May 19, 2018
Jayesh B. Shah, MD, a
San Antonio physician specializing in undersea and hyperbaric medicine for 24
years, was elected today to the Texas Medical
Association (TMA) Board of Trustees. TMA’s House of Delegates
policymaking body elected Dr. Shah during TexMed, the association’s annual
conference, in San Antonio.
“I am familiar with the
issues faced by Texas physicians,” Dr. Shah said. “I deal with those issues every
day and personally believe that I can provide novel solutions for our
unprecedented challenges. I spend a majority of my time seeing patients on a
full-time basis. I manage a small group practice, teach at University of
and am about to graduate with a master of health care administration degree
from Trinity University.”
Dr. Shah is board certified in
internal medicine and in undersea and hyperbaric medicine. He is chief
executive officer of South Texas Wound Associates, PA in San Antonio. He is an expert and educator in the field
of wound care and hyperbaric medicine, having published two books, The
Textbook of Chronic Wound Care and Wound Care Certification Study Guide.
He is an adjunct faculty member at The University of Texas Health Science
Center at San Antonio and the University of the Incarnate Word School of
Medicine in San Antonio.
Shah is the president of the American College of
He also served as president of the Bexar County Medical
in 2016, and as president of the Texas Indo-American
and the American Association of Physicians of Indian
a national organization representing 100,000 physicians. He
the American College of Clinical Wound Specialists.
Dr. Shah received a bachelor of
medicine, bachelor of surgery degree from Baroda Medical College in India, and
completed an internal medicine residency at Columbia University’s St.
Luke’s/Roosevelt Hospital in New York.
TMA is the largest state
medical society in the nation, representing more than 51,000 physician and
medical student members. It is located in Austin and has 110 component county
medical societies around the state. TMA’s key objective since 1853 is to
improve the health of all Texans.
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