through it.' I like to say that you never know how strong you are or what you are capable of until you have no choice but to be strong." 

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Errors with concentrated epinephrine

(2008) Laryngoscope

Safety on an inpatient pediatric Otolaryngology service Many small errors few adverse events

(2009) Laryngoscope

Safety and Outcomes of Outpatient Ambulatory Surgery in Otolaryngology Patients

(2008) Laryngoscope

Resource Utilization in the Management of Subglottic Stenosis

(2009) Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surgery

Retained foreign bodies during surgery in pediatric patients A National Perspective

(2009) Journal of Pediatric Surgery

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Hanan's Story

"All in all, Hanan has been a joy and I think coping with challenges may make her even stronger. I know I am wiser, having met extraordinary people on this journey. I think you will too."

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