Vikas N. O'Reilly-Shah, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology

Emory University School of Medicine

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

1364 Clifton Road NE

Atlanta, Georgia 30322

Phone: 615-335-3808

Email: vikas.oreilly-shah@emory.edu

Dr. Vikas N. O'Reilly-Shah is Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology serving at both Emory University Hospital and at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Egleston. His clinical expertise and research interests include perioperative outcomes and management, applications of technology for the improvement of resident and fellow education, and leveraging modern electronic medical records for research and quality improvement.

Medical School: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN

Internship: Banner Good Samaritan, Phoenix, AZ

Residency: Anesthesiology, Stanford University Hospital, Palo Alto, CA

Fellowship: Pediatric Anesthesiology, Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital, Palo Alto, CA

Board Certification: American Board of Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology

Board Certification: American Board of Anesthesiology, Subspecialty Certification in Pediatric Anesthesiology

Adult and Pediatric Anesthesia for:

  • General surgery
  • Trauma surgery
  • Orthopedic surgery
  • ENT surgery
  • Plastic surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Urological surgery
  • Ophthalmological surgery
  • Dental rehabilitation
  • Oral surgery
  • Gastrointestinal procedures
  • Radiology procedures and studies

Peer-Reviewed Articles

Shah VN, Lee JL.  “Pseudohyperkalemia in the setting of chronic lymphocytic leukemia.”  J Clin Anesth, 2012 Jun;24(4):347-8.

Shah VN, Chagot B, Chazin WJ. “Calcium-dependent regulation of ion channels.” Review article. Calcium Binding Proteins, October/November/December 2006;1(4).

Shah VN, Wingo TL, Weiss KL, Williams CK, Balser JR, Chazin WJ.  “Calcium-dependent regulation of the cardiac voltage-gated sodium channel hH1 is mediated by an IQ motif acting as a molecular switch in a dual role.”  Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A.  2006 Mar 7;103(10):3592-7.*             
* Featured in Science’s Signal Transduction Knowledge Environment: “Who’s got the calcium?” Sci STKE. 2006 Mar 14;2006(326):tw95.

Nickols HH, Shah VN, Chazin WJ, Limbird LE.  “Calmodulin interacts with the V2 vasopressin receptor: elimination of binding to the C terminus also eliminates arginine vasopressin-stimulated elevation of intracellular calcium.”  J Biol Chem. 2004 Nov 5;279(45):46969-80.

Wingo TL§, Shah VN§, Anderson ME, Lybrand TP, Chazin WJ, Balser JR.  “An EF-hand in the sodium channel couples intracellular calcium to cardiac excitability.”  Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2004 Mar;11(3):219-25.  § These authors contributed equally to this work.

Abstracts

Shah VN, Boveroux P, Mackey S. “Changes in the chaotic properties exhibited by brain regions and resting state networks during sedation with propofol” ASA, Chicago, IL, 10/2011.

Shah VN, Mackey S. “Experience sampling in the Android OS” ASA, Chicago, IL, 10/2011.

Shah VN, Mackey S. “Changes in the chaotic properties exhibited by brain regions and resting state networks during sedation with propofol: a pilot fMRI study” Western Anesthesia Residents’ Conference, Los Angeles, CA, May 2010.

Shah, VN. “Does the brain implement some form of delay coordinate embedding?”  Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness 12th Annual Conference, Taipei, Taiwan, June 2008.

Shah VN. “Does the brain implement some form of delay coordinate embedding?”  Towards a Science of Consciousness, Tucson, AZ, April 2008.

Fortney K**, Pahle J, Delgado J, Obernostor G, Shah V, Wojnowicz M, Qaisar N. “Small world neural networks are functionally robust to damage.” Computational Cognitive Neuroscience, Nov 2007. **Presenter

Menke N**, Angus S, Cooper K, Shah V. “A simple 2-D model of cardiac tissue conduction.” Journal of Critical Care. 2007 December;22(4):333. Presented at the Society for Complexity in Acute Illness Conference, Oct 2007.  **Presenter

Shah VN, Urkia IA. “Brain scans cannot read your mind (if you don’t want to).” Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness 11th Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV, 2007.

Shah VN, Wingo TL, Anderson ME, Lybrand TP, Chazin WJ, Balser JR.  “Exploring the mechanism of voltage gated sodium channel regulation by calcium.” 19th Annual MD/PhD Student Conference, Keystone, Colorado, 2003.

Other Published Work

Shah VN, Ngai L. Neuromuscular blockade.  In L.F. Chu & A.J. Fuller (Eds.). Manual of Clinical Anesthesiology. Philadelphia: Lippincott & Wilkins, 2011.

Menke N, Angus S, Cooper K, Shah V. “A simple 2-D model of cardiac tissue conduction.” Proceedings of the Santa Fe Institute Complex Systems Summer School, August 2007.

Poynton MR, Shah VN, BeLue R, Mazzota B, Beil H, Habibullah S. “Computer terminal placement and workflow in an emergency department: An agent-based model.” Proceedings of the Santa Fe Institute Complex Systems Summer School, August 2007.

Fortney K, Pahle J, Delgado J, Obernostor G, Shah V, Wojnowicz M, Qaisar N. “Effects of simulated brain damage on small-world neural networks.” Proceedings of the Santa Fe Institute Complex Systems Summer School, August 2007.

Shah VN.  “Managing diabetes beyond the doctor’s office.”  Letter to the Editor.  The Washington Post, Saturday June 17, 2006, pA18.

Shah VN. “Mechanisms by which calcium regulates the human cardiac voltage-gated sodium channel hH1.”  Ph.D. thesis, Vanderbilt University Department of Biochemistry, August 2005.

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