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Amar S. Shah, M.D., MBA, FACS

Amar S. Shah, M.D., MBA, FACS Photo

Provider Type: Physician

Board Certifications:
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery


General Summary

Amar S. Shah, M.D., MBA, FACS, is board-certified in colon and rectal surgery, with a special focus in robotic surgery, utilizing the da Vinci Surgical System. He is dedicated to providing exceptional, leading-edge care for the assessment and management of all conditions and diseases impacting the small intestine, colon, rectum and anus.


  • Fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery
    Swedish Colon and Rectal Clinic, Seattle, WA
  • Residency in General Surgery
    Virginia Commonwealth University Health Systems, Richmond, VA
  • Internship in General Surgery
    Virginia Commonwealth University Health Systems, Richmond, VA
  • Medical Doctorate
    Albany Medical College, Albany, NY
  • Master of Business Administration – Healthcare Management
    Union Graduate College, Albany, NY

Surgery Locations

  • Bailey Surgery Center
  • North Austin Medical Center
  • North Austin Surgery Center
  • Round Rock Medical Center
  • Seton Medical Center Main
  • St. David’s Medical Center Main


  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Warts/Condylomas
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colovaginal fistulas
  • Colovesicular fistulas
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Diverticulosis
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Hemorrhoids
  • HPV and Anal Dysplasia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Levator Ani Syndrome
  • Ostomy
  • Parastomal Hernias
  • Pelvic Floor Therapy
  • Pilonidal Disease
  • Polyps of the Colon and Rectum
  • Pruritus Ani
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Rectocele
  • Thrombosed Hemorrhoids
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Vaginal and recto-vaginal fistula


  • Altemeier Procedure
  • Anal advancement flap
  • Anal Fissurectomy
  • Anal Fistulotomy
  • Anal sphincter chemodenervation/BOTOX® treatment of fissures
  • Anal Sphincterotomy
  • Colectomy, Bowel Resection
  • Colostomy
  • Excision of skin tags
  • Hemorrhoid Sclerotherapy
  • Hemorrhoid, Rubber Band Ligation
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • High Resolution Anoscopy
  • Ileal Pouch Anal Anastomosis (J-Pouch)
  • Laparoscopic - Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery
  • Ligation of the Intersphincteric Fistula tract (LIFT)
  • Open Colorectal Surgery
  • Robotic Colorectal Surgery - Intuitive da Vinci Robotic Surgery
  • Robotic Rectal Resection
  • Robotic Rectopexy
  • Robotic Transanal Minimally Invasive Surgery (TAMIS)
  • Sacral Neuromodulation
  • Screening, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Colonoscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy

Accolades & Memberships

  • American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery
  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow
  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, Member
  • Austin Monthly – Top Doctors, 2023
  • Golden Scalpel Award – Virginia Commonwealth University (2014)
  • Texas Medical Association

Other Information

Dr. Shah enjoys exploring Austin with his wife and daughter. In his free time he enjoys biking, photography, golf, and tennis.